15 December 2022

SPANNINGA wins German Design Award with GLOW BRAKE rearlight

Spanninga’s GLOW BRAKE has officially won the German Design Awards 2023 in the category “Excellent Product Design”!

The German Design Council is one of the world’s leading centres of expertise for communication and knowledge transfer in the field of design, brand and innovation. The jury has chosen the GLOW BRAKE as a winner because the light not only offers outstanding powerful light performance, but has also been perfectly integrated into the architecture of the rear carrier.

Spanninga’s GLOW BRAKE is an integrated rearlight, designed specifically for the MIK Commuter Carrier. The GLOW BRAKE is an integrated high-visibility solution starring the ground-breaking Contour Lighting Technology (CLT©), inspired by automotive lighting. This technology offers a previously unattained level of light diffusion. The light features 50 miniature LEDs, which create a light output of 3 Candela (full angle), visible up to 400 meters. It also features a sensor-based stop-light function which enhances safety of e-commuters by producing a bright and large beam of 8 candela (visible up to 600m), while detecting when the rider slows down, brakes and stops in traffic.

“Today we can finally shout it out loud! We already know about it for several weeks and it was really hard to keep it secret. We are delighted to be able to tell you how proud we are of this achievement and of the success our rearlight met with the German Design Award jury. Big congrats to all team mates who have worked on that project to make it possible.”  Says Aurélie Gil Dos Santos – Marketing Director.

More info can be found here:
GLOW BRAKE - Winner Bicycles and E-Bikes (german-design-award.com)