Award-Winning Design: Hollywog® Wins Over the Jury for the “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2013” to Garner the “Best of the Best” Title

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With its WiTouch wireless remote controlled medical devices for back pain, Hollywog proved its ultimate design strength in an international comparison. As a well-earned prize, Hollywog was awarded the “red dot: best of the best” for its smart and impressive product creation.

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WiTouch® and WiTouch® Pro by Hollywog filled the 37-member jury of experts for the “red dot award: product design 2013” with enthusiasm. 4,662 products were entered in the “red dot award: product design 2013”, but only a very select few were given the honour of being considered for the top award in one of the world’s most renowned competitions. With the “red dot: best of the best”, WiTouch is guaranteed global visibility. Because on 1 July 2013, all eyes of the top names in international design will be focused on Essen, Germany. The red dot gala in the Aalto Theater is always the final highlight of the “red dot award: product design”. Over the past years, the awards ceremony has become established as a celebratory ceremony with international guests. WiTouch Pro will then be put on display during a four-week special exhibition in the red dot design museum.

“We are honoured to achieve the 'red dot: best of the best' designation for our WiTouch products,“ said Chuck Thomas, President of Hollywog. “WiTouch and WiTouch Pro are the first wireless remote controlled pain relief devices incorporating TENS technology to specifically target back pain, and this prestigious award exemplifies our dedication to unique design and high quality to evolve ordinary medical devices to extraordinary levels. I am very proud of the Hollywog team and our development partners based in Australia: Katapult Design and Procept. Our global collaboration defines the standard for design and development required to succeed in today’s global market.”

Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of the red dot, has pointed out that strong design competence and economic success nowadays go hand in hand: “The winners of the 'red dot award: product design 2013' are the protagonists of a highly developed design culture and design industry. These days it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish between well-designed products. It is often only in the details that the special qualities become apparent. However, those product creations that pass the test before the critical eyes of the international red dot jury will not disappear into the crowd and will be able to fend off global competition.”

The red dot design award
With the red dot design award, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen created one of the world’s most acclaimed competitions. The prize, the “red dot”, has established itself internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for excellent design. The Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen displays the award-winning products in the red dot design museum for at least one year.

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About Hollywog®
Hollywog is a medical device company that manufactures markets and distributes premium and innovative products to the rapidly growing physical therapy and therapeutic rehabilitation segments of the health care industry. Our company’s mission is to evolve standard medical devices to a new height, fulfilling the customer’s desire for unique creative features and technology, high quality and exceptional customer service. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, Hollywog has global relationships with distribution companies and suppliers established in over 20 countries. Our executive management team has over 70 years of industry-specific experience, with extensive worldwide contacts in distribution, sourcing, product development and regulatory compliance. Hollywog is committed to bringing change to the industry with superior customer service, high quality and creative innovation.

To learn more about Hollywog, visit our website

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