2015 Janus Design Award
For 60 years, the Janus awards – made by a jury of 50 independent experts - reward innovative products of functional design, that focus on the needs of the user and their surroundings.
At the Janus presentation ceremony held on 30 June 2015 at the Quai d’Orsay, the Institut Français du Design (French Institute of Design) made two Janus awards to the PEUGEOT global brand design studio, the Peugeot Design Lab: the revolutionary Peugeot Design Lab for Pleyel piano received the Janus du patrimoine et de l’innovation (Heritage and Innovation Janus) and the PEUGEOT AE21 HYbrid Bike electrically assisted bicycle received the Janus de l’industrie (Industry Janus).
- AE21 HYbrid Bike: the jury particularly liked its hyper-ergonomic design conceived for the city: its aluminium frame includes many useful features : laptop bag, USB connection, storage for a security lock.
- Peugeot Design Lab for Pleyel: the jury particularly liked its avant-garde appearance, this piano has a structure that combines carbon fibre, wood and steel, and stands on a single leg.