Unilock receives Red Dot Award

The U-Cara wall system earned the company the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019.


TORONTO – Unilock has won a Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019 for its U-Cara wall system. The renowned Red Dot jury only selects products that feature outstanding design.

U-Cara is a two-component landscape wall system for constructing landscape planters, retaining walls, landscape water features and barbecue tables.  

This system features fascia panels that are movable and interchangeable, opening up multiple options with patterns, colors and textures. This customizable system gives designers flexibility to create unique landscape features.

“We are delighted about receiving this esteemed award for U-Cara,” said Scott Swierad, chief operating officer at Unilock, who was part of the U-Cara design team.

“Since our company was founded over 45 years ago, Unilock has been committed to investing in the future of landscape design and leading the industry with proprietary technologies. With U-Cara, we sought to speed up contractor installation times without having to compromise on design. Having the opportunity to represent Unilock and Canadian innovation to the international design community is a point of pride. This award reinforces our commitment to building the best products for our customers.”

“I would like to congratulate the laureates sincerely on their wonderful success,” said Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, in reference to the winners. “The fact that their products were able to satisfy the strict criteria of the jury bears testimony to their award-winning design quality. The laureates are thus setting key trends in the design industry and are showing where future directions may lead.