The technology of tomorrow.

Even at first glance, the markilux MX-1 makes an immediate impact with its unique mix of shape and functionality. Retracted, the tapered full cassette with a depth of 62 cm makes a deep impression on the observer as a weather-proof canopy that protects your awning from the e ects of the weather. When extended the markilux MX-1 shows its true magnitude. This, the ultimate in designer awnings, is a pioneer due to the numerous technological innovations it incorporates and its multi-award winning design. The markilux MX-1 creates an unparalleled atmosphere at any time of the day, which will charm you again and again, today and in the future.

markilux Shadeplus At just the touch of a button, the optional protection from glare and prying eyes creates an enviable, private room outdoors. As standard, the Shadeplus is equipped with a radio-controlled motor and comes supplied with a markilux remote control.

LED Ambient lighting An impressive eye-catcher in the evening hours. The lit-up front profile is available in five contrasting colours and can be dimmed.

LED-Line in the front profile Gives uniform lighting and a pleasant ambience a er sunset.

LED spotlights in the front profile A brilliant lighting e ect converts the room under the awning into an oasis of well-being in the evening.

Colour combinations Cassette and front panel are available in di erent colours, which can be combined freely.

The top new coat in awning finishes

Exclusive Coating

markilux designer awnings: as individual as your personality. A perfect look in a unique colour combination and with innovative surface coating. Ideal for outstanding architecture and patio and garden design. When the special turns into something very personal: Selection MX – the new awning top coat.

Available for our models markilux MX-3, MX-1 and MX-1 compact 

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Awards for the markilux MX-1/MX-1 compact

Awards for the markilux MX-1/MX-1 compact: 2016: German Design Award - Special Mention. The German Design Award has been presented by the German Design Council in Frankfurt am Main since 2012. It is one of the most recognised design competitions worldwide. Founded in 1953 on the initiative of the German Bundestag, the aim of the award is to honour German design and present its added brand value for companies in this way.  2015: reddot Design Award - Winner. The Red Dot Award: Product Design, which has existed in its origins since 1955, determines the best products of each year. Manufacturers and designers from all over the world can submit their designs to the competition in 48 categories. True to the motto "In search of good design and innovation", the Red Dot jury evaluates all submissions and only awards the Red Dot to products that convince through good design quality.  2015: iF Design Award. The iF product design award is one of the most renowned design prizes worldwide. It is presented in Hanover and Shanghai (iF China). An international jury of experts provides a professional assessment of the design quality of products. The iF product design award is presented annually to products that combine functionality, comfort and aesthetics in a special way and meet the requirements for innovation.  2015: Interior Innovation Award - Winner. The Interior Innovation Award is one of the world's most prestigious design prizes in the furnishing industry and was initiated in 2002 by imm cologne, which is also the conceptual sponsor of the competition. The organiser is the German Design Council.

2016: German Design Award - Special Mention. The German Design Award has been presented since 2012 by the German Design Council in Frankfurt am Main. It is one of the most recognised design competitions worldwide. Founded at the initiative of the German Bundestag in 1953, this award is intended to honour German design and thus to present its added brand value for companies.

2015: reddot Design Award - Winner. The Red Dot Award for Product Design, which dates back to 1955, identifies the best products of each year. In 48 categories, manufacturers and designers from all over the world can submit their designs to the competition. True to the motto "In search of good design and innovation", the Red Dot jury evaluates all submissions and awards the Red Dot only to products that are compelling because of their good design quality.

2015: iF Design Award. The iF product design award is one of the most prestigious design awards worldwide. It is conferred in Hanover and Shanghai (iF China). An international jury of experts gives a professional assessment of the design quality of products. The iF product design award is presented annually to products that combine functionality, comfort and aesthetics in a special way and meet the requirements of innovation.

2015: Interior Innovation Award - Winner. The Interior Innovation Award is one of the most highly regarded design awards in the furnishing sector worldwide and was initiated in 2002 by imm cologne, which is also the conceptual sponsor of the competition. The organiser is the German Design Council.

Successful implementations:

Six markilux MX-1 fitted to residential premises in Kornwestheim

Design and technology, elegance and functionality, its self-assured dimensions as well as the many optional accessories have obviously convinced the inhabitants of this residential complex in Kornwestheim of the advantages of the markilux MX-1.

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Cassette awning

Experience, knowledge of design and technology as well as beauty and functionality also unite in the markilux MX-1 compact - the MX-1's little sister. The cassette awning, with a construction depth of 40 cm, is smaller than the markilux MX-1, but just as impressive in terms of technology.

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What can an awning do for me?

Directing light – indoors and outdoors.

Adjusting light – precisely to personal needs. Creating atmosphere. Inside or outside: markilux is the perfect individual assistant.

UV-protection to put hands on.

Being protected from sun too intense to enjoy. Regulating the climate – and saving energy. Setting shade where it is needed – with markliux.

More space for the summer.

Redefining the summer residence. Extending the house – adding sunny rooms and making space for shade, preferrably outside. Inventing islands for recreation and relaxation: perfect with markilux.

More comfort with Somfy CONNEXOON

With the CONNEXOON® Terrace you can control your awning and also other products on and around your patio effortlessly using your smartphone or tablet.

Create your own personal patio atmosphere with lighting effects, music and an open awning.

Generate patio scenarios easily with the Snapshot function and record your favourite atmosphere setting in a photo. Activate the sun sensor function intuitively via the operating interface using just a few clicks.