KRONBERG IM TAUNUS, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 25, 2021–
Braun at this time formally introduced the judging panel for the 21st BraunPrize; a global design competitors that goals to advertise the work of younger designers, creatives and inventors, each three years.
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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT – ROW ONE Virgil Abloh, Chief Artistic Director and founding father of Off-White ™ and Males’s Creative Director at Louis Vuitton (USA), Picture Credit score: Richard Anderson, Cecilie Manz, Designer and founding father of Cecilie Manz Studio (Denmark), Picture Credit score: Casper Sejersen Sukwoo Lee, Founding father of SWNA (South Korea), Picture Credit score: designpress, Li Ningning, Director of Industrial Design throughout the Xiaomi Ecosystem (China) FROM LEFT TO RIGHT – ROW TWO Johanna Schoemaker, Former BraunPrize Winner and proprietor of sustainable jewelry model Fairly Quiet (Germany), Picture Credit score: Lina Zangers, Stefan Schamberg, Vice President R&D, Grooming Braun and Gadgets (Germany) Gary Hustwit, Filmmaker, and visible artist based mostly in New York (USA), Picture Credit score: Ebru Yildiz, Prof. Oliver Grabes, Head of Design at Braun and Chairman of the BraunPrize (Germany) (Graphic: Enterprise Wire)
Established in 1968, the historic BraunPrize was Germany’s first worldwide competitors and its dedication to nurturing younger expertise has been extremely regarded by the design world and the design-aware public ever since.
This yr, younger, up-and-coming designers and inventors have been tasked to assist ‘Form Tomorrow’ – a name to motion to discover good design that may deal with and resolve the challenges of at this time and tomorrow.
The judging panel for this prestigious prize consists of internationally famend consultants who will honor visionary concepts and intelligent options that may assist promote behavioural change and make an affect on at this time’s society and the way forward for the planet with $100,000 USD. The profitable submissions shall be recognised and awarded by the jurors at a digital awards ceremony in November.
The 21 st version of the BraunPrize is ready to exceed the final competitors held in 2018, which acquired 3,087 entrants from 107 counties.
The judges for the 2021 BraunPrize are:
- Virgil Abloh, Chief Artistic Director and founding father of Off-White ™ and Males’s Creative Director at Louis Vuitton (USA)
- Cecilie Manz, Designer and founding father of Cecilie Manz Studio (Denmark)
- Johanna Schoemaker, Former BraunPrize Winner and proprietor of sustainable jewelry model Fairly Quiet (Germany)
- Li Ningning, Director of Industrial Design throughout the Xiaomi Ecosystem (China)
- Sukwoo Lee, Founding father of SWNA (South Korea)
- Gary Hustwit, Filmmaker, and visible artist based mostly in New York (USA)
- Stefan Schamberg, Vice President R&D, Grooming Braun and Gadgets (Germany)
- Prof. Oliver Grabes, Head of Design at Braun and Chairman of the BraunPrize (Germany)
Prof. Oliver Grabes stated: “It was necessary that this yr’s competitors displays the worldwide and digital-first nature of the world we reside in at this time. We’re excited to have assembled a various group of a few of the most gifted inventive leaders from throughout the globe. It’s a privilege to have their experience to evaluate and award the fantastic expertise that may emerge from the competitors.”
Stefan Schamberg stated; “After I started my profession as a design engineer I used to be lucky sufficient to take my early steps into the business with Braun, a model that at all times stands for good design, performance and sustainable long-lastingness. The BraunPrize offers the following technology with an analogous alternative to showcase their creativity and the scope of their creativeness to provide ideas that might change the world. It is going to be thrilling to see what this younger expertise will produce.”
Virgil Abloh stated; “ As with all business, it’s necessary that we nurture younger up and coming expertise that may regularly push the boundaries of what’s potential creatively. It’s an honour to be part of a judging panel as we play our personal half in serving to the following technology of creatives and innovators.”
Cecilie Manz, stated; “For me, encouragement of the following technology of designers is essential.
Gary Hustwit stated; “I’ve been a fan of Braun for a few years, and it’s a privilege to be a part of this yr’s jury panel. I had the chance to do a deep dive into the corporate’s design historical past throughout my analysis for the movie I made about Dieter Rams. The BraunPrize has an necessary lineage and continues to be a incredible platform to showcase and nurture younger creatives within the design business and past. I’m excited to be a part of this initiative and I’m actually wanting ahead to seeing some groundbreaking new concepts.”
Li Ningning, stated; “Good design is way over designing merchandise which might be aesthetically pleasing – good design has the facility to enhance and alter the world by pondering from the unique level of the tasks. The problem Form Tomorrow is a incredible alternative for younger designers to deal with and supply options to a number of world points we face”.
Sukwoo Lee, stated; “ It’s an honour to be a part of the jury for such a significant and necessary award. While learning for my college diploma, I used to be impressed by most of the BraunPrize profitable submissions and I’ve carefully adopted the work of Braun and Dieter Rams all through my profession. I’m excited to see what this yr’s competitors will convey.”
Johanna Schoemaker stated; “ I used to be lucky sufficient to have been a part of the BraunPrize expertise and know first-hand the affect that profitable can have on a younger designer’s profession. I’m very excited to be becoming a member of as a choose this yr, and to see what nice design ideas we obtain that might assist to enhance and alter the world we reside in for the higher.”
The 2021 BraunPrize Worldwide Design Competitors is open globally and is free to enter. Submissions are welcome from younger designers and inventors with lower than 5 years work expertise and college students of any occupation.
For my info on the 2021 BraunPrize Jury Panel and the competitors please go to www.braunprize.org
Notes to editors:
- Virgil Abloh – Richard Anderson
- Cecilie Manz – Casper Sejersen
- Johanna Schoemaker – Lina Zangers
- Sukwoo Lee – designpress
- Gary Hustwit by Ebru Yildiz
Concerning the Braun Prize:
- The Braun Prize was established in 1968
- The Braun Prize 2021 marks the 21 st version of the worldwide design competitors
- In 2018, the Braun Prize acquired 3,087 entries from 107 nations
- The Braun Prize 2021 is organized by Braun, a Procter & Gamble model, and managed by the Braun Design Workforce in Kronberg, Germany
- Braun, a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble based in Germany in 1921, develops and manufactures all kinds of small home home equipment that marry technical innovation, dependable high quality, and distinctive design. These vary from electrical shavers and sweetness merchandise to hair care home equipment. Braun merchandise take pleasure in worldwide distribution. Please go to www.braun.com for the newest information and in-depth details about the Braun model.
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