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Time to Design – New Talent Award 2010

Need time to design?

Then sign up for Time to design – new talent award 2010. The award is aimed at young designers in the beginning of their career, who have already shown potential and talent. A highly qualified jury will select the best design proposal.

The award includes three months residency at The Danish Art Workshops with own mini studio as well as access to workshops and guidance. If accommodation is needed an apartment is available as well.

Objective

The concept behind the award is to give an opportunity for young designers to develop talent and skills under the best possible conditions.

With diverse views on future design, an exciting cooperation between The Danish Art Workshops, Normann Copenhagen and Link UP formed the foundation of Time to design – new talent award in 2008.

The cooperation between the private and the public sector forms a distinctive platform for the growing talent and facilitates room and space for challenging projects and ideas.

Prizes

The award includes three months residency at The Danish Art Workshops with own mini studio as well as access to workshops and guidance. If accommodation is needed an apartment is available as well.

Furthermore the winner is granted with career coaching by OeO, two weeks exhibition at the Normann Copenhagen Flagship Store in Copenhagen and DKK 50,000, sponsored by TA, the Danish Association of Wood and Furniture Industries, to cover material costs.

Rules

  • You’re eligible to enter if you are a designer in the beginning of his/her career or student.
  • Danish as well as foreign candidates can apply.
  • The winner should prove persuasive design skills and capability– by virtue of his/hers works up to now and by a specific project description.
  • The winner should prove a professional approach to the design profession, including understanding of materials, functionality, aesthetics and environmental matters.
  • The application project should have a character, which is suitable for a residency at the Danish Art Workshops and a subsequent exhibition at Normann Copenhagen Flagship Store.
  • The project/design can be within furniture, textile, industrial or product design.
  • The project can be of commercial or artistic nature.
  • The winner must accept conditions regarding the time of the residency, economy and exhibition period.
  • Only applications submitted in time will be evaluated. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
  • Only applications submitted via the electronic application form will be accepted.
  • The application must be accomplished by a specific project description and visual material.

How to enter?

You can enter by filling-in the application form on the official website.