Call for entries »DIPLOMA SELECTION« at DESIGNBLOK 2017

EUNIC Cluster CR – European Union National Institutes for Culture in association with Designblok, Prague Design and Fashion Week annually announce an international competition for the best European diploma (graduation) work in the fields of product and fashion design.

The fourth year is open to all graduate students from European academies, art schools and universities who will graduate in the field of product and fashion design in 2017.

Product designers are assigned an exhibition space at the Designblok Openstudio (the central Designblok exhibition space which hosts about 40,000 visitors) in the Diploma Selection joint exhibition. Fashion designers are given the opportunity to present their collections at a Diploma Selection fashion show event. The international jury selects winners in both fields. Winners get the opportunity to present their latest work/collection at next year’s Designblok and are also awarded a financial prize of EUR 1,000.

The winners are selected by an international jury consisting of prominent figures from leading European galleries, cultural institutions and media.

Deadline for applications: July 10, 2017

Announcement of finalists: July 31, 2017
Designblok dates: October 26–30, 2017
Product design presentation and meeting of the jury: October 28, 2017
Fashion show date and meeting of the jury: October 28, 2017
Award ceremony: Designblok Gala, October 29, 2017

Application consists of:
visual presentation of diploma work
project description
personal information (name, university, field of study)

Contact person:
Michaela Jurencakova / Project manager
+420 777 656 452

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