Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler of Studio mischer’traxler win the world’s newest design prize: the BE OPEN Youthful Talent Award at Milan Design Week. The new yearly prize, the Young Talent Award, was announced at a packed awards ceremony in the Expo Hall of the Unversita Statale di Milano.
mischer’traxler was chosen from a shortlist of 10 candidates, from an original lengthy record of thirty-6, put forward by a major global design industry jury.
The Austrian duo win €24,000 to assistance their living expenditures for a yr and a unique egg trophy developed by Barber & Osgerby.
The egg symbolising nascent talent ready to hatch.
The jury mentioned of their variety “The perform of the 10 shortlisted candidates is of exceptional top quality, but we felt that mischer’traxler’s methods greatest reflect the spirit of this new, essential layout prize. Matching experimental study and vanguard attitudes with industrial manufacturing, they obviously indicate how significantly additional manufacturing can be developed from where it is now. Their talent for introducing innovative interaction into daily objects and humanising every aspect of design and style displays their incredible capability to synthesise the future of design.”
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