Designblok- Prague Design and Fashion Week in association with EUNIC Cluster CR, 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.
In 2017 there are 16 participating countries: Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Delegation of Flanders, Wallonie-Bruxelles, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Norwegian, Finland, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia and Czech Republic.
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 Designblok Diploma Selection Jury for 2017:
The jury that shortlisted the finalists: Danica Kovářová, Veronika Ruppert, Adam Štěch, Jana Zielinski, Jiří Macek
Diploma Selection 2017 finalists: