International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010

On Friday evening the winners of the International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 were announced at an Awards Ceremony in the Chemnitz Oper.

First staged in 2001 the Marianne Brandt Contest seeks to award the those designers and photographers under 40 who best embody the spirit of Marianne Brandt.

Under the motto “The Poetry of the Functional” entries can be submitted in the fields of product design, photography and a changing “guest” category  – this year “Light in public places”

Some 410 submissions from 12 countries were received for the International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 from which three main prize winners and numerous special prizes were awarded.

The exhibition to accompany the awards can be viewed at the Industrial Museum Chemnitz until October 10th.

A smaller exhibition featuring the winning entries will be displayed as part of Designers Open in Leipzig from October 29-31 (Grassi Messe Weekend)

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 Principle Prize winners:

Product design: “Hummingbird Mechthild” by Christoph Schmidt

Photography: “Terra III – A construct of landscape” by Alexandra Grein

Light in public spaces: “Loadlight” by Ivan Niedermair

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 Promotion Award of the Sachsen Ministry for Science and the Arts:

Your style is your product by Wulf Kramer

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 Special Prize winners:

USM Haller special prize winner usb jewellery by tonia welter

USM Haller special prize winner - USB jewellery by Tonia Welter

NAEF Spiel AG – “Zack!” by Bernhard Ellmann

USM Haller – USB Jewellery by Tonia Welter

Alessi – Wine and water jug by Marcel Wältring

Vitra – Damensattel by Caspar Huckfeld

Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie und Gestaltung – Thorsten Kirchoff

Caralux LED und Neonlichttechnik – m.lux by Natalie Morcinek

Special Prize the Wirtschaftsjunioren Chemnitz e.V

“Zack!” by Bernhard Ellmann

USB Jewellery by Tonia Welter

Manuela Barczewski

Gregor Sailer

Taro Alexander Teich

marianne brandt wetbewerb 2010 awards ceremony

Christoph Schmidt recives his award for Hummingbird Mechthild



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