On Thursday, November 3, 7 pm, the 2016 award ceremony for the Kölner Design Preis (Cologne Design Prize) will take place in Museum of Applied Arts Cologne (Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln, MAKK). The annual award honors the best and most innovative final theses of graduates of Cologne-based design and art schools and successfully contributes to further strengthening the city’s reputation as a domestically and internationally renowned hot spot in the arts. It also actively promotes the support of young talents in art and design and fosters their unique and innovative project ideas.
KISD – Köln International School of Design will be represented by 14 nominated works from KISD. The Kölner Design Preis is a joint project by KISD, ecosign Academy, Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, Rheinische Fachhochschule Cologne, and ifs internationale filmschule köln. This year, 27 project works/final theses were approved for final selection. All 27 nominated works will be exhibited at MAKK from November 4 to November 27.
In 2016, the jury consists of Dr. Petra Hesse (director of MAKK Museum Cologne), Nils Holger Moormann (Managing Director, Nils Holger Moormann Ltd.), Claudia Neumann (Managing Director, Neumann-Communication), Stephan Ott (Editor-in-Chief of “form”-magazine), Ulrich Soénius (Managing Director IHK Cologne, for Design Prize International), and Prof. Ralph Sommer (Professor for Concept Design, University of Fine Arts of Hamburg).
More information: www.koelnerdesignpreis.de