Open call for Designblok 2018
Open call for Designblok 2018

European Union National Institutes for Culture in association with Designblok, Prague International Design Festival annually announce an international competition for the best European diploma (graduation) work in the fields of product and fashion design. The fifth 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 2018.

The winners are selected by an international jury consisting of prominent figures from leading European galleries, cultural institutions and media. All jury members are very experienced within the European design and fashion scene. Product design jury members and graduate students meet at the exhibition area where each graduate student presents his/her diploma (graduate) work in person. Fashion design jury members are present at the Diploma Selection fashion shows. Afterwards they have an opportunity to meet and discuss individually the collection.

Deadline for applications:

July 15, 2018

Announcement of finalists:

July 31, 2018

Designblok dates:

October 25–29, 2018

Product design presentation and meeting of the jury:

October 27, 2018

Fashion show date and meeting of the jury:

October 27, 2018

Award ceremony:

October 27, 2018


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