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Pure Talents Contest

Apply now for the Pure Talents Contest 2020 at imm cologne, one of the world’s largest international interiors shows. 

Closing date: 12 Sep 2019

The hosting of the Pure Talents Contest at imm cologne 2020 marks the seventeenth year for one of the most internationally renowned design competitions for young designers – the starting point for a successful design career for many of the chosen participants.

Out of all entries 20 nominees will be invited for the exhibition in Cologne. The first three Prizes and the new Audience Prize for the best products are endowed with a prize money of €7,000 in total.

The Pure Talents Contest is conceived exclusively for designers who are still pursuing their studies or have just left university. The competition, organized by Koelnmesse on the occasion of imm cologne, offers with the exhibition of the chosen participants a first step into the interior design business and furthermore awards prizes for the best three products in the competition. For the first time the imm cologne awards an Audience Prize whose winner will be determined by a social-media-based public voting. The participants of the exhibition as well as the winners of the first three prizes will be selected by an international jury, which consists of the following design experts:

  • NN
  • Suvi Saloniemi, Chief Curator, Design Museum Helsinki
  • Giulio Cappellini, Art Director Cappellini, Milan
  • Sebastian Herkner, Designer, Offenbach
  • Johannes Hünig, Editor IDEAT Magazine, Hamburg
  • Philippe Malouin, Designer, London

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Opportunity provided by:
imm cologne
Venue Location:
Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre
Messeplatz 1
Main Contact:
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