Designblok announces winners of the Diploma Selection 2018
Lapland-inspired fashion and a project on the sustainability of materials impress the juries
The winners of the Diploma Selection international competition – held for the fifth year running in collaboration with EUNIC Cluster Czech Republic – have been announced. Juries made up of international curators and gallerists chose the winners from 15 competing finalists in two categories: product design and fashion design. Alexander Schul from the Netherlands won in the product design category for Substantial, a project focusing on the role design plays in recycling and protecting the planet’s resources, while Ramona Salo Myrseth won in the fashion design category for her collection, I Am Not the Grass in Your Boots. In total, there were 109 graduation projects from 22 universities and 12 countries this year.