The New Material Award introduces the designs of the future from 20 to 28 October 2018 at Dutch Design Week. The biennial award challenges visual artists, designers and architects to use new materials and innovative techniques. The resulting designs will contribute to a better and more sustainable society.
Dutch Design Week
Torenallee 86-02 (Strijp-S)
5617 BD Eindhoven
Free entrance, DDW ticket needed
Winners New Material Award 2018
On 20 October Chief Architect Floris Alkemade announced the winners of the New Material Award and New Material Fellow on behalf of the jury. Studio Klarenbeek & Dros and Atelier Luma won the New Material Award, a prize of € 15,000, for Algae Lab LUMA. Basse Stittgen won the 2018 New Material Fellow with € 5,000 and a fellowship at Het Nieuwe Instituut for Blood Related.
The fifteen nominees of the New Material Award 2018 are Agne Kucerenkaite with Ignorance is Bliss, Alexander Marinus with Hey Jute, Basse Stittgen with Blood Related, Daria Biryukova with Forz®Glaze, Envisions with Wood in Progress, Inge Sluijs with Plasma Rock, Iris de Kievith & Annemarie Piscaer with SerVies, Ekatarina Semenova with Care for Milk, Studio Klarenbeek & Dros and Atelier Luma with Algae Lab LUMA, Overtreders W & bureau SLA with People's Pavilion, Sanne Visser with The New Age of Trichology, Shahar Livne with Lithoplast, Studio Chris Kabel with Recomposed Bamboo, Telesilla Bristogianni & Faidra Oikonomopoulou with Re3-Glass en Xandra van der Eijk with Future Remnants.