The first prize of the Award Winners-Student Category went to design duo Flora Sophie Taubner and Lars Dittrich. Their womenswear collection, Beauty & Duty, focuses on the aesthetics of imperfection. It’s inspired by the post-war period and aims to help customers to a deeper awareness of their clothing.
The second prize was well deserved by Julian Weth, with a dystopian collection inspired by the economic crisis, and it was followed by a third prize that went to Aylin Tomta, who looked at India and its folklore for inspiration.
Of the Graduate Projects Category, the winner of the first prize went to Katharina Buczek, from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. The jury, consisting of, Margareta van den Bosch, creative director at H&M, and Antonio Cristaudo, among others, loved the fact that Katharina’s collection confidently brought together a range of different styles in a coherent men’s collection.
The second prize went to Agnė Alaburdaitė and her experimental unisex collection, Division by Zero. And Rani Maria Lange, took home the third prize of this category with a functionalist, strongly German collection.
You will be able to see all winning projects, through a series of short films, in the underground station of Friedrichstraße (Berlin).