The great panel of judges - Copenhagen Fashion Fairs is proud to present the 16thedition of Designers’ Nest at the CPH Vision Friday February 4th at 3pm. Promising design students from seven Scandinavian schools will be given the opportunity to showcase their graduate collections to the press and potential buyers at the Designers' Nest Show & Award, which is intended as a way of promoting up-and-coming Danish and Nordic designers. The winner will be handpicked by an eminent committee of Danish and international judges:
Tom Steifel-Christensen – Former Chairman of Danish Fashion Institute
Cecilie Christiansen – Editor-in-chief at Elle DK
Alberto Caselli - Fashion Editor at Sport & Street
Ike Rust - Senior Menswear Tutor at Royal College of Art
Takeharu Sato – Fashion Director at Monocle
Graduate students from each school will participate in the Designers' Nest Show and Award, followed by the announcement of the winner. In addition to the exquisite work of art, the winner will receive a cash prize of DKK 50,000. The winner of the Designers’ Nest Award will receive a cash prize of DKK 50,000. The Top 3 of the Designers’ Nest will be honoured with an annual subscription of Sport & Street magazine. All participants of the competition will receive an annual digital subscription of Sport & Street magazine.
Following seven Schools will participate:
Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen
Beckmans College of Design, Stockholm
Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki
Iceland Academy of the Arts
DESIGNERS’NEST SHOW & AWARD
DOORS OPEN AT 14.30
LOCATION: Bygning 55, Oeksnehallen, Staldgade 55, 1704 Copenhagen V.
High-resolution images and footage from both Designers' Nest and the CPH Vision Press Show and Terminal-2 Show will be uploaded to our ftp-server immediately after the shows.
For all press enquiries please contact Natasha Skou [email protected]
The Designers' Nest Award was awarded for the first time in February 2005. Created in order to select a particularly skilled and promising design student, this accolade from the established world of fashion and design comprises an award created by a Danish designer and a cash prize of DKK 50,000. The cash prize is intended to allow the winner further to promote his or her talent for design. HRH Crown Princess Mary is patron of Designers' Nest and actively supports and promotes the initiative with her attendance each season.