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The Winner of the Rotterdam New Talent Award

Willem de Kooning Academy
Fri 6 Jul

The Rotterdam New Talent Award is a new annual prize for students graduating from the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Willem de Kooning Academy.

This unique award helps young designers transform their graduation project into the stepping stone of their professional career during a sponsored residency of five months. In collaboration with experienced local partners seeking for impactful innovation, the recipients will develop their projects in Rotterdam, with an outstanding vision on relevant society matters. Rotterdam New Talent Award is open to the BA graduates of both schools and MA graduates of the Design Academy Eindhoven from the school year 2017-2018, who are starting an entrepreneurial venture in the field of product and/or service design.

The winner of The Rotterdam New Talent Award 2018 is

Berend Brus

(Fashion Design/Hacking/Autonomous Practices)

 

Photography: Kamiel Scholten

Full jury report will be published next week. View Berend's graduation project and read the story about his internship experiences at Bas Kosters'Studio.


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