The opening of the GDG exhibition on 10.10.2019 in the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin with more than 600 guests coincided with the opening of the Berlin Design Week.
Images © Mirja Zentgraf
The initiators Prof. Ineke Hans, Prof. Hermann Weizenegger and Prof. Mark Braun and the host of the exhibition, curator Dr. Claudia Banz, gave the numerous guests from universities, culture and industry an insight into the development process of the German Design Graduates Initiative.
Moderator Lukas Verwej led through the evening.
During the festive awards ceremony, more than 20 awards and green cards were awarded by ambassadors from the four areas of design culture, design practice, design press and design presentation.
In 2019, two cash prizes were awarded: the GDG Culture Prize worth 2000 euros and the Social Design Prize worth 500 euros.
GDG Culture Prize
Christoph Tochtrop and his project Vinson received this award in 2019.
Well-known representatives from culture and industry awarded individual supports in the form of Green Cards for exhibition opportunities, coaching & mentoring and paid work commitments.
After Show Party
The After Show Party gave a lot of opportunity for exchange and celebration. We are happy about a successful evening with great people.