FAQ

Bachelor, Master and Diploma graduates from the participating universities with graduation dates 01.01.2018 – 30.04.2019 in the field of product and industrial design, as well as interface students with links to physical objects can submit their theses using the following form.

  • Potsdam University of Applied Sciences
  • Berlin University of the Arts
  • Saar Academy of Fine Arts
  • Kassel Academy of Art
  • Karlsruhe State Academy of Design
  • Offenbach Academy of Design
  • Muthesius Academy of Art Kiel
  • State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart
  • Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts
  • Hanover University of Applied Sciences
  • Burg Giebichenstein Academy of Art Halle
  • Folkwang University of the Arts

Please contact the contact person at your university. You will find a list with the corresponding contact details under contact persons.

After you have received access to the form, you will be guided through the menu and see all the necessary information in the form itself.

At least 3 projects per university will be selected for the exhibition at the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin in October 2019. At the opening of the exhibition, ambassadors from various fields will also select outstanding works for individual prizes. This can be, for example, a greencard for the presentation of the work at a trade fair or a coaching session with a well-known designer.

Stephan Ott (Editor-in-Chief Form)
Nicolette Naumann (Messe Frankfurt, Vice President Ambiente)
Nils Holger Moormann (Moormann furniture)
Claudia Banz (Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin)


The jury will select the final works for the exhibition at the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin in October 2019.

АESTHETIC
The work looks attractive and cared for, does not overshadow the functionality, shows a good balance between form and function.

IMPACT
The work has social benefit, offers a solution to a problem, initiates and / or brings about relevant changes.

INNOVATION
The work has an innovative character, creates other or additional options, contributes to change processes

PRODUCTION METHOD
The work was produced in a responsible manner, testifies to the professional use of materials and techniques, is sustainably executed and / or of high quality.

COOPERATION
The work comes from collaborations, makes connections and gains added value through input from external parties.

The decisive factor is the extent to which the design is innovative and/or makes a relevant contribution to society or the world of design.

If you have any questions, please contact the project coordinator:
Katrin Krupka
info@germandesigngraduates.com

Please find detailed information here

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