RIMOWA, a pioneer in premium luggage and innovative design since 1898, is proud to announce the second edition of the RIMOWA Design Prize. After a successful launch in 2022, this annual competition returns to celebrate Germany’s rich design heritage and inspire the next generation of creative minds.
This competition stands on innovation, inclusivity, and global impact pillars. RIMOWA has collaborated with top German design universities to offer students a platform to transform their creative ideas into impactful projects. The focus for 2024? Mobility. Students are encouraged to freely interpret this theme while aligning with RIMOWA’s core values: resilience, excellence, and quality.
The event is scheduled from December 2023 to May 2024 and will culminate during the Berlin Design Week, where finalists will be celebrated. The competition provides a nurturing and inclusive environment. Participants have the unique opportunity to present their work to a jury of design industry leaders, reflecting RIMOWA’s unique perspective and values.
RIMOWA CEO Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert expresses enthusiasm for this year’s edition, emphasizing the importance of mobility in contemporary design and RIMOWA’s commitment to upholding German design excellence.
The prize extends beyond recognition – it’s a gateway to mentorship and growth. Finalists will receive monetary awards, with the top winner bagging €20,000. Additionally, the competition includes a mentorship program led by jury members and various networking opportunities, providing a comprehensive experience for young designers.
The 2024 RIMOWA Design Prize jury includes notable figures such as Alexandre Arnault, Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert, and representatives from renowned design institutions and companies, ensuring a diverse and expert evaluation of the participants’ work.
RIMOWA’s commitment to fostering young talent and innovation in design shines through this competition. It’s not just a contest; it’s a celebration of creativity and a look into the future of design. Stay tuned as we follow this exciting journey of young designers making their mark in the world of mobility and design.
For more details about the competition and RIMOWA’s legacy in design innovation, visit RIMOWADESIGNPRIZE.com.