The Pure Talents Contest is one of the most renowned contests for young designers worldwide. Students and young graduates are invited once again this year to submit their designs for contemporary, sustainable living objects. The best 20 among them will be invited by the organiser to present their prototypes to the trade world at the international interiors trade fair imm cologne 2020.
The 17th Pure Talents Contest (PTC), the contest for young designers of the international interiors trade fair imm cologne has begun. Young creative people from the whole world (926 products by 756 designers from 69 nations were submitted last year) are invited to submit their solo or group works from the most varied furniture categories. The contest is addressed to design students and graduates whose graduation is no more than 3 years behind them.
All the products included in the exhibition will be on display from
13 to 19 January 2020 at imm cologne 2020. Designers nominated
to take part in the exhibition and competition pledge to make a 1:1
model of their product available for collection by 1 December 2019.
All selected participants of the exhibition will receive a Nominee Label. Besides the first three prizes, that are selected by the jury on the occasion of the tradeshow, imm cologne awards for the first time an Audience Prize whose winner will be determined by a Social-Media-based voting until 6 January 2020. The prizes will be awarded during the tradeshows. The awards are endowed with the following prize moneys:
- 1st Prize: 3,000€
- 2nd Prize: 2,000 €
- 3rd Prize: 1,000 €