team.breathe.austria is happy to announce the winning of the Grand Award of the Shenzhen Design Award For Young Talents.
team.breathe.austria stood out among 122 young designers or teams from 23 cities around the world that submitted their design entries for an international design award in Shenzhen. The final review took place on 20th and 21st of November in Shekou, Nanshan District, with seven renowned designers from various design fields serving on the final jury.
team.breathe.austria from Graz, Austria, won the Grand Award of US$30,000 and an opportunity to display their works at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris in May next year when the awarding ceremony is being planned to be held.
Shenzhen Design Award For Young Talents
The design award called Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents (SZ+DAY) was held for the second time by the Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Office and the Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SDPA) in association and cooperation with UNESCO Creative Cities Network. This year’s competition was themed “Transformation: the Mission of Design”.
According to SDPA, the goal of the design award was to encourage global young designers to make contributions to create greener, more environmentally friendly and sustainable cities. The project also aims to encourage exchange between young talents from different countries, cooperation between creative cities, and the sharing of experiences and ideas for developing creative and cultural industries.
photo credit: Daniele Madia