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GAETANO PESCE, EL ÚLTIMO GRITO, MIGUEL GINER GUTIÉRREZ, JAVIER MARTÍN PÉREZ AND KATHRYN GUSTAFSON, AWARDED AT MADRID DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019

14.12.2018

Madrid Design Festival Awards, which honour the work of great personas in national and international design, recognises Gaetano Pesce and El Último Grito   

Miguel Giner Gutiérrez’s Petra tableware was the project that won the Rado Star Prize Spain 2019, while Coaxal Theorem for Apollonian Objects by Javier Martín Pérez received the Public Choice Award 

MINI, with its MINI Design Award, has recognised American landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson, for her Valencia Parque Central project

 

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ARISTOCRAZY DESING BOOTCAMP FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN MADRID DESIGN FESTIVAL

14.02.2019

Aristocrazy Design Bootcamp: a co-creation initiative to support emerging young creative talent

On this occasion, the committee of experts, including Bilbao International Art & Fashion (BIAAF) selected two participants: from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (Amberes), the Shenkar School of Engineering and Design In Israel, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York and the BIAAF in Bilbao

The chosen group will spend 13, 14, 15, and 16 February on a unique educational experience called Soul of Glass, a workshop designed by Aristocrazy under the guidance of the Mayice design studio

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MADRID DESIGN FESTIVAL WILL PRESENT OVER 200 ACTIVITIES, EXPANDING THE NUMBER OF SPACES INVOLVED AND OPENING UP TO NEW DISCIPLINES, LIKE GASTRONOMY AND MUSIC

13.12.2018

The festival’s second edition will be held during February 2019 with a programme replete with 202 activities, among them 53 exhibitions and 12 installations, bringing together 410 design professionals.

The festival starts on 1 February with the opening of the exhibitions Darro: Design and Art (1959- 1979); Meticulous design: Contemporary Spanish Crafts; and Super Packaging, Design serving Design, at the Fernán Gómez, Centro Cultural de la Villa

Crafts, industrial and product design, fashion, urban planning, graphic design, architecture, illustration, sustainability and technology will be just some of the disciplines present at the festival

Music and gastronomy are new features at this edition, with a concert schedule and a Food Design space

The Madrid Design Festival Awards, which honour the work of great personas in national and international design, will recognise Italian designer Gaetano Pesce and El Último Grito

Lidewij Edelkoort, Andreu Carulla, Ágatha Ruíz de la Prada, Petrus Palmer, Jan Boelen, Majan Van Aubel, Envisions, Benjamin Hubert, Guillermo Santomà, Andrew Waugh, Marcus Fairs, Álvaro Catalán de Ocón, Estudio Mayice, Dominique Perrault, Cristian Zuzunaga, Inma Bermúdez, Oscar Mariné, Hermanos Berenguer, Form Us with Love and Curro Claret will be some of the main players this edition

On 14, 15 and 16 February at COAM, MadridDesignPRO will bring together big names in national and international design who, under the slogan Redesign the World, will participate in panel sessions, workshops and masterclasses

Early bird tickets are now available at www.madriddesignfestival.com with a 25% discount

 The Festival OFF doubles its participation with 80 spaces, among shops, design studios and, for the first time, restaurants, with special and exclusive programming during the festival

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