Archive for December, 2014

Posted:  December 4th 2014

Rijksstudio Award 2015

For the second time in a row the Rijksmuseum is organising the competition ‘Make your own Masterpiece’. The museum invites you to get inspired by the Rijksmuseum’s collection and create your own design using Rijksstudio. Every form of art is allowed – design, fine art, applied art, photography, video – and everyone can enter the competition.

A jury of design experts, including Renny Ramakers, will select three winners. The ten best designs will be exhibited in the Rijksmuseum.
What you can win?

1. € 10,000 Rijksstudio Award 2015
2. € 2,500
3. € 1,000

The winner of the Rijksstudio Award will be announced during the award presentation at the Rijksmuseum on 20 April 2015.
How to join the competition?
1. Fill in the entry form
2. You can register up until 15 March 2015 (closing date)
3. Using the form, upload a PDF file that includes:
o A description of the design and how you developed it (in Dutch or English) of no more than 1,000 words or a video no more than 2 minutes long.
o No more than ten images depicting the design.
o Your name and contact details
*The design cannot be sent in by post.

Award presentation
The winner of the Rijksstudio Award will be announced during the award presentation at the Rijksmuseum on 20 April 2015.

Jury
The winners will be selected by an independent jury including:
• Irma Boom (Designer, Irma Boom Office)
• Tony Chambers (Editor-in-Chief, Wallpaper*)
• Taco Dibbits (Director of Collections, Rijksmuseum)
• Mark van Iterson (Global Head Design & Concept, Heineken)
• Thomas Marzano (Global Head Brand Communication Design, Philips)
• Thomas Widdershoven (Creative Director, Design Academy Eindhoven)
• Renny Ramakers (Creative Director, Droog Design)

Need inspiration? Check rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio

Contact
If you have any questions or feedback on the Rijksstudio Award, please email award@rijksmuseum.nl
More info: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio-award

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G-Star RAW for the Oceans at Hôtel Droog

Posted:  December 1st 2014

Starting December 2nd, Hôtel Droog will showcase a selection of styles from the G-Star RAW for the Oceans collection in a temporary pop up store.

RAW for the Oceans is an initiative retrieving plastic from the ocean and innovating it into denim. G-Star RAW, Pharrell Williams’Bionic Yarn and Parley for the Oceans have joined forces to create collections that make a serious impact on the plastic pollution in our oceans. The initiative is culminated in G-Star collections, made from Bionic Yarn. The collaboration is in cooperation with The Vortex Project. More information at http://www.g-star.com/rawfortheoceans.

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