Eighteen designers have been nominated for the New Material Award 2016 and will be presented during Dutch Design Week at the Kazerne in Eindhoven.This bi-annual award challenges artists and designers to apply and develop sustainable materials and innovative technologies. During the opening minister Bussemaker announces on 22 October the two winners. The prize awards two accolades: the New Material Award of € 15.000 for a final design and the New Material Fellow for a fleshed-out design idea linked to a research question.
Directly after the award ceremony on 22 October the winners will also be announced here.
The eighteen nominees are: Adrianus Kundert with Ripening Rugs, Antoine Peters with The Lenticular Project, Bastiaan de Nennie with The Phygital Virtuosity, buro BELÉN with Living Colours, bureau SLA / Overtreders Wwith Pretty Plastic Plant, Christien Meindertsma with Flax Chair, Diana Scherer with Interwoven, Eric Geboers with The Salt Pup, No Mad Makers with BAG2WORK, Studio rENs with Fade To Stay, Roel Deden with Printhesis, Rosanne van der Meer with Personal Knitwear for Everybody, Rudolf Romero Borgart with Virtual Paper, Simone Post with POST-VLISCO, Studio Dirk vander Kooij with Holle Buis Techniek, Olivier van Herpt with Functional 3D Printed Ceramics, Maurizio Montalti with The Growing Lab / Mycelia en Maarten Baas withThe Tree Trunk Chair.