16 January 2013

H&M announces H&M Design Award 2013 finalists

H&M has announced the names of the eight finalists of the H&M Design Award 2013. The finalists, invited to take part from nineteen design schools in eight countries, were selected by an H&M jury led by Ann-Sofie Johansson, H&M’s Head of Design. Each wins €5,000 and a place in the final, judged by a panel of fashion experts. The winner will receive a prize of €50,000 and will show his or her collection at Mercedes-Benz Stockholm Fashion Week on 29 January, when the winning name will be revealed. The winner will also develop selected pieces from his or her collection to be sold in H&M stores this autumn. The complete list of finalists is shown here:

Alba Prat (Germany)
Daniela Salazar Rodriguez (France)
Eleonora Bruno (Italy)
Erik Litzén (Sweden)
Maia Bergman (United Kingdom)
Mark Kenly Domino Tan (Denmark)
Minju Kim (Belgium)
Thom Barends (Holland)

www.designaward2013.hm.com / @hm

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