The PRIMER Emerging Designer Exhibition celebrates the diversity and excellence of the speculative design practice, and aims to recognize emerging designers without borders. The award is open to speculative design, design fiction, and futuristic design projects from all disciplines.
Nominated projects will be exhibited during the PRIMER19 conference and showcased to the global design, strategy & futurist community on June 13-15, 2019, at the Parsons New School, NYC. Every nomination of the Emerging Designer Exhibition will receive a code to purchase a discounted PRIMER19 ticket for $50 (the regular student ticket is $100).
The top three projects will be voted by the conference attendees. The winners will receive a cash prize of $150 for 1st prize, $100 for 2nd prize, $50 for 3rd prize and highlighted via PRIMER's social media, web, and digital communications. In addition to a discounted ticket for PRIMER19, each winner will receive a FREE general admission ticket for next year’s PRIMER2020 conference.
Note: Designers are limited to 5 total submissions.
ELIGIBILITY Open to all emerging designers who are currently in school or within 1 year post-graduation.
Participation fee: Submissions which are nominated to exhibit at PRIMER19 will pay a $30 fee to confirm their participation. (payable via link provided in acceptance email)
Note: The participation fee will go directly to cover printing and display costs for the exhibition.