The third edition of the “make me!” contest for young designers, held as a part of the Łódź DesignFestival 2010 – has aroused an enormous interest. Among 243 projects that had been submitted to the competition there were also works from abroad: Austria, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Greece and Germany.

Members of the jury have chosen 19 projects, which will be exhibited during this year’s festival. The distinguished designers are:

Anna Dul – Hand Vase (Poland)
Emmanuel Gardin – Recto Verso (Belgium)
Wiktoria Gołębiewicz - Drop – a pouring device for the elderly (Poland)
Hofit Haham – Light Kiss (Israel)
Katalin Ivanka – SeeYou – Concrete Tombstone (Hungary)
Magdalena Jędrzejas – “PIXELS” Clock (Poland)
Magdalena Karasińska – Moso Table (Poland)
Gabriela Kowalska – ‘Join me’ glasses (Poland)
Dominik Lisik – My Love TV seat! (Poland)
Joanna Łyczek – City on the Wall (Poland)
Moran Peleg – Aurelia (Israel)
Aleksandra Pięta & Piotr Wiśniewski – The Podhale Tastes (Poland)
Roma Przyimka – Triple book (Poland)
Anna Rosinke – Sdadtpark design office – Country shrine in Chwaszczyno (Poland)
Mezzamela Design Group: Ida Dziedzic & Konrad Roślak – TOOBO – Lamps (Poland)
Poliszdizajn: Kamila Niedzwiedzka i Nikodem Szpunar – ‘Mosquito’ Floor Lamp (Poland)
Filip Wcisło & Katarzyna Bukowska-Wcisło – SpaghettiMonster (Poland)
Miriam Żink – light MI (Netherlands)
Prodiż Design Studio: Małgorzata Żółkiewska & Przemek Ostaszewski – Robole (Poland)

We are pleased to announce the results of the make me! 2010 contest.

The main prize – PLN 20,000 – has been awarded to Poliszdizajn: Kamila Niedzwiedzka and Nikodem Szpunar for their Mosquito Lamp project.

Below, we present the laureates of other awards:

RADO company award – a PLN 8,000 worth watch – for a fusion of modern materials and design, went to Emmanuel Gardin for his Recto Verso project. The award was given by Marek Lis, Brand Manager of Rado in Poland.

VOX company award – an internship in the Development Department of Meble VOX – went to Filip Wcisło & Katarzyna Bukowska-Wcisło for their SpaghettiMonster project. The award was given by Monika Tokarska – PR and Media representative of Meble VOX.

Noti and Balma companies award – an internship in the Noti company – went to Magdalena Karasińska for her Moso Table project. The award was given by Ryszard Balcerkiewicz – the owner of the Noti company.

Elle Decoration award – a press article about the laureate in the Elle magazine – went to Aleksandra Pięta & Piotr Wiśniewski for their Podhale Tastes project. The award was given by Małgorzata Szczepańska – a chief editor of Elle Decoration.

Domosfera award – presentation of the laureate on – went to Filip Wcisło & Katarzyna Bukowska-Wcisło for the SpaghettiMonster project. The award was given by Marta Lubaszewska – a chief editor of

Rosenthal company award for innovation and creativity – Rosenthal mugs from Karl Lagerfeld’s Ego collection – went to Wiktoria Gołębiewicz for her Drop project. The award was given by Agnieszka Sumelka – marketing director of Rosenthal Polska.

We give our thanks to all participants invite everyone to take part in the upcoming edition.