National Prize for Design 2009
Announcing of the results and awarding of prizes – National Prize for Design 2009 took place on the 5th June 2009 in Bratislava.
Competition called National Prize for Design is organized by the Slovak Design Centre and Ministry of Culture SR with the help of Ministry of Industry SR and Ministry of Education SR every second year.
Aim of the competition is to attract attention to the Slovak quality design and to prove that strategy based on design helps companies to win out on the Slovak market as well as abroad. Competition is open also for students of design so that they have the opportunity to compare their works in broader scale, to get the contacts with praxes and vice versa, to offer their innovative concepts to production.
To the ninth year of the competition authors submitted one hundred and forty seven works, 25 to the category of product design, 33 to the category of communication design, 79 to the category of student product design and 10 to the category of student communication design.
In comparison with the previous year the number of students´ works increased significantly.
Results of the competition were decided by jury whose twelve members worked under the lead of the chairman, graphic design Pavel Rozložník. Other members were industrial designers Anton Bendis, Rastislav Čeleďa, Pavel Masopust and Tibor Uhrín; graphic designers Peter Hajdin, Stanislav Stankoci and Mária Rojková; representatives of professional institutions Vladimír Jakubec ( NARMSP), Adriena Pekárová (SCD), Judit Várhelyi, Hungary, Lenka Žižková, Czech Republic.
Following the thorough discussions and voting in numerous rounds, the jury decided to award two National Prizes for Design 2009.
Most successful students´ works were awarded the Prize of the Minister of Education SR in the categories of product and communication designs.
Except the main prizes the jury awarded also other 10 works irrespective of category or place.
On the bases of the NPD professional jury’s suggestion the respective ministers awarded the Special Prize of the Minister of Culture SR to a personality of design for his/her significant life activities and the Special Prize of the Minister of Industry to a producer for systematic utilization of design in company’s strategy.
All awarded works as well as other works of the NPD 2009 competition were presented at the exhibition in Gallery Cvernovka in Bratislava from the 6th – to the 28th June 2009.
All winning works and other participants of the competition are presented and described in the catalogue in two languages.
National Prize for design 2009 - Product Design Category
Chirana - Cheese Dental chair units
design: Ferdinand Chrenka
manufacturer: Chirana – Medical, a. s., Stará Turá
National Prize for design 2009 - Communication Design Category
Port No. 21 Quarterly on photography and new media
design: Juraj Sukop, Palo Bálik (logo)
client: Photoport, Bratislava
Prize of the Minister of Educatione - Students Product Design Category NPD 2009
Plug of the extension cord
design: Anton Zetocha
school: STU Bratislava, Institute of Design, pedagogue: Peter Paliatka
Prize of the Minister of the Education - Students Communications Design Category NPD 2009
Design On Wheels International
design: Lubica Segecová, Juraj Blaško, Alica Horváthová, Tomáš Klepoch, Matúš Lelovský, Martina Rozinajová
school: AFAD Bratislava, pedagogue: Pavol Choma
Special Prize of the Minister of Economy - NPD 2009
Rona, a. s., Lednické Rovne
Special Prize of the Minister of Culture - NPD 2009
Jaroslav Taraba, glass designer
Honourable Mentions - NPD 2009
Detvan HON 200 Hydraulic revolving loader
design: Peter Paliatka, Peter Chlpek, Peter Varga
manufacturer: PPS Group, a. s., Detva
Extravagant Interior wall-papers
design: Babeta Ondrová
manufacturer: Vavex 1990, s. r. o., Príbram
Diagonallo Drinking glass set
design: Patrik Illo
manufacturer: Rona, a. s. Lednické Rovne
zooMe Jewellery set
design: Lucia Ganzer
manufacturer: Hand Picked, s. r. o. Bratislava
Trnava – the European capital of culture 2013
design: Milan Mikula
client: Town of Trnava
Zip Lighting fixture
design: Anton Zetocha
school: STU Bratislava
dizajn: Karol Prudil
scholarship in the Writing and Typography Studio VŠUP Prague
design: Ján Turzo
school: VŠVU Bratislava,
Stuff, authorial publication
design: Pavlína Morháčová
school: VŠVU Bratislava, pedagogue: Pavol Bálik
Multimedia web page Azyl, www.azyl.sk
design: Ondrej Jób
school: The Royal Academy of Arts an Den Haag, fellowship, pedagogue: Stas Jan Willem