Dutch Structure Awards 2021 winners demonstrate design’s ‘power to change’

The Dutch Layout Basis announces the seven winners of the Dutch Layout Awards 2021, which includes textile corporation ByBorre, emerging designer Audrey Big and Dutch mother nature reserve the Marker Wadden

Impact on folks, nature, and culture: these are the conditions that guided the jury for the Dutch Layout Awards 2021, introduced in Eindhoven throughout Dutch Structure Week (till 24 October). The seven winners, the judges wrote in a assertion, ‘mark a new impetus for the style and design planet with a great deal of innovation and the electrical power to modify. This year’s winners underline that designers prosper on improve and cross-pollination and radiate hopeful optimism.’

Dutch Structure Awards 2021 winners

Byborre Create

The Dutch Design Awards are split into seven types, masking creative disciplines from product structure to trend and graphics. 

The winner of the merchandise layout classification was Borre Akkersdijk, founder of revolutionary textile label Byborre, for his Byborre Generate project. The initiative is made up of an available resource and system that simplifies textile style and design for customers, avoiding textile waste and permitting flexibility of development. ‘ByBorre Develop makes distinct that an intrinsic problem in textile production can be solved, although at the identical time paving the way for higher innovation,’ stated the jury. 

‘Stay Sane, Remain Safe’ by Studio Lennarts & De Bruijn

The award in the communication category went to Studio Lennarts & De Bruijn for their ‘Stay Sane, Remain Safe’ campaign, formulated at the start out of the pandemic as an open platform for consumers to add, obtain, print or share posters. The challenge so far has collected 2,200 posters from 87 countries, and was described as ‘an outlet for designers and anyone who could use a minor support’. The initiative, the jury claimed, ‘shows just how useful the reactive job of designers can be on the zeitgeist’.

The Marker Wadden. Pictures: Theo Baart

The Marker Wadden (an synthetic archipelago formulated inside of lake Markermeer) gained the prize in the habitat group, as ‘an urgent and exemplary job an spectacular, non-human oriented tactic that mostly leaves nature to form the landscape’. The newly produced mother nature reserve was developed with character itself, and is composed of 5 islands with ​​marshlands and shallow h2o safeguarded by two rows of dunes, with the aim of recovering the ecology and biodiversity of the region. 

Circulair Warenhuis

Created by Uncooked Colour, Popma ter Steege Architects, and Buro Bordo, the Circulair Warenhuis is a venture in collaboration with the Netherlands’ most significant secondhand office shop, made to explore new methods of reusing everyday objects in collaboration with leading designers these as Max Lipsey and Studio Makkink & Bey. The project associated about 3 million kilos of products from the shop, which have been then repurposed into scalable home furniture designs. ‘This is the software of design and style in its broadest sense,’ reads a assertion from the nominating jury. ‘The Circulair Warenhuis is not based only on a couple solutions or pre-conceived flavour formulation, but is all about a variety of enter, procedures and attainable results. It encourages a different approach to tackling squander flows and generating them pertinent.’

Other awards include Have an effect on Lab’s Great Neighbours, a timely task exploring group building Leela, a beta test of a new digital vogue system by electronic fashion property The Fabricant and Globalance Globe, a challenge commissioned by Swiss personal bank Globalance that demonstrates the world impression of investments (hence dubbed ‘a Google Earth for Investors’).

Dutch Structure Awards Youthful Designer 2021

Work by Audrey Huge

The Dutch Style Awards’ Younger Designer accolade was awarded to Audrey Large, whose 3D-printed sculptural functions are the consequence of in depth investigate into digital cinema and picture idea. The French designer brings together animation and 3D program to generate her colourful summary objects, merging methods, purpose and the viewer’s perception. ‘Audrey Large sits atop the zeitgeist with the new visible language she produces,’ stated the jury. ‘She would make tangible the blurring of boundaries concerning the electronic and the actual physical.’ §