In what was a surprise for many at this year’s Czech Grand Design awards show , it was the new comers who took home the top prizes in the areas of jewellery, fashion and best store of the year for 2014.
Winner in the category Fashion Designer of the Year:
LaFormela – Collection S / S 2015
Winner in the category of Designer Jewellery of the Year:
Janja Prokić – collection Hidden Place
Winner in the category of Business of the Year:
Kurator – selection of clothing, fashion accessories, jewellery and design objects
Winner in the category Newcomer of the Year
Tadeas Podracký and Markéta Kratochvílová – diploma thesis: Dioscuri (Tadeas Podracký), Enfant Terrible (Markéta Kratochvílová) and collection Skywalker, Pineapples, Finland Objects
Unlike years past, there were voting changes which helped -we hope-stave off the same winners and nominees from showing up time and time again.