The Belmond Award

SPONSORED BY:

Belmond

PRIZE: The winner will be commissioned to design a product for one of Belmond’s highly distinctive and much-loved properties. Belmond will facilitate and fund the winner’s collaboration with a manufacturer to produce their leading design, with the opportunity for the end-product to be featured within the Belmond portfolio.

OVERVIEW: We would like you to propose a design for one of our barges that cruise the picturesque rivers of France. 

RELEVANT FOR: Furniture, Product & Industrial Design, Spatial Design.

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Submit your entries by Friday 14 August (23.59PM).

WINNER NAME:

Alexandra Carr @alexandracdesigns__

UNIVERSITY:

BA (Hons) 3D Design (Designer Maker) , University of Plymouth

TITLE OF WORK:

Untitled Project

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: 

Cluster is a series of lamps, made through an amalgamation of 3D printed components and hand sewing to create unique and bespoke clusters of shapes illuminated from behind. The contextual basis of this project has focused on generating a methodology that creates intrinsic notions of preciousness in objects made from PLA.

AWARD BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

Belmond were looking for designs for one of their barges that cruise the picturesque rivers of France.

JUDGES COMMENTS:

Alexandra’s passion to create modern new forms using plastic waste combined with medieval embroidery techniques convinced us that innovation can go hand-in-hand with traditional crafts to create something precious.

AWARD PRIZE:

The winner will be commissioned to design a product for one of Belmond’s highly distinctive and much-loved properties. Belmond will facilitate and fund the winner’s collaboration with a manufacturer to produce their leading design, with the opportunity for the end-product to be featured within the Belmond portfolio.