The Design Prize - energised by Edison
Co-founded by Abitare and Designboom, THE DESIGN PRIZE award celebrates international design excellences that have stood out in the last year. Edison, as a virtuous expression of a culture of co-planning based on the efficient use of resources, will sponsor this international award dedicated to the culture of the project. The Italian company brings to THE DESIGN PRIZE its unique experience and know-how, making available its over 130 years of history in the energy industry, to develop a horizontal approach to design together with the best professionals and architects.
THE PRIZE is organized in 10 categories: Best Designer, Best Design Newcomer, Communication, Design Curator and Design Critic, Distribution, Exhibition Design, Experimentation, In the artistic realm, Lifetime Achievement, Social Impact.
THE SELECTION includes an international network of over 150 acclaimed professionals, designers, journalists, curators and critics, teachers, scholars and institutional figures who make up a list of over 750 nominations.
THE AWARD CEREMONY will take place at the Museo Teatrale alla Scala on the evening of April 17th, the opening day of the Fuorisalone 2018. Here, in the rooms that Edison lights up with its energy, the tradition of great Italian craftsmanship and the best worldwide design talents meet for the first time.
Also at the Museo Teatrale alla Scala, Edison inaugurates the new Gioachino Rossini al Teatro alla Scala exhibition during the 2018 Design Week. On this occasion, Edison is the energy that celebrates maestro Rossini, one of the most innovative Italian composers, who thanks to his masterly compositional vitality has been able to drive the Italian melodrama of the eighteenth century towards the romantic era. The exhibition, curated by Pier Luigi Pizzi and Mattia Palma, is open from April 17th until the end of September 2018.
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The Design Price
Museo Teatrale alla Scala
April 17th 2018