China's leading luxury brand Shanghai Tang, made with the brand's own textile waste for retail in their Asian and European markets, while the second prize is to design textile waste-reducing staff uniforms for Hong Kong's legendary five star hotel The Langham. As something new, The EcoChic...

Twenty-eight design graduates from some of the world's most prestigious fashion schools descended upon Dunedin for the 13th annual ID Emerging Designers' Awards last Thursday night. Entrants from as far afield as Austria and Israel brought inventive and masterfully constructed pieces, hoping to...

Above Stine Riis, winner of the H&M Design Award. København native Stine Riis, a 28-year-old graduate of the London College of Fashion, has been announced as the winner of the first Hennes & Mauritz Design Award. Her winning collection, called Decadence & Decay, was shown on the catwalk at...

How did you celebrate your win? Being crowned as The EcoChic Design Award Hong Kong 2012 Winner meant a huge amount to me. I did enter the competition last year also but didn't make it through so this was my second cycle. Winning therefore really recognized my effort, perseverance and...

I can't believe so many people came to see my collection! This award gives me the confidence and financial back-up I need to pursue my dream of building my own brand. I couldn't have imagined a better start to my career as a designer," says Stine Riis, winner of the H&M Design Award...

Reconstruction, by EcoChic Design Award 2012 China finalist Chen Qin Zi. Photo by Mathieu Lunard Designers are the main influences when it comes to sustainability thinking and are thought to influence about 80-90 percent of the environmental and economic impact of a product through the...

H&M travels to fourteen schools in six countries to find the most talented designers at some of the most prestigious fashion academies. Up for grabs is $50,000 for the winning designer to bring their collection to life as well as the opportunity to be featured at Stockholm Fashion Week. This...

Wallpaper* delivers their "Design Awards 2012″ issue – on newsstands now. This is the eighth annual design awards form the British design, fashion, and all things material publication. In their words, the issue is "a celebration of the people, places and products that have lifted our spirits...

This award gives me the confidence and financial back-up I need to pursue my dream of building my own brand. I couldn't have imagined a better start to my career as a designer," says Stine Riis, winner of the H&M Design Award 2012. Meanwhile, the winner of the H&M Design Award People's...

H&M has created this brand new, international design award with the ambition of supporting talented designers across the world after their graduation. This award focuses of putting fashion students in the right position and have them working in the right direction, so that they can continue to...

 

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