Exhibition and workshop at Foqus

In the spin-off branch of the Academy, in the heart of the renowned ‘Quartieri Spagnoli’, one of the most fascinating and controversial areas of the city, in a complex that has been the symbol of an important social and urban regeneration project, it will be possible to visit the exhibition that will show the results of a workshop planned for design students who will be called to work on the controversial relation city-identity.

Venue: Foqus
Address: Via Portacarrese a Montecalvario, 69

Conference at the Academia di Belle Arti

The main venue of the Academy, from the afternoon of May 30 until Saturday morning, June 1, will be the information center for all guests and the venue for the conferences that will animate the program. Italian designers will share their experiences with guest designers from Europe, fostering a dialogue on the challenges of the profession, especially when applied in complex scenarios. In the loggia of the Academy, the exhibition of the winning projects of the ED Awards 2024 will be set up.

Venue: Academia di Belle Arti
Address: Via Santa Maria di Costantinopoli

Tours & Crawls

With the help of young design students from city schools, city tours will be organized every day to discover places that speak of art and design.

Late Talks at Dot Fog and Riot

In the days leading up to the awards ceremony, we will have the opportunity to meet in the evening in the spaces of some of the studios and galleries in the city for informal conversations with the international designers attending the event.

Venue: Dot Fot
Address: Via Nuova Pizzofalcone, 2

Venue: Riot
Address: Via San Biagio Dei Librai, 39

European Design Awards Winners’ party

A Renaissance cloister, then a woolen mill in the Bourbon era in the nineteenth century, this place, managed today by the Made in Cloister Foundation, is the venue for contemporary art exhibitions and at the same time, a multifunctional center that has been carrying out a social support project for years. We will meet here after the award ceremony to celebrate, chat, enjoy some music, dance the night away, and share in a truly memorable evening.

Venue: Made in Cloister
Address: Piazza Enrico de Nicola, 48

Official Opening at the Museo Madre

The Festival’s opening night on May 30 will take place in the courtyard of Palazzo Donnaregina, built in the 13th century and home to the city’s most important Contemporary Art Museum. We will welcome all guests, allowing everyone to visit the rooms of the permanent collection and climb to the rooftop terrace of the building to admire the splendid view of Vesuvius and the Gulf.

Venue: Museo Madre
Address: via Settembrini 79

European Design Awards 2024 ceremony

Every year the European Design Awards celebrate outstanding work in the field of communication design. 
This time the awards ceremony (followed by the traditional winners’ party) will take place on Saturday the 1st of June at the Teatro Mercadante, an iconic eighteenth-century theater overlooking the large Piazza del Municipio.

Venue: Teatro Mercadante
Address: Piazza Municipio

Special Hotel discounts for ED-Festival attendees

For the European Design Festival in Naples we have secured a special 10% discount on a wide variety of hotels (from 3 to 5 stars) valid for the period of May 28th to June 2nd, 2024. You can secure this discount by mentioning the “EDA24” code when making a reservation.

Grand Hotel Parker’s *****
C.so Vittorio Emanuele, 135
Email for reservations: booking@grandhotelparkers.it

The Britannique Naples Curio Collection *****
C.so Vittorio Emanuele, 133
Email for reservations: reservations@thebritannique.com

Hotel Royal Continental **** 
Via Partenope 38/44 
Email for reservations: book@royalcontinental.it

Grand Hotel Santa Lucia ****
Via Partenope, 46
Email for reservations: reception@santalucia.it

Grand Hotel Oriente ****
Via A. Diaz, 44
Email for reservations: info@grandhoteloriente.it

Hotel Magri’s ****
Via Galileo Ferraris, 118
Email for reservations: info@magrishotel.com

Palazzo Caracciolo ****
Via Carbonara, 111/112 
Email for reservations: reservations@caracciolohospitality.com

Hotel Tiempo *** 
Via Sannio, 19
Email for reservations: info@hoteltiempo.com

Getting to Naples

BY PLANE

Naples-Capodichino International Airport is the international airport serving Naples and the Southern Italian region of Campania. According to 2022 data, the airport is the fourth-busiest airport in Italy and the busiest in Southern Italy. The airport serves as a base for easyJet, Ryanair, Volotea and Wizzair.

aeroportodinapoli.it

BY TRAIN

Travelling from Rome to Naples by train is a fast and economical journey. The Rome-Naples route is 189 km long and the journey with takes roughly 1 hour and 10 minutes. The price of this trip starts at €9,90

Tickets: ItaliaRail, Italo

 

 

BY CAR

It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Naples.
The fastest way to drive from Rome to Naples is to take Via Casilina to the Grande Raccordo Anulare (A90/E80) to the A1/E45 toll highway. The A1/E45 ends near the Napoli Centrale (central Naples) train station.

Maks Kallhed

Maksimilian is an awarded innovation consultant and entrepreneur. He has developed creative processes and agile strategies for global brands, advertising agencies, and educational institutions.

Maks’s mission is to democratize creativity and break the stereotypes of whom we consider ‘creatives’. He believes that this is done through inclusion. In 2018 Maksimilian was listed as one of the top 50 male advocates for equality in marketing and media, globally. His work has led him to speak on prestigious platforms, including United Nations General Assembly and Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Today Maks is serving as a board member at The World Woman Foundation and Chairperson at Hyper Island AI Business Consultant program.

Country

Sweden

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Dr Rebecca Taylor

Academic Lead at Hyper Island, Rebecca co-leads Master’s Programs in Digital Experience Design and Digital Management with fellow life long learners to continually shape a Master’s level scholarship fit for managing the unknown. 

A diverse portfolio career spanning 20yrs in art and creative direction for global experiential marketing campaigns and sponsorship strategies to teaching and leading undergraduate design education pathways in both the UK and USA to mentoring associates of The Curiosity Bureau and supervising postgraduate students to managing corporate and community partnerships with the likes of Design Museum, London and research projects with The University of Manchester and Manchester Museum. 

Awarded her PhD in 2018 by Lancaster University in Design and Digital Innovation, Rebecca’s work celebrates practice-based research and continually challenges research through design methodology. Central to her research interests is how participation is experienced in the co-design and transformation of social space.

Country

United Kingdom

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Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial, research and editorial roles.

Recently, she co-founded Fazer, a new design magazine in Portugal; co-initiated the Design and Democracy platform (2020–), which maps the intersections and overlaps between design and democratic systems and practices; and served as program coordinator of the multidisciplinary research initiative Driving the Human: Seven Prototypes for Eco-social Renewal (2020-2023), which supports transdisciplinary research on sustainable futures.

She was curator of the initial edition of the architecture festival Archipelago: Architectures for the Multiverse (2021) and is one half of the curatorial initiative Foreign Legion. She has recently edited Design as a Tool for Transition: The Atelier Luma Approach; and Design As Learning: A School of Schools Reader. Her writing has appeared in Disegno, Metropolis, and The Avery Review, among others.

Sacchetti teaches at HEAD Geneva and Design Academy Eindhoven, and in 2020 joined the Federal Design Commission of Switzerland.

Country

Portugal

Johanna Lewengard

Johanna Lewengard works as creative director, educator and researcher, based in Stockholm. Her expertise manifests via multiple forms, from craft- based knowledge and strategic advisory work, to business transformation and leadership. Her professional career is characterized by a commitment to design as a field in evolution.

Formerly the first female Professor of Graphic Design in Swedish history at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts & Design, she is one of the main forces behind the establishment of the first artistic PhD positions in visual communication in Sweden.

Since 2017, Johanna is the chairperson of Swedish Book Art, the national association advocating for excellence in book design and production.

Country

Sweden

Humberto Gregorio

Humberto is an awarded designer, founder and CEO of Linkup Design Agency in Dusseldorf, Germany. He is lecturer for User Interface Design at IU – International University of Applied Sciences.

Active with a leading role in World Clean Day since November 2020, Humberto uses his design skills for environmental causes.
His Düsseldorf agency specializes in ui/ux design, packaging, corporate design, and branding.

Born in Germany Humberto is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, with a major in communication design in 2008.

Country

Germany

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Barbara van Santen

Barbara van Santen is a communications professional and graphic designer with a strong background in the creative and non-profit sector, based in Amsterdam. With a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the Maastricht Institute of Arts and a master’s degree from Maastricht University, Barbara has made significant contributions to organizations such as the European Cultural Foundation, the Erasmus Prize Foundation, and the architecture firm NOAHH. 

Currently, she serves as Communications Manager at the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO), the largest community of designers and design agencies in the Netherlands, and holds the position of editor-in-chief of Dd, Dutch designers Yearbook. In her work, she is dedicated to visually strengthening and branding organizations committed to a positive societal impact. 

Country

the Netherlands

Rebecca Morganti-Pfaffhauser

Rebecca Morganti-Pfaffhauser lives and works in Zurich. She is a lecturer in graphic design and co-initiator of the Student Design Agency at the Zurich University of the Arts. She is co-founder of the graphic design studio Mirabella-Morganti, which works in the field of culture, art and education. 

Her interests and specialties in her practice and her teaching are visual curiosity, process-based design work, interactions between image and text, visually precise design language, innovative concepts, interdisciplinary collaboration. She is committed to aesthetics and craftsmanship.

Rebecca has received several awards for her design work.

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Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic design field and fostering creative communities. He earned his degree in Graphic Design at the National University of Arts in Bucharest and subsequently gained diverse experience by working in advertising agencies, magazines, and design studios.

Andrei’s work has been featured in more than 25 exhibitions, and he has played a crucial role in curating and developing over 50 cultural events and exhibitions, all of which have contributed to the exposure of numerous graphic designers and artists, both nationally and internationally

Country

Romania

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Adriana Andreeva

Adriana Andreeva is a Sofia-based writer, cultural producer and curator specialising in the field of contemporary design. Andreeva’s work consists of cultural programmes including events, exhibitions and publications. She is the co-founder of Komplekt, an interdisciplinary creative studio for cultural management in the field of design and content creation, collaborating with public and private institutions in order to bring forward the power of design for a more meaningful way of living. Komplekt’s most prominent self-initiated project is MELBA – a series of design initiatives, comprising a bilingual online archive on contemporary Bulgarian design, regular meetings showcasing recent projects by Bulgarian designers and studios, classes and an annual design festival. To amplify what is good and beautiful.

Adriana has over 15 years of experience related to design – writing, selecting and creating dedicated content to the topic. Previously, Adriana was part of the curatorial and management team of Sofia Design Week (2009-2015) and has had numerous articles on design and architecture for various publications. She has graduated journalism and creative writing from the American University in Bulgaria and has a specialisation in Cultural management. 

Country

Bulgaria

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Anders Thulin

Anders Thulin is the Head of the Institute of Visual Design at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen and a member of the Danish Design Council, where he engages in exploring new design perspectives and promoting Danish design. He serves as an external examiner at The Design School Kolding and The Danish School of Media and Journalism. Additionally, he advises Danish companies like Royal Unibrew and TV2 Denmark on brand identity and visual communication. 

He is the former Head of Design at The Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), a position he held for more than a decade. During this time, he led the design of multiple media channels and streaming platforms as well as the concert hall DR Koncerthuset. In 2014, he headed the design for the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.

Thulin holds a Master’s in Architecture and Design from The Royal Danish Academy, earned in 2001. He has a strong interest in using design as a tool to enhance communication between people and in exploring how it can be integrated with new technologies to contribute to a more positive and sustainable world.

Country

Denmark

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

Read More

Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as a creative director, Agnė conceptualizes and designs books. In addition to her design work, she holds the position of Associate Professor at the Graphic Department of Vilnius Academy of Arts, where she mostly focuses on nurturing the next generation in editorial design.

Agne also participates in graphic design competitions, serves on juries, and curates numerous Book design and art exhibitions. She co-organizes the international book design conference “6 pt” and the self-published book fair “Naked Book”. Furthermore, for five years in a row, she hosted a series of open lectures titled “Looking Through the Book…” where she invited renowned book designers for discussions.

Country

Lithuania

Other Jurors

Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator. She specializes in contemporary design and architecture and serves in a variety of curatorial,

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Andrei Grosu

Andrei Grosu, president and co-founder (along with Artemisa Pascu and Andrei Turenici) of Local Design Circle, is a Romanian designer dedicated to advancing the graphic

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Agnė Dautartaitė Krutulė

Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė is an educator and graphic designer who specializes in creating immersive book experiences. With a background as a book designer and experience as

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Onur Yazıcıgil

Onur Yazıcıgil is an Istanbul-based typographer and design educator. Upon receiving his BFA in Graphic Design, he was awarded a full scholarship to Purdue University,

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Christine Moosmann

Christine Moosmann is co-publisher of the Grafikmagazin, a new magazine that emerged in the German market in 2020. Before that she had been part of

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Petra Černe Oven

Dr. Petra Černe Oven is a designer, theoretician and author with a special interest in typography, information design and theory and history of visual communication

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Martin Egge Lundell

Martin Lundell (b. 1979) is a graphic designer and educator. He is trained as a typographer and holds a BA from the Norwegian National Academy

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