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Perspectives for Graduates in Productdesign


Perspectives for Graduates in Productdesign


02. – 31.Oktober 2022

Design Campus im Wasserpalais
Kunstgewerbemuseum Schloss Pillnitz


Alica Assadi, Almut Nowack, Anne Feldhof, Arista Meier, Behnaz Hasani Darabadi, Carolin Horn, Cosima Pauli, Dominic Eger Domingos, Elena Kayser, Ezra Dilger, Felix Pape, Isabel Redecke, Jannes & Abdalla Lüdtke, Jasper Levin Mahlau, Johann Post, Johannes Schmidtner, Judith Kamp, Julia Rademacker, Julius Bahl, Katharina Rottner, Lars Herzog, Lisa Heinze, Louie Gavin, Louis Bruno Bindernagel, Lucas Dieckmann, Lukas Peschmann, Maren Klamser, Marleen Clara Bauer, Matthias Gschwendtner, Milan Bardo Bergheim, Milena Huber, Nadja Sommer, Pablo Lapettina, Philipp Kleine, Sophia Reißenweber, Sophia Stoewer, Stefan Teubner, Steffen Strehl, Tung Son Tran, Yujin Kang

In addition to the exhibition there will be an award ceremony on the 1st of October and a series of Talks on the 2nd of October. Find more information here

From 2 to 31 October 2022, outstanding product and industrial design graduates from Germany’s most prestigious higher-education institutions in the field of art and design will be showcased at the Wasserpalais of Schloss Pillnitz (Riverside Palace of Pillnitz Palace) by the German Design Graduates initiative and its project sponsor the German Design Council, in cooperation with the Design Campus of the Kunstgewerbemuseum of Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD). Under the influence of the serious changes and developments in politics, society and the environment, the exhibition is dedicated to the central issues of our time and shows the most interesting ideas and approaches of young product design talents in the categories Sustainable Solutions, Everyday Life, Technical Innovation, Living Together and Future Scenarios.

Selected by a renowned jury, four awards are presented annually to outstanding graduates. The awards ceremony will take place during the exhibition, as will the GDG Talks, which this year will focus on the expectations of young designers under the heading Perspectives for Graduates in Product Design.

Realised by the initiative German Design Graduates and its project sponsor German Design Council in cooperation with the Design Campus of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.



Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, HBKsaar, Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences, HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts, HFBK Hamburg, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, HTW Berlin, Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Pforzheim University, Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin, Kunsthochschule Kassel, Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design Kiel, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg, Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, Technische Universität Dresden, Berlin University of the Arts

Award Categories

Lars Herzog — Pelle ©Herzog

Louie Gavin — so muse ©Gavin

Milan Bardo Bergheim — rewet peatlab ©Bergheim

Sophia Reißenweber — flushed ©Reißenweber