Rado Young Design Prize 2011
Visionary Swiss watchmaker, Rado, launched it’s first ever Rado Young Design Prize 2011 recently in Japan. Taking place at the Nicolas G. Hayek centre in Tokyo, the Rado event saw Kyoto Art university’s professor Keiichi Tanaami, indicated young designers Tokyo Dandy to be upcoming artists, they gave them the opportunity to decorate the centre in order to gain some much needed exposure.
The theme was ‘people with unlimited spirit,’ and covered three floors of the magnificent building. 300 guests turned out to see the spectacle on the terrace of the Nicolas G. Hayek centre, where Tokyo Dandy were awarded with two r5.5 watches.
This event showcases just what the Rado Young Designer of 2011 can expect if they win this lucrative prize. A cash prize of 500.000 Yen as well as an award winning r5.5 watch designed by Jasper Morrison could belong to the next lucky winner of the prize.
Please see the official press release below:
Rado Young Design Prize 2011, Japan
Rado, the visionary Swiss watchmaker of high tech ceramic design watch iconsï¼Œlaunched its first Rado Young Design Prize in Japan at the Nicolas G. Hayek centre in Tokyo.
As a first, professor at Kyoto Art university Keiichi Tanaami and his fellow jurors, indicated young designers Tokyo Dandy to be upcoming artists and Rado gave them the opportunity to decorate the Nicolas G. Hayek centre in Tokyo`s city centre to gain extraordinary exposure. The visuals with the theme “people with unlimited spirit” cover the three floors of the building.
To celebrate the launch of the RYDP Japan 2011, Rado welcomed more than 300 guests on the terrace of NGHC and gifted two r5.5 watches to Tokyo dandy. This demonstrates what the winner of RYDP Japan 2011 can win: Decorating the NGHC windows in 2011 with his project and winning a cash prize of 500.000Yen as well as a r5.5, the award winning watch designed by Jasper Morrison for Rado.
Apply now on www.radoydp.jp
UNLIMITED SPIRIT. RADO.