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PAD Prize 2013

Moët Hennessy Patron of the PAD Prize

For its seventh edition, PAD London and Moët Hennessy, Patron of the PAD Prize, are proud to announce their continued support of the acclaimed Design Fund which benefits the V&A with the donation of contemporary design pieces to the museum’s permanent collection.

The jury will also select this year’s winners in 3 categories : ‘20th Century Decorative Art’, ‘Contemporary Design’, along with the ‘Best Stand’.

The Moët Hennessy-PAD London Jury under President Jasper Conran and Honorary Presidents Zaha Hadid, Julia Peyton-Jones, Nigel Coates and Jean-Michel Wilmotte, is composed of luminaries from the worlds of design, art, fashion, business and communication.

2012 Prize

Yuri Suzuki

Yuri Suzuki is a sound artist, electronic musician and designer who produces work that explores the realms of sound through exquisitely designed pieces. Between 1999 and 2005 he worked for Japanese art unit Maywa Denki, where he developed a strong interest in music and technology.

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Winner

Will Shannon

Describing his design process as “completely irrational”, Shannon says he’s a great believer in working intuitively. He often uses discarded objects and materials, including abandoned dressing tables and waste chipboard for designs where he combines the role of designer, maker and manufacturer.

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Lola Lely

Lola Lely likes to work in interdisciplinary environments where new ideas are forged and knowledge is exchanged. She has collaborated with various artists and experts on different projects, including an anthropologist, a weaver, a chef, an engineer, performance artists, a storyteller and a silversmith.

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Kim Thome

Kim Thome’s design approach finds a balance between installation and objects, working to blend a mixture of graphic elements and optical play in objects and spaces. His latest project “Reflection Range” is a series of furniture part of on-going investigation exploring “reflection”.

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Kieren Jones

Kieren Jones is a designer, maker and researcher based in London, producing small-scale architecture and design interventions in response to the built environment around him. Kieren is particularly interested in exploring the notions of amateurism, industry, production and the position of craft in the 21st Century.

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