H&M Design Award 2014 Finalists
Xiao Li, Royal College of Art UK – womenswear
H&M has announced its eight 2014 Design Award finalists.
The group were chosen from 26 semi-finalists,
studying at different colleges around the world.
12 countries were scoured, 30 design schools were reviewed .
Each graduating designer was selected based on their own unique
creativity, technical skills and vision. They were each offered
€5,000 to present their collections in London this past December
to a distinguished international jury, including Vogue‘s Serena Hood,
actress Michelle Dockery, designer Erdem and a street-style favourite
Michelle Harper. The final winner will be announced
on January 28 at 11:00am.
To find out more about the award, meet the finalists, and vote
for the People’s Prize which offers a three-month internship
at Erdem’s studio, visit designaward.hm.com.
Sophie Sälekari, Aalto University FI – womenswear
Devon Halfnight Leflufly, Royal Academy of Fine Arts BE – menswear
Eddy Anemian, La Cambre BE – womenswear
Jia Hua, Parsons US – womenswear
Lina Michal, Beckmans SE – womenswear
Henriette Tilanus, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts NL – womenswear
Camilla Woodman, Royal College of Art UK – womenswear
Photocredit Lee Wei Swee