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Stylepark’s Jury’s Choice

imm Cologne’s Jury’s Choice applauded the three best-implemented installations at this year’s fair. The winners? Emu, Pedrali and Dante Goods and Bads.

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Photography by Stylepark - Patricia Parinejad

This year, the imm Cologne fair made its first ever Jury’s Choice selection for Featured Editions, with awards presented to the three best-implemented installations.

Selected by Robert Volhard/Stylepark, the committee included members like our own editor-in-chief Lise Coirier, as well as AD Deutschland’s Oliver Jahn and Dick Spierenburg, the art director of imm Cologne.

The three winners in this edition of the fair were:

Jury´s Choice GOLD: Emu – Hall 3.2 D-020
The jury said: “With this installation, Emu combines the deconstruction of her product with a narrative element in a wonderfully poetic way”.

Jury´s Choice SILVER: Pedrali – Hall 2.2 K-022
The jury said: “A wonderfully humorous and playful staging of the cordless that fights against the plug –tradition versus innovation.”

Jury´s Choice BRONZE: Dante Goods and Bads – Hall 3.2 E-050
The jury said: “With its sophisticated transformation from product to lighthouse, a surprising and unusual eye-catcher.”

The theme of the 2018 Featured Editions was “Light”. So the nine presentations were not be staged on podiums, but in so-called “Light Labs,” spaces created using gauze fabric.

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An installation by Emu with Studio Chiaramonte Marin, inspired by the deep sea
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Magnetic Wireless Hero by Calvi Brambilla for Pedrali
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Lighthouse by Christophe de la Fontaine for Dante Goods and Bads
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The jury: (left to right) from the left: Robert Volhard (Stylepark), Oliver Jahn (AD Magazin), Lise Coirier (TL Magazine), Dick Spierenburg (Koelnmesse/Spierenburg Studios) and Peter-Philipp Schmidt (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)
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