unique youngstar: 3 questions to Nadine Kümmel

Nadine Kümmel, „Tauko“ chair Copyright: Nadine Kümmel
Nadine Kümmel, „Tauko“ chair / Copyright: Nadine Kümmel

“spoga+gafa was a starting signal for me” – Nadine Kümmel said about her participation in the unique youngstar competition. The young designer was nominated for the aspiring young designer contest twice which enabled her to expand her professional network. Three questions on her understanding of design and the way from the contest to business.

unique youngstar 2017:
Young designers can apply now

Apply now for the unique youngstar award 2017!spoga+gafa is looking for the unique youngstar 2017: Once again this year in the young designer competition of the international garden fair everything revolves around new ideas and products on the theme of “Outdoor Living”. Up until 1 April 2017, young designers and design students can submit their designs for the creative competition. In addition to prize-money totalling Euro 7,000, the young designers also have the opportunity to exhibit their prototypes at this year’s spoga+gafa in Cologne.

Pantone: Greenery is the Colour of 2017

Photo: Pantone
Photo: Pantone

With their choice for the colour of the year, Pantone celebrates the vitality of plants.

The provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, Pantone, has announced PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery as the Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2017; a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Reminiscent of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the attributes of Greenery signal individuals to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.