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Pure Talents Contest - 15 Years

09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln

Here, the event will take place:


Anniversary Exhibition

Since the first announcement for imm cologne 2004 the Pure Talents Contest constantly enhanced and became one of the best and most prestigious competitions for young designers from all around the world throughout the last years.

Initiated under the name inspired by cologne the first competition presented 43 young designers from 11 different countries under those nowadays well-known designers as Joris Laarman from The Netherlands or Jonas Wagell from Sweden. From the early beginning until today the high international attendance is one of the extraordinary characteristics and brought designers from 31 countries to Cologne. Besides a lot of Designers from Europe, Designers from China, Japan, Thailand, USA, Canada, Colombia, Australia or New Zealand have been invited to Cologen to present their prototypes at imm cologne. Over the last 15 years a total of 418 products from 483 Designers have been exhibited at the Pure Talents Contest which have been selected from more than 8500 entries to the competition.

For the first time this exhibition shows all 418 products that have been presented in the Pure Talents Contest from 2004 on as well as 15 examples of products that have been taken into production by manufacturers showing both the prototype as well as the final product.