Following its announcement that it would hold the Rado Star Prize competition in South Africa for the first time, the company has announced the South African jury.
ICSID president Dr Brandon Gien, ICSID president elect Mugendi K. M'Rithaa, Richard Perez, programme director of World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 and Rado CEO, Matthias Breschan are the four names that make up the judging panel.
The competition is aimed at helping young designers to show their work and has supported young designers in their early careers in seven different countries. It is offering R100,000, a Rado watch and a blog on its 2015 design website to South African design students and graduates to submit projects that could make a difference to an individual or a community in South Africa now and in the future.
The Rado Star Prize South Africa 2014 is open for entries until Wednesday 31 August 2014. For more information, go to www.radostarprize.co.za