Preciosa, one of the world's leading glass manufacturers, has been honouring talented young designers with the Master of Crystal title since 2008. It supports the emerging generation of Czech designers and gives them the opportunity to realise their creative ideas. In this year's edition, the contestants are tasked with combining originality, artistic representation and innovative approach and reflecting the Light for Wellbeing brief in their design. To enter the competition, submit your design via the online form at masterofcrystal.com no later than 30 April 2022. Full competition rules.
The competition is open to all design lovers and enthusiasts under 33 years of age who have the ambition to influence the shape of Czech design. The award ceremony will take place in autumn this year and the winning designs will be exhibited at the international Designblok 2022 exhibition. In addition to the realisation of their design and presentation at the award ceremony, the winner will receive a cash prize of CZK 30,000 and a two-day trip to Italy for Milan Design Week 2023.
Master of Crystal is organized by Preciosa in cooperation with the Museum of Glass and Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou and the Czech Glass Society, the main partner is the Preciosa Foundation, and the media partner is the most read design magazine Czechdesign.cz. The competition is an opportunity for all those who want to present their original ideas, whether they are students or graduates of art schools or young aspiring creators.