2018 dorothy waxman textile design prize call for entries


2017 Prize Winner Wendy Andreu


We are pleased to announce a call for entries to the fourth annual Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prize, awarded to a textile or fashion design student who exhibits innovative thinking and inspiring creativity in textiles.


Proudly supported by America’s leading carpeting and flooring company MOHAWK, the prize winner will receive $5,000 and coverage on Trend Tablet. The prize is part of Li Edelkoort and Philip Fimmano’s TALKING TEXTILES initiative that promotes textile education, creativity and awareness.


Deadline for submissions: July 14th, 2018
Prize announcement: September 6th, 2018 as part of NEW YORK TEXTILE MONTH

The Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prize honors Dorothy Waxman, the original driving force behind Trend Union and Edelkoort Inc. in the United States and contributing reporter to the magazines View on Colour, Textile View and Viewpoint. Waxman’s insatiable curiosity and discerning eye for the avant-garde has inspired Edelkoort and her team for decades. Waxman also introduced the American fashion industry to European textile partners with her work at the Fashion Group. As an avid textile aficionado, she believes that creative fabrics can change the design landscape in profound ways.



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