Rado Star Prize U.S. 2018


Rado presents the third annual Rado Star Prize U.S., a design competition for young and up-and-coming designers. This year’s U.S. edition of the Rado Star Prize will focus on the concept of “Design Inspired by Nature”- a theme that hopes to explore the influence nature can have on design.The materials, look or design of the object should be a tribute to functional design for daily use with materials, textures, with inspiration derived from nature.

Ten finalists and one winner of the Rado Star Prize U.S. 2018 will be selected by a specialist jury comprising NYCxDESIGN participants, WantedDesign, Rado and members of the design and watch community. The winner will receive $5,000 in prize money to fund the production of their design concept as well as a Rado True Thinline timepiece, and all finalists will have the opportunity to display their concepts at WantedDesign Manhattan during NYCxDESIGN taking place May 19-22. An additional prix du public winner, selected through online voting, will also have the opportunity to showcase during NYCxDESIGN and will also receive a Rado True Thinline watch.

Finalists will be on display at WantedDesign Manhattan from May 19-22 and online at the Rado Star Prize website.