REMIX Winners 2012
REMIX Winners 2012
International Design Award Winner 2012
Alexander Krantz, Sweden
Twenty six year old Alexander Krantz recently graduated from Beckmans college of Design in Sweden with a BA honours degree in Fashion Design; previously he had studied Art and Design at the Konstskolan College in Stockholm. He is currently working for high street giant H&M in their Ladies Trend department after winning a scholarship for best graduation collection. Prior to his job at H&M he worked at Emporio Armani in Stockholm for two years as a visual merchandiser.
Pimp My Coat Award Winner 2012
Cristina Ramírez Ruiz, Spain
Cristina is a fashion design student currently in her third year at the Superior Design and Innovation School in Madrid. She has previously worked at the Museum of Costume, Madrid, and has designed several pieces of jewelry. She writes a fashion blog, which combines her passion for costume and fashion design. Her pimp my coat design was inspired by the works of Francis Bacon and his obsession with different shades of red.
Silver International Design and OA™ Award Winner 2012
Assunta Iorio, Italy
Assunta has dreamed of working in the fashion industry since she was a child. She has spent most her life since then working to make her dream become a reality.
Her relationship with fur accelerated after winning the Riccone National Professional Contest for Young Designers last year when she received the prize of work experience at NAFA, where she learnt more about fur and the design opportunities of working with fur.
She is currently working for the huge European retail chain Cis di Nola. As well as fashion design she has an interest in working with other design media and has attended course about photography, knitting and embroidery at the IED fashion labs.
Bronze International Design Award 2012
Lendrell Martin, USA
Lendell Martin is a 23 year old designer who graduated from Drexel University in 2010 as a Fashion Design major. He has worked and had internships at Oscar de la Renta, Neiman Marcus and Abercrombie and Fitch. He has also worked for furriers Jacques Ferber Furs and Sobara Furs. He is currently working as an Assistant Technical Designer and continues to develop his love for working with leather and fur.
The inspiration for his design came from the idea of tension in texture, design materials and between the dark and light.