Designers in Residence 2023

“Designers in Residence” is directed to designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessory, industrial and communication design as well as other design disciplines. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. . In total, there will be three scholarships, the three best applications will be considered. Scholarship holders will stay in Pforzheim from April, 1 until June, 30 2023.

Deadline for applications: November 15, 2022, 23:59 CET

Before applying, please read carefully our terms and conditions.

During the application process, it is necessary to provide personal data. Please read our privacy policy to find out how we collect and save your data.

Important information for your application:

Only one application per person is possible

During the application process, your data can not be saved. Please save your information in a separate document.

Please note that the number of characters for the questions below is limited.

The required documents must be uploaded as PDF files. Please note that the files should not exeed 50 MB. If you have bigger files, please compress them, for example using this website.

In order to clarify open questions about the application process, we offer open zoom-meetings on two dates.

October, 20 2pm CET

November 7 11am CET

If your application was transmitted succesfully, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail. Please check your SPAM inbox.

If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Alexandra Vogt.

Good luck!

Statement of participation

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Personal Information

Project Title

Project idea


Please attach examples of your recent design work as PDFs at a maximum size of 20 pages.

Please attach your curriculum vitae including details of previous grants, awards, prizes, where applicable, additional documents such as references, certificates etc. as PDF files.

If you do not have a proof of your final degree yet, please attach a written confirmation of your university which contains that you will finish your studies before the beginning of the residency.

You can optionally attach a sketch of your project for better understanding and visualisation.