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Created in 1997, the international design competition "Young designers, looking into the future" ("Jeunes créateurs, à vous de voir", in French) represents: :

  • A major design event: after 6 competitions, it has received more than 5,000 applications from more than 55 different countries.
  • In-depth involvement of eyewear companies, especially focusing on the production of prototypes for the finalists' projects.
  • International recognition with presentation of prototypes at the International Eyewear and Optical exhibition (SILMO in Paris).
  • Visibility all year round: the projects of the finalists and winners are exhibited at the Biennale du Design exhibition in Saint-étienne, at the Saline Royale in Arc-et-Senans, at the Eyewear Museum...

2010

« A frame's life »
Jury President: Vincent Baranger, Jean-Sébastien Blanc, Anthony Lebossé and Claire Renard - 5.5 DESIGNERS - France

1er Prix Back to Basic
Marie LIEBHARDT
Ecole Boulle Paris - France
2ème Prix Pola Pola
Vedran GOSPODARIC & Marko VILIPID
Arhitektonski Fakultet Zagreb - Croatia
3ème Prix Generatio
Elliott FREDOUELLE
Ecole Boulle Paris - France

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2008

« Frames with Character: 1 brand - 3 characters »
Jury President: Marc BERTHIER - Designer - Eliumstudio Paris - France

1st Prize Lune
Jérôme LEVILLY
Renaud BOUSQUET
Strate College Designers - Issy-les-Moulineaux - France
2nd Prize Accessor'eyes
Sandra PETIT
Sabrina GRENON
Lycée Camille Claudel - Vauréal - France
3rd Prize Hitman - Mobius - Cyclones
Ben ROZIN
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design - Jerusalem - Israël

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2006

"Emotion and Simplicity : materials, functions, shapes, creative genius... Accept the challenge and invent tomorrow's emotions ! "
Jury President : Olivier SIDET - Designer - Radi Designers - France

1st Students Prize Subtly
Laure-Amélie Chappuis
Ecole ARC - Arts Appliqués
La Chaux-de-Fonds - Switzerland
Two joint 2nd Young designers Prize Flex’Strip
Guillaume Garait
France
  Bug sunglasses
Nadia Corda
Italy

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2004

«Ingenuity : visible or invisible; technology enables the designer to develop products and our relationship with them, to plan new uses for them over time, or new conditions of performance. Create eyewear, play with technology ! »
Jury President : Gabriele Pezzini - Designer - Italy

1st Students Prize Prêt à porter
Giancarlo Cutello
Université d'Architecture La Sapienza - Rome - Italy
1st Young professionals Prize Monture Carbone Flex
Yves Plattard
France

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2002

« Focus on eyewear : eyewear must speak for itself and tell the story of its creation: young designers, tell us your story about frames».
Jury President : Marc Sadler - Designer - Italy

1st Students Prize Groovy Baby
Paul Alleyrat, Frédéric Frety et Nicolas Maitret

ENSCI – Les Ateliers - Paris
1st Young professionals Prize Twist
Stéphanie Robert et Valérie Saout
France

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2000

« Have you ever found yourself so intrigued, so fascinated by someone that you have wanted to design a pair of glasses that express exactly that personality, that culture, that lifestyle... »
Jury President : Matali Crasset - Designer - France

1st Students Prize Polyglobe
Guido Styger
Lausanne
1st Young professionals Prize chared E-glass
Alexandre Bau
France
  Chamallow
Sonia Deleani
France

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1998

« Solaires attitudes »
Jury President : Jean-Pierre Vitrac - Designer - Design Pool - France

Solar Attitudes Plume
Claudio d’Amore

Ecole d’Art de Lausanne - Suisse
1st Young professionals Prize L’œil du caméléon
Alexis Tricoire
France

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1997

«Optical Frames»
Jury President : Roger Tallon - Designer - France

Students Lulu
Nicolas Hauvette and Rodolphe Dogniaux

France
  Iau Heike Germany
  Les yeux de nacre
Ambroise Dudon
Nantes - France
1st Young professionals Prize Stéphane Bureaux Paris - France

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