Finalists of the Prix Emile Hermes
The final jury of the ‘Prix Emile Hermes’ has selected 17 projects from the contest theme ‘la légèreté au quotidien / everyday lightness’, a contest that was launched in 2008 in all the countries in Europe where Hermès has a commercial base. The aim was to create an object for everyday life – Simplify use – Optimise function – Give material a spirit – Innovate to make everyday life easier – Create intelligent and user-friendly objects.
The jury unanimously decided not to award a first or second prize for this first edition of the Prix Émile Hermès, but rather to award three third-place prizes.
‘Bronco’ Rocking stool – Simon Lécureux, Switzerland – third-place prize