Open Call: Designers in Residence

Open Call: Designers in Residence

3-month residence at Emma Kreativzentrum in Pforzheim, Germany

The EMMA Creative Center is the central platform for creative people in Pforzheim and the region (South-Germany). The creative center has an area of 3,000 m² and offers workshops and co-working workplaces, ateliers, offices and exhibitions spaces. On the ground floor there is an event area. The EMMA also offers a modern infrastructure. A highlight is the roof terrace, which can also be used for events.

Designers in Residence
This open call is directed towards young designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessories, industrial and communication design as well as other design disciplines. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. In total there will be 3 scholarships for a 3-month working phase at the EMMA Creative Center in Pforzheim. The residency period is from April 1 to June 30, 2022.

The scholarship invites the designers for a 3 month working phase at the EMMA Creative Center. The scholarship holders will have access to fully equipped workshop and coworking workplaces in the EMMA Creative Center which is the central platform for creative people in Pforzheim. Additionally, they will receive financial support and free accommodation.

Deadline for applications is 15 November 2021.

The scholarship program is directed towards young international designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessories, industrial and communication design as well as other design disciplines.

Applicants must have completed studies at an university of applied sciences or university, must not be older than 35 years or must have completed their studies not longer than two years ago.

To apply, a proposal for a project that can be implemented during the scholarship must be submitted. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. Language skills in German or English are required.

More information about how to apply can be found in the guidelines below or on the website.

For more information see their residency profile in our database.