Shane Walter, the co-founder of the onedotzero digital festival and production company joins illustrator Quentin Blake and Dinah Casson among this year’s shortlist for the Prince Philip Designers Prize
Walter (shown top) co-founded onedotzero with in 1996. Its annual festival documenting ‘adventures in motion’ has since gone global while Walter has expanded the organisation’s activities to embrace production and curation, on the way giving a break to many emerging directors and artists as well as acting as a catalyst to the development of interactive and digital work in various media.
Dinah Casson (above) is co-founder of Casson Mann and one of the world’s most respected environmental and exhibition designers (whose work includes the Imperial War Museum’s Crimes Against Humantiy exhibition below).
The Prince Philip Prize, first awarded in 1959, recognises an outstanding contribution to UK business and society through design. Previous winners include Kenneth Grange, James Dyson and Terence Conran.
Illustrator Quentin Blake has also been nominated for this year’s prize.
The full list of nominees this year is: structural engineer Cecil Balmond; Quentin Blake; IDEO chief Tim Brown; exhibition designer Dinah Casson; architect Sir David Chipperfield; milliner Stephen Jones; Sir Paul Smith;, Shane Walter; Chris Wilkinson and Jim Eyre of Wilkinson Eyre architects and Saheed Zahedi, one of the leading designers of medical prosthetics.
The winner will be announced by The Duke of Edinburgh at a ceremony at the Design Council on Tuesday November 29.
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