The overall winner of the future maker awards went to a gifted young Irish fashion designer whose stunning creations have been worn by singer Lily Allen, Grammer award winner Esperenza Spalding and Kathyrn Thomas. Natalie Coleman from Monaghan received the overall Future Makers Award of €5000 for the distinctive dress designs from her “All the Jewellery I Never Got” collection which is playfully drawn from images of jewellery she has never received.
|Dress designed by Natalie Coleman|
Kate Cronin of Klickity, for design excellence. Kate impressed the selection panel with her design skills and desire to expand her work to develop a successful range of contemporary light fittings and products.
|Lighting designed by Klickity|
Fellow Malthouse designer Jennifer Slattery, textiles designer, for excellence in design development.
|Table runner designed by Jennifer Slatery|
Kate Murtagh Sheridan, ceramicist, for her experimentation with process, technique, colour and form.
|Ceramics designed by Kate Murtagh Sheridan|
Theresa Burger, jewellery student, for her large, geometric bangles made using 3D rapid prototyping techniques and inspired by the Zulu people of Southern Africa.
|Rings designed by Theresa Burger|
Along side another Malthouse Designer, Kathyrn Payne for her furniture,lighting and jewelery design.
|Lighting designed by Kathryn Payne|