11. RecyclingDesignprize 2024

Invitation to participate

A competition to create new products from waste and residual materials. We’re seeking innovative upcycling ideas along with new developments in materials research and the circular economy as well as social design and transformation design – sustainable, visionary, imaginative, original. Closing date for entries: 31 May 2024.


1st prize: 2.500 euros
2nd prize: 1.500 euros
3rd prize: 1.000 euros

No entry fee!

A selection of the most interesting entries will be presented along with the award-winning »Outstanding Ideas« in an exhibition at Marta Herford. Opening: 15.11.2024. The works will subsequently be displayed at Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, as well as at Neues Museum Nuremberg.

Organizer: Recyclingbörse! Herford
Facebook: RecyclingDesignpreis

The Jury

Carina Bischof
Managing Director Fashion Revolution Germany e.V.
Prof. Tim Brauns
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts / Detmold School of Design
Dana Giesecke
Scientific Director
FUTURZWEI. Stiftung Zukunftsfähigkeit, Berlin
Udo Holtkamp
RecyclingBörse! Herford
Kathleen Rahn
Director Marta Herford

Dr. Simone Schimpf

Director Neues Museum – State Museum for Art and Design Nuremberg
Oliver Schübbe
OS2 Designgroup, Herford
Imke Volkers
Scientific Co-Director
Museum der Dinge, Berlin
Veronika Witte
Artistic Director
Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin