Tobias Trübenbacher is one of the 10 winners in the Braun DesignPrize 2021 with his graduationproject Papilio.
Papilio is a wind powered streetlight to tackle light pollution. The lamp generates electricity using a wind turbine reducing the ecological footprint of street lighting while at the same time minimizing light pollution. With Papilio, the process of generating energy becomes an aesthetic play, enriching the public space — both during the day and at night.
This years prize had two categories: Students & Young Creatives with less than 5 years work experience.
They could send in Products that are not on the market or in production.
Submissions from all countries were considered and participation was free of charge.
There were 1150 valid entries in 2021.
All submitted projects were reviewed and carefully judged in a multi-stage evaluation process.
The Jury consisted of an international panel of experts, see more here
This years total prize value was 100.000 USD and all ten winners win $ 10.000,00
From November 19 to December 9, 2021, you will have the opportunity to vote for your favorite BraunPrize 2021 winner project and win one of 10 Braun watches. The Public voting will take place on the Instagram channel @Braunprize and will be announced in a separate post on November 19.