Brumen Biennial

8th Brumen Biennial: exhibition opening and award ceremony

The Brumen Foundation is organising the 8th Brumen Biennial of Slovenian Design, an integral part of which is the Biennial exhibition and the award ceremony for the highest national awards in the field of design.

We are kindly inviting you to attend the gala event, which will take place at the National Gallery of Slovenia on 24 October 2017 at 7 p.m.

The president of the Brumen Foundation, Radovan Jenko, and the president of the Biennial, Ranko Novak, will present the Brumen awards to the recipients and open the exhibition. All awarded and exhibited works were selected by the international jury of the 8th Brumen Biennial.

 

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Call for entries is officially closed!

We would like to thank all entrants for taking part in the 8th Brumen Biennial. Those entrants who have physical examples of their work are invited to either hand them in personally or send them by mail by 22 September at the latest.

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8th Brumen Biennial: call for entries closes on 11 September!

There’s only a few days remaining to apply for your chance to win the highest awards in Slovenian design!

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8th Brumen Biennial of Slovenian Design

The Biennial is once again looking for excellent Slovenian design produced during the past two years. Entries are open up until September 11 2017, and we encourage all designers based in Slovenia to apply their best projects for consideration!

The biennial programme is set to start with the International Conference in Kino Šiška on October 3, where our international panel of judges will present their own significant achievements in design. Selected entries will be on display in the National Gallery of Slovenia from October 24. The recipients of the Brumen awards will be announced at the opening ceremony that same night.

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Q & A: Nedjeljko Špoljar

“I’m not sure what’s about to be a next big thing, but I’d like to see comeback of good, beautiful, well-proportioned and fine-tuned typography, and abandonment of this tiring deliberate-ugliness/crudeness, non-design trend.” (more…)

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387 entries registered
to 6th Brumen

387 entries by 129 applicants are registered to competition of this year’s Biennial of Slovene Visual Communications. Most entries, 52 altogether, are competing for the Brumen Award in Signs category. We would like to thank all the applicants for submitting their work. Good luck and see you on October 22nd – first for the lectures and in the evening at the award and opening ceremony.

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Meet the guests of 6th Brumen: Roger Black

American publication designer is mostly known for his work on redesign of newspapers, magazines and news sites such as Rolling Stone, The New York Times and Esquire. He was one of the first publication designers who started designing for web in mid-nineties. This year, he took a position in Hong Kong, becoming a group creative director for Edipresse Asia publishing.

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Meet the guests of 6th Brumen: Alice Twemlow

Alice is the only member of this year’s jury who approaches design from the theoretical point of view . The founder of the master’s program in design criticism of the New York School of Visual Arts says that she is looking forward to visiting Ljubljana again since she’s heard some good things about the Biennale from her colleague Rick Poynor.
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Meet the guests of 6th Brumen: Anette Lenz

They describe her as a French designer of German descent, master of combining the rigid German typographic tradition with French freedom of expression, graceful and quiet designer whose works are anything but: daring, vivid and powerful.

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Meet the guests of 6th Brumen: Oliver Reichenstein

Swiss born philosopher, self-thaught programmer. He founded Information Architects (iA) after moving to Tokio and learning abouot Japanese design principles, intertwining them with Swiss tradition. (more…)

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