March 18th - 24th, 2009 > opening at 19h
Young Serbian Designers is the first strategic promotion of a new Serbian design scene, initiated by cultural organization Mikser and the Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency SIEPA, which will be presented for the second time at the festival of talents Salone Satellite, in the world’s largest furniture fair in Milan.
170 young authors entered the Young Serbian Designers competition. Mikser’s panel of judges, chaired by the internationally renowned designer Konstantin Grčić, made a selection of six designers: Ana Kraš, Branko Nikolić, Đorđe Čukanović, Jovan Topalović, Jovana Bogdanović, and Miljana Nikolić. The chosen Young Serbian designers will represent Serbia at the international gathering of the new talents, where they will present outstanding 12 projects.
Milano Furniture Fair was chosen as the best location to present Serbian design talent because it is considered to be the most popular international manifestation dedicated to industrial design, applied design, furniture design, lighting, and interior decoration.