Tom van Soest wins DDA Young Designer Award 2016 — Eindhoven, Netherlands
With an approach that demonstrates courage and the passion of a true artisan, Tom van Soest is the winner of this year’s Young Designer Award. All Dutch Design Awards (DDA) were presented on during Dutch Design Week. Prizes were awarded in six main categories. Special awards were also given – not only for young talent (Young Designer), but also for clients (Best Client Award), and the Public Award. Since 2003 Dutch Design Awards (DDA) annually awards the very best of Dutch design in different categories. From the open entries a shortlist is made by selection committees. The international jury decides upon the winners. Besides the competition, DDA actively promotes Dutch design and the finalists (inter)nationally.