11th RecyclingDesignprize
Invitation to participate

01.12.2024 –

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


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
Scientifi c 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
Scientifi c Co-Director Museum der Dinge, Berlin
Veronika Witte
Artistic Director Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin

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Marta partners
Many thanks to the Marta Herford Corporate Partners and Corporate Premium Partners as well as the Marta Fund for New Art for their ongoing support of our program.