The Young Designer of the Year Award celebrates the original concepts of student and professional designers from around the globe. This highly regarded award tasks young designers with a realistic client request to challenge their ideas, technical ability and aptitude for delivery. The brief is set to provide valuable and authentic insight into the reality of working as a designer within the superyacht industry.
Presented in the inspiring setting of Kitzbühel, Austria at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards on the first day of the Superyacht Design Symposium, the two winners of the Young Designer of the Year award will be awarded with a gold Neptune trophy and a cash prize. The coveted Neptune has quickly become a symbol of pride and distinction for the industry’s design professionals and provides the winner with the unique opportunity to receive critical acclaim in front of an international audience of superyacht owners, designers and industry leaders, and network among the most influential players in the yachting industry.