All of these sustainable Cork businesses are in the running for a €50k design prize
You can cast a vote to help them out.
Eleven Cork businesses have entered this year’s Irish Business Design Challenge, which focuses on sustainable design solutions and innovation.
Now in its third year, the competition supports companies applying design thinking to future-proof their business and support customer needs, with winners taking home €15,000 each.
The local companies joining over 100 businesses across Ireland in this year’s challenge include Cotton Caterpillars by Kata O’ Donovan, Mamukko’s by Attila Magyar, GROUND wellbeing by Peigin Crowley, and Firkail by Orla Lynch.
One Space by Dermot Browne, Colour Addict Jewellery by Vereena Sundraj, YAWUW by Angela O’Donnell, The Silver Loom by Izabelle Balikoeva,Repro Doc LTD by Daniel Ryan, Us by Victoria Small, and HaPPE Earth by Mary O’Riordan are also in the running for a prize fund worth over €50,000.
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“We know that micro, small and medium enterprises are fundamental to Ireland’s economy,” said Tom Watts, Head of Design at the Design and Craft Council Ireland.
“The number of high-quality entries this year is a testament to how important sustainability has become for Irish businesses.”
Public voting is open here until Tuesday, March 7th, 2023.