make me! 2023 finalists

International make me! is one of the most innovative design events in Europe and a key element of the Łódź Design Festival. Its most important goal is to forecast upcoming trends, bold ideas and support young designers aged 20-35 who are ready to start.


A month before the start of the Festival, we present the list of 25 finalists who will compete for a total prize pool of PLN 50.000. Sponsor of one of the awards make me! INTERPRINT AWARD PLN 10.000 is awarded to Interpritnt.


This year, 171 applications were received from: Germany, Poland, Finland, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Switzerland, Estonia, Hungary, Slovakia, Great Britain, Belgium, Greece and Luxembourg. The works of young designers were evaluated by an international jury composed of: Maja Ganszyniec, Joanna Krokosz, Ingrid van der Wacht, Maurizio Burrato, Szymon Hanczar, Tomek Rygalik and Michał Piernikowski.


The winners will be announced on May 18th (Thursday) during the awards gala, and during the entire festival you will be able to see an exhibition of the final projects of the make me!


LIST OF FINALISTS make me! Design Awards 2023:

  1. Judyta AntoniukThe triumph of everyday life a series of illustrated ceramics (Poland)

  2. Sonia Bąk-Tokarska, Michał Tokarski (Tok Studio) – Shaping methods (Poland)

  3. Pola Demianiuk Soft Assembly: Being dressed by a soft robotized garment (Poland)

  4. Agata DrożdżInteractive wooden construction (Poland)

  5. Juhász Enikő – candlamp (Hungary)

  6. Sara Francuz Share. Tableware to share and bond. (Poland)

  7. Maciej Głowacki, Olga Kozłowska SYGNIS Tourniquet – 3D-printable, field-tested (Poland)

  8. Anna Eliza GwiazdaKinderbal double set of glasses in two color versions CMYK and RGB (Poland)

  9. Fania Kolaiti – Hose Pillar, a 3D printed ceramic brick. (Greece)

  10. Barbara Koniecka, Maximilian Stahl – Fragement.Vasen (Germany)

  11. Olga Kozłowska Oikos means home. Citizenship and coexistence between species in cities (Poland)

  12. Karolina Kruszewska – Pose – sex education set fot the blind people (Poland)

  13. Lea Mader Unwhite (Germany)

  14. Klara Malinowska, Oliwia Warchałowska Miniministry of Education (Poland)

  15. Marlena Norowska Zydelek, ryczka, stołek (Poland)

  16. Jakub Pastuszak (Jakub Pastuszak Studio) LAMP-002 (Poland)

  17. Aleksandra Satława Edki. Therapautic crayons (Poland)

  18. Tim Schütze, Max Hausmann Vespertine (Germany)

  19. Magdalena Szatyńska SWAYING LAMP (Poland)

  20. Zuzanna Telka Alone eating stand (Poland)

  21. Piotr Tłuszcz Life Chariot (Poland)

  22. Laura van de Wijdeven Philia, bio-plant (Netherland)

  23. Jan Wilczak Me, myself, AI (Poland)

  24. Paweł Włodarski Body Holes The Future Will Be Queer (Poland)

  25. Magdalena Znamienkiewicz Weighted Collar UTUL (Poland)