Piaget Jeunes Talents prizes

Piaget and the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) are pleased to present the concrete results of their partnership through support of students and graduates of Bachelors and Masters courses in Jewellery, Watch and Accessories Design. The first edition of this partnership programme consists of two sections: a Piaget Workshop, linked to Piaget's methods and approach; and the Piaget Jeunes Talents prize, with a free choice of subject matter. Philippe Léopold-Metzger had the honour of presenting the awards to the students of the Geneva Institute of Art and Design (HEAD).

Philippe Léopold Metzger and Jean Pierre Greff

From left to right: Philippe Léopold Metzger, CEO of Piaget, and Jean-Pierre Greff, Director of HEAD.

The exhibition of the jewellery collections and watch projects from the first edition of the Piaget awards opened on Tuesday 19th November at 5.00 p.m. at the FLUX Laboratory, with the prize-giving ceremony for the PIAGET Jeunes Talents and the Piaget Workshop Montre prizes, in the presence of Jean-Pierre Greff, the Director of HEAD, Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of PIAGET, and Cynthia Odier, the Artistic Director of the FLUX Laboratory.

The lucky winners who received a Piaget Award in recognition of their work were also offered a free training course at the Piaget jewellery and watch creation studios.

The winners of the Piaget Jeunes Talents prize

From left to right: Camille Dols, Mathilde Petit, Julie Blaive.

The lucky winners of the Piaget Jeunes Talents prize are:

1st Prize: Fanny Agnier with the "Hommage" collection (Bachelor of Jewellery, Watch and Accessories Design 2009).

1st Certificate of Merit: Juan Sebastian Galan Bello with the "CAN be beautiful" collection (Bachelor of Jewellery, Watch and Accessories Design 2013).

2nd Certificate of Merit: Clémentine Despocq with the "Mise à nu… Mise en regard" collection (Bachelor of Jewellery, Watch and Accessories Design 2013).

The PIAGET Jeunes Talents prize is conferred in recognition of the finest collections. The competition this year was open to graduates of Bachelors and Masters courses in Jewellery, Watch and Accessories Design from HEAD – Geneva.

For their part, 3rd year Bachelors course students explored the Piaget universe during an intensive Workshop in Watch Design with a view to proposing a contemporary version of an iconic Piaget watch, the Miss Protocole, and a new model of jewellery watch.

The winners of the Piaget Jeunes Talents prizes 2013

From left to right: Fanny Agnier, Clémentine Despocq, Juan Sebastian Galan Bello.

1st Prize: Camille Dols with the project "Envol"

1st Certificate of Merit: Mathilde Petit with the project "Laday & Night"

2nd Certificate of Merit: Julie Blaive with the project "Swinging Time"