We are delighted to announce that Ms. Edyta Defratyka, Vice President of Deftrans and President of the KOM Foundation has been nominated for the Design Alive Awards 2017, in the category of Strategist of the Year promoting modern education, supporting talents and preparing space that supports the development of creativity and aesthetic sense among students of the Astrid Lindgren Primary School in Milicz.
The competition, organized by the Design Alive magazine, awards outstanding individuals for creativity and cultural creativity. The purpose of the competition is to honor the co-creators of brands, products, services, spaces and events, and animate the flow of knowledge, skills and inspiration. Design Alive Awards are awarded for: conscious, creative and cultural responses to the needs of the changing world and society. They are given to those who bravely co-create brands, services, products and spaces, and those who have the power and competence to animate the flow of knowledge, skills and inspiration.
Design Alive Awards, recognized as the most prestigious awards in the creative industry in Poland, are also often referred to simply as the “Oscars of Design”.
We are more pleased with this year’s nomination for Edyta Defratyka, who has been developing creative and educational activities within the KOM Foundation for many years, and has promoted creative education in the newly created Astrid Lindgren Primary School in Milicz, whose idea is to develop an unlimited child’s imagination through the comprehensive development of pupils on various levels of their talents, the highest standard of education, inspiration and stimulation of creativity.
Winners in the categories, besides the Jury of the competition, also select readers of the Design Alive portal. The results will be announced during Design Alive Awards 2017 Gala in Warsaw, on December the 13th.