To promote creations by young designers, Rado, a Swiss watch brand, is launching its Rado Star Prize France competition for the 6th time! By offering financial and media support, this competition, comprised of a Prix du Jury and a Prix du Public, aims to raise awareness of the winning projects among design professionals and the general public. The finalists' projects will be presented at PARIS DESIGN WEEK, which will take place from 6th to 15th September 2018 and for which the brand is an official partner.


The Prix du Jury will be announced on 21st June following deliberation by its members Prize: €5000 and a Rado True Thinline watch.

The Prix du Public will be launched on 25th June.

The public will vote for their favourite project on the Rado Star Prize France website, www.radostarprize.fr. Voting will close on Tuesday 4th September 2018.

Prize: a Rado True Thinline watch.


Innovative design and high-tech scratch-resistant materials are the hallmarks of the Rado brand. For Rado, form is intimately linked to more intangible values, and the brand is as ever committed to its quest for outstanding new ideas. This philosophy of surpassing oneself and creating tangible interpretations of inspired ideas has been rewarded by more than 30 international design awards, including the Red Dot design Award 2017 for the Rado Ceramica.


  • Deadline for applications: Friday 8th June 2018
  • Jury deliberations: Thursday 21st June 2018
  • Public voting opens: Monday 25th June 2018
  • Voting closes: Tuesday 4th September 2018
  • Paris Design Week: 6th to 15th September 2018

Come and discover Rado and the projects competing for the Rado Star Prize from 6th to 9th September 2018 at Le Off!