Winner of the H&M Design Award 2017 is RICHARD QUINN

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Central Saint Martins graduate, Richard Quinn is the winner of the H&M Design Award 2017,  it is announced yesterday at the company’s central London showroom. Richard was selected from eight international finalists by a jury of fashion experts chaired by H&M’s creative advisor Ann-Sofie Johansson. The award includes €50,000, a year’s mentorship, and the chance to develop pieces from his winning collection to be sold in selected H&M stores in Autumn 2017.

Richard was selected by the jury including  H&M’s creative advisor Ann-Sofie Johansson, Imran Amed, editor-in-chief of Business of Fashion, Pernille Teisbaek, founder and creative director of Social Zoo, Zanita Whittington, creative director of Azalle and Zanita Studio, Yasmin Sewell, fashion director of, Hannah Jinkins, winner of the H&M Design Award 2016 and Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor to H&M.