2008 d*s scholarship winners!


this year’s scholarship has been such an honor to hold- from the moment we started receiving applications i’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of talent among applicants from all across the country (and canada). we had over 2,000 applicants this year and with the help of everyone at d*s and our incredible sponsors- 2modern, domino magazine, paper studio and alison riley- we narrowed down the 2,000 to 12. thousands of you voted and now the results are in! so without further a do, here are the winners of the 2008 d*s scholarship. congratulations to all of them and a big thank you to all of the incredibly talented students who entered this year’s scholarship contest.

and a special thank you again to this year’s sponsors who made it possible to give away over $11,000 is scholarship funds. thank you to: domino magazine, 2modern.com, paper studio and alison riley of set editions.

*first place: jamie karoses




jamie will receive a scholarship award of $5,500

*second place: talia bromstad




talia will receive a scholarship award of $2,750

*third place: julia bonnell




julia will receive a scholarship award of $1,650

*fourth place: sharon levy




sharon will receive a scholarship award of $1,300

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thank you again to our generous 2008 sponsors:

  1. Congrats to the winners, and great show to all who submitted. Amazing work.

    And thanks to Grace for sponsoring this. An awesome contest to help an awesome group of growing designers.

  2. shing says:

    Yay! Congrats to all. I especially loved Julia’s wooden trays.

  3. Katherine says:

    WOW. all of the entries were amazing–i truly had the most difficult time deciding who to vote for. congratulations to everyone, and the best of luck with your careers!

  4. ThePeachTree says:

    Congratulations everyone!! Great selections, I bet it was incredibly hard to make the decision :)

  5. angie says:

    the entries really were amazing and very personal. Many congratulations to everyone! What a wonderful idea Grace!

  6. Rochelle says:

    YAY! congrats Talia!

  7. Michele says:

    such an inspiring bunch! very deserving winner, I LOVE the textile pieces

  8. shannon says:

    Thbnaks so much Grace for the wonderful opportunity you given emerging designers and all of us! I really loved this tyears finalists

  9. shannon says:

    Thanks so much Grace for the wonderful opportunity you given emerging designers and all of us! I really loved this years finalists

  10. Courtney says:

    This is such an exciting opportunity for young designer’s to have their work seen by so many people. Thanks for putting this together; all the work was very inspiring!

  11. Debra Williams says:

    Sharon. Wow!!! 4th place out of all of those entries. I loved yours. You have worked so hard for everything you have accomplished. I am so proud of you. Keep up the good work. Debbie

  12. Stephanie says:

    Sharon- I would love to get my hands on those pieces you designed for cats. They are great!

  13. Dee says:

    Congratulations to all!

  14. Julie says:

    The cat shelves are great. Can’t wait for that to hit the market.

  15. anna says:

    Where can I get the cat shelves? My 3 spoiled american curls need some!!

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