Since its creation in 2007, Prix Émile Hermès has supported the innovative work of talented young designers, responding to changing needs and lifestyles. For the third edition, Fondation d'entreprise Hermès has chosen the theme Time for ourselvesto reflect an increasingly vital need for a moment of peace and quiet, a short break from incessant activity and the obligations of modern life. From 1 September to 17 November, participants can register online at and submit their projects. The selected finalists can produce a prototype, financed by the Foundation, from 1 January to 31 March 2014. The jury, chaired by Michele De Lucchi, will assign the prizes in May 2014 after having examined the prototypes. 1st prize: 50,000 € – 2nd prize: 25,000 € – 3rd prize: 15,000 €.