Since its creation, this competition open to craft professionals has recognized the talent of 127 individuals in a wide variety of fields, whose creations illustrate and highlight the Intelligence of the Hand®.
The prize comprises three awards:
- Talents d'exception rewards a craftsman for the creation of a work of art resulting from perfect mastery of the techniques and know-how of an art craft.
- Dialogues rewards a collaboration between an artisan and a designer.
- Parcours, it salutes a corporate body for its commitment and exemplary contribution to the French craft industry.
For all three awards, the selection process takes place in three stages.
In the first, administrative stage, the admissibility of applications is examined. For Parcours, a presentation sheet is drawn up for each candidate.
A pre-selection is then made by a committee of experts for each award.
Finally, the jury, common to all three awards, selects the winners.
- Call for entries for the 2024 edition opens October 4, 2023
- Call for entries for the 2024 edition closes March 11, 2024
- Designation of winners Autumn 2024