Emerging Talent Medal: Julian Melchiorri


The Emerging Talent Medal, supported by Storey, recognises an individual who has made an impact on the design scene within five or so years of graduation.

Julian Melchiorri is an innovator, design-engineer, and entrepreneur. Internationally known for his 'artificial leaf' projects, he exploits biological micro-organisms and materialsto convert waste and pollution into valuable resources. He was the V&A Exhibition Road Engineering resident from April 2016 to July 2017, a TEDx speaker, and Forbes 30 under 30 best social entrepreneur 2017. Earlier this year, he won the Arts Foundation award for Materials Innovation supported by the Clothworkers' Founders.

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