The IMM Cologne design fair finishes up this weekend, but not without a bang. The [D3] Design Talents contest pits professionals and students alike against each other in an all-out design battle. The results this year were decidedly playful.

This playfulness is in spite of or perhaps because of the amount of strife in the world. What better way to rise above the mayhem in the world than to create art? Check out winners from the [D3] Design Talents competition in the gallery.