[d3] contest 2011

Exhibition and prize for the most talented young international designers at imm cologne 2011

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Students or Age Restriction , Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Furniture
Country Germany
RegDeadline 17 September 2010 GoogleCal iCal
17 September 2010 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility Design students and young designers from around the world who have gained their diploma not more than 3 years ago
Target Field Products from the Interiors sector, including furniture, home accessories, lighting, flooring, wallpaper and textiles produced within the previous 12 months

Koelnmesse has commissioned the Rat für Formgebung/German Design Council to act as overseers and organizers of the young designers’ exhibition and prize at imm cologne 2011, international furnishing show which is named D3 Contest since four years and was formerly known as inspired by cologne. Up to 30 new product designs, the work of design students and young designers from around the world, will be preselected and featured in a special exhibition for the eighth time. The jury for the exhibitor prize, the interior innovation award cologne 2011, (due to be held at imm cologne) will then choose the three most talented up-and-coming international designers for 2011 from these nominees. A catalogue will be published on the occasion of the exhibition and the nominated participants will be actively involved in the press activities associated with imm cologne.

German Design Council

First prize: € 3,000
Second prize: € 2,000
Third prize: € 1,000
Designers selected (a maximum of 30 products) to take part in the exhibition and prize competition will be requested to send in their products (in the form of a 1:1 model) for the show.

Entry Fee

Not more than two A4 (210mm x 297mm) colour prints of the products

Submission Address
Rat für Formgebung / German Design Council
Attn. Mrs. Natalie Köhler
Postfach 15 03 11
D – 60063 Frankfurt am Main

Nominee selection: Beginning of October 2010
Notification: Mid of October 2010 by e-mail
Exhibition: 18 to 23 January 2011, Preview 17 January 2011

German Design Council

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