Furniture Design Award 2013

Participants are invited to select challenging areas within the current social, economic and environmental landscape, and create furniture pieces that can potentially bring about a radical change in furniture design trends.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Students and Age Restriction, Three-Stage , Anonymous
Genre Furniture
Country Singapore
Registration Deadline 1 September 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 September 2012 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Students Category: Any students studying in local and international arts & design institutions/ Designers Category: Aged 40 years and below as at 9 March 2013
Target Field Entries must be newly created and unpublished(never appeared in the market as a product, featured in any newspapers, magazines, exhibitions or been a winner of other competitions.)

Description
The Furniture Design Award (FDA) 2013 challenges designers to rethink their roles and contemplate issues that are affecting lives around the world today. In face of rising natural disasters, economic uncertainties and over-population issues, can furniture today be designed to go beyond its aesthetic functions and coexist with the current environment?
Participants for FDA 2013 are invited to select challenging areas within the current social, economic and environmental landscape, and create furniture pieces that can potentially bring about a radical change in furniture design trends.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
FDA Grand Award: Cash(Students Category: SGD 6,000, Designers Category: SGD 10,000), a trophy and a certificate, 12sqm booth space in PLATFORM 2014
FDA Honorable Mention Award: SGD 1,000 cash, a trophy and a certificate
FDA Merit Award: A trophy and a certificate
Best Use of Material Award: A trophy and a certificate

Entry Fee
Students Category: SGD 10(for students from local arts and design institutions), SGD 15(for students from international arts and design institutions)
Designers Category: SGD 30(for local and locally-based designers), SGD 40(international designers)

Entries
A maximum 2 boards (A4) and a description (maximum 300 words)

Submission Address
Furniture Design Award 2013
Singapore Furniture Industries Council
62 Sungei Kadut Loop
#04-19 International Furniture Centre
Singapore 729507

Links
Past winners

Organizer
Singapore Furniture Industries Council

Official Website
http://www.furnituredesigndna.com/