Green Furniture 2016

Outstanding Sustainable Design incorporates aspects as the choice and sourcing of material, production methods, efficient use of materials, ways of disassembling and recycling, social responsibility, etc.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Furniture
Country Sweden
Registration Deadline 1 November 2015 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 November 2015 (via Online)
Eligibility All

Description
Outstanding Sustainable Design incorporates aspects as the choice and sourcing of material, production methods, efficient use of materials, ways of disassembling and recycling, social responsibility, etc. Outstanding Sustainable Design is also meaning a piece of furniture to keep and treasure – with a story to tell, that ages in a nice way, that can last beyond current trends, and have the potential of becoming a classic.

Jury
Anna Kraitz, designer,
Giulio Cappellini, designer and CEO of Cappellini
Johan Berhin, designer and founder Green Furniture Concept, founder of the Green Furniture Award and chairman of the jury
Magnus Hedenmark, ecotoxicologist at Ecoprofits, author of ‘the Flame Proof Cat’
Olof Kolte, designer and lecturer in Sustainable Design at Lund University

Prize
A General First Prize: 7000 Euro
A Cappellini Prize: 7000 Euro
A Green Furniture Prize: 7000 Euro

Entry Fee
200 SEK / 25 EUR (PayPal is 220 SEK / 28 EUR)

Entries
PDF files containing (Maximum total file size: 10 MB)
- Presentation sketches,
- Description of function and usage
- Description of material, its origin and environmental benefits
- Specification of production methods or processes
- Description of recycling procedures
- Construction drawings showing main measurements and assembly principle

Timetable
The finalists announced: before January 1, 2016
The official award ceremony: February 2016 at the Stockholm Furniture Fair
The winners presentation: April 2016 at the Milano Design Week in the Cappellini showroom

Links
Past winners

Organizer
Green Furniture Concept

Official Website