PORADA Furniture Design Award 2012

We announces an international ideas competition to find innovative concepts for a living area collection.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage , Onymous
Genre Furniture
Country Italy
Registration Deadline 30 November 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 November 2012 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Description
PORADA ARREDI S.r.l. in cooperation with POLI.design, a Consortium of Politecnico di Milano, announces an international ideas competition to find innovative concepts for a living area collection. The use of wood should be prevalent, but not exclusive, and the collection should embody the values and the identity of Porada production. The wood could be combined with metal, glass and other materials and also integrated with some technological devices. The designs submitted must be original and unpublished. They must enhance the use of production technologies and processes typical of solid wood and they must respond to the principle of functionality. They should comply with current safety standards, with ergonomic characteristics, with both environmental and sustainable design characteristics.

Jury
Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis (Dean of School of Design, Politecnico di Milano)
Luisa Bocchietto (President of ADI – Associazione per il Disegno Industriale)
Fabio Novembre (Designer)
Roberto de Paolis (Professor at School of Design, Politecnico di Milano)
Bruno Allievi (Managing Director, Porada Arredi S.r.l.)
Michelle Ogundehin (Director of Elle Decor UK)
Fumiya Ohno (Director Akira Kuryu Architect & Associates Co, Ltd.)

Prize
1st prize: € 4,000
2nd prize: € 2,000
3rd prize: € 1,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A text (max 3500 characters) and project consists of 3 x A2 tables

Submission Address
Politecnico di Milano
Polo Regionale di Como Palazzo Natta Via Natta,
14 I - 22100 Como, ITALY
Tel.: [+39] 031-332.7550

Timetable
The jury must complete its work by 31st January 2013.

Organizer
PORADA ARREDI S.r.l. in cooperation with POLI.design, a Consortium of Politecnico di Milano

Official Website
http://www.porada.it/porada.html?lang=uk