PORADA Furniture Design Award 2013

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 2013 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 November 2013 (via Online)
Eligibility All

Description
PORADA ARREDI srl in cooperation with POLI.design, a Consortium of Politecnico di Milano, announces an international ideas competition to find innovative concepts about different type of tables (dining table, console, low table, living table, gaming table, side table), in which the use of wood should be prevalent (but not exclusive) and it should embody the values and the identity of Porada production. The wood could be combined with metal, glass and other materials.
The designs submitted must be original and unpublished and they must enhance the use of production technologies and processes typical of solid wood and they must respond to the principle of functionality.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
A representative of School of Design - Politecnico di Milano
A representative of Consortium POLI.design
A representative of ADI – Associazione per il Disegno Industriale
Three Architects/Professional Designers
A representative of Specialist Press
Two representatives of the Company Porada Arredi srl

Prize
PROFESSIONAL category:
1st prize: € 3,000
2nd prize: € 2,000
3rd prize: € 1,000
STUDENT category:
1st prize € 2,000
2nd prize € 1,200
3rd prize € 800

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A text (max 3000 characters) and project consists of 3 tables ISO-A2

Timetable
The jury must complete its work by 28th February 2014.

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

Official Website
http://www.porada.it/