Promosedia International Design Competition - Caiazza Memorial Challenge 2009


1st Prize
Tomas Alonso

Honourable Mentions
- Paolo Cappello
- Daniel Fintzi

Special Mentions
- Akin Bacioglu
- Ricky and Tommy Yuen
- Alexey Sabirullov

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We announces a competition for ideas for chair design.

Category Other Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Idea, Students or Age Restriction, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Furniture
Country Italy
RegDeadline 5 May 2009 GoogleCal iCal
5 May 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Designers under the age of 40 on 1 September 2009, Students duly enrolled in Tertiary Design Institutes and Faculties of Architecture

The aim of the competition is to stimulate innovative creative ideas, which must however be technically feasible and designed to be mass produced. Submissions are invited which express originality and innovation and which identify the use and function of the chair, giving due consideration to ergonomics, choice of materials and the requirements for mass production.
Entries should present ideas for INDOOR CHAIRS for either residential or contract use, making a significant use of wood (NB: designs of seats such as chaises longues, divans, stools and pouffes are ineligible).

Eminent members of the design world and design journalist

1st Prize: 3,500 euros and Production of the prototype
Special Awards (2): 500 euros and Production of the prototype

Entry Fee

2 sheets (A3 size) and a short description (not exceed 500 characters) and a portfolio (if available) of the contestant’s own works (maximum 10 designs)

Submission Address
Promosedia SpA, via Trieste 9/6, - 33044 Manzano (UD) Italy

The Award Ceremony and the exhibition of the prototypes: Autumn 2009 in Udine

Past winners


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