Participants are invited to design an item of furniture (chair and/or table) based on specifications provided in a brief.
The best design for 2020/2021 will be awarded with 6,000 Euro and the second-best, with 3,000 Euro, in addition to three honorable mentions of 1,000 Euro each.
The competition briefing implies the following requirements:
- Chairs (chairs, armchairs, lounge chairs, stools, benches and sofas): The main material shall be wood and upholstery. Beech, ash, oak, or walnut should be the wood species utilized, in either solid or plywood version.
The Kvadrat textile collections should be used for upholstered pieces. The use of other materials such as metal, thermopolymer, and aluminum will also be accepted.
- Tables (meeting table, living tables and occasional tables): The principal material shall be “Solid Textile Board by Really” – a high-density material manufactured from Kvadrat textiles at the end of their life-cycle. The use of other materials such as wood, plywood, laminate, glass, metal, thermopolymer, and natural stones will be accepted.
- All designs presented should be new, not having been marketed or disclosed prior to the date of the Contest.