Andreu World International Design Contest 2024

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Andreu World International Design Contest 2024

Andreu World International Design Contest 2024 is now open for entries!

Andreu World International Design Contest 2024: The Andreu World International Design Contest 2024, international annual furniture design competition has been recently announced, inviting both design students and professionals to take a part and to submit new sustainable designs for a chair or table that integrates all the specifications outlined by Andreu World, S.A.

About Competition


Andreu World recently has launched its 23rd international design contest, open to both students and professionals worldwide.
This renowned competition offers a unique opportunity to craft innovative and sustainable seat or table designs. The International Design Competition organised by Andreu World has been held annually since 2001, which surely makes it one of the longest in the world, and is unique in its specialty, the design of seats and tables. The figures accumulated in the editions that have been made until today are spectacular, with tens of thousands of participants from more than a hundred countries. There are two categories:

The category of seats includes: chairs, armchairs, lounge chairs, stools, benches and sofas.

The category of tables includes: meeting and conference, dining, coffee, center or auxiliary tables.

In alignment with its commitment to sustainable design, the contest assesses the use of eco-friendly and innovative materials, such as wood, recycled thermopolymers, BIO plastics, and more. Entrants are encouraged to consider the entire lifecycle of their designs, ensuring durability, reparability, and a minimal environmental footprint. Furthermore, the contest places significance on the social and cultural impact of designs, aiming to enhance universal accessibility, cultural enrichment, and overall well-being through creative solutions. The Andreu World International Design Contest 2024 stands as a beacon for those passionate about design with a purpose, offering a platform to make a positive impact on the world through sustainable and visionary creations.

Judged by renowned designers, architects, and other industry professionals, this is the perfect design competition for students or any one in the design industry.

The awards ceremony will be held on December 2024.


Submission requirements


The following material must be submitted by each participant:

a prototype of the proposed piece (scale 1:5).
technical report of the project as complete as possible. It can include: plans, diagrams, sketches, renders, images of the piece, or video presentation. To facilitate the sending of the technical memory, which may include video, the use of digital platforms that allow data transfer such as Wetransfer, OneDrive, Google Drive or similar is allowed.

A particular consideration will be given to innovative contributions (based on a feasibility study), which help to increase the product quality. The following factors will be analyzed:

- production costs.
- compliance with the intended functions.
- ergonomics.
- sustainability (carbon footprint data, recyclability, new recycled and recyclable materials)

The designs must be presented in such a way that they can be produced in a mechanized and mass-produced manner. The product must be original and unpublished.

The presentation of a creative video explaining the project and/or showing the details and model of the design will be evaluated. The maximum video duration will be 2 minutes and should be created in widescreen format with a minimum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080) and maximum resolution of 2160p (3840x2160). File size cannot exceed 1 Gb. Any video file format is allowed.





Eligibility


The competition is open both to design students and to professionals, without age limit.



Prize


1st prize of 20,000 euros

3 special mentions



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