IDEASxWOOD a contest by TABU 2021/2022

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IDEASxWOOD a contest by TABU 2021/2022

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IDEASxWOOD a contest by TABU 2021/2022: TABU Spa, the company that represents the Italian excellence in the dyeing of wood, is pleasant to announce the 4th edition of the its IDEASxWOOD a contest by TABU 2021/2022, design competition inviting all designers professionals and students alike to participate.

Short description

TABU Spa, located in Cantù (Italy), reference company at international level in the dyeing of natural wood and technology of multilaminar wood, organizes and promotes the 4th edition of the IDEASxWOOD a contest by TABU, aimed at the design of geometric, organic or combined decorations according to one of the following methods:

multilaminar wood veneers (650 x 3100 mm) for the furniture industry and the wall coverings for interiors;
industrial inlays both on dyed natural veneers and on multilaminar wood veneers – or freely assemblable – for the production of panels (1260 x 3060 mm, ex. Burls and Graffiti Collection by Tabu), for the furniture industry and the wall coverings for interiors;
three-dimensional surfaces made with the technique of the embossed relief or the bas-relief for the production of panels (1250 x 2500/3000 mm, ex. Groovy Collection by Tabu) for the furniture industry and the wall coverings for interiors;
surfaces for state-of-the-art boiserie carried out in sheets (620 x 3000 mm, ex. SKEENS Collection by Tabu Boiserie).
wooden floors, carried out in slats or with other free geometric shapes.

The submitted solutions shall be original. The aesthetic quality of the presentation and considerations about the technical feasibility of the project will be positively evaluated. The indication of at least one wood species/veneer certified as per the FSC list and the attention to the re-use of the wood and to the optimization of its use in the production processes will also be positively evaluated.

Award Ceremony will be held in a prestigious location in Milan, during the first week of July 2022.

Submission requirements:

Each uploaded project must be in a dedicated .zip folder including: max. of 4 horizontal A3 tables (42 x 29,7 cm), as pdf.files, indicatively including:

Tab. 1: reference scenarios and methods of use, mood board, general concept of the design in its intended use and sources of inspiration, a short report (max 1.000 characters) describing the motivations, the general concept, the characteristics of the project and foreseen materials;

Tab. 2: technical drawings of the panels in the requested sizes, details, sections, construction drawings quoted in the appropriate scales, significant details relating the chosen materials. For the “RESIDENTIAL” project area, the decoration must be designed in micro-medium scale on a piece of furniture and if it is considered opportune, in adapted medium-macro scale on wall;

Tab. 3 and 4: design of the object, rendering, preview image of the project summarizing its main features: for the “RESIDENTIAL” project area, the decoration must be rendered in micro-medium scale on a piece of furniture and if it is considered opportune, in adapted medium-macro scale on wall.

Who may enter?

The participation in the competition is open to professionals and students worldwide. For both categories it is allowed to participate as individual or in a group.

Prize:

PROFESSIONALS Category: 1° prize € 5,000.
STUDENTS Category: 1° prize € 5,000.

The Contest also includes FSC Special Award and CARPANELLI Special Award.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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