Galactic Industrial Urban Furniture Innovation Design Contest now is over!
MattDESIGN is pleasant to announce its Galactic Industrial Urban Furniture Innovation Design Contest, is calling for designs from talanted urban furniture designers around the world, searching for excellent/talented Industrial designer&architect for long-term cooperation.
MattDESIGN is pleasant to announce its Galactic Industrial Urban Furniture Innovation Design Contest, calling for designs from talanted urban furniture designers around the world to participate.
Galactic Industrial is the future factory and industrial park construction and operation platform of CRRC Urban Traffic Co., LTD, building the future super factory based on industrial connectivity in many places in China. Among them, Suzhou Fenhu Galactic Elevator Super Factory covers an area of over 112 acre, with a total investment of over 5 billion RMB (772million USD), and is a key project in Jiangsu Province. To match Fenhu Galactic with world-class urban furniture that reflects humanistic care and artistic design standards, MattDESIGN, a subsidiary of CRRC Urban Traffic, is calling for designs from talanted urban furniture designers around the world.
The competition will focus on the actual and potential needs of the public for urban furniture in terms of art, function and digitization in the industrial park for the employees and visitors of the resident enterprises and service enterprises, as well as taking into account the people in public areas (such as squares and commercial service areas), including but not limited to the following items:
1. Clothing related (such as automatic working clothes collection and washing equipment, etc.)
2. Food related (e.g. mobile commercial vehicles, unmanned food vending kiosks, etc.)
3. Housing related (e.g. furniture rental platform machines, etc.)
4. Travelling related (e.g. commuter electric vehicles, automatic luggage storage for visitors, etc.)
5. Health and safety related (such as drinking fountain stand, mobile toilets, medical stations, simple exercise equipment, counseling stations etc.)
6. Leisure and entertainment related (such as leisure seats, reading kiosks, travel group machines, etc.)
7. Public services related (e.g. rubish bins, mobile flower boxes, sun shelters, bulletin boards, commuter shelters and stop signs, bike storage racks, street lights, etc.)
8. Public artwork related (e.g. industrial or elevator theme related, etc.)
Participants should choose at least four of the 8 categories mentioned above, with at least one product in each category （Public services related please combine at least 2 functions together) for conceptual design. Detailed product design is not required. The design style should be unified. The program should focus on "use function, style, scale and size, material use, color positioning, setting rules" and other urban furniture design elements, the design will fully interpret the concept of green, ecological, intelligent and sharing of Galactic Industrial, and create an artistic and dynamic park space environment.
With the preliminary selection by mattDESIGN and final review by Mr. Daniel Statham, a famous architect and director of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the main designer of Fenhu Galactic Industrial Park, the winning works will be evaluated by combining the requirements of urban furniture function, art, innovation, intelligence, ecology and economy.
➜ Please submit one electronic file of sketch coloring or model rendering for each product design (not required to reach the depth of the final design), the file can explain the innovation idea and design; size A3 (420X297mm), output resolution no less than 200dpi, file format required jpg, RGB color mode.
➜ Layout content mainly need to includes the name of the work, creative description, design scheme (style features, material, surface treatment, main size, etc.), overall design, partial enlargement, etc. If the content is excessive, you can use a separate Word document to explain, and the work can be signed.
➜ All documents and correspondence should be written in Chinese or English.
No Entry Fee!There is no entry fee to participate!
Any individuals (including students) or groups/organizations is allowed to participate in the competition. Excellent urban furniture design teams, designers and enthusiasts from both domestic and overseas are welcomed to participate actively.
There will be one first prize with a prize of 18,000 RMB (approx. 2700 USD), two second prizes with a prize of 4,000 RMB (approx. 600 USD), and three third prizes with a prize of 1,000 RMB (approx. 150 USD).