ArtZept is an international Design Competition founded by Mrs. Madlena Zepter. It gives the world’s most talented young designers well-deserved recognition, with prizes and publicity, and also provides them with opportunity to exhibit their work in luxurious Zepter shops throughout Europe, a dream for any young interior designer.

13th ARTZEPT Design Competition this time themed "The Art of Frames" and open for creative ideas for the design and shape of frames for paintings, photographs and mirrors to enclose cherished memories, fragments of life, lasting impressions, imageries of scenes, and even reflections of ourselves captured in the mirrors of our daily lives.

All submitted entries must be original creations in compliance with the competition theme, both functional and aesthetically pleasing, and suitable for a limited, small-scale production run.

The contestants should submit proposals for the design of picture frames, photography frames and mirror frames for tables, walls and floors, perceived from different perspectives and designated for various uses and spatial positioning with their aesthetic properties bearing equal importance to their functionality. The objects may be produced in a material of the artist’s choice.

All entries should be created and submitted to the contest as either 3Ddigital model and rendering or 3D physical model of the designs produced in an appropriate material.

An Expert Jury appointed by Zepter International shall select the most successful works on this topic.

The award-winning entries will be presented at exhibitions to be held in Zepter shops and galleries in major European cities during 2016–2017.

There is no entry fee for this Design Competition!

It's free to enter!


- First place shall be awarded € 10,000
- Second place shall be awarded € 4,000 worth of Zepter products as chosen by the awardee from Zepter catalogues
- Third place shall be awarded € 3,000 worth of Zepter products as chosen by the awardee from

A special award aimed at promotion of the artist – Zepter International representatives shall choose one or more works to be produced in a limited series (up to 100 items) and to be exhibited in the company and/or other facilities worldwide, as chosen by the company, with the designer’s name clearly displayed. The Special Award may be given both to the winners of one of the first three prizes or any other participant of the contest.

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For all further informations about the 13th ARTZEPT design competition 2016: THE ART OF FRAMES visit the following official website:


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