SIT Furniture Design Award 2024

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SIT Furniture Design Award 2024

SIT Furniture Design Award 2024 is now open for entries!

SIT Furniture Design Award 2024: SIT Furniture Design Awards, competition that recognize, celebrate, and promote brilliant international Furniture Designers, Brands, Manufacturers, Emerging talents as well as Visionaries enhancing our daily life with innovation, has been recenlty announced for entries in it 2024 edition.

About Competition


The 2024 SIT Furniture Design Award is now accepting entries into its two major categories, Furniture Design and Interior Design.

The SIT Furniture Design Award was created as a way to celebrate and share the remarkable work of furniture designers and those who use furniture in their projects. Creativity, innovative vision, and accessibility in the furniture design community deserve to be applauded and shared widely, across the world.

SIT Furniture Design Awards exists to recognize, celebrate, and promote brilliant international Furniture Designers, Brands, Manufacturers, Emerging talents as well as Visionaries enhancing our daily life with innovation. SIT focuses on “Seat and Beyond”, rewarding strategic thinking and imagination which goes into making great equipment.

Entries can be submitted as conceptual designs, in progress, or as completed projects. The only restriction is that entries or completed projects must be no more than 5 years old. Submissions can be made as a Professional or as a Student.

The SIT Furniture Design Award winners are carefully selected by the prestigious international jury, made up of architects, interior designers, professors, editors, academics: all well-respected and recognized members of the design community.


Evaluation Criteria


The judging criteria include the following:

Innovation — does the product provide something new to the market or supplement/improve an existing product?
Aesthetics — form, shape, color, texture, finishing, the material used, etc.
Functionality — ease of use, safety, maintenance, etc.
Ergonomics — the product’s interaction with the user
Durability — the quality and longevity of the design
Impact — the benefit delivered to the user and/or society by the product
Utility — does the product meet the intended purpose and needs of the user?
Ecological compatibility — potential environmental and/or ecological impact
The reality of production — how realistic is it, technically and economically, to develop and market this product large scale?
Emotional quotient — in addition to fulfilling its practical purpose, does the product create a sense of





Eligibility


The prize is open to submissions on a global level, accepting entries from Designers and Emerging Talent from all around the world.



Prize


The winner will receive a cash prize of CHF 3’000 to create a prototype or to start production.

The “Furniture Design of the year” and “Interior Design of the Year” professionals and students will receive the coveted SIT Design Award Trophy. Their winning projects will be showcased to the global audience and be featured in the Annual SIT Award catalog. Winning the SIT Design Awards is an opportunity to step into the global spotlight, elevate the company profile or boost a starting career.



Entry fees


15% Early Fees discount until July 31st, 2021
10% Extended Early Fees discount until September 12th, 2021
Final Deadline: January 31st, 2022 (10% late fee apply) till closure on 15th February 2022

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