PRIZE DESIGNS FOR MODERN FURNITURE + LIGHTING 2023
Register/Submit Deadline: Wednesday, Mar 15, 202312 PMIDT
Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design collaborate on the Relaunch of MoMA’s 1949 International Competition “Prize Designs for Modern Furniture + Lighting” for a second year in 2023 after its massive reception from international furniture and lighting designers and practitioners.
In 1949, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) organized the “Prize Designs for Modern Furniture” to encourage the best of contemporary design by exhibiting the most notable examples in the furniture industry thereby stimulating production by manufacturers for the mass-produced market. Seven decades later, Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design are relaunching this historic event.
In 2023, Prize Designs for Modern Furniture + Lighting offers a unique opportunity to present new furniture, lighting, and materials in front of the world’s architects, corporate end-users, furniture specifiers, and the general public.
The new, reformatted program showcases the most outstanding new examples of furniture and lighting created by some of the most renowned international designers and produced and marketed by the most innovative manufacturers worldwide.
Award Deadlines. The deadline for submissions is March 15th, 2023.
Announcement of Shortlisted Submissions is May 1, 2023 and Winning Projects are announced June 1, 2023. Winners will be showcased in the book “New Modern Furniture + Lighting” and Global Design News Museum Exhibition at The European Centre, Athens, Greece, October, 2023 and presented during a Gala Dinner and Formal Presentation of the Awards in Athens, Greece, during October 6th-29th, 2023.
Award Categories. The two major categories and the corresponding subcategories are as follows: Furniture: Seating, Chairs, Office Chairs, Office/Home Desks, Office Pods, Storage Units, Closets, Table Units, Wall and Ceiling Partitions, Built-in-Furniture, Fabric/ Textile Units, Floor and Wallcovering Units, Urban Furniture; Lighting: Table Lighting Units, Ceiling Lighting Units, Wall Lighting Units, Floor Lighting Units, Outdoor Lighting Units.
Evaluation Criteria. The awarded products are selected by a jury organized by Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design. The jury deliberately uses subjective and aesthetic criteria in its selection. First and foremost, Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design see the award-winning products as having an influence on design development in the present and near future.
The 2023 Jury is under the direction of international lead designers. Namely (in alphabetical order):
Alon Baranowitz and Irene Kronenberg of B+K Architecture
Erik Behrens, Creative Director of AECOM
Chen Min of Chen Min Design Office
Yannis Gkikas of Yannis Gkikas Design
Piero Lissoni of Lissoni & Partners
Sotiris Lazou of Lazou Design Studio
Enter now to ensure your brand is marketed for global recognition this year and share your vision with the world!
• Winning submissions receive the Prize Design Award Certificates
• Winning Prize Designs are given a signet (digital) for product communications
• Exclusive coverage in the online platform Global Design News
• Global Design News Newsletter of all awarded winners
• Coverage on the Global Design News social media channels
• Winning designs are entered into the Permanent Design Collection of The Chicago Athenaeum. • Book publication of all award winners in “New Modern Furniture + Lighting.”
• Exhibition of awarded products at Contemporary Space Athens as well as the possibility of traveling inside Europe.
• Winning designers and manufacturers may use the Prize Design Logo for marketing, merchandising, and promotional use through an exclusive license with Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.
Apply online at Prize Designs for Modern Furniture + Lighting 2023 Online Application
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David Wallace · Mar 09, 23 6:33 PMWow! This is super interesting!
Can I ask, is there any fee to enter the competition?
I checked the winner's pack and it's awesome.
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