Interieur Awards Objects 2016. Create a new object that is relevant to the living environment

Published on November 20, 2015


The focus of the Interieur Awards 2016 is on our living environment. Our habitat takes central place in this year’s competition.

Have you recently designed a new object that might be relevant to the living environment? We are looking for objects which help us to bring cohesion in a space. We are keen to explore the impact of new materials and technologies on such objects, and how they can have a transforming influence. Also how new potential can be achieved with traditional materials. And potentially how objects work in or with the internet of things.

Every object that fits into a living environment is allowed in the competition, whether it is aimed at general use or developed with a particular niche market in mind.

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The required elements which must be delivered are as follows:
1. Participant’s personal data.
2. A text of minimum 200 and maximum 500 words, written in English, fully explaining the project’s concept and specifying the object’s dimensions and weight.
3. Minimum 3 and maximum 5 images of the object. Images to be provided as jpg files, max. 5 Mb each.
4. One (1) poster in pdf format, size DIN-A1 (59.4 x 84.1 cm exactly), either landscape or portrait, visually presenting and explaining the entire concept to the jury.

The entry fee is 125 € per project. Payments must be made no later than April 30th, 2016. Payments are possible with creditcards (Visa & Mastercard) online.
In order to ensure anonymity, only your personal identification number (PIN) can be mentioned on documents and images (no name or logo). This 10-digit PIN number is displayed on the ‘manage your profile’ page after online registration.

Registration Deadline: 30 April 2016
Judging: Mid May 2016
Announcement of the results: End May 2016
Exhibition design workshop: Summer 2016
Receipt of selected prototypes: October 2016
Exhibition: 14-23 October 2016
Collection of prototypes: 24 October 2016

Should a winning object not have been developed to a prototype stage yet when notified, designers of selected entries engage themselves to create this required prototype in time for delivery to INTERIEUR 2016.

Entries for the Interieur Awards will be judged anonymously by an international jury. Its members are prominent international professionals with relevant knowledge and expertise within the general field of design.
The composition of the jury and the individual profiles of its members will be announced and made public on from November 1st, 2015 onwards.

The Interieur Biennale npo will award a Grand Prize of €2,500 to the winning object. The Grand Prize winner, together with 20 other winning entries chosen by the jury, will be centre staged during the Biennale INTERIEUR 2016: they will be on display for some 90,000 visitors. The designers of the 20 winning entries receive an invitation to a Summer workshop during which the exhibition design is collaboratively developed.


Interieur Awards 2016 (Objects)


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