As well as the Salon del Mobile in Milan is a reference for the design world, here in Brazil we also have a large Design show that happens every year and that presents great works created by the industry, professionals, and students.
It is the largest event in this category in Latin America, bringing together 17 participating countries with the aim of encouraging entrepreneurship and technological innovation through design. The award exists since 1988 and is already in its 19th edition, this year will be more than R$ 205.000,00 (one thousand reais distributed among the winners of Salon Design.
Entries will be closed on 10 November 2014, between the 7 categories evaluated are:
- Furniture for the Dormitory;
- Furniture for Living room and Dining Room;
- Laundry area and Bathroom;
- Furniture for the Outside Area;
- Office furniture and Home Office;
- Accessories Domestic and;
During the more than 26 years of Salon Design have already been enrolled more than 11.200 projects. According to the director of Salão Design, Cristiane Silveira, the event has gained greater prominence among the neighbouring countries of Latin America – “we Have noticed a movement of very large Latin American countries, who come seeking to strengthen their pole design. The Lounge, in this sense, is a showcase very relevant, because it offers, in addition to the cash prizes, the wide dissemination of the winners”.
All this international recognition is positive to value the companies and the brazilian professionals who work in this niche, we have to give more support for practices such as this, and be proud of the “Made in Brazil”, in recognition of the good professionals that we have here.
What it takes to participate?
Be a professional, a student or representative of the industry of furniture design or architecture. The product may not be enrolled if you have already participated in any previous edition, or the case is already being marketed on the market.
There is no need to be with the product executed during the registration period, but the material submitted must contain:
PDF – descriptive Memorial: Project Name (without the name of the participant), year of creation, concept, function, differential, audience/target, materials used, manufacturing technology, finishing.
PDF – Project: Maximum 2 pages with sketches and/or technical schematic drawings that show the dimensions and its functionality.
PDF – Illustrations: maximum of 2 pages with the 3D it is manual or electronic, with different angles of the product.
In addition to photos of the participants and JPG images of the products according to the regulation.
How it Works the Salão Design 2015?
After the inscriptions, which close on 10 November 2014, the graphic designs of each product will be sent to the judging committee, at this stage will be selected the best projects based on the concepts of design, form and function, ergonomics, degree of innovation and environmental sustainability. The finalists go on to the next phase.
The last step requires that the products or prototypes to be forwarded to Bento Gonçalves in Rio Grande do Sul, these products and prototypes must be in real scale so that the jury can compare and evaluate to define the winners.
The Judging Panel
The commission that will judge the Salão Design 2015 is composed of 5 professionals of Architecture and Design, the room who have already participated in previous editions (architects Ilse Lang and Isabela Vecci and designers Ivens Fontoura and Leonardo Lattavo) provided with the participation unprecedented executive Gláucia Binda as representative of the industry.
Salão Design 2015 Award
In addition to the cash prize winners have wide dissemination, and your product earns the Seal Lounge Design, a form of recognition for excellence in design.
Result Hall Design 2015
The results of the selection step are disclosed also in December of this year, and participants will have until May 2015 to send the products. The final result with the winners will be announced in June 2015.