SM’Art, a furniture company based in Orbassano, launched yesterday the first edition of the contest “SM’art projects” (Progetti SM’art) for young creative designers who had attended design classes and art schools of the region. The task is to make a project of a furniture table, entirely realised with the materials produced by the company.
The contest is open to Italian and foreign under 30 architects and designers and to the students of the following Universities and Institutes of Piedmont:
- Turin Polytech (DAD Department of Architecture and Design)
- IED European Institute Design of Turin (students from the courses of Product Design and Interior Design)
- IAAD Institute of Applied Art and Design of Turin (students from the courses of Product Design and Interior Design)
- Fine Arts Academy of Cuneo (students from the courses of Product Design and Interior Design)
Participants in the contest must be 18 or older.
The jury, composed of highly skilled members from the sector of decorative panels and semifinished products for the furniture industry, will choose three winners in three different categories:
- Best idea in the whole
- Best colour idea
- Best concept
The contest is open to individuals and small groups (up to 3 members). The draft, which must be original und unpublished, pain of exclusion from the contest, shall be accompanied by a short presentation of the project. Participants will be showed SM’art’s materials on the holding, an executive will be at their disposal for the technical details and for the provision of useful samples.
Registrations within 30th June through form.
Delivery of the prototypes within 15th October.
Further information is available on the notice of competition (bando).