PORADA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 2016
More than 420 applications received from all around the world.
Soon the winners will be announced.
Meeting of the Jury: January 27, 2017
Total prize money: € 10.000
Regulations and application details on: www.porada.it
Over 420 candidates for the new edition of PORADA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 2016, launched last April at the Milan Design Week 2016 from Porada Arredi srl, a leading company in the production of furnishing accessories, and POLI.design, Consorzio del Politecnico di Milano, under the patronage of ADI, the Association for Industrial Design.
Original and innovative concept of coat hangers, wall-mounted and free-standing coat hooks, equipped or equippable, which convey the values and identity of a leading brand of Italian design like Porada: these are the cornerstones of the competition addressed to Italian and foreign designers and creatives (individuals or teams), professionals or non-professionals, corporate employees and students.
On November 30, the deadline set for the submission of applications, the selection board has counted 427 projects, 228 in the Professional category and 199 in the Student category.
The initiative confirms the success of the four previous editions, recording several submissions by Italian designers but also on the international front, with applications coming from Russia, Iran, Ukraine, United States, Finland, Poland and Venezuela, to name just some of the Nations involved.
To know the names of the winners, however, will have to wait until next January 27, when the Jury, composed of renowned international experts in the field, will meet in the prestigious setting of the eighteenth-century Palazzo Natta in Como, seat of the Polo Territoriale of Como of Politecnico di Milano, to judge and select the best proposals.
Among the members of the jury, Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis (Politecnico di Milano), Roberto de Paolis (POLI.design), Bruno Allievi (CEO Porada Arredi srl), Tiziano Allievi (Porada Arredi srl Associate), Andrea Castrignano (Interior Designer), Tillmann Pruefer (Style Editor of Zeitmagazin, Germany), Michele Lupi (Director of Icon Design), Ramon Reyes Antonio (Head of Ramon R. Antonio Architects, Manila), Atsushi Hirata (Associate Senior Interior Designer of DSGN design, Johannesburg), Francisco Rueda León (CEO of Oboe, Marbella).
The jury will choose three winners for each of the two categories (Students and Professionals) in the competition, who will receive their awards at a dedicated event.
The total prize money of € 10.000 will be allocated as follows:
1st prize: € 3.000
2nd prize: € 2.000
3rd prize: € 1.000
1st prize: € 2.000
2nd prize: € 1.200
3rd prize: € 800
The winning projects of the competition will also be made and possibly produced by Porada at a later stage.
So don't miss January 27 appointment, to find out the winners of PORADA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD 2016.
Total prize money: € 10.000.
Regulations and application details on: www.porada.it and www.porada-design-award.polidesign.net.
POLI.design communication office: Valeria Valdonio
Tel. [+39] 02.23997201www.polidesign.net/en
PORADA communication office: Laura Allievi