- Article by Online Editor
The application deadline for the VIVID 2014 Design Competition is fast approaching. The competition is open to Australian-based professional designers, with less than five years in the business, and students of design. Applicants are invited to submit their new products in furniture or lighting.
The 12 edition of the event will be held from 10 to 13 July 2014 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Applications close 5pm Friday, 6 June 2014.
The VIVID Design Competition aims to provide a platform for new and emerging designers to showcase their works and launch themselves into the industry. So far, it has helped more than 600 designers, with over 900 products, to kick-start their careers.
With the categories of Lighting, Student, Concept, Commercial, and for the most sustainable product (Green) across all entries, the event is a strong drawcard and most interesting aspect of new and original work within the context of Decor + Design. The student awards are divided into five categories, including furniture, industrial, product, interior design and architecture.
Inside magazine is a proud sponsor of VIVID and the winners will receive coverage in the Australian Design Review website, Inside magazine and a 12-month subscription to Inside.
Cash prize money is offered to winners of each category on behalf of Informa Exhibitions:
Beacon Lighting Award – $5000
Commercial – $2,000.00
Student – $1,000.00
Concept – $1,000.00
Green Award – $1,000.00