2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition

Design quest furniture design competition - thursday, march 17, 2011 phase one: digital entries entries of original furniture designs in the form of drawings, scale models, prototypes, or photos of prototypes, may be submitted anytime, to design quest, up to february 13, 2011. there is no limit

2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition
Category : Furniture and Homeware Design
Starts : Nov. 30, -0001 Deadline : Nov. 30, -0001
Cost : Free Awards : € 1.350.00
2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition

MAIN DETAILS

The main category for 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition is "Furniture and Homeware Design" and there are not any sub-categories indicated. . The focus of 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition is "New original furniture designs" and some keywords are: " Furniture, design, competition, Design Quest ". 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition is a Product Design Competition (or Realized Designs, Prototypes etc) competition. Design Oriented . 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition targets Creative thinkers, designers, architects and students.. There are no particular restrictions while designing.

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CONTACT DETAILS

The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: Design Quest, Attn: FurnComp, 4181 28th ST SE City: GRAND RAPIDS / Country: United States of America. Phone number: 616-940-9911.

 

Contacts for 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition
Website : http://www.designquest.biz/furncomp
Contact-Us Page : There is not a contact page for this competition.
Contact Email : info@designquest.biz

 

SECONDARY DETAILS

The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated. The competition has an English website. This competition orginates from United States of America. The competition was first organized in 2007. This competition was organized 4 times. This competition is annual, it repeats every year. ( Repeats Annually ).

 

ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition is organized by Design Quest ( Company or Business ). There are 1 sponsors total. Sponsor #1: Design Quest.

 

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING

Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition. Maximum number of submission allowed per participant is 3 (Multiple submissions requires multiple registrations). Both individual and team submissions are allowed. The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people, but you should re-confirm it. This is an international competition, participants from all over the world can join. There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated. This competition is open to All. This competition is Open To All.

 

Eligibility Conditions
URL : Webpage address link (URL) of the complete eligibility conditions of the competition is not given.

 

PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY

The competition results are not published as a book. Competition results will be published online, all the submissions and winners will be visible online. There will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony of the competition. The gala-night venue for this competition is at GALANIGHTVENUE. There will be a temporary physical exhibition of winners. ( The exhibition of this competition will take place in: EXHIBITIONVENUE. ). We are not sure if the personal photo shots of designers get published in the results book. Private information of participants are not published. We do not believe that the competition results books are distributed free to all, this information is not given. We are not sure if there is a public-relations campaign run for winners after competition results announced.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

There are 4 types of awards in this competition. There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards. The total award prizes sum to: 1500 Euros (€). Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs. Award details are as follows: Grand Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A. The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS

Minimum number of required pages or files is 1, and Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 25000 KB. Technical Drawings or Source Files do not need to be submitted. Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required. There is no clear information on the accepted formats for this design competition. Both physical and digital submissions. There is no need to submit how-to-produce / realization information for the project. The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated. Pixel sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated. Paper sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.

 

Submission Requirements
URL : http://www.designquest.biz/35th/furnform.html

 

EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING

It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process. The selection of winners is made by majority voting. Voting will be hybrid, the jury and public will decide the winners but public voting is only possible after submissions end. The participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online. The participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online. Submissions are not given numeric score. The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss nor access them online. Judging criteria are as follows: Creativity, newness of thinking, elegance of solutions.

 

Evaluation Methodology
URL : The webpage address (URL) of the document that explains how the designs are evalauated is not given.

 

JURY DETAILS

5 people will judge the entries as the jury. Detailed list of jury members are not indicated for this competition.

 

Jury Members
URL : The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given.

 

DESIGNERS' RIGHTS

Designer keeps all the rights to the designs. Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns. Physical submissions can be picked up by the designer, but will not be sent automatically by the organizer.

 

WINNERS OBLIGATIONS

Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 0 Euros (€). The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated. The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not. The organizers did not state if the participating designers have to make advertisement for the competition such as sending e-mails, post-cards etc for promotive purposes. It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors. The organizers did not indicate if winners need or given chance to sell their designs to organizer.

 

Winners' Obligations
URL : 4181 28th St SE

 

CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES

The competition does not send a hardcopy participation certificates for joining. The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners. The organizers did not disclose if the winners would receive an award or trophy. The winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier winning products and designs.

 

PRESS RELEASE

A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.

 

DESIGN BRIEF

The design brief is as follows: Which institution wants us to design: Design Quest. What kind of institution wants us to design: Design Quest is a contemporary furniture and gift store with a passion for innovative design.. The ultimate aim of the competition: Discover new and emerging designers and showcase their designs. ..

 

Brief Text
URL : http://www.designquest.biz/furncomp

 

RESULTS

Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public. Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.

 

Results & Pages
Winners :
PR Results :

 

DESCRIPTION

Design quest furniture design competition - thursday, march 17, 2011 phase one: digital entries entries of original furniture designs in the form of drawings, scale models, prototypes, or photos of prototypes, may be submitted anytime, to design quest, up to february 13, 2011. there is no limit on material, or type of furniture. however, the furniture must function as furniture. maximum 3 entries per designer. designs must be new, they may not be in production. phase two: physical entries entrants will be notified of their acceptance by february 18th, 2011. furniture accepted for the exhibit must be delivered no later than thursday, march 10, 2011. opening reception will be on thursday, march 17, 2011, 6 to 8 pm, at design quest, with live music and refreshments. people's choice judging will take place between 6:30 and 7:30 pm, during the opening reception. awards will be handed out immediately after. grand prize* - $1000.00 second prize - $500.00 third prize - $300.00 people's choice prize - $200.00 *only physical entries, finished pieces and prototypes are eligible for the grand prize. the exhibit will be on display until sunday, may 1, 2011. designers are responsible for the delivery and removal of their entries. if unpacking and packing assistance is needed contact us. design quest will cover property insurance on each entry while it is at design quest. important dates entry deadline - feb. 13, 2011 notification of acceptance - feb. 18, 2011 furniture to arrive for exhibit on or before - mar. 10, 2011 opening reception mar. 17, 2011 6 to 8 pm last day of exhibit - may 1, 2011 items to be picked up - may 2 - may 15

 

REVIEW

We do not have an editorial review of this design competition.

 

WEBSITE

The following is an excerpt from 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition website: design quest - furniture design competition design quest furniture call: 800-944-3232 home contact us design gallery promotions e-mail sign-up facebook living dining bedroom office lighting home decor kitchen tabletop entertaining housewares & tools desk & stationery bath personal accessories toys & puzzles kids & teens gift ideas what's new 2011 design quest furniture competition sign up to receive e-mail updates on the next design quest furniture competition. be the first to hear the latest news and updates! *email first name last name zip * = required field congratulations to the winners! design quest 2011 furniture competition— march 17 - may 1, 2011 this year's competition had a record number of submissions from 30 countries. only 20% of the entries moved on to the final round of judging. the rules for the 2011 competition had no limitations on material or type of furniture. however, the furniture had to function as furniture. thanks to everybody who entered! special thanks to our judges: iain thorp, haworth inc., corporate design strategist fabienne munch, herman miller, director new product commercialization rob scheper, steelcase inc., director of design, global worktools and technology jorgen sorensen, design quest thor sorensen, design quest design quest offered $2000 in prizes for innovative furniture design and the public was invited to help award the peoples choice prize during the opening reception, march 17, 2011. first prize: 'jute side table', sae jung oh - bloomfield hills, mi second prize: 'tortilla', tomas schön - bolzano, south tyrol, italy third prize: 'lunar table', cameron van dyke - grand rapids, mi people's choice award: 'eclipse table', emily knight & corey barnes, grand rapids, mi view photos from the 2011 furniture design competition >> view photos from the opening reception on facebook check out photos from previous design quest furniture competitions. select the year to view the full gallery page. questio

 

IMAGES, POSTERS AND BANNERS

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SCORE SHEET

2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition, focuses on Furniture and Homeware Design, and last date of submissions is: 00 / 00 / 0000. Click on a scoring criteria to learn more.

 

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TOTAL QUALITY SCORE
· EVALUATION 17.67
· DATES & TIMELINE 5.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 71.43
· SECONDARY DETAILS 37.04
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 49.35
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 22.22
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 89.33
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 81.67
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00
· MAIN DETAILS 88.00
· FEES & COSTS 93.75
· JURY DETAILS 8.25
· ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 60.23
· CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 18.33
· RESULTS 0.00
· DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 66.00
· DESIGN BRIEF 41.67
· DESCRIPTION N/A
· REVIEW N/A
· WEBSITE N/A
· IMAGES, POSTER AND BANNERS N/A

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DATES & TIMELINE

This is a Straight, Single Step competition, , further timeline details for 2011 Design Quest Furniture Design Competition is given below. For a detailed time line check: here.

 

Detailed Timeline
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Jury Meeting : N/A
Results Announced : N/A
Results Publicized : N/A
Early-Bird Entry* : N/A
Standard Entry* : N/A
Late Entry* : N/A

* End-of-period dates for paid competitions only.

 

FEES & COSTS

This competition is free to join for all. Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.

 

Fees and Costs
Gala Night Fee : N / A
Exhibition Fee : N / A
PR Campaign Fee : N / A
Transportation Fee : N / A
Publishing Fee : N / A
Yearbook Fee : N / A

*All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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