Bombay Sapphire Prize 2008

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Designers, artists and architects who have completed projects using glass have until the end of October to enter the Bombay Sapphire Prize 2007 - the world's richest international glass award.

The annual award has a £20,000 first prize - last year won by Jaume Plensa for his Crown Fountain in Chicago (above) - and a £5,000 prize for best newcomer. Previous winners include Paul Cocksedge and Thomas Heatherwick.

Shortlisted entries will be showcased in Milan during the international furniture fair in Aprl 2008, where the winners will also be announced.

More information on the Bombay Sapphire Prize website, or download the application form here.

The closing date for entries is 31 October 2007.

  • Peasant

    I don’t understand this kind of competition. What’s the point of giving a massive cash prize to a designer whos project is bought and paid for? They have already succeeded and are unlikely to be short of money. Just give them an award. It’s the aspiring who need the cash.

  • http://www.ifitshipitshere.com laura sweet

    To see over 30 images of the finalists for the Bombay Sapphire Prize 2008 look here:
    http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2008/04/2008-bombay-sapphire-prize-finalists.html