Vase & Leuchte by German designer Miriam Aust (top) and Wood Stove by Swiss designer Yanes Wühl (above) were chosen as the best overall entries and jointly awarded the grand prize of 7,000 euro and a free stand in theyoungdesignersfair at Interieur.
Above: German designer Florian Kallus won 2,500 euro for his Tamp & Label project. Awarded by KORTRIJK XPO.
Scroll down to see all the winning projects from this year’s awards, which were displayed at the show, with captions from the organisers.
Above and below: The 10,000 euro prize was divided between Swiss designer Damien Ummel for his Red Cross Water Unit ‘drinkbak’ (above) and Brazilian designers Marcio Kogan, Alvaro Wolmer and StudioMK 27 for Prostheses and Grafts (below). Awarded by TECHNOGYM.
Interieur 2010 took place 15-24 October.
Here's some more information from the competition organisers:
INTERIEUR 2010 Design Competition
The largest amount for prize money ever, thirty international media partners, as well as jury members who offer strong support for the theme – The New World – of the 22nd Design Biennale INTERIEUR 2010: these are the ingredients for a fascinating selection of brand new ideas.
In the run-up to the Design Biennale INTERIEUR 2010, the Interieur Foundation organises the 21st biennial competition for design ideas and prototypes. The focus of the INTERIEUR 2010 Design Competition – formerly known as the 'Design for Europe' competition – is about designing this year. The jury will look for fresh and new creative ideas but also for functionality, technology and manufacturing potential.
A globalised world, the internet age, the search for durability and innovative energy management are the new values which are being discussed globally. The Interieur Foundation has brought these themes together for the Design Biennale 2010 and the Design Competition, under the heading 'THE NEW WORLD'. It is a broad theme which allows professionals, designers and innovating minds to answer our call and to surprise the jury with materials, products and services which show the new reality of design.
Above: Cord by Austrian designer Theresa Kalteis was awarded 2,500 euro by DELTA LIGHT.
The organisers and the members of the jury are therefore keenly looking forward to receiving the entries, which will all be on display at the 22nd Design Biennale INTERIEUR 2010. This provides and opportunity for manufacturers to make contact with the designers and together look at the design proposals with an eye on production and manufacturing. More than 50% of previous winners saw their product manufactured through the competition and contacts made during the Biennale.
Above: Cesta by Mexican designer Francisco Torres won a place at the Summer Workshop 2011 organised by the Vitra Design Museum in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou.
The prototype competition is open to professional designers, young designers, design studios, design students and creative individuals who can take part alone, as members of a team, or in the context of a school.
Above: Swiss-Ecuadorian designer Enrique Illanez won 4,500 euro for his Brigitte shelter
The entries for the competition will be judged by an international jury including prominent designers, company managers and captains of industry. The jury consists of:
- Giulio Cappellini (IT), creative director Cappellini
- Nipa Doshi (IND), designer
- Marcus Fairs (UK), founder DEZEEN.com
- Pierre Keller (CH), director ECAL
- Lowie Vermeersch (BE), head design Pininfarina
Above: Swiss designer Anaïde Davoudlarian was awarded 2,500 euro for Blow!
Over 220 submissions from 27 different countries were filed for the 2010 edition of the Design Competition Interieur. A total of 12 projects were shortlisted for prizes. “A coherent collection of objects”, as the jury finally described them.
Above: American designer Max Lipsey received an honorable mention for his Acciaio furniture series.
They chose objects that are highly advanced and well thought through. Objects that, with a few aesthetic adjustments, are ready to conquer the market. Objects that are highly identifiable, but also break with tradition or complement it with a clever twist. Objects that need no explanation because they speak for themselves.
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