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The Jury chooses the best projects of seating and tables

We have the winners of 2016! The jury has chosen the best seating and table projects.The jury - composed of Mariela Buendía, Director of Design at Gensler Mexico, the architect Fran Silvestre; Michelin star chef Ricard Camarena; journalist of Fuera de Serie magazineAna Ramirez and designer Jasper Morrison - evaluated the 200 projects submitted and after much deliberation selected the best projects. Each proposal was assessed on its design, presentation, and innovation and after careful consideration two winners and four honorable mentions were...

First Prize: 2016 Design Contest

The winning design of this year can be a chair, a bench or a table at the same time. The table project created by Rameshwor Pons from Mataró (Barcelona-Spain) has won the first prize of this year. The jury has highlighted its versatility, functionality and the application in areas of collaboration and work. Its design solves in one single piece and with a single movement the different uses and typologies of furniture: seating or table. It is a multifunctional design that brings together a constructive complexity in the curving of the wood, whose movement...

Jasper Morrison evaluates the projects submitted for this year's edition

As a juror of the 2016 Design Contest, the designer Jasper Morrison, who has been work with Andreu World for a number of years, provided his particular point of view on the projects submitted for this year's edition. After analyzing the models presented, in search of the what he calls “good design, Morrison commented that in his decision, when it came time to select the better projects I had to take into account the comfort, durability and practical use, being at the the same time simple for production and maintaining a measure correct of the different...

Celebrating the 2016 Design Contest Awards

The School of Design of Valencia (EASD) hosted the delivery of the 2016 Design Contest Awards. Design, jazz music and an exhibition with the winning models of the last years came together during the award ceremony. The members of the jury, Mariela Buendía, Director of Design at Gensler México, the architect Fran Silvestre; The chef (Star Michelin) Ricard Camarena and the journalist of Fuera de Serie magazine, Ana Ramírez, announced the winners of this year before more than a hundred guests and students of the EASD school. As president of the...

Second prize: 2016 Design Contest

A design with multiple possibilities. This is the key of theMakila table projectofAlcides FarjefromDonostia (Guipuzcoa-Spain), winner of the second prize of the Design Contest. Its balance, harmony and singularity have been some of the aspects highlighted by the jury of this edition, who valued especially its industrial vision and its ability to personalize and adapt to any environment from the outset. The Makila table also stands out for its ability to create different pieces in one piece. Makila in Euskera is the word that is used to define the support...

Best of Year Winner Award for Reverse Lounge

The Reverse Lounge collection has been recognized as Interior Design’s 2016 Best of Year Award winner in the Furniture: Contract/Side Tables category. The Best of Year Awards honor the very best products and projects in international design across a wide variety of categories. Conceived by Piergorgio Cazzaniga and developed for collaborative uses, the Reverse Lounge moves beyond the conventional by offering a new intermediate height table base designed for more informal and relaxed applications. This piece combines seamlessly with lounge chairs, it is an...
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