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Meet the Jury: Belén Moneo

We present Belén Moneo, who will be part of our jury of the Andreu World Design Contest. From the study of international architecture Moneo Brock she developes projects in Spain, USA; Mexico and Repulica Domincana. Her work has been widely recognized, always from the careful detail and the natural and urban environment. In addition, Belén has developed her career as a teacher at the Technical School of Architecture of Madrid and participates in international forums related to architecture and design.

International Design Contest: New materials

In its challenge to introduce new materials and promote an innovative, sustainable and versatile design, the nineteenth edition of the contest is a special collaboration with the Danish textile house Kvadrat. This year, designers are asked to use their upholstery catalog in their presentations. Proposals can include a variety of seats, from chairs and armchairs to stools, benches and sofas. From the beginning, Andreu World chose the chair as the design object because it has the greatest capacity of any individual furniture to reinvent itself. For those who...

Meet the Jury: Sheila Loewe

Sheila Loewe will participate as a member of the jury of the 2019 International Design Contest. She is currently President of the Loewe Foundation, from where she promotes creativity, educational programs and the safeguarding of heritage in the areas of poetry, dance, photography, and artistic craftsmanship. The activity of the Foundation is one of the most recognized of the present and its trajectory led it to receive in 2002 the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts, the highest award granted by the Government of Spain. His career has always been linked to the...

The International Design Contest 2019 begins

The 2019 International Design Contest starts its journey with new features. This year we wanted to make the 19th edition even more special, raising new challenges and with the special collaboration of Kvadrat. The purpose is to open more possibilities to the contestants, introducing new materials such as Kvadrat textiles and upholstery or Solid Board by Really material, in search of innovative, sustainable and versatile seating and table designs. This year, the contest briefing includes the following conditions for seating and table designs: •For...

The 2019 International Design Contest Launches

The 2019 International Design Contest kicks off by presenting its image for this edition. The poster for this year's awards is based on ideas and creativity as part of the creative process and as a prelude to any design. This is the starting point of the 19th edition of the International Design Awards, which every year recognizes the best seat and table designs and will include two prizes of 4,000 and 2,000 euros and four honorable mentions. After closing 2018 with a participation record, reaching more than 250 projects submitted and more than 2,000...

2018 Design Contest: Winners announced

The EASD (Escuela de Arte y Superior de Diseño) was the location of the 2018 Andreu World International Design Contest awards ceremony, an edition in which the contest’s coming of age, with 18 years of experience, was celebrated. The jury – comprised of Luis Ferández Galiano, architect, Giulio Ridolfo, textiles and color advisor, Ej Lee, Design Director at Gensler, Ana Domínguez Siemens, journalist, and Alberto Anaut, Founder of La Fábrica – after a careful deliberation, evaluating the best proposals for their design, presentation and innovation, have selected...
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