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EDIDA announces call for entries!

Sitting on a genius piece of work? India's foremost award for product design could be yours

The ELLE DECOR International Design Awards have recognised the hottest talent in product design since 2002. So if you're sitting on a genius piece of work, send it in already! 

Here are the categories: 

FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES

Bedroom: Beds and bed sets, bed linen, wardrobes and cushions
Furniture: Chairs, sofas, cabinets, desks, wall units, dining and centre tables
Lighting: Wall, floor, ceiling lamps and lighting systems
Tabletop: Crockery, cutlery, decorative objects and home accessories

SURFACES

Fabrics: Furnishings (by the mtr), new materials and ready produced, finished textile products
Flooring: Any material per square foot, including carpets and dhurries
Wall Finishes & Coverings: Paints, ready textures, tiles and wallpaper

UTILITY

Kitchen (Appliances & Electricals): Ready kitchens, cooking appliances, kitchen furniture and furnishings
Bathware (Sanitaryware, Fittings & Accessories): Fixtures, bath furnishings and heating installations

EDIDA EXCLUSIVES

Student Award: An opportunity to get a foothold in the industry. Winner also gets a design scholarship from Istituto Marangoni, Milan
Young Talent: New and improved – calling upcoming creatives below 40 years of age under any category. The winner stands a chance to showcase at Ambiente 2016, Frankfurt
Designer Of The Year: The crown is waiting and so is the royal treatment! Send us a selection of products. (Variety across the categories is an advantage.) 

Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2015. You can download the nomination form by clicking here


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