About the Competition 

This competition is promoted by the Ministry of Economic Development and organized by FederlegnoArredo in collaboration with the International Interior Design Association. The Emerge Italy Product Competition was created to recognize and celebrate the next generation of young design professionals whose product designs are innovative, functional and original within the hospitality, residential and retail practice areas. 

The Challenge

Create a fresh, innovative product with market potential that embodies contemporary North American design companioned with a nod to Italian urban style. Your concept must be original and should invoke, inspire, delight and ultimately prove to be a market-smart, useful and functional addition to any hospitality, residential or retail environment.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Who Can Enter

This competition is open to any interior designer, architect, or other designer professional based in the United States and Canada, age 35 and under.Click here to review our complete submission criteria and FAQ.


The cost to enter is $100 USD per entry for IIDA Members and $150 USD per entry for IIDA Non-Members.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact IIDA’s Manager of Member Services and Chapter Relations, Aisha Williams,
awilliams@iida.org or call +01 312. 379. 5176.