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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.  

Important Dates

Please contact Kierstin Snapp to receive notification when this competition opens. 

Entry Information

Review the offical competition guidelines

Winners

One (1) Best of Competition will be chosen by a jury of design professionals. The jury reserves the right to not select a winner from the entries submitted. The winning design will be produced by an Italian company and exhibited at the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The winning designer and their Design Director or Design Principal will each win a trip to Milan to attend the 2013 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, April 9 – 14, 2013.

The judges also reserve the option to select two (2) Honorable Mentions from each of the three (3) Categories (Retail, Residential, and Hospitality). The Honorable Mention winners and their Design Director or Design Principal will also win a trip to Milan to attend the 2013 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, April 9 – 14, 2013.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Kierstin Snapp, Design Competitions Manager, at IIDA Headquarters.

2013 Judges

 John Czarnecki  Assoc. AIA Contract magazine


Lewis Goetz, FIIDA, FAIA 
Leo A Daly

Brian K. Graham  IIDA, IDSA
Graham Design Studio