2017 AWARD CATEGORIES

 

2017 – TIMBER FURNITURE DESIGN

The Timber Furniture category is aimed at developing new, predominantly timber-based furniture items for national and international markets. The selection criteria are based on consumer demands and identified market opportunities for Tasmanian designers.

In order to be eligible to enter this prize the entry must meet the selection criteria;

▪ 2017 material focus – Tasmanian Oak in veneer or solid form
▪ Show a high level of innovation in addressing transportation requirements
▪ Material suitability, product life cycle and functionality
▪ Be production ready
▪ Wholesale below $650 (ex GST)
▪ Be designed and made in Tasmania not before July 1st, 2015

2017 – LIGHTING DESIGN

The Lighting category is aimed at developing new lighting items for national and international markets. The selection criteria are based on consumer demands and identified market opportunities for Tasmanian designers.

In order to be eligible to enter this prize the entry must meet the selection criteria;

▪ Show a high level of innovation in addressing transportation requirements
▪ Material suitability, product life cycle and functionality
▪ Be production ready
▪ Wholesale below $350 (ex GST)
▪ Be designed and made in Tasmania not before July 1st, 2015

 

2017 – SMALL PRODUCT DESIGN

The Small Product category will access the design that ranks consistently across all of the selection criteria.

The selection criteria are based on current consumer demands and will assist in refining production;

▪ Material suitability, product life cycle and functionality
▪ Waste and material minimisation
▪ Innovation in concept and production processes
▪ Be production ready
▪ Wholesale below or between $50- $65 (ex GST)
▪ Be designed and made in Tasmania not before July 1st, 2015

2017 – FURNISHING OUR FUTURE AWARD

The Furnishing Our Future acquisitive prize sets out to challenge designers to consider ‘How does the design address the changing needs of modern living?’ Entries should push the boundaries of design, material and manufacturing through a well-resolved 1:1 prototype that will be acquired by Hawthorn Football Club, to form a Tasmanian Collection.

In order to be eligible to enter this prize the entry must meet the selection criteria;

▪ How does the design address the changing needs of modern living
▪ Explores the concepts in production and manufacturing
▪ Be presented as a well-resolved prototype suitable for building a permanent collection
▪ Be designed and made in Tasmania not before July 1st, 2015

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