The show will take place at the renowned Brera Design District. The historic area of Brera offers prestigious and impressive showrooms during the Milan Fair – established brands and galleries will showcase their new products and concepts. Organized by the makers of the Fuorisalone, the Brera Design District presentations will be accompanied by extensive communication measures (guide, listings, label, etc.). Representatives from the furniture and textile industry as well as traders and galleries are expected as visitors.
It is a regularly held design-competition, taking place for the first time this year. Its concrete objective is for young designers to present their ideas and furthermore, build up partnerships between producers, manufacturers and designers which will allow implementing contemporary, but also extraordinary ideas concerning furnishing.
Initiators and the awarding authority of the competition are the designers of studio oort. It takes place independently of companies and manufacturers, which allows diverse cooperations in various areas. This continuously increasing partnership-network shall support the designers in the long term.
Not only presenting ideas, but providing a platform. During the first year, the prototypes will be exhibited at Salone del Mobile in Milan after which there will be searched for ways to implement and produce them.
Dealing with a particular task/assignment provides a framework for the projects, that roots the designer’s items and statements in a wider context.
Anybody who meets the requirements concerning the implementation of an idea into a prototype. We especially address students of creative and design oriented subjects, craftsmen and architects. Teams as well as single persons can submit up to three concepts.
No – We do not charge you for taking part in the competition. However, in case your prototype is chosen, you are obliged to forward your prototypes (to Potsdam) at your own expense.
pinkdot offers no prize money. We enable medial presence/marketing and represent the winners‘ products at fairs. Furthermore, we provide partnerships with experts and strive for bringing your works into production.