There is time until October 9 to participate in Add on, the new contest launched by the participatory design platform Formabilio and aimed at young designers, aspiring designers and designers.
Participants are asked to devise the complement of furniture for excellence, The object with its shape, appearance, size and function adds, improves or complements the overall view of an environment. A sign, a note, touch the fi nal design that complements to make it functional, versatile and attractive furnishings, enhancing the style.
While adding, should be neither trivial nor redundant, it must have an autonomous and independent character but never dominating, in short, must be the best complement to a furniture could want.
Projects must meet certain basic requirements: represent a piece of furniture (therefore furniture, lamps, objects, fashion, ceramics, kitchen utensils, vases and toys cannot be candidates), they must be feasible with the production skills and materials - solid wood or panels, upholstered with various finishes - used by Formabilio's partner companies. Another fundamental requirement is the size of the packaging which must not exceed 230 cm in length and 30 kg in weight for each package, so as not to affect the shipment too much. Finally, the projects must be able to be assembled and installed easily by those who will buy them and be inspired by the principles of eco-design. Proposals must be sent using the appropriate section of the site from 10.00 on 12 September and no later than 18.00 on 9 October.
The community Formabilio will have time to vote no to the elaborate fi hours of 18.00 23 October and the winners will be announced until November 6. As always, then, the technical committee, formed by members of the manufacturers together with design experts and communication, will choose no less than 2 projects to prototype and commercialize the site but, following the philosophy of Formabilio, at least one of the projects chosen by the Board will be selected in the pink of 10 projects that have received the highest rating from the community. For the winners, plus the satisfaction of being produced, Formabilio recognize a fee of 7% on the proceeds of the sale on the site formabilio.com.
To participate and learn more about the contest: https://it.formabilio.com/concorso-design/add-on