Entries are in full swing for one of Australia’s most inspiring product design competitions – The Reece Bathroom Innovation Award (BIA).
April 7th, 2015
Above: BIA 2014 professional winner Michael Hoppe receiving his prize
There are career-defining prizes to be won, with our professional winner to not only receive $10,000 cash for their innovative entry, but also the chance to have their entry prototyped by world-renowned bathroom brand Nobili.
Last year’s professional winner, Michael Hoppe, was involved in a BIA first when his winning design Cylinder was prototyped by Australian manufacturing company Omvivo, a process he described as both valuable and rewarding.
For our 2015 student winner, a $5,000 cash prize will be awarded along with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a 2-week internship in Barcelona with world-leading bathroom design brand Roca. Last year’s student winner, Queena Le, experienced this valuable career kick-starter first hand after her unforgettable fortnight in Spain at Roca’s headquarters.
Both winners have now added their award-winning design to their portfolio and have boosted their personal brand after not only being featured by Reece across their many communication channels, but also appearing in national publications.
Now in its tenth year, BIA 2015 calls on entrants to design for the future and develop an innovative tapware concept for the contemporary bathroom environment.
By entering, you’ll have the chance to have your work reviewed by our judging panel, which this year is made up of some of the brightest design minds from Australia and around the world, including Roberto Palomba (global architect and designer), Josep Congost (Design Director of Roca Design Center & Innovation Lab) and Shaynna Blaze (interior designer and media personality).
With coveted prizes and industry recognition almost too good to be true, it’s time to make your mark – the future of tapware is in your hands. Head to bathroominnovation.com.au to enter now.
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