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Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award 2011 – Entries Open

The Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award 2011, Australia’s richest and most prestigious design prize, is calling for entries. Now in its 9th year, the Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award supports the Australian design community through rewarding and assisting Australia’s most talented emerging designers. Past winners include Rohan Nicol, Jon Goulder, Adam Goodrum, Lucas Chirnside, Charles […]



BY jesse

July 4th, 2011


The Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award 2011, Australia’s richest and most prestigious design prize, is calling for entries.

Now in its 9th year, the Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award supports the Australian design community through rewarding and assisting Australia’s most talented emerging designers.

Past winners include Rohan Nicol, Jon Goulder, Adam Goodrum, Lucas Chirnside, Charles Wilson, bernabeifreeman, Trent Jansen, Ilias Fotopoulos and Daniel Emma, all going on to achieve significant recognition and greater commercial success.

Entries are now open for the 2011 Award.

To be a contender in the competition your entries must:

  • Push the boundaries
  • Be your own original ideas that reflect your own personal style
  • Be work that can be promoted as authentically Australian and that reflects our unique positioning in the world (entrants must be Australian citizens)
  • Be fully resolved so it can be manufactured and retailed

The winner of the 1st prize will be awarded AUD$30,000 towards the commercialisation of their design, as well as a trip to a leading design fair – Index in Denmark, Design Fair in Miami or the Interior Design Fair in Belgium.

4 runners up will each receive a $2,500 cash prize, and 5 finalists will receive a $1,000 cash prize.

Entries close 2 September, with the 1st round of judging commencing on 8 September 2011. This year’s judges include Heidi Dokulil, Prof Kees Dorst, Ewan McEoin, Liane Rossler, Jennifer Sanders, Terri Winter, Richard Waller and Colin Rochestor.

Winners will be announced on 27 October 2011.

For more information on how to enter the competition, visit the Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award Facebook page.

Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award
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