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Ideas 4 Wood 2023/2024 – Design Contest

Tabu Spa  is accepting entries to the sixth Ideas 4 Wood 2023/2024 international ideas design contest, for university students and designers regardless of age.

Ideas 4 Wood is aimed at the design of geometric, organic or combined decorations according to multilaminar wood veneers, industrial inlays, three-dimensional surfaces, surfaces for state-of-the-art boiserie or wooden floors.

A total of 15,000 Euro will be awarded to the best entries across all competition categories.

The participation in the competition is open in the following categories:

  • Professionals: all Italian and foreign designers (a specific qualification or diploma/degree is not required) regardless of age. All those who, on the date of the registration to the competition, are not enrolled in Schools, Institutes or Academies and work in the field of design, interior design or industrial design must be considered in the Professionals category.
  • Students: all Italian and foreign students of the Universities of Design, Architecture and Engineering, Design Schools and Institutes and Fine Arts Academies.

For both categories, it is allowed to participate as individual or in a group. In the case of group participation, it will be necessary to appoint a group leader, who will be the sole responsible and contact person for the project.

The total prize money for the 6th edition will be distributed as follows:

  • Professionals: 1st prize: 5,000 Euro
  • Students: 1st prize: 5,000 Euro
  • Professionals: Carpanelli Award: 1st prize: 3,000 Euro
  • Students: Carpanelli Award: 1st prize: 2,000 Euro

Ideas 4 Wood is the most important contest in the industry of wood and it is supported by ADI (Italian Design Association), FederlegnoArredo and FSC® Italia and is a yearly international contest.