Line Chair. Wenhan Zhang, School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
Line Chair. Wenhan Zhang, School of The Art Institute of Chicago.

Showcase Your Talent in the 5th Edition of the SIT Furniture Design Award

July 1, 2024

SIT Furniture Design Award, a prestigious international platform dedicated to celebrating brilliance in furniture design and Interior Design, is delighted to announce that submissions for its 5th edition are now open. With a global reach and a mission to recognize, celebrate, and promote exceptional furniture maker, interior designers, brands, manufacturers, emerging talents, and visionaries, the Award honors those who enhance our daily lives with their vision. Focusing on the concept of “Seat and Beyond,” the SIT Furniture Design Award celebrates the strategic thinking, imagination, and creativity that are instrumental in crafting remarkable furniture pieces. Encouraging designers to push the boundaries of design and explore new possibilities, this program sets the stage for global recognition and appreciation of exceptional talent.

Awarding excellence in furniture and interior design, we’re thrilled to announce the 5th edition of the SIT Furniture Design Award,” said co-founder Astrid Hebert.With over 400 outstanding submissions last year, we can’t wait to see this year’s entries, especially those championing sustainability. We look forward to celebrating innovative, eco-conscious designs that inspire the future of our industry.”

The jury panel of the SIT Furniture Design Award is composed of influential professionals renowned in the global design community. Alain Gilles, Founder and Lead Designer at Alain Gilles The Studio, brings his innovative approach, while Bo Zhang, Artist & Chief Designer at Desz Office, contributes his visionary perspective. Niko Kapa, Design Director at Studio Niko Kapa, offers his expertise, alongside Christina Chen-Chiao Kuo, Creative Director & Founder of Kuuo Living Limited, Nataly Bolshakova, Founder and Lead Designer of Bolshakova Interiors, Steven Yeung, Founder of Kar, and Zhou Yi, Chief Designer at Dayi Design. Lilian González-González, Industrial Design Academic Coordinator at Anáhuac University of México and Board Member of the World Design Organization, enriches the panel with her academic and international perspectives. These experts, alongside other distinguished members, bring a wealth of experience and diverse perspectives to ensure a thorough evaluation and recognition of excellence in furniture and interior design.

The award is open to submissions on a global level, welcoming entries from designers and emerging talents from all corners of the world. Whether conceptual designs, works in progress, or completed projects, SIT Furniture Design Award invites professionals and students alike to showcase their vision and craftsmanship.

To seize this exciting opportunity, designers are encouraged to submit their entries before the September 8th, 2024 early bird deadline and enjoy a 10% discount, making it the perfect chance to showcase their remarkable designs at reduced costs. From seating and lighting to tables, homeware, and outdoor furniture, the award celebrates diverse design expressions. For further details regarding the submission process, evaluation criteria, and important dates, please visit the SIT Furniture Design Award website at sitaward.com.