iForDesign is a new product design competition challenging students, entrepreneurs and the wider community to redefine the humble chair and raise the bar for creativity, sustainability and innovation. Launched by the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, the national challenge is supported by Dubai Design District and in5.
Design a miniature chair using everyday material.
iForDesign competition is open internationally for all ages and professions, individuals or groups.
The final day to submit your proposal is Tuesday 20 October.
First, Second and Third place prizes are awarded as follows:
– First place winner will receive 5,000 AED
– Second place winner will receive 3,000 AED
– Third place winner will receive 2,000 AED
All three winners will get access to in5 Design prototyping lab (for UAE residents only), and a chance to exhibit a photo of the winning design during Dubai Design Week 2020.
HOW TO ENTER?
You need to submit a PDF presentation in landscape format with 10 slides or less. This file should be no larger than 5MB. Entries should include a short description on the product, concept and inspiration. You should also include information about the materials, dimensions and technologies, at least a four scale model or prototype photos, sketches and evidence of iterative design.
Feel free to share your journey on social media, tagging @dididxb, @d3dubai and @in5dubai.