Are you a design professional that would like to be in he running to take home a prize pool worth over $30,000 AUD including a trip to the Salone del Mobile Milan and your personal rug design to own! Well look no further – Designer Rugs are proud to announce their 4th edition of the EVOLVE AWARDS – with this years awards extending the reach for the first time to Asia. The winning rug designs will form part of Designer Rugs EVOLVE COLLECTION 2019.
To be eligible, entrants must be an architect, interior designer or interior decorator who
are a permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong or Indonesia.
ALL entries are to be made ONLINE at EVOLVE
THE BRIEF – Entrants are invited to submit a maximum of three (3) designs intended for a 200 x 300cm or 250xm diameter rug. The designs should be innovative, inspiring and original, suitable for residential and commercial interiors.
If you have never designed a custom rug then I suggest you register for the EVOLVE 2019 workshops that will take place both here in Australia and overseas, with Senior Designer Lia Pielli giving guests the direct opportunity to learn through her insights about how to design and create a commercially viable rug. Each workshop will be mediated by Local Designs creative director Emma Elizabeth, who also has a series of collections with Designer Rugs, along with a guest speaker for each city.
BRISBANE EVOLVE WORKSHOP Wednesday 13th March 6-8pm
Guest speakers Easton Pearson Designer Rugs Showroom
SYDNEY EVOLVE WORKSHOP Thursday 14th March 6-8pm
Guest speaker Akira Isogawa Designer Rugs Showroom
MELBOURNE EVOLVE WORKSHOP Monday 18th March 6-8pm
Guest speakers Bernabeifreeman Designer Rugs Showroom
AUCKLAND EVOLVE WORKSHOP Wednesday 20th March 5.30-7.30pm
Guest speaker Emma Elizabeth Designer Rugs Showroom
HONG KONG EVOLVE WORKSHOP Tuesday 26th March 6.30-8pm
Guest speaker Griffen Lim Wilkhahn Showroom
SINGAPORE EVOLVE WORKSHOP Tuesday 26th March 6.30-8pm
Guest speaker T.B.C. Zenith Showroom
Recap – ENTRIES OPEN 11th March 2019, ENTRIES CLOSE 30th April 2019, FINALISTS SELECTED Before 28th May 2019, EVENT AND WINNERS ANNOUNCED October 2019