15 Andreu World International Design Contest, USA

Publish Date: Oct 01, 2015

Deadline: Nov 30, 2015


The competition is open both to design students and to professionals,without age limit.


In order to participate, contestants must design an item of furniture (seat or table) that integrates all the specifications outlined by Andreu World, S.A. in the product briefing and which resolves the accompanying technical and formal challenges in the terms indicated.

Conditions and Briefing

Students or design professionals interested in participating can consult the Conditions and the Briefing via the "Legal rules" menu.


Following registration, a personal file is created for each contestant. This file serves to identify the Contestant in the Contest Website during this year’s Competition and future editions.

Participants may only register themselves via the registration form available in our website. Participants may register only once. Registration is not transferable.

New participants may register by completing the form available via the Inscription menu in the website. Following registration, participants will be sent an email with a link to validate the registration.

Once registered, participants can identify themselves in the website using their personal password in order to consult and modify their personal data in the Personal data section within the Inscription menu.


Participants may complete the Registration process for the Andreu World International Design Contestonce they have obtained a participant number. Once you have identified yourself in the website, you can consult and request your participant numbers (for example: 20150001) in the Participant numbers section within the Inscription menu.

Each participant must request a participant number for each project presented. You can request as manyparticipant numbers as are necessary.

Participant numbers

Any designs which are not accompanied by the corresponding participant number as issued via the Andreu World, SA, website will be excluded from the Andreu World International Design Contest.

Any designs which are received accompanied by numbers which are not present Andreu World, SA database will also be excluded.

The inclusion of any personal information in the documentation submitted during the competition will also be reason for exclusion.

All material submitted must be identified with the assigned participant numbers.

  • Models
  • Technical report
  • Affidavit
  • CD
  • Packaging
  • Other material relevant to the project.


The following material must be submitted by each participant:

  • A prototype of the proposed piece (scale 1:5).
  • A project synopsis, to be presented on 2 to 4 double-space, single-face A4 typewritten pages.
  • A project synopsis, 8 ½ inches x 11 inches for projects sent from United States of America.
  • CD with plans, diagrams, sketches, reders or pictures from the model.
  • Duly signed affidavit.

Particular consideration will be given to innovative contributions (based on a feasibility study), which help to increase the product quality. The following factors will be analyzed:

  • Production costs.
  • Compliance with the intended functions.
  • Ergonomics.

Designs must be submitted in such a manner as to facilitate their mechanized mass production.

All products must be original, i.e., they must not reflect previous designs.


All documentation must sent to by post or messenger service, or by delivering the project by hand to our offices, before 30th November 2015.

Andreu World, S.A.,
C/ Los Sauces, 7 Urb. Olimar
46370 Chiva – Valencia
T. +34 96 180 57 00

or P.O. Box Nº 127,
C.P. 46370 Chiva
Valencia Spain
T. +34 96 180 57 00

Projects sent from the United States of America can be sent to the following address before 9thNovember 2015.

Andreu World America
Merchandise Mart 222
Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Showroom 10-132 - 10th Floor
T. +1 312 464 09 00

Cost of Shipping / Returning

Each participant assumes responsibility for the costs of sending their projects and presentations.

To avoid the cost of the shipment through customs, it must be taken into account that the greater the commercial value of the project, the cost of transport will be more expensive.

For shipments and international collections of models, some courier companies require the participant have a customer number to pay for the shipping and return of their entries.

Andreu World, SA will not manage and will not pay for the costs arising from the transport, taxes, customs fees, etc.


The following prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st prize of 3000 euros (4,000 US$)
  • 2nd prize of 1000 euros (1,500 US$)

Will be awarded by a jury composed of professionals from different sectors: Design, Industry, Media and other fields related to creative activities.

The jury will also award up to a maximum of 4, non-monetary, special mentions.

The awards ceremony will be held on December 2015.

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