📩 02/10/2023 11:46
The award ceremony of the 14th "National Furniture Design Competition" was held under the coordination of the Ministry of Commerce, in cooperation with the Turkish Exporters Assembly and organized by the Central Anatolian Furniture, Paper and Forest Products Exporters Association.
This year, 1.048 designs were submitted to the competition, and 33 designers were awarded. The intense interest of the competitors who designed the furniture that Turkey will produce, use and export in the future made all parties operating in the sector and organizing the competition happy.
The award ceremony of the 14th National Furniture Design Competition, to which academics and professional designers, associate and undergraduate students, primary, secondary and high school students applied in the home, office, kitchen-bathroom and smart furniture categories, was attended by TR Istanbul Deputy Governor Dr. It was held at the Turkish Exporters Assembly Conference Hall on September 29, 2023, with the participation of MH Nail Anlar, Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) President Mustafa Gültepe, Central Anatolian Furniture, Paper and Forest Products Exporters Association Chairman A. Tahsin Ata and leading names of the industry.
The main jury members of the competition consist of today's most important names in the field of design. The Jury Presidency was Prof. Other jury members of the competition conducted by Önder Küçükerman were Reşit Soley, Aziz Sarıyer, Mustafa Toner, Kaan Dericioğlu, Didem Çapa, Fatih Kıral and Murat Armağan, who are among the doyens of design and the industry. While TRT, Chamber of Architects, Chamber of Interior Architects and Creative Children Association were among the organizations supporting the competition, primary, secondary and high school students, as well as Academician-Professional and Associate and Undergraduate students, also participated in the competition. This category, which aims to encourage future designers to creative solutions, attracted different designs that will shed light on the development of the furniture industry this year.
This year, 33 awards in different categories were given, totaling 332.500 TL. Among the sponsor companies that gave awards in the National Furniture Design Competition, which is one of the competitions with the highest participation in the field of design in Turkey, Atagür Çelik, Bürotime, Erpa Orman, Ersa Mobilya, Gentaş, Kastamonu Entegre, Lazzoni, Madeş, Mikodam, Nurus, Emo Home, Sun -Ka and Öz-Tem Orman took part.