C A L L - F O R - E N T R I E S
international design competition organized by designboom and DuPont.
participation is open to applicants from every country in the world,
to professionals, students, and design-enthusiasts.
free registration required.
01 - the subject of the international competition is
‘the skin of Corian®’
decoration and surface treatment of DuPont Corian® - applied to interior surfacing
for residential or commercial environments - through solutions/techniques like translucency,
sublimation, CNC (Computer Numeric Control) tooling, printing, lithopanie and any other
suitable technique. (nb: flooring and ceiling applications and 'small objects' are NOT included).
A projects already completed
- the winner in the 'projects already completed' category will receive 2500 euros.
- the winner in the 'concepts' category will receive 2500 euros.
the organizers will assign honourable mentions to other projects
(beyond the winner in each of the categories) that will be considered particularly meaningful
for aesthetic, functional or technical reasons.
DuPont will develop and make available to media internationally a press kit about the results.
and as always
designboom will publish an exhaustive results report.
03 the jury is composed of
antonia astori, architect, italy
klein - dytham, architects, japan / uk
gabellini sheppard associates, architects, usa
eero koivisto, architect, sweden
hadi teherani, architect, germany
04 - design criteria
projects will be judged by:
- correct use/optimization of the properties and performances of Corian®
- appropriate application of decoration and surface modification techniques
- creativity, innovation of the project or the concept
- marketing/sales potential.
participants will have to rely on this documentation and on the content of
http://www2.dupont.com/Corian/en_GB/index.html to develop their work.
05 registration deadline
application registration will be accepted through september 20, 2006
06 - registration
teams register with one name only
(when submitting works you should add all team member’s names).
there is a maximum enrollment, registration may close prior to that deadline.
registrations are open now, please fill in the form.
! register here !
07 - submit your entry / entries
whether you're an individual or group, you can submit max.3 works.
for each work you will be requested to supply:
1 - up to 3 files (images or a composition of more images) of your project.
please note: use only .gif, .jpeg, (72 dpi) max 100 kb each file.
image size max 600 (width) x 700 (height) pixels.
if you are not able to reduce the size of your file please see
the tutorial on how reduce the size of your file with photoshop.
( the original high-resolution image(s)
will be requested if your work is shortlisted )
2 - explanation of ideas
a brief description of your work.
(english text only, explanation is expected to be concise)
3 - you will be requested to accept the competition guidelines
projects participating to the competition, must be original works.
projects must be free from copyrights and any kind of obligation.
the design shall not in any way infringe any third partys right,
including but not limited to copyright, logos, trademark, trade names,
or other proprietary rights of publicity or privacy.
only entries with a declaration of authorship are accepted !)
! submit your entry here !
08 deadline for submission of entries
works can be submitted through september 30, 2006.
09 - copyright
any moral and paternity right regarding the project sent in for application is
by participating in the competition, all participants authorise designboom
and DuPont to publish and exhibit all the designs (including project data submitted)
waiving compensation at exhibitions and events and/or to use them in any
publications that the organisers may deem suitable and/or necessary.
10 - info about Corian®
electronic literature and documentation on Corian® (properties, performances, fabrication, etc)
is available at http://www2.dupont.com/Corian/en_GB/index.html (technical info / documentation).
participants will have to rely on this documentation and on the content of the web site to develop their work.
to see interesting and recent designs with Corian®, participants
are also invited to visit the web sites http://www.corian.it/mdw2006
the DuPont oval logo, DuPont, The miracles of science and Corian® are registered trademarks
or trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates. only DuPont produces Corian®.
11 - info about Corian®
media relations and promotion of the award and its results
DuPont will develop a press release announcing the award and, once the award has been concluded,
a press kit dedicated to the results of the award.
at their own discretion, DuPont may develop other promotional activities around this award.
11 - questions
inquiries to [email protected]
please write in the subject line : the skin of corian
Corian® and DuPont are a registered trademark and a trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.
Only DuPont produces Corian®.