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oct 04, 2007

premio vico magistretti results

group photo of winners with the founder of the ‘premio vico magistretti’, maddalena de padova (centre)

we are pleased to announce the results of the international design competition ‘premio vico magistretti – living simplicity in furniture design’, organized by designboom and depadova. 5402 designers from 98 different countries participated.

the jury was composed of:

norman foster, architect and designer (UK)
patricia urquiola, architect and designer (SPAIN / ITALY)
carlo forcolini, architect and designer (ITALY)
paola antonelli, curator of MoMa department of architecture and design (USA)
paolo imperatori, studio vico magistretti (ITALY)
birgit lohmann, editor-in-chief designboom

and

maddalena depadova, founder of depadova company (ITALY)
luca depadova, engineering/depadova
valeria depadova, director showroom/depadova

the winners are:

1st prize

‘borrod’ by line depping from denmark

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‘teo stool’ by luciana gonzalez franco + cristian mohaded from argentina

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‘yuki’ by enrico fratesi + stine gam from italy / denmark

___________________________________________________________________________________ honorable mention (unforseen art commendation)

‘prop’ by peter marigold from uk

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honorable mention (unforseen art commendation)

‘boox’ by han li + yan hu from china

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on october 2nd, 2007 the italian company depadova invited the winners, members of the italian design press, international architects and producers, friends and design critics, to the preview of the exhibition and award ceremony. birgit lohmann conducted the ‘soirée’ and members of the international jury were present: patricia urquiola, paola antonelli (curator of MoMA), carlo forcolini, and paolo imperatori (studio vico magistretti).

jurors patricia urquiola and paola antonelli describe the criteria for selection

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exhibition designed by designboom

the shortlisted and winning entries from the international design competition ‘premio vico magistretti’, organized by designboom and depadova, are on show at the depadova showroom in milan, italy. the exhibition runs until october 31st, 2007.

see the award ceremony and exhibition

see the winning and shortlisted entries of the competition

a book illustrating 140 of the competition’s entries will be available through designboom in the coming days. stay tuned for more details.

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