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Elite Design Award 2018
The Elite Company, founded in 1895, which head office is in Aubonne, Switzerland, organises, starting November 1st 2017, an international competition , the « Elite Design Award », rewarding the creation of best creations with the theme : « Haute Couture bed ».
Elite seeks to support creation and innovation by design by offering designers the opportunity to reflect about furniture and its function in general, namely the base and headboard, items which are at the core of our daily lives. Aesthetics and design have to match with comfort.
Elite is part of a long tradition of bed making and seeks to advance the design of premium beds. This competition seeks to foster new ideas through the combination of design and traditional craftsmanship.
Aims of the Competition
Show Elite’s expertise ;
Boost creative design in the field of bedding ;
Transform ideas to product ;
Give students and young professionals the opportunity to be exhibited at Milan Design Week 2018.
1st prize CHF 5'000
2nd prize 3’000 CHF
3rd prize 2’000 CHF
Public prize 1'500 CHF
The winner will have ist concept of bed realized and exhibited at the Design Week of Milan 2018.