2016 VMODERN Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite designers around the world to participate in the 2016 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition. The award was born from the desire to create a forum for the discussion, debate and development of innovative design. Our goal is to discover and promote the most creative pieces of furniture that will transform the way we live and interact with our environment. What is the future of furniture design?

This is an ideas competition and designers may submit pieces in production, prototypes, and/or concepts. Projects will be evaluated based on creativity, originality, feasibility, function, and aesthetics.

Participants may submit the following designs:

  • Seating: armchairs, benches, chairs, lounge chairs, recliners, stools, etc.
  • Planes: beds, coffee tables, desks, shelving units, tables, etc.
  • Lighting: ceiling lamp, floor lamp, table lamp, wall lamp, etc.


  • Early registration: US $75 until July 19, 2016
  • Late registration; US $95 from July 20, 2016 to September 20, 2016


  • March 10, 2016 – Competition announcement, registration begins
  • July 19, 2016 – Early registration deadline
  • September 20, 2016 – Late registration deadline
  • September 27, 2016 – Submission deadline (23:59 hours US Eastern Time)
  • November 8, 2016 – Winner’s announcement


  • Brad Ascalon [principal Brad Ascalon Studio NYC]
  • Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen [partner Norm.Architects]
  • Peter Donders [principal Peter Donders, Morphs, Morphsine]
  • Chris Hardy [principal Chris Hardy Pty Ltd]
  • Kasper Rønn von Lotzbeck [partner Norm.Architects]
  • David Trubridge [principal David Trubridge]


  • 1st Place: US $2000
  • 2nd Place: US $1000
  • 3rd Place: US: $500

Winners and projects selected by the Jury and editorial board will be published online and in print on eVolo Magazine’s publications and media partners.

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "2016 VMODERN Competition" 13 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/785458/2016-vmodern-competition> ISSN 0719-8884

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