Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2015
FDA 2016 will take on a ‘free style’ approach where designers are welcomed to exercise their creativity without restrictions, and demonstrate their originality through this open call for submission. Unlike in previous years, the awards will be presented for a single Designers category, and it opens to participate of all backgrounds, including design students and all professionals. In addition, the prize money will be doubled to an attractive figure of $20,000.
First launched in 1993, FDA aims to discover new design talents, both locally and international, and to be a reputable showcase for the unique creations of the best creative minds. The award seeks design talents from all over the world to showcase their unique creations amongst international furniture manufacturers and designers. wining entries will be showcased at SingaPlural 2016, held in conjunction with the International Furniture Fair 2016, 33rd Asean Furniture Show, The Décor Show.
Now in its 22nd edition, FDA is well-regarded within the furniture industry. Through the awards, we hope to nurture design talents, and provide an avenue for designers to express their creativity and gain recognition within the furniture industry. By eliminating previous restrictions on age and background, we wish to encourage participation from the younger generation, and provide these budding young designers with opportunities to kickstart their career in furniture design.” Said Mr. Mark Yong, Vice President of SFIC and Chairman of Deign Development.