Designer Rugs are proud to announce their 4th edition of the EVOLVE AWARDS – with this years awards extending the reach for the first time to Asia, inviting a larger range of design professionals to take part in the competition. The winning rugs will form part of Designer Rugs Evolve Collection 2019, (formerly known as the ID Collection). The winners from both Evolve and Evolve Emerge have the chance to take home a prize pool worth over $30,000 AUD including a trip to Milan and their personal rug design to own.
To be eligible, entrants must be an architect, interior designer or interior decorator who are a permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong or Indonesia.
Designer Rugs prides itself on supporting the ever growing designer landscape both here in Australia and overseas.
Entrants are invited to submit a maximum of three (3) designs intended for a 200 x 300cm or 250cm diameter rug. The designs should be innovative, inspiring and original, suitable for residential and commercial interiors. This year, all applications will be made online evolve.designerrugs.com.au (all specifications can be found on this site).
YOSI TAL – Designer Rugs
EMMA ELIZABETH – Local Design / Emma Elizabeth Designs
GRIFFEN LIM – Make Architects Hong Kong
BRENTON SMITH – Bates Smart
STEPHANIE MOFFIT – Mokum
The EVOLVE 2019 workshops were a great success, with Senior Designer Lia Pielli giving guests the direct opportunity to learn through her insights about how to design and create a commercially viable rug. Each workshop was mediated by Local Designs creative director Emma Elizabeth, who also has a series of collection with Designer Rugs, along with a guest speaker for each city.
ENTRIES OPEN – 11th March 2019
ENTRIES CLOSE – 30th April 2019
FINALISTS SELECTED – Before 28th May 2019
EVENT AND WINNERS ANNOUNCED – October 2019
For more info head to Evolve