This year VM Carpet is celebrating their 50 years anniversary! For the honor of the anniversary we are organizing a design competition targeted for young designers together with Young Finnish Design! The competition task is to design a new woven carpet for VM Carpet´s collection utilizing VM Carpet´s materials: wool yarn, paper yarn, wool and linen yarn, cotton weft or jute cord.
The competition starts on the 12.1.2023 and ends on the 31.5.2023. Three finalists will be selected at VM Carpet´s 50-year celebration party on 7-8.6 at the VM Carpets showroom in Lappajärvi. The winner will be selected at the Habitare fair in September 2023.
20004 main prize
2 honorary awards
VM Carpet is in charge of selecting finalists and will choose the jury which chooses all the winners
Design competition proposals need to demonstrate high quality product design know-how
The competition proposals are evaluated especially on the following criteria
-design and design style
-durability and functionality of the product
-suitability for industrial production
-principles of sustainable development
-Make sure to consider the potential for commercial use and competitive pricing of the product