Designers who consistently discover features from local landscapes, living styles, folk festivals, traditional workmanship, natural materials, and manufacturing techniques and transfer these concepts into the “Seating Design” and “Seating Design for Children”. Natural and recyclable materials are used to the major materials of the creations that correlate to the spirit of Yilan: friendly interactions and sustainable harmony.
A total of NT$856,000 (more than US$28,000) will be awarded in cash, together with certificates for the awarded individuals or teams.
AUGUST 23, 2018
The Yilan Chair International Design Award is a brand of design competition based on a city. In the past five years, more than 4,000 works registered, and in 2017 a new record was reached: the works came from as many as 35 countries. Through the competition, the participation of eminent designers all over the world, the design observation and learning activities, the outreach of the exhibitions, and the collaboration with elaborate traditional workmen and local wood industries, the competition has been elevated to a worldwide platform for the communication of professional designers and an eminent international brand of creative furniture design competition.
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