10 march 2008

graalglass: the eighth international design contest

the call for entries is open!

We are pleased to announce that is now possible to submit the application for the eighth edition of the International Design Contest organized by Trieste Contemporanea.
You can check the competition notice on
The competition deadline is June 10th, 2008.

The entry is free.
The 2008 edition of the International Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea is promoted by our Committee under the patronage of CEI (Central European Initiative), of the Provincia of Trieste, of the Fine Arts Academy of Venice and of the Department of Architectural Design and Urban Planning of the University of Trieste.
The designers from Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine are called to apply and submit a project for a new vessel for drinking to be made with the glass blowing technique.
The winning designer will be awarded a prize of 4000 Euros and will be invited in Murano (Venice) to assist to the execution of the prototype. The CEI prize (3000 Euros) will go to the best designer from one of the CEI countries not part of the EU and the BEBA prize (1000 Euros) will go to the youngest selected designer.