VIVID

2018 marks the 15th Anniversary of VIVID, Australia’s longest running awards program dedicated to unearthing and rewarding Australia’s next wave of design talent. Supported by industry experts and design luminaries, VIVID 2018 promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

KEY DATES

Entries are now open!
Entries Close: 13th April 2018
Shortlist Announced : 20th April 2018
Finalists Announced : 26th May 2018
Awards + Awards Ceremony : 19th July 2018

• Curated by Daniel Dalla Riva Latitude Group

This highly anticipated industry platform is an important destination for both the local and international design industry at the Decor + Design show in Melbourne. VIVID has already assisted over 700 designers with more than 1,000 products to kick-start their careers. Judged by a panel of prominent and respected industry figures, finalists will exhibit their design prototypes at the VIVID Awards Gallery.

Awards categories include Furniture Design, Lighting Design, Object Design, Concept Design, the ADA Award of Merit, and the VIVID 2017 Judges Choice Award. Judges include Jan Henderson – Inside Magazine, Anne-Maree Sargeant – AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE™, Dana Tomic Hughes – Yellowtrace and Jo Mawhinney – Living Edge Furniture.

As a participant in two VIVID competitions I can greatly recommend the benefits of putting your work out to be seen, and to see how it is received.
Not only is it a great platform to showcase your work in front of some very influential industry people, but it also gives you the opportunity to meet like-minded designers who are at a similar stage in their design careers.
James Walsh
-VIVID Award for Lighting Design
-ADA Award of Merit
VIVID is an exceptional platform for emerging designers to get their work in the public domain. I particular enjoyed the discussions/feedback from my peers and Industry professional.
Adrian Olasau
-VIVID Award for Object Design

Sponsors and partners of VIVID 2018 include:
Living Edge Furniture
ADA
James Richardson Furniture
GlobeWest
Artemide
(Inside) Magazine
Nikpol
Houzz
AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE™
The Design Institute of Australia
Latitude Group

Register Today!
Free trade visitor registration for the Australian International Furniture Fair (AIFF) is now open.

19-22 July 2018
Melbourne Exhibition Centre
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