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TIFF and Designboom, together in the TIFF Design Competition 2012

Designboom in collaboration with DEP - Department of Export Promotion of Thailand, and organizer of the Thailand International Furniture Fair, TIFF - promote the TIFF AWARD 2012 furniture international design competition, open to applicants from every country in the world, to professionals, students, and design-enthusiasts. TIFF 2012 (leisure & style), to be held from 14th to 18th March, will be celebrating the refined beauty and luxury of Thai homes and their outdoor lifestyle, the finest indoor/outdoor furniture and home decor accessories made in Thailand for the international market and unique leisure experiences in which aesthetics and environmentalism share equal space. The participants to the TIFF Award 2012 have submitted into 3 product categories: - home interiors - garden, pool  and patio areas, fireside and barbecue areas, spa environment - resort and hotel hospitality The designers of 3 winning entries (one for every category) will be granted with cash prize awards of $ 3,500 USD each. The jury has selected about 30 designs that are being developed as prototypes by Thai industry and craft and exhibited at TIFF 2012. There is the opportunity for finalist / shortlisted designs to be developed into real products. in the event that the producers who DEP transfers the right exercises the option for production
on, on an exclusive basis and sine die (without time limitations), the selected manufacturer undertakes to pay a royalty of 4% of wholesale price of sold items to the designer, for the transfer of intellectual property rights . As collaboration, designboom will publish an exhaustive results report. The jury is made up: - Benjamin hubert, industrial designer, UK - Ezri tarazi, industrial designer, israel - Visiondivision, architects, sweden - Eggarat wongchartit, industrial designer, thailand - Birgit lohmann, editor-in-chief designboom The registrations and submissions are already closed The results will be announced on March 2012, during the TIFF fair. We look forward to see the winners at TIFF 2012. Info about DEP Info about TIFF 2012 Info about designboom
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