Is it your Time to Design?

sanghyeok_leeLast year’s winner of Time to Design Award: Sanghyeok Lee of South Korea in his prizewinning Useful Chair.

The prestigious International design competition “Time to Design – new talent award” is now open for applications for this year’s award. The award is aimed at young up-and-coming design talents that need a platform to kick-start their career. It is the 7th time that the award will be given out, and this year, the deadline for applications is June 5th, 2014 at 12 AM CET via

The purpose of the prize is to create a platform that can help a young designer move forward in their professional career. Each of the partners behind the award contributes with different aspects. The Danish Art Workshops gives access to a three month resi­dency and accommodation, the Danish Association of Wood and Furniture Industries is sponsoring 6700 EUR for materials, Normann Copenhagen will host a two week exhibition at their Copenhagen-based Flagship Store, members of the Danish Design Association is providing professional career coaching and finally, the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015 has sponsored an exhibitor stand for the winner.