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The contest aims to find design solutions that respond to the problems of today's societies. A sustainable society that promotes a green and circular economy, that is our purpose. Here we will launch design contests that think about objects of global use.

How can we improve them, make them more ecological and sustainable?

This is where we will find the answers!





“Throughout the history of its creation, the most iconic of seats – the Chair – makes for  a structured view of the social, cultural, economic, political and artistic conditions of a specific society in a specific period of time. From the 19Th century onwards, with the prospect of industrialization and consequent mass production and access to increasingly vast sectors of the population, the Chair became a peculiar barometer of these conditions in a history that is intrinsically linked to the history of design itself. Therefore, in order to look at and reflect on the contemporary Chair we must explore the very history and fortune of the design process in the world.” 

Rui Afonso Santos, Contemporary Portuguese Chairs - Asa edition 






Download the brief here on the competition day, October 24th!



the beginning of the registration period:  May 11th


Promotional registration period from May 11th to May 20th at 23:59 - Fee € 20

Regular registration period from May 21st to September 30th at 23:59 - Fee € 25

Late period of registration from October 1st to October 24th at 11:59  - Fee € 30

After the competition started - Fee € 40



Publication of winners and honorable mentions at on November 30th


the competition date

// June 27th to June 28th //


// October 24th to October 25th //


The competition begins on October 24th 12:00 noon and ends at October 25th 12:00 noon (London GMT + 0:00)








1st Place

 € 300+ publication on the website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy +  24H free registration + online subscription of DTF magazine


2 honorable mentions

 publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H free registration + online subscription of DTF magazine




Pedro Novo


Chair collector

Marco Sousa Santos


João Paulo Martins


Toni Grilo


Paulo Estrada

Sofalca CEO

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