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Young Designers Wanted: Unique Youngstar Design Contest at spoga+gafa 2014

Garden unique, the premium area of the international gardening trade fair spoga+gafa, organizes in 2014 the unique youngstar for the second time, a contest where young product designers present their outdoor prototypes to a wide and influential audience.

For many years the spoga+gafa in Cologne has been one of the most important meeting points for the gardening industry and the green sector in Germany and all over the world. Among the confirmed visitors for the spoga+gafa 2014 are Barlow Tyrie, Calma, Cane-Line, EMU, emsa, Scheurich and Weber Stephen.

Design students and designers who have graduated within the last three years can apply for the unique youngstar contest with a prototype ­– the general topic is “outdoors”. Up to 15 finalists are preselected by an expert jury and their designs will be on display for the whole duration of the trade fair from August 31st to September 2nd 2014. There will be an award show in the garden unique hall where three jury winners and one audience winner by internet vote will be declared. The prize money is 3.000 € for the 1st place, 2.000 € for the 2nd and 1.000 € for the 3rd place.

Applications for the unique youngstar design contest can be submitted up until April 15th 2014 at spogagafa.com.

The finalists of last year’s unique youngstar contest


 

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