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CETEM,
The Furniture Technology Center

CETEM,
The Furniture Technology Center

The Furniture and Wood Technology Centre of the Region of Murcia (CETEM) is a private non-profit association located in the municipality of Yecla, where one of the most important furniture manufacturing clusters in Spain is concentrated. During the 25 years since it was founded, its achievements in innovation and technological development have made CETEM one of the main international point of reference in the sector.
Since 1995 CETEM has organised the International Industrial Design Competition for Furniture to promote innovation. Its main objectives are to encourage collaboration between companies and designers and to promote a design culture as a strategy for competitiveness and differentiation.

25 years rewarding design

Jury in previous editions

Marta Rioperez

Marta Rioperez

Elle Deco

Director

Marcelo Ghio

Marcelo Ghio

Experimenta Magazine

Strategy Manager

Manuel Lecuona López

Manuel Lecuona López

UPV

Cat. In Design Management
Borja García

Borja García

Borja García Studio

Industrial Designer

Alejandra Gandía-Blasco

Alejandra Gandía-Blasco

Gandía Blasco

Deputy Creative Director

Jury in previous editions

Marta Rioperez

Elle Deco
Director

Marcelo Ghio

Experimenta Magazine
Strategy Manager

Manuel Lecuona López

Upv
Cat. In Design Management

Borja García

Borja García Studio
Industrial Designer

Alejandra Gandía-Blasco

Gandía Blasco
Deputy Creative Director

Contest Phases

Phase 1

Reception et evaluation de projects

Until 02/09/2020

Designers must register and submit their projects, using the form at the bottom of this page according to the instructions provided.
Once the registration period is closed, the projects will be evaluated by the jury, who will determine which projects (10 maximum) will go on to the company selection and prototype construction phase.

Deadline for the submission of projects: 30/06/2020

Phase 2

Selection of companies and construction of prototypes

Until 30/11/2020

CETEM will present the selected projects to the participating companies for the subsequent prototype construction phase in collaboration with the designer.

The prototypes will be presented in CETEM’s offices (C/ Perales s/n 30510 Yecla (Murcia), correctly packed, indicating only the name of the project, without any identifying data of the designers or the collaborating company.

Awards & Benefits for designers

Prizes in cash

1st Prize 3.000 €
2nd Prize 1.500 €
3rd Prize 700 €

Publicity

Media promotion of the awarded projects through press releases & media coverage

Prototypes

The selected projects will be prototyped in collaboration with companies in the sector

Awards & Benefits for designers

Prizes in cash

1st Prize 3.000 €
2nd Prize 1.500 €
3rd Prize 700 €

Prizes in cash

Media promotion of the awarded projects through press releases & media coverage

Prototypes

The selected projects will be prototyped in collaboration with companies in the sector

Sponsors and partners

Organizers

Sponsors

Organizers

Organizers

Organizers

Partners

Sponsors and partners

Organizers

Sponsors

Partners

Registration period has expired. You can participate in CETEM Design Award next edition.

Doubts and queries

If you have any doubts or queries, please call
us on+34 968 752 040 or send an email to
info@cetemdesignaward.com

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