Are you currently a student studying the technical innovation and aesthetics to create beautiful functional products and you haven’t yet entered your stunning new furnishing design product or project then time is running out.

The Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA) are hosting the 2019 Awards for Australian Contemporary Emerging Design (ACE), this coming June. The ACE awards reflect the vision of the industry and are open to students, emerging designers and masters from all fields related to the furnishing industry. These NATIONAL ACE Design Awards represent a tremendous opportunity for all sectors of the furnishing industry to engage in a collaborative way to put the Australian Furnishing Industry on the global map – and help achieve the ultimate goal of Australian design in every room in the world!

The ACE awards are the highlight of the Furnishing Industry calendar and acknowledge excellence, encourage innovation and design within the industry and celebrate the success of the Australian furnishing sector.

Award categories have been consolidated for 2019 and continue to evolve to meet industry demand. The award categories are as follows:
• The Gold Medal Award
• The Cutting Edge Award
• Creative Vision Award
• Craftsman Award
• The People’s Choice Award

Nominations for the 2019 ACE Design Awards are NOW OPEN to members and non-members of the AFA in all states and territories of Australia. Entries close Friday, 12th April 2019. The winners will be announced in June 2019.

Source: Australasian Furnishing Association