This year the Mercedes-Benz Design Award is calling for design entries that enhance the lounge space – with an emphasis on sustainability. Designs for all product ranges are welcome, from coffee tables and lamps, to entertainment units and footrests.
From four finalists, one winning designer will have their design manufactured and sold by design retailer Cult, along with mentorship from Cult co-founder and director Richard Munao; Mercedes-Benz product manager André Dutkowski; Foolscap Studio founder and director Adele Winteridge; and winner of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Design Award, Tom Fereday. The winner will also receive a new Mercedes-Benz for an extended loan.
We’re looking for something that enhance the lounge space, with an emphasis on sustainability. Designs for all product ranges are welcome, from coffee tables and lamps, to entertainment units and footrests. The Mercedes-Benz Design Award is a platform to realise a great design concept and see it come to life.
The judging panel will consist of four design mentors and Broadsheet editorial director, Katya Wachtel. Judges will appraise entries on the following criteria: