For its 42nd annual competition, non-profit Belgian design fair Biennale Interieur is expanding the call for entries by giving competitors more time to submit proposals and offering an additional category: Spaces. The winning design will be built out into multiple bars for the 2014 Biennale in Kortrijk, Belgium. Five winners will receive a production budget of 10,000 Euro each (about $13,600).
Take a look at the recent winners for inspiration, like the restaurant DesignMarketo (who we’ve mentioned here before) built in an abandoned textile factory in the city’s historic district. Called Freshly Cut, the experience begins as an exhibition and transitions into a 200-seat bistro, where diners enjoy a meal surrounded by the smell of fresh-cut herbs in a greenhouse-like setting. You can also purchase some of the tableware from their site (Tipsy cup by by Loris&Livia, Refurbished Cutlery by USE DEV ORG, and Cocktail Paltes by Tulya Madra, above).
As always, you can submit your design for a product that’s “relevant to the living environment” and improves everyday life to the Objects category. Twenty winners will be exhibited alongside the grand prize winner, who will be awarded 2,500 Euros (roughly $3,400). Enter online.
INTERIEUR BISTRO “Freshly Cut” by DesignMarketo from Lara Garcia Reyne on Vimeo.