Annabella Nassetti, experienced interior designer and architect together with Fiorenza Mella, digital technologist and international communications expert, announced the launch of Enlighten & Reflect Design Award 2022, their first global award to support young designers. The award, inspired by the G100 Design and Lifestyle, a chapter of the Global G100 Network that connects and empowers women and young talent across multiple disciplines, is being launched through AssiaX.The latter is an initiative promoted by Nassetti and Mella as a commercial evolution of the global G100 Design & Lifestyle which focuses on converting the innovative projects of young talents in design, architecture, digital technology into products.Participation in the competition is open to students and graduates in Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Architecture and Engineering with the aim of honouring the most innovative design project of a new young talent.
In addition to celebrating innovation and originality, the aim of AssiaX is to give international visibility and offer a real professional opportunity. In addition, participants will be offered the chance to make a difference by contributing to an important cause related to young women. The objective for the participants is to design decorative and innovative lighting that meets the needs of an end user. The official sponsor will be Arborea Living, a community project based in Monza that aims to bring 1200 people together in a sustainable living initiative, to promote harmony between the built and natural environments, and to provide services that improve the quality of life for families regardless of income. The designer will thus contribute to the philosophy of Arborea Living, a project strongly linked to sustainability issues with a view to building a better lifestyle in harmony with nature.
A jury of independent industry professionals will assess all the entries on the basis of relevant criteria, namely eco-conscious design, light perforating effect, technical excellence and cost-effectiveness. The winning design will be announced on 24 April 2022.In addition, the winning product will be presented at the 2022 MILANO DESIGN WEEKfrom 7 to 12 June, the world’s most renowned event for the design industry. An unmissable opportunity to get involved and create a socially relevant project celebrating the work of emerging women.
The deadline to apply is 11 April 2022 at 5pm and you can send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.