BOUN Furniture Design Awards '18



Indoors frame how we grow - how we dwell - how we live. They are an inseparable part to a human life and furniture form a very crucial component of how this experience grows on us.

But how well does your furniture fit in framing a life that’s unique in its own way?

Boun Furniture Design Awards is looking for exceptional interior furniture design concepts/built projects that make our existence as a human more livable. Will yours be the one?



500$ x 5 Cash Prize

BOUN Furniture Design Awards will be given in 5 categories : Residential, Commercial Offices, Commercial Retail, Hospitality, Leisure.

Special Mention

2 Special Mentions will be given in 5 categories : Residential, Commercial Offices, Commercial Retail, Hospitality, Leisure.


Winning entries will get an opportunity to exhibit their work in BOUN Design conference and will be featuredon our website


Winning and special mention entries will be published on our online media partner’s website, social platforms and under our bi-annual book.

*For details of the award categories and judging criteria please download and read the brief.


Review Mid-deadline starts : 27th June 2018


Public Voting starts: 27th June 2018


Submission ends  : 19th July 2018


Public Voting ends : 31st August 2018


Announcement of result : 30th September 2018


The detailed requirements of the entries are as follows:


  • A maximum 6 – A3 presentation boards in digital format (JPEG or PDF) (120ppi)
  • Questionnaire formulated by the participants as directed on the submission portal. Refer to Uni Submission guidelines to know more.
  • Cover image of size 1500 x 600 px or larger in aspect ratio 5:2 should be included in the folder.
  • Individual images and graphics used in the sheet or any additional images (for publication purpose and not for the judging of entries.
  • Participants are encouraged to submit additional materials such as prototype images and textual material, by e-mail. However, submission of such material is not obligatory, nor shall their submission/non-submission influence the evaluation process. This data will be used for web publications.
  • Ensure that the final sheets which are submitted do not include your name or any other mark of identification.
  • Mention your sheet number on every board.
  • To learn about the best practices of submission refer to this pdf here.

The submission of the entry has to happen on our submission portal at only with the format given on the website. No other mode of submissions will be accepted. In order to avoid last minute rush, plan and try uploading your entries prior to the submission deadline . Check this video tutorial of how to make the submission on the platform .


  • Participants from all geographical regions are eligible.
  • Open to participants of all backgrounds, including design students and professionals.
  • Participation is on individual basis only. Organizations/studios may participate however, certificate/awards will be issued to a single contact person registering for the award.
  • Entries must be original works of the entrant, who will be recognized as the sole designer of the said entries throughout the course of the competition.
  • You can enter more than one indoor furniture entry in the competition, however the entry has to be submitted separately.
  • Only designs conceptualized/created/built after 2014 are eligible.
  • Entries that infringe, breach, prejudice or violate the property, interests or rights (including but not limited to contractual rights, user rights, copyright, design rights and all other proprietary and intellectual property rights) of any third party will be disqualified. Participants shall be liable for claims by such third parties resulting from the infringement. The Organizer shall not be held responsible for any infringement.


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