AUDesign_lab, AUD Interior Design Department and Studiovee have announced the STUDIOVEE DESIGN CHALLENGE 2021: Unleash your Creativity. The initiative was ideated by Professor Annamaria Lambri, Associate Professor of Interior Design and Outreach Coordinator at The American University in Dubai, in collaboration with StudioVee, and it was developed in the IDES392 Smart Design Class during the Spring 2021 semester. The competition focuses on the design of an innovative seating collection including smart technologies inspired by Dubai, its tradition, modern aspects and architecture. The design is developed including principle of ergonomics, smart design and innovative technologies, sustainable initiatives, flexibility in uses, Sixinch foam cutting and coating technique.
This year’s winning team was awarded prizes including internships at StudioVee, along with the production of their winning design and prototypes from Sixinch. The winners are currently doing their internship at StudioVee.
The GRAND FINALE virtual event took place on the 04th of March 2021, and the following winners were announced:
1st place: INVERT by Marah Bashir & Nadine Abdelrahman
2nd place: ALZAHARA by Fatima Joosub & Sama Sabbagh
3rd place: RAGSA by Hania EIKhouly & AIJoudi Aboammash
The winning models will be produced by Sixinch Middle East and displayed on the campus of The American University in Dubai.
The Challenge had extensive media coverage and the final product will be displayed at Dubai Design Week 2021. https://studioveeonline.com/pages/press-release