During the three-day exhibition in Vicenza, an international jury of experts in the fields of design, economics, communication, and marketing will select the best projects and award the prizes and special mentions.

The awards which will be assigned at Open Design Italia 2016 will be as follows:

CNA Vicenza Award: Support for the development of a new product. The winner will receive help with the production by a consulting artisan/company appointed by the partner, for a value up to 3.000 euro.

Centostazioni Award: The three winners will have the opportunity to promote their projects in some of the 103 railway stations that make up the Centostazioni network.

Living Award: Publication of the winner痴 project in the prestigious magazine Living and in its digital edition as well as a free yearly subscription to the digital magazine.

National CNA Award: Awarded to three designers, participating Open Design Italia 2016, to support their participation in one international event.

The Jury:

Marco Achilli , Business director Centostazioni Spa, main partner of Open Design Italia 2016
Francesca Avossa, Fashion/product advisor at Ligne Roset and art director at Golran
Fabio Benassi, Designer and lead product developer, bags and leather products at Twin Set
Albino Celato, Creator and founder of De Castelli
Luisa del Vecchio, Fashion stylist advisor at Federmoda CNA
Antonio Franceschini, Brand and International Market Manager at CNA Nazionale
Katia Meneghini, Co-founder at CTRLZAK studio
Benedetto Marzullo, Journalist and Editor in Chief at Living, main media partner of Open Design Italia
Mauro Simionato, Consultant and creative director in the fields of communication and advertising, will be representing CNA Vicenza, organizer of Open Design Italia 2016
Margot Zanni, Founder and Style Director at Dalani Home & Living e-commerce


TO ALL PARTICIPANT AT THE THREE CASTINGS Open Design Italia will give another possibility to win a Special Award: one talent per each of the three castings will be given the opportunity of promoting his/her work for free in the prestigious setting of Palladian Basilica in Vicenza.

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