The villa Noailles organizes an annual competition aimed at young designers within the framework of the Design Parade Festival. The competition winner is awarded by the Grand Prix Design Parade and consists of two research residencies of one year at: Sèvres – Cité de la céramique and at the International Centre for Research on Glass and Arts in Marseille (CIRVA) and a grant awarded by Kreo Gallery.

Since 2006, have been head of the jury:  Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec, Hella Jongerius, Pierre Charpin, Jasper Morrison, Naoto Fukasawa, Stefan Diez, François Azambourg and Bertjan Pot. Previous awarded designers include names such as Adrien Rovero, Eloi Chafaï, Sébastien Cordoléani, Constance Guisset, Michel Charlot, Antoine Boudin, François Dumas, Jean-Baptiste Fastrez, Brynjar Sigurdarson, Julie Richoz.

Submission deadline: 31 March 2014

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