The brand awards its 14th international outdoor furniture design awards


Photography: courtesy of GANDIABLASCO 
13 / 11 / 2020
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For the fourteenth consecutive year, GANDIABLASCO has awarded the prizes of its International Outdoor Furniture Design Competition, undertaken with the aim of recognising and supporting the creativity of young talents who are passionate about design and life outdoors.
In this edition, the competition aimed to award the best outdoor lights by highlighting their uniqueness, innovation and functionality, as well as their ability to integrate into an outdoor environment. The proposals had to be original, unpublished and made of 100% recycled plastic.
The 14th International Outdoor Furniture Design Competition was judged by a jur y of experts made up of José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales, President and Creative Director of Gandia Blasco S.A; Juan Molins, art critic and exhibition curator; Marcelo Ghio, Content Strategy Director and editor at Experimenta magazine; and Helena Rohner, jewellery designer at Helena Rohner studio. 

The winning designs were Boies, by María Franco Llinares and Denis Calle, who won first place, Sun, by Eduardo Blanco Espeleta, positioned in second place, and Valeria, by Daniel San Juan, was awarded a special mention.

GANDIABLASCO is the outdoor furniture brand belonging to the Gandia Blasco Group, a family company founded in 1941 manufacturing blankets. Since the year 2000, José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales, the current President and Creative Director of the company, has focused activities on the design of outdoor furniture with an architectural character, linked to its Mediterranean roots. Currently the brand GANDIABLASCO has reached more than 90 countries and is recognized internationally for the quality of its designs, the passion for life in the outdoors, and the collaborations with architects and first-rate designers.
Boies, by María Franco Llinares and Denis Calle 
Valeria, by Daniel San Juan 
Sun, by Eduardo Blanco Espeleta 
For more information, visit GANDIABLASCO website. 

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