Entry is now open for VIVID 2015, Australia’s longest running design competition for new and emerging furniture and lighting designers. Decor + Design invites professional designers in business less than five years and current students of design to submit their new furniture or lighting products.

Celebrating its 13th year in 2015, VIVID at Decor + Design is once again on the quest to discover Australia’s best new design talent. VIVID has, since its launch, provided a platform for more than 650 designers with 1000+ products to kick-start their professional design careers. Past winners of the design awards program include Marc Pascal, Ross Gardnam, David Harwick, Ash Allen, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch.

A curated selection of the best new products across both market-ready and prototype furniture and lighting categories will be shown at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from Thursday 16 July 2015 until Sunday 19 July 2015. Decor + Design, the leading interiors event, is co-located with the Australian International Furniture Fair, Australia’s foremost design and furniture event attracting the local and international design industry.

The VIVID program is curated by Caroline Caneva who expects to see yet another impressive showcase of design talent. The jury consisting of an international line-up of high profile judges as well as the prizes will be announced shortly.

Applications close 5pm AEST Friday 3 April 2015.

Further information and application details can be found on www.decordesignshow.com.au.