Call for entries: New life for fibres
New contest on Desall.com: dbt FIBRE and Desall invite you to suggest new applications for the semi-finished textile products, exploring fields other than yarn making or similar.
You are invited to suggest new contexts of use and applications for the semi-finished textile products by dbt FIBRE, suggesting markets where the company has not yet entered, exploring industries other than textile, yarn-making or similar, taking into consideration the technical characteristics of the fibres and their processability.
Upload phase: 21st May 2019 – 12th September 2019 (1.59 PM UTC)
Client Vote: from 12th September 2019
Winner announcement: approximately by the end of November 2019
Participation is free of charge and open to all creative people (at least 18 years old).
For over 80 years world leader in the utilisation of textile fibres, dbt FIBRE combines the most advanced textile technology with specially modified machinery to offer a wide range of carded sliver and combed tops for classic and fancy yarns. Carded slivers for neppy yarns, flamed slivers for Tweeds, natural fibre tops made from modified fibres such as flat section viscose are the core of our knowhow.
Desall.com is an open innovation platform dedicated to design and innovation, that offers to companies a participatory design tool involving in the creative process an international community coming from all over the world. To date Desall gathers more than 100000 creatives from over 210 countries and has collaborated with international brands like Luxottica, Whirlpool, Electrolux, ALESSI, Enel, Leroy Merlin, KINDER, Barilla, illy, Chicco, Mondadori and many more.
Thanks for the contamination of different cultural backgrounds and creative industries, the Desall community is able to provide high-quality project solutions for every product development phase requested by the client, from concept to product design, from naming to packaging.
dbt FIBRE and Desall invite you to suggest new applications for the semi-finished textile products, exploring fields other than yarn making or similar.
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
Award: Eur 4,000
Extra awards: each Eur 2,000
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)
Who can Participate
Open to anyone
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes September 12, 2019
Deadline to Submit Project September 12, 2019
Winners announcement Date November 30, 2019
Location of Competition
Location of Project (if developed)