The companies Interior-I and TED BED were selected as the winners of the contest THE booth the event was organized for the first time in the framework of Technomebel and World of Furniture, held at Inter Expo Center from 24 to 28 April. There were three finalists in the Technomebel exhibition- TED BED, GS MALMGREN INTERIORS and Total - M, and in the World of Furniture exhibition – Interior-I ,Kastamonu Bulgaria and Kronospan Bulgaria.
"The idea for the contest came after the successful last year's exhibition," commented Ivailo Ivanov, manager of Inter Expo Center, during the official ceremony. The participants in the competition were assessed by three criteria: originality of the design, precision of the performance and arranging of the exhibits.
The winner was selected by a five-member jury with foreign participation, consisting of: Prof. Miroslav Bogdanov (Associate Professor of Spatial Design), Georgi Penkov (with 30 years of experience in fair advertising, design and construction of booths), Vihra Ognyanova (organizer of exhibitions and advertising events), Andrei Trayanov (organizes participation in international exhibitions in Bulgaria and abroad) and Andras Koos - architect, product and interior designer.
The 7th edition of Bulgarian Furniture of the Year
This year's exhibitions awarded for the seventh time the Bulgarian furniture of the year prize. It included 15 companies with a total of 20 products. The first prize was awarded to WOOD LINE with its Asimetrik dining table and second and third prize went to Love 2 Design (with its council table) and Active Decor (with a kitchen island). Special prize was awarded to ZORA STYLE.
The companies were evaluated by a jury composed of: Ilian Milinov - Chairman, Svilen Gamolov, Ch. Prof. Dr. Svetoslav Anev, Arch. Radina Gesheva and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arch. Orlin Davchev.