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Istituto Marangoni and Cappellini challenge designers to create a multifunctional piece of furniture

Istituto Marangoni and Italian furniture brand Cappellini have launched their annual design contest.
The fifth edition of the annual competition, named No Code Generation, offers young designers a full scholarship to the product and furniture design masters course Istituto Marangoni Milano Design, commencing October 2019. Winners will also be given the opportunity to intern at Cappellini's design studio in Milan.
Applicants are tasked with designing either a multifunctional piece of furniture or a series of multi-use furniture items, intended for use in living areas and bedrooms.
"The latest trends in high-end furniture design demonstrate a growing interest in combining different lifestyles and design styles that do not necessarily talk the same language," said Mark Anderson, director of education at the Istituto Marangoni Milano Design. "A mixable piece of design is one that it is suitable to be combined with what it is consistent with it and what it is not alike."
The contest challenges designs to create a piece of multifunctional furniture
The competition is open to graduates and students in their final year of studies in product design or architecture, as well as professionals with experience in the relevant fields.
The projects, which will be judged on their "innovation and concept synthesis", will be considered by a jury consisting of teachers at the design school, as well as international designers and architects, including architect and...

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