Glass Industry presentations - 3rd edition of de design contest in Verallia Portugal

Glass Industry presentations - 3rd edition of de design contest in Verallia Portugal

The 3rd Edition of the Design Contest, whose theme is "Mobility" opens to all students of Design and Higher Education of the Arts presented to all students glass industry.

With the main goal clear objective of bringing students the professional reality and with the focus on the future and innovation, Verallia Portugal received on 18-03 the students of 2nd year of Industrial Design Industrial Studies School and Management (ESEIG) of the Polytechnic of Porto, on 21-03 students from University of Beira Interior - Covilhã (UBI) Industrial Design to know the industrial unit in Figueira da Foz.
The School of Education of Coimbra (ESEC) also received Verallia Portugal, on 13th April for a presentation and clarification on the topic "Mobility" students of Art & Design.
This 3rd Edition was launched on September 24th, 2015, during the International Design Congress organized by the AND (National Association of Designers), in Vila Nova de Gaia.
In this edition, students must propose projects under the theme "Mobility" aimed at responding to the needs and characteristics of daily life "busy" to various components of the family, not forgetting the productive capacity of the glass industry. Currently, due to the economic situation, people are more nomads, more difficult to stay many years at the same job, city, house, etc. The demands of day-to-day are bigger, faster pace and sometimes quick meals outside and indoors are frequent. Thus, with this new contest, the students will have to become familiar with the essence and potential of the glass material and the glassmaking process. Candidates have also to guide the projects depending on the target and take into account the economic issues related to the launch of a bottle or a glass jar to the market.
The categories in which each candidate may compete are: wines, beers, sparkling wines, spirits and liqueurs, oils, waters, juices and soft drinks - jars and bottles.
The famous Portuguese Designer, Pedro Gomes, is the sponsor/tutor of this 3rd edition and he will share experiences with all students.
The deadline of registration and submission of projects is Friday 22th April 2016 at 18.00. The team of judges will vote online between 02sd and 31th May 2016. 
The award ceremony will be 9th of June 2016, at the Centro de Artes e Espetáculos (CAE) of Figueira da Foz, (15h00 to 17h00) with the magician Mário Daniel
The registration, submission of projects, previous releases and additional information can be found online at: www.criatividade-verallia.pt.
More information: geral@criatividade-verallia.pt.