Bernhardt Design and George Little Management team up annually to sponsor ICFF Studio, which is presented each May during ICFF. The scholarship program is a juried competition created as a platform for young designers to showcase their existing prototypes to manufacturers, retailers, and the media. Studio has been a career catylyst for a number of past participants including: Brad Ascalon, Viable London, Chris Adamick and Nolen Niu, who manages his Los Angeles based studio and showroom.
zero – nolen niu
corona – shane kohatsu and emi fujita
For additional information and application forms visit icffstudio.com.
phenomena – sang hoon kim
blackbird – terhi tuominen
dancing table – joel escalona
To enter the competition a designer must have a working prototype that can be mass produced, is economically andcommercially viable, and can be marketed successfully. Each year up to twelve designers are selected from the poolof applicants that successfully meet these guidelines. The participants’ individual display booths are created by theNew York design studio Truck, and all graphics are designed by the renowned graphics firm 2 × 4 Inc.