(December 2009) „Dressed stone 2010“ is the title of a design-contest for new talents. Its goal is to identify, from a union between the white marble of Carrara and glass, new shapes of water. The environment of referral is the bathroom and wellness area connected with water. It is initiated by the Italian company Antonio Lupi and the fair Carrara Marmotec
The contest targets young designers and architects as well as students of architecture or industrial design born between 1st of January 1973 and 31st of December 1991: they shall submit projects with white marble of Carrara and glass as a constructive thus putting a never asked question. The project should consist of a product study for the bathroom where marble and glass have a dialogue amongst themselves. Deadline is February, 12th 2010.
There will be 3 categories: free standing and supported bathtubs, sinks (supported, encased, hung, and free standing), bathroom furnishings and accessories. The three best projects will be awarded, one for each category. More than this, the jury will select five „honourable mentions”. The first prize consists in the manufacturing of the product and its introduction into the catalogue of Antonio Lupi including a professional contract.