For the third year in a row, Chicago’s North Avenue Studio is hosting a juried furniture competition entitled, MODERN + DESIGN + FUNCTION: Chicago Furniture Now to support new, innovative furniture designs by emerging Chicago designers. The contest has attracted the attention of the regional design community. Chicago Furniture Now was created to foster new ideas in modern furniture design in the Chicago area. A panel of judges made up of respected professionals in architecture, art, design and fashion will select 20-25 top entries to be exhibited, making this a great opportunity for up-and-coming designers and design firms to have their original work juried.

Please review the application [pdf] and the complete rules.

Application deadline: Friday, January 12, 2007, 7pm.
Approximately 20-25 of the top entries will be exhibited Thursday, February 15, 2007, 6:30-9:30pm.