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Modular Bookcase Design


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Metalmeccanica Alba and Desall invite the international community of creative talents to design a new combinable, modular and easily dismantlable bookcase, for the historical AlbaComponents brand.

The AlbaComponents brand is looking for a new combinable, modular and easily dismantlable bookcase, with a great aesthetic value and in line with the founding values of the brand, always paying attention to the detail and in search for the perfection while designing its own products.

Participation is free of charge and open to creatives of any age or nationality.


Deadline for submissions: December 20th, 2018
Official award page: http://bit.ly/ModularBookcaseDesign
Award: €4000


The history of Metalmeccanica Alba begins more than 30 years ago, and it continues today in the new and prestigious headquarters of Ca' Rainati in San Zenone degli Ezzelini, Treviso Province.

A 6.000 square metres headquarter, manufacturing 1.500.000 seat frames, 300.000 stools, coat hangers and tables, and 1.400.000 frames for other furnishing components every year.

The AlbaComponents products are designed and manufactured in Italy and today are available all around the world thanks to a commercial network which covers more than 60 countries.

Design and innovation are key values for the brand that, working side by side with numerous designers, turns ideas and projects into new products. The passion, commitment and engagement of all the people working at AlbaComponents generate the best answers to the client requests.

Since 1999 we are part of the TwinsNetwork, an international network of companies, point of reference in the research, design and manufacturing of components for the furnishing industry.


Desall.com is an open innovation platform dedicated to design and innovation, that offers to companies a participatory design tool involving in the creative process an international community coming from all over the world. To date Desall gathers more than 100000 creatives from over 210 countries and has collaborated with international brands like Luxottica, Whirlpool, Electrolux, ALESSI, Enel, Leroy Merlin, KINDER, Barilla, illy, Chicco, Mondadori and many more.

Thanks for the contamination of different cultural backgrounds and creative industries, the Desall community is able to provide high-quality project solutions for every product development phase requested by the client, from concept to product design, from naming to packaging.


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