2017 marks the 14th year of Australia’s longest running design competition, VIVID (Vibrant Visions in Design).
Continuing to shine a spotlight on some of the most dynamic emerging Australian designers.



Key dates for VIVID 2017 will be released in the new-year. To be notified once application are open, please fill in this form.

• Curated by Daniel Dalla Riva Latitude Group •


This highly anticipated industry platform is an important destination for both the local and international design industry at the Decor + Design show in Melbourne.

VIVID has already assisted over 700 designers with more than 1,000 products to kick-start their careers. Past winners include Marc Pascal, Ross Gardnam, David Harwick, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch.
Categories for both market-ready and prototype furniture and lighting designs, VIVID is free to enter for professional designers who have been in business for less than five years and current students of design.

“VIVID allowed me to be exposed to the national furniture design industry and to further develop my network and gather feedback from industry professionals.”

Megan Devenish-Krauth, Central Institute of Technology


A judging panel of prominent and respected figures has been drawn from across Australia’s design industry, ensuring a robust and thorough judging process.

2016 judges include:

Ross Didier, Didier
Emilia La Forgia, Artemide Lighting
Orest Hawryluk, James Richardson
Kobe Johns, Bespoke Joiners / Furniture Makers
Rachel Oakley, Dulux
Michelle Pataki Hyams, Schiavello Group
Jo Mawhinney, Living Edge
Bree Leech, Texture
Jan Henderson, Niche Media
Emma Telfer, Office For Good Design
Dana Tomic Hughes, Yellowtrace
Ann-Maree Sargeant, The Snap Collective
Stuart Walford, Staurt Walford
Pascale Gomez McNabb, Pascale Gomez McNabb
Filip Bjazevic, Latitude Group
Kirrilly Wilson, Regulating Lines Pty Ltd
Victoria Redshaw, Scarlett Opus
Keti Lytras, GlobeWest

“VIVID provides such a great platform to launch a new design into the marketplace.”

Matt Pearson, MJP Designed Objects

VIVID 2016 offered a lucrative prize pool including prize money and coveted opportunities for media exposure, industry feedback, networking with peers, connection with buyers and manufacturers and educational programs.
VIVID is undoubtedly a key highlight of Decor + Design and an invaluable opportunity for Australian up and coming designers to gain recognition and exposure.

K E Y  D A T E S

Key dates to be announced in the new-year. To be kept in the loop click here