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Heimtextil Russia opens public voting for the contestants of the International Award for Textile Designers and Decorators in CIS countries

Aug 19, 2021

On August 18, 2021, Heimtextil Russia 2021 opened the public voting on the website of the Designers contest to identify the Winner of the Audience Choice Award.

One can vote for the enjoyed portfolios on the Award website in Contestants Works from 18 August until 10 September. The winner of the Audience Choice will be granted by the gifts from the organizers and the Award partners.

The works acceptance is over on 13 August:

For almost three months textile designers, decorators, design studios from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other countries sent their portfolios to participate in the Award. In total, the organizers of the Award received 276 portfolios from industry specialists from Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and other countries, which contain 871 works! The winners of the three main nominations will receive prizes from the partners of the Designers Award, and will be included in the "TOP textile decorators of CIS countries" list.

The Award includes three main nominations: 

  • Realized projects of textile decoration of living space in the "Classic Interior" style
  • Realized projects of textile decoration of living space in the "Modern interior" style
  • Realized projects of textile decoration of commercial facilities (hotel, restaurant, office, theatre, sports club, beauty salon, theater, etc.).

Also, Award partners and trade fair exhibitors has prepared special nominations and prizes.

Award Next Steps:          

August 14 – August 22 the Expert Council voting. The Expert Council of the Award that consists of the famous textile decorators: Marianna Mogilevskaya, Ekaterina Egorova, Olga Loktionova, Galina Lugina, Irina Sosnitskaya, Yesenia Semipyadnaya, Maria Belova, Natalia Zorina and industry expert Anna Runof.

August 18 – September 10 open public voting

August 23 – September 5 Jury voting. The Jury of the Award includes famous foreign trendologists, Russian and foreign designers and architects, founders of design studios, representatives of industry associations and media: Anne Marie Commandeur (Netherlands), Kirill Istomin, Anna Simonova, Laura Sharipova, Oleg Klodt, Anna Agapova, Milou Ket (Netherlands), Alexey Dorozhkin, Natalia Preobrazhenskaya, Kirill Kukharchuck (Belarus).

September 15 - The awarding ceremony.

To vote for the contestants’ projects please go to Contestants Works