Leading luxury car company Bentley Motors launches global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for the centenary celebrations

Leading luxury car company Bentley Motors launches global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for the centenary celebrations

  • Limited edition of 100 pieces to be made by Bentley Home
  • Product launch at Salone del Mobile di Milano next year
  • Winner invited for Bentley design immersion visit to Crewe

CREWE, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the 100-year anniversary of Bentley Motors next year, the leading luxury car company is launching a global competition to find a young designer to create an exclusive furniture design for the centenary celebrations.

The winning design will be launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy, in 2019 alongside the Bentley Home collection, and a limited edition of 100 pieces will be made and sold globally.

For almost 100 years Bentley has been crafting the world’s most powerful and luxurious cars for the most extraordinary individuals around the globe. As Bentley approaches its next century it will celebrate the highlights of its history and look forward to the next 100 extraordinary years of sustainable, luxury mobility.

Aspiring designers are invited to visualise a single piece of furniture or lighting to celebrate this occasion. The designs should reflect Bentley’s design DNA, use of exquisite materials and project a vision for the future. The piece should be desirable, iconic and commercially viable as a single piece of furniture and suitable for any home or office around the world.

To enter the competition email DesignCompetition@Bentley.co.uk  stating your name, address, email, date of birth and place of education. Attach your design as a pdf/dwg/jpeg file no larger than 6 MB. Your design should be in full colour with an indicative scale and detail materials to be used, finishes etc.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 GMT on Friday 28th September 2018 and the successful candidate will be informed by Friday 19th October 2018.

For full competition terms and conditions, please visit www.bentleymotors.com/BentleyHomeCompetition

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Notes to editors

Bentley Motors is the most sought after luxury car brand in the world. The company’s headquarters in Crewe is home to all of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s four model lines, Bentayga, Continental, Flying Spur and Mulsanne. The combination of fine craftsmanship, using skills that have been handed down through generations, alongside engineering expertise and cutting-edge technology is unique to UK luxury car brands such as Bentley. It is also an example of high-value British manufacturing at its best. Bentley employs around 4,000 people at Crewe.

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Head of Lifestyle Communications
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