1° Prize Professionals

CITY VIBES di Federica Citterio e Williams Pompei (LC, PU)

For the figuratively innovative proposal that enhances the technical and aesthetic potential of the multilaminar technology of TABU, obtaining a texture that features remarkable graphic elegance and expressive force based on only two contrasting shades of wood species.

2° Prize Professionals

LEAF 3D di Riccardo Tomasoni (BG)

For the refined narration of the TABU ecological identity obtained by creating on a panel a graphic / naturalistic theme based on the delicate texture of the vegetable veins of a leaf, turned into three-dimensional patterns thanks to the Groovy technology.

3° Prize Professionals

TEXTOUR CITIES - INTRECCI DI CITTA’ di Maria Gelvi e Rosalba di Maio (NA)

For the virtuous exaltation of the inlay technology obtained through textures derived from refined procedures of graphic and chromatic abstraction starting from the planimetries of famous cities.

Special mentions

FLARE di Luca Tornaghi (CO)

For the elegant and classical approach to continuous modular texturization obtained with the technique of inlay in different shades of natural wood species.

Special mentions

WOODEN MOVIES di Stefano Angelo Elli (CO)

For the conceptual originality of the creative inspiration that generates a chromatic palette expressed in thin vertical stripes starting from colours taken from photographic sequences of famous movies, obtaining at the end geometries and fascinating chromatic spectra in inlaid wood.

1° PRIZE Students

TONDO TONDO, Nicola da Dalto (Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Corso di Design del Prodotto Industriale)

For the simple and refined modular composition of squares and circles, highlighted by contrasting shades of the same veneer to obtain a three-dimensional surface effect.

2° PRIZE Students

INCASTRI di Stefano Bertolini (Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, Corso di Decorazione)

For the smart axonometric interweaving of geometric figures with three-dimensional chiaroscuro effects that enhance the figurative possibilities of the technique of inlay reinterpreted in a modern way.

3° PRIZE Students

ORO NERO di Francesco Roversi, Greta Cappellini, Alessia Marchesi, (Politecnico di Milano, Scuola del design)

For the harmonious combination of different polygonal figures where the apparent randomness of the shapes is reduced to a complex compatibility in which the bright colours of wood are enhanced.

Special mentions

WAI di Beatrice Milanesi, Martina Grassi, Alice Carrera, Marco Petazzoni (Politecnico di Milano, Corso di Design del Prodotto)

For the allusive and elegant composition of concentric circles that recalls the natural growth rings of sawn trunks transformed into decorative maxi motif milled on a uniform wood species.


HIVE WAVE di Andrea Mastroianni, Nicholas Berto, Niccolò Puglisi (Politecnico di Milano, Design del Prodotto Industriale)

For the refined three-dimensional decorative effect obtained by composing inlays of wood of different colours and sizes composed on a hexagonal honeycomb base, thus creating a surprising chiaroscuro that gives the surface an undulating effect.


TAVOLINO GIOIELLO di Natalia Altamura Sorokolit e Maria Vittoria Sgrò (Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, Corso di Progettazione Artistica per l’Impresa)

With this prestigious International Competition of ideas, Carpanelli is proud to contribute to the development of this path of cultural enhancement of real wood: creativity understood as a perfect synthesis between the innovation of a modern furnishing object and the enhancement of traditional values expressed by naturalness of wood.
In evaluating the projects presented and the high design value expressed in this competition, the “Gioiello” table is the one that best expresses harmony with our way of synthesizing the current idea of cabinet-making in a furnishing object.


BRAILLE di Matteo Corradini, Andrea Molteni, Antonio Sacchet (Politecnico di Milano, Design del Prodotto Industriale)

For the interesting aim to bring the observers closer to the wooden surfaces on which the characteristic signs of the Braille language have been put in relief, combining in this way visual and tactile experience. The message behind this awarded project with a strong architectural character is the idea of transforming an important universal language into an elegant and light decoration.


SPECIAL PRIZE FSC®: GINKGO LEAF by Katia Ponti (Professional, CO)

For the attention dedicated to the use of FSC ® certified wood species and for the delicacy of the decoration, the tones on tones, and for the choice of this particular plant, the Ginkgo: besides being considered the oldest tree on Earth , is also one of the most long-lived, since it can reach 1000 years. In Japan it is considered a sacred tree, often present in the vicinity of temples.