Design Award 2024
Annual granting of the award
DOFAS annually grants the Design Award to an exhibitor at the exhibition with a surprising garden furniture design.
What is the procedure?
Visitors of the exhibition can vote on their favourite design. These designs are exhibited in the Design Experience Room during the exhibition days. Voting can only be done in person by submitting a voting form. Only visitors on Monday May 22 can cast a vote.
How is the winner selected?
The design with the highest number of visitor votes will count for 50% in the determination of the final winner by the expert jury.
The winner receives the Design Award 2023. There are no prizes for second and third place. In 2015, the award was won by Suns. In 2016 4SO received this award. The winner in 2017 was Madison. In 2018 Cosi was the winner. In 2019 and 2022 the award was granted to 4SO (Four Seasons outdoor). In 2020 and 2021, Garden Preview did not take place due to COVID. The winner of the Design Award 2024 is DS Meubel.
When will the award be handed out?
The winner will be announced during the Awards ceremony on the first exhibition day on Monday May 22.
NEW: Innovation Award 2024
Annual granting of the award
Fair organizer DOFAS is awarding the Innovation Award for the first time in response to the increasing number of requests as to whether even more attention could be paid to innovation during the fair. Therefore, in addition to the Design Award, the annual Innovation Award has been created. This will be awarded to an exhibitor who will show the most innovative product during the fair.
What are the criteria?
Soon you will find here the criteria that an expert professional jury will use to award the award.
The winner will receive the 2024 Innovation Award. There are no prizes for second and third place.
The winner of the Innovation Award 2024 is CADAC.
When will the award be presented?
The winner will be announced at the award ceremony on Monday, May 22, between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m.
DOFAS ‘Pluim’ 2023
DOFAS has been awarding the “Pluim” annually since 2017. This award was established for the company or person who has made a special achievement in garden furniture country.
How does the procedure work?
Three companies are nominated by the DOFAS board. The nominees for the Dofas Pluim 2023 were:
– Postmus Garden Furniture
– Buitenhof Garden Furniture
– De Vlotten (Belgium).
How is the winner determined?
An expert professional jury determines the final winner.
The winner receives the DOFAS Pluim 2023. There are no prizes for second and third place. In 2017, the Pluim was awarded to Loungeset.nl. in 2018, Buitenhof Tuinmeubelen was the winner. In 2019, the award went to Spork Tuinmeubelen. The winner in 2022 was Timmermans tuinmeubelen. The winner of the Dofas Pluim 2023 is Buitenhof Tuinmeubelen.
When will the DOFAS Pluim be awarded?
The winner will be announced during the presentation of the various awards on Monday, May 22 between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m.