13th Annual MCAD Design Competition


For the 13th Annual Room & Board Design Competition, students from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) were asked to create an original lighting solution that that focused on creativity, eye-catching design and functional usability.

After a panel of design experts judged the entries, the five finalists and their designs were:

  1. L. Ayers, “Lonnie”
  2. Whitney Winkler, “Kudaii”
  3. Adam Sager, “Ten-Gon”
  4. Kiley A. Friese, “Lilium”
  5. Jerod Jenkins & Geneva Fender, “Tandem”

The final five designs are displayed in our Edina store, where customers can vote for their favorite now through April 19. The winner will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on April 20, hosted in our Edina showroom. The winner will be awarded $3,000 and their designs will also be considered for Room & Board’s 2017 collection.

Photo by Room & Board

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