AKRITAS  is a wood processing industry with headquarters in Alexandroupolis  celebrating  this year 40 years since its establishment. Its products are particleboard AKRIPAN®  and  coated products based on this  (melamine, worktops,  semi-ready  Postforming elements).

On the occasion of 40 years anniversary, AKRITAS company launches competition for architecture students of the Democritus University of Thrace on the issue  design’s product Sample of free dimension or wall mounted or sample hand and product presentation that takes up space until 3 m². Proposals should be materialized in a draft form. The dimensions of the samples to be presented, may be varied by 15x10x0,05cm to 50x50X2cm a plurality of colors from 20 to 80 per sample.

The aim of the competition is the search for original design proposals for the Product sample books of the company, the renewal form ,which on one hand will contribute to the functional and aesthetic improvement, on the other hand will be a feature of the corporate label.

The prize for the winning design contest will be a 3 days stay trip for two to Barcelona, ​​with all expenses paid.

The selected proposals will be presented from 3 to 13.6.2017 in the  Balkan Art Gallery (Ioakeim Sgourou 8 ,Xanthi) and the announcement of the prize will be known during the opening ceremony

Committee panel

The Committee panel will consist of  three members and is defined as follows: Ms. Helen Gotzamani Architect- Engineer, Mr. Giannis Argyriadis Architect- Curator of  Art Storefronts  of <<OTE>> and Mr. Kostas Babos -Sales Manager of  Akritas SA


As the deadline for the submission of projects is May 12, 2017, Friday at 15:00. After the expiry of the deadline, no study will be accepted.

The curatorial committee will examine and evaluate the proposals and will select works projects that will be presented in the report, informing the selected students via  e-mail until 22.05.2017.

The submission of projects will be effected  via email addresses: vkaratza@akritas.gr and info_thes@akritas.gr

We attach relevant photos with  dimensions  samples :

Hand Sample  : 9×13,5 – 10x15and 24x21cm

Wall mounted sample  :  85x30cm

Stand :1,27cm height x72 cm lenghtx35cm width

For any further information please contact the email address: vkaratza@akritas.com

You  can contact the company site: www.akritas.com for any  other information