Light Reading Champagne Chair Contest

January 06, 2014

We'll be judging the DWR: Champagne Chair Contest.

Some info below and more at the link!

(Stamford, Conn.) – December 27, 2013 – Design Within Reach, Inc., +today announces the kickoff of its annual Champagne Chair Contest. To enter this unique design challenge, entrants must create an original miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles. A panel of champagneand chair experts will judge the chairs, and three winners will be selected.

First place will receive a $1,000 DWR Gift Card, second place a $500 DWR Gift Card, and third place a $250 DWR Gift Card. All three finalists’ chairs will be featured on the DWR home page.

To enter, contestants must upload photos of their chairs at and are encouraged to share their creations on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #dwrchampagnechair. Submission deadline is  +7pm EST on +Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Entries will be judged by a panel of champagne and chair experts, including designers David Weeks and Rich Brilliant Willing and design journalist Pilar Viladas. Together they will select 10 finalists, which will then be narrowed down to three winners. The winning entries will be announced online at, on the DWR blog and via Twitter and Facebook on January 29, 2014.

For official rules and more information on how to enter, visit