300 student, 124 professional and total 424 creation were joined to UTİB 3. Home Textile Design Competition that had aim to create unique design fashion and trend, encourage increase the competition power of sector at the international market.
Chairman of Uludag Textile Exporters Association İbrahim Burkay realized the opening speech of the 3rd Home Textile Design Competition award ceremony and he said that ‘’Design, R&D, innovation and brandings are the part of our life by developing technology. By the realizing events we are working to carry to the further places to both Bursa and our country.
İbrahim Burkay emphasized that Turkish textile sector compared more professionally to its competitors in the middle and high-end product in every day, He said that ’’We continue to take more share in part of global middle and high –end market .One of the most beautiful example is our market share is 16 percent at the Germany home textile competition, our market share is 15 percent at Russian home textile competition.
Burkay said: ’we aimed to create the awareness.’’
İbrahim Burkay emphasized that fashion; creations and trend have great importance at the general success of the sector. ‘’With that thought above the designers critical role, ULUDAĞ TEXTİLE EXPORTERS ASSOCİATİON is organized Turkish home textile design competition at last three years. According to the years, application numbers was 120 in 2011, 223 in 2012, and this year application number were 424. This is very important success… He mentioned that by that competition we aim that to exist and contribute to Turkish Home Textile unique designs to be able to create fashion and trend, increase the competition power of the sector, to help to power to unique designer identity and exist awareness.
At the end of the competition, winners won 7500 TL, the seconds 4000TL, the thirds, 3000TL were given under the categories of upholstery, curtains, bed, bathroom. In addition, chosen the most innovative product won 1000TL reward.
Student contest standings Esra Yarar category of bedding ,Hilal Öz category of bath ,Büşra Balota category of curtains and Ecehan Özcan category of upholstery won the prize,In Professional standings Necla Çeyen categories in both the bathroom and the curtain won the prize ,Ayşe Şimşekçi won the prize of most innovative product.