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Cal Poly Students compete in furniture design competition

Posted at 9:11 PM, Nov 01, 2019

Nearly 200 Cal Poly architecture students competed for a trip to Italy at this years annual furniture design exhibition.

This is the 16th annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition in downtown San Luis Obispo taking place on Nov. 1-2.

Students built projects that range from tables and chairs to light fixtures, toys and other furniture design solutions.

Their projects were judged on function, individuality and beauty by a panel of experts in their field.

"This is really the learn by doing culture of Cal Poly as we get to design something but then we actually do bring it to fruition and it's not just a conceptual project we get to see it become a piece." says Sydney Jones, a 5th year architecture student.

Around 208 projects were submitted for the two day event.

The winner of the grand prize will receive tickets to Milan, Italy.