SieMatic ID Contest 2019

Terms of participation (T&Cs)

For the best of all kitchens: yours!
SieMatic ID Contest 2019 – the competition for excellent kitchen interior design.

Every day, SieMatic planners all over the world use our kitchen lines to develop outstanding and unique kitchen solutions precisely tailored to their customers’ requirements. We want to see them! Are you a kitchen planner, interior designer or architect? Do you put your heart and soul into your work? Do you want to share your expertise and creativity with the entire kitchen sector?

Participate in the SieMatic ID Contest! It shines the spotlight on your design quality and creativity, with its first edition coinciding with the company’s anniversary in 2019 to celebrate truly outstanding, international room and kitchen concepts. In short, concepts of timeless elegance.

Entry submission for the SieMatic ID Contest is now open. The terms of participation are detailed here.

1. Participation eligibility

The following individuals are eligible to participate worldwide:

  • All SieMatic sales partners, kitchen planners, interior designers and architects.
  • End customers or purchasers of a customized SieMatic kitchen through a SieMatic specialty retailer may also enter.

The ID Contest is only open to people over the age of 18.

All customized kitchen designs realized for customers using SieMatic kitchen lines are eligible, regardless of series, material or scope. Projects must have been completed and handed over to the customer within the last four years. Concepts and plans that have not been implemented are excluded. Multiple entries with different kitchen designs are expressly permitted.

2. Submission

Submissions are permitted in English or German and are only accepted online via the website www.siematic.com/IDcontest There is no submission fee.

Entrants must ensure that (1) the documents submitted for participation do not violate the rights of third parties and (2) that SieMatic is granted the rights of use specified in Point 5.

SieMatic provides participants with an online submission module to upload the kitchen designs. There, they will be required to enter the relevant project and competition data and information for the SieMatic ID Contest. Competition communication will generally be carried out online and via e-mail.

Participation requires the timely, correct and full submission of the following documents, in addition to other required data as stipulated in the conditions below.

Submissions are permitted in the following file formats:

  • High-quality photographs or 3D renderings as .jpg or .png (max. 5 images)
  • Dimensioned plans as .pdf (max. 5 floor plans, views, sections, etc.)
  • Max file size: 2 megabytes (MB)

Submitted illustrations must not feature any real people or violate any industrial property rights pertaining to third parties.

The terms of participation must be accepted to validate participation.

In the event of a violation of these terms of participation, SieMatic reserves the right to disqualify individuals from the ID Contest. Any person who uses unauthorized aids or otherwise obtains advantages through manipulation will also be excluded. In such cases, prizes may also be retrospectively withdrawn and reclaimed.

This does not constitute justifiable grounds for claiming a future contest, competition or similar. 

Submitted entries must not contain links to third-party websites.

The ID Contest will be enabled through its presence on the corresponding page. This does not constitute any entitlement to participate.

The period for submissions opens on 6/10/2019 and closes on 8/4/2019.

3. Execution, evaluation criteria and jury

All kitchen designs submitted will be assigned to one of the following categories, with one winner per category.

  • Best Kitchen Interior Design PURE
  • Best Kitchen Interior Design URBAN
  • Best Kitchen Interior Design CLASSIC
  • Best of the Best Kitchen Interior Design

To select the winners, the jury will evaluate all correctly submitted entries based on the harmonious overall concept of each kitchen. Various characteristics will be considered, with particular emphasis given to the following criteria:

Creativity, room integration, lighting integration, functionality (e.g. ergonomics, foot traffic routes, etc.), use and harmony of colors and materials, implementation of style collection concept, harmonious integration of electric devices, individuality of design, room concept and atmosphere, emotive tonality, uniqueness, originality, degree of innovation, practical value, timeless design, aesthetics, other special features.

The above order does not represent any particular criterion or evaluation priority for the jury. The individual features and criteria for evaluation shall be weighted as deemed appropriate by the jury in accordance with Section 315 of the German Civil Code. Winners shall be notified of the jury's results in writing. The jury’s decision on the winning entries is binding for all participants.

4. Prizes

The winners can look forward to receiving a special trophy – an elegant plaque refined with the sophisticated recessed grip of the new SieMatic SLX.

In addition to the title, the following prizes will be given:

In the categories Best Kitchen Interior Design PURE, Best Kitchen Interior Design URBAN and Best Kitchen Interior Design CLASSIC:

The participating sales partner, kitchen planner, interior designer or architect will receive a voucher worth €1,000 for a professional cooking event with guests in their own kitchen studio, and the customer will also win a professional cooking event worth €1,000 for themselves and friends in their winning kitchen.

In the category Best of the Best Kitchen Interior Design:

The participating sales partner, kitchen planner, interior designer or architect will receive a voucher worth €1,000 for a professional cooking event with guests in their own kitchen studio, and the customers will also win a professional cooking event worth €1,000 for themselves and friends in their winning kitchen. The participating planner and customers will also win a travel voucher worth €1,500 for a trip to a design capital.

Prizes are non-transferable or redeemable for cash and cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. The prize will be provided to the winner as previously advised by SieMatic.

5. Rights of use

Each participant must comply with the applicable legislation and protect the rights of third parties. In particular, the participants is prohibited from violating the rights of third parties, such as trademark, copyright and naming rights, or using any other illegal content in the ID Contest.

The participant grants SieMatic the free, non-exclusive and unlimited right to use their entry and submitted files. This includes the reproduction and right to copy, distribute and edit the content in public and corporate print media and on the SieMatic websites and social media profiles.

6. Liability

Upon provision of the prize, SieMatic shall be released from all obligations, providing no earlier date has been specified in these terms.

SieMatic shall only accept liability for damages caused intentionally or through gross negligence by SieMatic or a vicarious agent, or through the violation of material contractual obligations. This limitation of liability does not apply to damages arising from injury to life, body and/or health.

7. Miscellaneous

The jury's decision is final.

For all other matters, the general terms and conditions and privacy policy of SieMatic apply. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies, excluding the UN Sales Convention and the conflict of laws provisions.

8. Contact (for questions regarding submissions)

The competition is organized by

SieMatic Möbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
August-Siekmann-Str. 1-5
32584 Löhne
Germany

SieMatic ID Contest 2019 team
Email: idcontest@siematic.de  
Telefon: +49 (0)5732 67-0

www.siematic.com/IDcontest