Beyond the benchtop.

Formica Formations® challenges New Zealand to go beyond the benchtop and imagine creative applications for Formica laminate. A bi-annual competition, Formica Formations pushes the boundaries and celebrates New Zealand design.

We’re excited to announce the next installment of the cutting-edge design competition, Formica Formations® in 2017! A Forward Life.

Entries for the 2017 competition are now CLOSED!

To view our past winners and runner up entries, please view the gallery below and rollover the image to view more detail.

View all 2015 entries

View all 2015 entries

Winner Professional 2015 – Wendy Tran – Crimson Summer

Winner Professional 2015 – Wendy Tran – Crimson Summer

Winner Emerging 2015 – Kyla Davies – Modern Love

Winner Emerging 2015 – Kyla Davies – Modern Love

Runner Up Professional 2015 – Paulina Pobreska – Putiputi Lamp

Runner Up Professional 2015 – Paulina Pobreska – Putiputi Lamp

Runner Up Professional 2015 – Hugh Worth – Lightscape

Runner Up Professional 2015 – Hugh Worth – Lightscape

Runner Up Emerging 2015 – Sarah Eaton – Hokitika Gorge

Runner Up Emerging 2015 – Sarah Eaton – Hokitika Gorge

Runner Up Emerging 2015 – Kyla Davies – Strata Floor Lamp

Runner Up Emerging 2015 – Kyla Davies – Strata Floor Lamp

2015 Pinterest Gallery

2015 Pinterest Gallery

Formica 180fx Ferro Grafite

Formica 180fx Ferro Grafite

Formica White Ellipse

Formica White Ellipse

Formica Plex Graphite

Formica Plex Graphite

View all 2013 entries

View all 2013 entries

Winner Professional 2013 – Hugh Worth – Red Herringbone

Winner Professional 2013 – Hugh Worth – Red Herringbone

Winner Emerging 2013 – Frances Fraser – Time Table

Winner Emerging 2013 – Frances Fraser – Time Table

Highly Commended Professional 2013 – Rachel Venables – C15 Table

Highly Commended Professional 2013 – Rachel Venables – C15 Table

Highly Commended Professional 2013 – Gus Watt

Highly Commended Professional 2013 – Gus Watt

Highly Commended Emerging 2013 – James Dowie – Table of Content

Highly Commended Emerging 2013 – James Dowie – Table of Content

Highly Commended Emerging 2013 – Kyla Davies – Turned Table

Highly Commended Emerging 2013 – Kyla Davies – Turned Table

2013 Pinterest Gallery

2013 Pinterest Gallery

Formica Matt Black Magnetic

Formica Matt Black Magnetic

Formica 180fx Black Fusion

Formica 180fx Black Fusion

Formica AR+ Crystal White

Formica AR+ Crystal White

View all 2011 entries

View all 2011 entries

Winner Professional 2011 – Graham Roebeck – Beehive

Winner Professional 2011 – Graham Roebeck – Beehive

Winner Emerging 2011 – Norman Lin – The Lax Chair

Winner Emerging 2011 – Norman Lin – The Lax Chair

Highly Commended Professional 2011 – Stephen Smith – A Chair Called Eric

Highly Commended Professional 2011 – Stephen Smith – A Chair Called Eric

Highly Commended Professional 2011 – Hamish Stirrat – Laminique

Highly Commended Professional 2011 – Hamish Stirrat – Laminique

Highly Commended Emerging 2011 – Gemma O’Dwyer – Diddoo Chair

Highly Commended Emerging 2011 – Gemma O’Dwyer – Diddoo Chair

Highly Commended Emerging 2011 – Nick Wong – The Deleted Chair

Highly Commended Emerging 2011 – Nick Wong – The Deleted Chair

2011 Pinterest Gallery

2011 Pinterest Gallery

Formica Glossy White Magnetic Laminate

Formica Glossy White Magnetic Laminate

Formica 180fx Carrera Marble

Formica 180fx Carrera Marble

Formica International Exhibition: Bill Pedersen, TransFormica 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Bill Pedersen, TransFormica 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Peter Eisenman, Chair #1 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Peter Eisenman, Chair #1 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Bernard Tschumi, Typogram 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Bernard Tschumi, Typogram 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Jaime Velez, Dancing Line 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Jaime Velez, Dancing Line 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Michael Graves, J Chair 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Michael Graves, J Chair 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Massimo Vignelli, CuboSeat 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Massimo Vignelli, CuboSeat 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Zaha Hadid, Cirrus 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Zaha Hadid, Cirrus 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Laurinda Spear, Trelleaf 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Laurinda Spear, Trelleaf 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Buzz Yudell, Sunergy 2008

Formica International Exhibition: Buzz Yudell, Sunergy 2008

Formica Formations Judge – Renee Hytry Derrington

Formica Formations Judge – Renee Hytry Derrington

Formica Formations Judge – Ron Sang

Formica Formations Judge – Ron Sang

Formica Formations Judge – David Trubridge

Formica Formations Judge – David Trubridge