By : Una Zabunov
Belgrade, Nov.18, 2009 (Serbia Today) - Modern tables made of glass and ethnic wooden furniture filled the halls at 46th International Furniture Fair in Belgrade. The original designs and colors of furniture justify the slogan of this international exhibition as ”Dream furniture”. A wide range of original and sophisticated furniture to satisfy every taste. Everyone can find something special for their home. This year exhibitors are presenting products in addition to furniture, such as equipment and supplies for interior decoration, technical literature and magazines in decoration and home design.
In addition to the traditional exhibitors, students of the Faculty of Forestry in Belgrade and students of specialized secondary schools in the area of wood manufacturing and design have presented their art creations. There was also Technical School’s International Workshop ”Drvo Art”. The young secondary school students with their interesting works have charmed visitors at the fair with variation on the theme ”coffee table” which can be transformed into chairs, shelves and other items.
Student attending the fair won this year’s award for design at theTechnical School ”Drvo Art”, and earned a diploma for the promotion of practical education. This is the first time that Technical School ”Drvo Art” participated in the Furniture Fair. Their imaginative and creative pieces of furniture can be seen on November 18th in Hall II.
The award which is given to the 9 commercial producers is the ”Golden Key” was won by exhibitors DALLAS doo Tutin or NOVART from Kragujevac. Sitting on the jusry of design experts this year is Professor Ranko Bocina from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, the architect Ana Mihajlovic, Milos Curcic from the Agency for Investment and Export Promotion.
All visitors to the Belgrade Furniture Fair will have the opportunity from the November 12th to November 18th to see upholstered furniture, period furniture, massive furniture, kitchens, dining rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. Working hours are from 10 AM to 7 PM. Single tickets cost 280 dinars. Tickets for organized groups cost 180 dinars per person, parking is 100 dinars per hour, and parking for the whole day is 500 dinars.