Werner Weber and Heidarian Carpets the winners of Booria special prize
CDA 2009, Rewarding quality, creativity and innovative design in handmade carpet
Booria Special prize, Booria Carpet Designer, Standard Edition this year awarded to two winners from Switzerland and Iran. Mr. Farzin Hairi, general manager of Booria CAD/CAM Systems presented these specials to general managers of these two creative rug companies.
Many well known faces in hand made carpet from all around the globe gathered in hall 15 to find out who will win the prizes in different categories. And finally 10 winners out of 30 nominees in 10 categories introduced in superb ceremony. Zollanavri Carpet, currently utilizing 13 licenses of Booria Carpet Designer, won 3 trophies in 3 categories specifically Best Innovation. Heidarian Carpet, also Booria Carpet Designer user, won totally 2 trophies. 6 out of 10 trophies went to Iran and the other winners were from Germany, Turkey, Switzerland and Canada.
After two successful CDA sponsorships by Booria, Booria as a first sponsor of this completely well known event in hand made carpet industry, always tries to show its commitment toward design and innovations in carpet design. CDA 2009 this year like the previous year took place under the umbrella of Domotex Hannover with cooperation of Hali and Modern Carpet publications and Booria CAD/CAM Systems Sponsorship. This year saw 140 carpets from 18 countries entered for the Carpet Design Awards. A panel of experienced and well known judges selected thirty carpets for a shortlist of finalists, allocating three carpets to each of the competition’s ten categories (and the eleventh category was visitors’ choice).
The winners were announced at the award presentation by Stephan Ph. Kühne, Member of the Board at Deutsche Messe AG, and Sebastian Ghandchi, Managing Director of Hali Publications.