Sustainable Cat Bed Design Contest

We’re looking for a new way to think about furniture that helps cats, humans, and the Earth. Got an idea? Show us your best, and you could win a $1,500 toward your education. Your winning design will be produced in the U.S. and promoted as one of Tuft + Paw’s new flagship products. It will also be donated to shelters across the country.

The winner will be decided before October 31st 2017. Submissions deadline is September 31st 2017. 


The Details

Create an original design for cat furniture that meets the below critieria.


1. It's sustainable

    As part of Tuft + Paw’s commitment to environmentally responsible products, it must be made of ethically sourced and produced materials that don't harm our planet.


    2. It's affordable

    When your piece goes into production, we want it to be inexpensive enough that any cat owner can have it in his or her home.


    3. It's beautiful

      Don’t skimp on style- we want to see something that adds a “wow” factor to modern homes and looks more like it belongs to an interior designer than a Tabby cat.


      4. It's easy to ship 

        We want your design to be our customers’ go-to choice when they donate an item to a shelter. This means it has to be lightweight and easy to ship. Bonus points for collapsible flat-pack shapes.


        5. It's practical

          Along with your physical prototype, give us technical drawings that specify exact dimensions and instructions for how it will be produced. Good luck!


          Questions can be sent to


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