Save A Sample! 2018 – Ready, Set, Pack Your Boxes!

Save A Sample! 2018 back for another exciting year!

Save A Sample!, a non-profit, nationwide recycling drive, makes it easy (and fun!) for designers to donate materials and samples to local design schools redirecting “tons” of materials from landfills into the hands of talented students.‘s Save A Sample! 2018 welcomes back Formica as a returning national sponsor.

“Save A Sample! is a fantastic program that protects our environment while educating future architects and designers,” said Amy Gath, VP Marketing at Formica North America. “We are proud to deepen our commitment to sustainability and design education by keeping unused samples out of landfills and putting them into the hands of students across the country.”

“We are grateful,” declares Suzanne Swift, Save A Sample!’s Founder and President of, “for the support of great companies like Formica who are committed to sustainability and the growth of young designers.”

Save A Sample! also welcomes back Perkins + Will as this year’s Design Firm Sponsor.

“Perkins+Will is proud to support the sustainable practices of Save A Sample!,” affirmed John Sadlon, Principal at Perkins+Will. “We’re committed to building greater awareness within our profession, and to inspiring young designers who will become future leaders in our industry. We hope that design firms across North America will join us for this important initiative.”

Save A Sample! 2018 takes place April 3-5 in cities throughout the United States. School and Furniture Dealer delivery sign up runs through February 28th. Design firm registration begins February 1st.

If you are interested in joining us as a Save A Sample! national, city, or prize sponsor please contact us!

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