Don’t just know the tools of your trade. Create them!

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As Glassology believes the glass holds the power to make every drinking experience complete and truly special, the Glassology contest challenges EMEA professionals in the scene to design on their ultimate glassware.

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From the start


October 2017

It all starts by creating your account, granting you access to your own Glassology page. On this page you are able to complete your account information and submit your design. This is your first step on becoming a real Glassologist.

Submit your design

October 2017 - November - 2017

Confirm your registration by submitting your design, this includes naming your design, uploading your actual sketch and adding an explanation of max. 1100 characters.

Selection semi-finalists

December 2017

On the 30th of November the deadline closes to submit your design. In December the Libbey team will get together to decide the 25 Semi-Finalists. These will be based on the submitted information you provided us with.


January- 2018

The semi-finals will provide you information on our factories, techniques and possibilities and will include a factory visit. Libbey’s marketing / design team will inspire you with presentations to finalize your concept and drawing. Together, we will prepare your design for actual production in our factory. The semi-finals will be held in our EMEA production locations, in the Netherlands and Portugal.

Submit your final design

February 2018

After the semi-finals you have the possibility to finalize your design with the knowledge you’ve gained during the presentations and the factory visit.

Selection finalists

End of February - 2018

After all final designs are submitted, a team of experts in design, spirits and hospitality will judge all final designs and select 6 contestants for the final.

The final

May - 2018

The final will be held in Amsterdam during the Perfect Serve Bar Show. During the final you will showcase your design and will present the ultimate drink experience that comes with your glass.

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