The 10th-annual Wallpaper* Design Awards recognize those who have raised pulses, created trends and stuck over the past year.
This year’s judges include fashion designer Victoria Beckham, restaurateur Michael Chow, designer Ron Gilad, film maker Spike Jonze, architect Thom Mayne, gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac, and the Wallpaper* team. Together with the magazine’s international network of contributors, the judges selected 70 winners in 11 categories.
Here’s a look at a few who have been lauded.
Designers of the year (joint winner): Neri & Hu (top—desk design) and Philippe Nigro (bottom—collection designed for Hermes)
Best new private house: Geneses House by Isay Weinfeld
Best domestic design: “Terra.Cotto” pots by Stefania Vasquez for Sambonet
Best bed: “Bumper Bed,” by Marc Newson for Domeau & Pérès
Best folk: Sebastian Herkner’s solid wood chair with a woven backrest, BarberOsgerby’s hand-blown Murano glass lamp, Simon Hasan’s marquetry, Stephen Burks’ recycled planters and Nanimarquina’s natural fiber rugs
Best line work: Paul Smith’s hand-knotted Tibetan wool rug for The Rug Company
Best lounger: “Orson” sun lounger, by Gordon Guillaumier for Roda
Best pixilation: Cristian Zuzunaga’s ‘Deep Grid’ rug, for UK manufacturer Brintons, and Italian furnisher Emmemobili's ‘Seneca’ cabinet
Photos courtesy of Wallpaper*
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