- Article by Natalie Mortimer
The Vivid Design Awards are back for 2018 and the program is this year celebrating 15 years of unearthing and celebrating the next wave of Australian designers.
The awards received an unprecedented number of entries this year, from which 41 finalists were selected across categories including Furniture Design, Lighting Design, Object Design and Concept Design.
The finalists will exhibit their design prototypes at the Vivid Awards Gallery, which takes place at Decor + Design in Melbourne on 19 July. From the functional to experimental, the designs demonstrate the diverse talent and unique personalities of Australia’s emerging designers.
The awards also include ADA Award of Merit, the Vivid 2018 Judges Choice Award and the Houzz People’s Choice Award.
Last year’s winners include:
- Nicole Monks, Nyinajimanha, Furniture Design
- James Walsh and Ash Allen, Igneous, Lighting Design
- Adrian Olasau, GH Bike Rack, Object Design
- Thomas Hewitt, Narvis, Concept Design
The winners will be announced at 3pm on 19 July.
ADR is a media partner of Vivid 2018