Winners of the 2014 The Edge design competition announced

February 5, 2014

The winning entries of this year’s The Edge design competition, celebrating Australia’s emerging design talent, were announced today.

Now in its 12th year, The Edge showcases and honours emerging design talent across Australia.

Part of Decoration + Design, The Edge event will be held at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park in Sydney, from Wednesday 5 until Friday 7 February 2014. Providing exposure and an industry platform for new design talent, The Edge has over the years assisted over 500 designers, with more than 900 products, to kick-start their careers.

Competition categories include: Student, Concept, Commercial and the sustainably-conscious Green category.

Paperclip by Rebecca Crooke, Winner of 'Concept' category

Paperclip by Rebecca Crooke, winner of the ‘Concept’ category


Flashlight by Hugh Altschwager, Winner of  'Commercial' category

Flashlight by Hugh Altschwager, winner of the ‘Commercial’ category

See a full list of the 2014 The Edge winning and highly commended submissions below.

Winner: Shannon Riddle (Curtain University WA) for Point-45
Commended: Sandra Elliott (Lidcombe TAFE, NSW) for U1

Winner: Hugh Altschwager (Vic) for Flashlight pendant
Commended: Nicholas Sadowsky (UTS, NSW) Spindent

Winner: Duncan Meerding (Tas) for Log Light

Winner: Rebecca Crooke (RMIT, MSW) for Paperclip
Commended: Kristina Melnikova (Central Institute for Technology, WA) for Squiggle pendant lamp

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