Melbourne Design Awards

October 29, 2014

A great range of works this year showcased Melbourne’s diversity, with a uniting element across all successful works being a commitment to a high standard of design.

Above image of NGV exterior, photography by John Gollings (contact All images included courtesy of Melbourne Design Awards.

The winners of the 2014 Melbourne Design Awards were announced last week, recognising excellence in various design disciplines and awarding a celebrated line up of local architecture, interior and landscape design talent. Other categories awarded innovation in the design of product, advertising, digital experience, wayfinding and graphic works. 

A great range of works showcased Melbourne’s diversity, with a uniting element across all successful works being a commitment to a high standard of design. Among the prominent winners were Sean Godsell Architects, Clare Cousins Architects and McBride Charles Ryan.

Architecture Commercial Constructed Gold Winner

Melbourne Water Offices by ARKit




Above images of the Melbourne Water Offices, photography by Tobias Titz.

Architecture Mixed Use Constructed Gold Winner

Phoenix Valley – Wujin District People’s Government / studio505



Above Photo Credits : John Gollings Photography, contact


Urban Design and Architecture Proposed Project Gold Winner

Saving Parkville for Safety Net by Atelier Red + Black. Read our article on the project.

All images courtesy Atelier Red + Black

Above images courtesy Atelier Red + Black


Architecture Residential – Constructed

Middle Park Residence by Ewert Leaf Pty Ltd – Silver Winner

Flinders Lane Apartment by Clare Cousins Architects – Silver Winner

A House for Hermes by Andrew Simpson Architects – Gold Winner

Photo of A House For Hermes by Peter Bennetts


Above images of A House For Hermes by Peter Bennetts.

The Quays for MAB Corporation Pty Ltd by McBride Charles Ryan – Gold Winner

Photography for the Quays  by Dianna Snape and John Gollings.


Above photography of the Quays by Dianna Snape and John Gollings.


Installation, Display, Exhibit & Set Design

MPavilion for the Naomi Milgrom Foundation by Sean Godsell Architects – Silver Winner. Read our article for more on the project.

The Design Wall for the National Gallery of Victoria by Carter LeAmon – Silver Winner

Family Feud by FremantleMedia Australia for Network Ten – Silver Winner

Creation Cinema for Museum Victoria by Eness – Gold Winner



Above images: Detail of Creation Cinema installation by Eness.


Interior Design – Corporate

Escala Partners headquarters by Molecule – Silver Winner

T2 Headquarters by Landini Associates – Silver Winner

Australian Communication and Media Authority by peckvonhartel – Silver Winner

Compulsive Productions studio by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design – Gold Winner




Above images of Compulsive Productions studio: Shannon McGrath


Interior Design – Hospitality

Charlie & Co by Landini Associates – Silver Winner

Cobb Lane Bakery by Ewert Leaf Pty Ltd – Silver Winner

Feast Of Merit for YGAP by Ewert Leaf Pty Ltd as part of the Feast of Merit Design Team – Gold Winner




Above photo credits: Fiona Storey Photography (contact and Photographer Martina Gemmola (contact


Interior Design, Public or Institutional project Gold Winner

NGV Community Hall by McBride Charles Ryan




Above images of NGV Community Hall, photgraphy by John Gollings.


Interior Design – Residential

The Quays for MAB Corporation Pty Ltd by McBride Charles Ryan – Silver Winner

Interior Furnishing to a Heritage Cottage in Countryside Victoria by SWG STUDIO – Silver Winner

Inner City Penthouse by Molecule – Gold Winner



Above images of Inner City Penthouse, photography by Shannon McGrath.


Interior Design – Retail

Happy Valley Shop by Harley Vincent Architect – Silver Winner

Wine Republic by Red Design Group – Silver Winner

Jones the Grocer by Landini Associates – Gold Winner



Above images of Jones the Grocer, photography by Trevor Mein.


Landscape Design Gold Winner

Box Hill Gardens Multi Purpose Area – Whitehorse City Council / ASPECT Studios with NMBW Architecture Studio



Above images of Box Hill Gardens Multi Purpose Area, photography by Andrew Lloyd.

For more information on the Melbourne Design Awards, visit

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