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Forty-two winners across six major categories were announced yesterday at the inaugural 2012 Sydney Design Awards.
Having received over 200 entrants and shortlisting 92 projects, the Sydney Design Awards finalists were determined by industry and marketplace votes, and the winners judged by a 15-strong panel of industry professionals appointed by the awards organisers, design100.
The judging panel for 2012 comprised: Mark Bergin – design100, Chris Bosse – LAVA; Jorge Castillo – Canvas Group; Sacha Coles – ASPECT Studios; Michael Cook – Suncorp; Amelia Coote-Harris – Reed Exhibitions; Chris Gale – INLITE; Trent Jansen – Trent Jansen Studio; Jonathan Knapp – SJB ; Urban; Eva Krane – Bleux; Stephen Minning – BrandCulture Communications; Darren Palmer; Steven Pozel – Object: Australian Design Centre; Danielle Robson – Object: Australian Design Centre; Anne-Maree Sargeant – The SNAP Assembly.com blog // Belle Magazine.
The awards were open to entry across six major categories: Space, Visual, Object, Fashion, Experience and Marketplace, with a wide range of sub-categories covering fields including products and furnishings, architecture, interiors, landscape design, advertising, graphic design, fashion, photography and digital media.
Notable winners in the architecture, interior design, urban design and product design fields included:
Architecture – Commercial – Constructed
The Sound Alliance Office Fitout, Environa Studio
Architecture – Residential – Constructed
Lavender Bay Boatshed, Stephen Collier Architects
designEX 2012, Diversified Exhibitions
Installation Design – Exhibit
cBraille – A lighting exhibition for people who are blind, cSigns & e2
Balmain House, Arent&Pyke
Interior Design – Corporate or Hospitality
Jamie’s Italian, peckvonhartel
Interior Design – Public or Institutional
Martian Embassy, LAVA
Interior Design – Residential
Private Residence, Palm Beach, Pike Withers Interior Architecture
Interior Design – Retail
Sydney Domestic T2 Retail Precinct, Noxon Giffen
Bourke Street Cycleway, City of Sydney with Pod (Group GSA) + GTA Consultants
Darling Quarter Illuminated facade, Lend Lease
Product Design – Furniture
The Book Shelf, Aline Dürr
barrel table/stool, Studio Henry Wilson
Darling Quarter, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (fjmt)
Red Lantern Information Kiosk, Chinatown, Frost* Design/Lacoste + Stevenson Architects
For the full winners list, visit www.sydneydesignawards.com.au