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Dezeen Awards – an annual awards programme organised by Dezeen is now open to entries after its first successful launch last year.
It identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
Press Release –
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year.
The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries. UK, US, China, Australia, the Netherlands, Japan, Spain, Denmark, Sweden and Canada were among some of the most successful countries, with multiple shortlisted and winning projects.
Dezeen Awards identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
Organised by Dezeen, the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design website, Dezeen Awards is the benchmark for international design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere.
2018 Dezeen Award winners
Dezeen Awards in 2019 –
In 2019 Dezeen Awards is expanding its international influence with new categories, an esteemed judging panel and a democratic entry process.
What makes Dezeen Awards different from other awards programmes:
– low entry fees – making Dezeen Awards accessible to small businesses
– the judges – comprising of 75 industry-leading figures
– judging criteria – with the focus on beauty, innovation but also on the efforts they make to improve the world.
– judging process – rigorous and impartial, providing a democratic platform for design, architecture and interiors practitioners across the globe.
Categories of Dezeen awards –
There are 30 project categories that can be entered in total: 10 each in the sectors of architecture, interiors and design. These include urban house, cultural building, small building, restaurant and bar interior, retail interior, furniture design and wearable design among others.
There are also 16 new categories this year: urban house, rural house, civic building, cultural building, apartment interior, restaurant and bar interior, hotel and short-stay interior, small workspace interior, large workspace interior, seating design, furniture design, product design, sustainable design, graphic design and installation design.
There will also be six studio categories again, which will name the most outstanding established and emerging design talents. All of the categories can be viewed here.
Esteemed Jury of Dezeen Awards –
Panel of international architects
A jury comprising of an outstanding panel of international architects, designers and academics, will judge Dezeen Awards categories. The esteemed panel includes – (Top R-L) Ron Arad, Cristina Celestino, Frida Escobedo, Kelly Hoppen, Lyndon Neri, Marc Newson, Bibi Seck, Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola.
You can view all of the judges here.
Entering Dezeen Awards –
29 March 2019 is the discounted early entries deadline, with the final deadline on the 30 May. Entry fees have been set as low as possible to encourage entries from every type of studio around the world. There are reduced rates for individuals and companies with ten employees or fewer.
Entry fees are as follows:
For individuals and companies with 10 employees or fewer:
Early entry until 29 March 2019: *£75 per category entry
Final entry until 30 May 2019: *£100 per category entry
For companies with more than 10 employees:
Early entry until 29 March 2019: *£150 per category entry
Final entry until 30 May 2019: *£200 per category entry
Prices exclude VAT.
Some of the 2018 Dezeen Award winners –
Windvogel by Studio Roosegaarde
Winner: Lighting Design of the Year 2018 and Winner: Design Project of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Studio Roosegaarde
Hidden tints by Note Design Studio
Winner: Residential Interior of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Note Design Studio
The Storefront Theater by Matthew Mazzotta
Winner: Rebirth Project of the Year 2018 and Winner: Architecture Project of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Matthew Mazzotta
Captain Kelly’s Cottage by John Wardle Architects
Winner: House Interior of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Trevor Mein
Run by Industrial Facility
Winner: Workplace Design of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Miro Zagnoli
Bloomberg by Foster + Partners
Winner: Business Building of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Foster + Partners
Kumo Modular Sofa by Anderssen & Voll for Hem
Winner: Furniture Design of the Year 2018.
Photo – © Hem