2016 Melbourne Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design


Key Dates

5 May 2016 - Standard Deadline
16 June 2016 - Judging & Ratings
29 June 2016 - Rating Closes
30 June 2016 - Winners Announced
27 July 2016 - Awards Presentation
1 September 2016 - DESIGN SUMMIT

Product Design - Concept

This award celebrates creativity and innovation for either a product design at conceptual stage - an early sample or model of a product that has not reached the manufacture stage nor available to the market.

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Nominations in Category

The Bowl by Farrah Design - Farrah design

Product Design - Concept

- Silver

An ergnomic bowl for the visually impared, physically impaired or even able bodied, designed with the intent to aid with the marshalling of food but also to break down barriers of stigma and to assist peoples emotional state when in in patient or home recovery.

A chair inspired by nature - Revology / D2 Design

Product Design - Concept

- Gold

From seed to seat – D2 Design has envisioned the first mass-manufactured recyclable chair. Fashioned from completely new material, a combination of linen and bio-based plastics (our ultimate goal), the chair will be recyclable. Inspired by the classic French bistro chair, it is a beautiful meeting of tradition and technology and represents the core values of D2 Design: innovation and sustainability with function and elegance. Together with the New Zealand-based start-up Revology, D2 presented this concept chair to high acclaim at the JEC trade show in Paris earlier this year.

Past Nominations

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Winners list

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