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 - Home & Garden

This award celebrates creative and innovative design for either a component or overall product. Consideration given to aspects that relate to human usage, aesthetics, selection of components and materials, and the resolution of assembly, manufacturing and the overall function.

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Nominations in Category

The Sachin Field Kitchen - The Field Equipment Company / Farrah design

Product Design - Home & Garden

- Silver

A 5 star restaurant quality portable stainless steel BBQ that can pack down to just 5cm thick. Apartment dwelling foodies don't have to miss out on genuine BBQ flavour any longer. Introducing The Sachin Field Kitchen, a BBQ that can be stored almost anywhere with upgradable attachments to transform it into a portable rotisserie.

Tidal Sunlounge - Tait

Product Design - Home & Garden

- Gold

In conceiving the collection, Trent Jansen explores the myths and memories of summer and surf, rediscovering his love of the ocean and curiosity for Australia’s die-hard surf culture. Stainless steel wire speaks to the linear language of those wave diagrams. A seamless fluidity emerges as the doubled up legs rise and diverge, circling up around the back of the sunlounge before coming back down again. In a poetic twist, Trent captures the swell of flowing water in a series of tidal marks that ripple up the seat base before breaking up and around the side of the products.

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