2014 London Design Awards Presentation
Winners announced 2014 London Design Awards
Tuesday 9 December 2014
Winners of the prestigious 2014 London Design Awards were today announced by design100 Founder & CEO, Mark Bergin at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
In addition to the category winners, the coveted Best of awards were announced with the accolades as follows: Design Champion – British Design Council, Best Start-up – Arckit, Best Studio less than 5 – Smartstreets Ltd, Best Studio 5 – 20 Priestmangoode and Best Studio 20+ - SHH.
''The calibre of nominations in this, our first London program, has been outstanding with participation from world renowned design studios and brands. Across 30 categories we’ve awarded 57 winners” said Mr Bergin. With a focus on the design economy, Mr Bergin remarked “a primary goal of the awards is to also provide recognition to the commissioners, who recognise that design is the premise of accelerating business and have the courage to honour their convictions by commissioning new design projects. We’re proud to acknowledge their important role in the design equation."
Silver category winners include National Railway Museum Restaurants by SHH for Levy Restaurants – Interior Design - Hospitality, House of Hackney Shoreditch High Street by MRA Architecture & Interior Design for House of Hackney – Interior Design - Retail, Architectural Model Building Systems by Arckit – Product Design Education, Smartstreets-Cyclepark by Smartstreets Ltd - Product Design - Sport/Active Life and Gold My Mini Factory by iMakr – Services – Community, Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 by PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited – Product Design – Technology, Moss Bros. by Pentagram for Moss Bros – Graphic Design – Corporate Identity & Branding, Pinarello Dogma F8 by Jaguar & Team Sky – Product Design – Sport/Active Life, Biosport Headphones by SMS Audio – Product Design – Medical, Tile Mile by russ + henshaw for Turkish Ceramics - Installation Display Exhibit & Set Design, MG Design Project by MG UK Design Studio – Product Design - Concept and New Tube for London by Priestman Goode and Transport for London – Product Design – Commercial & Industry.
Mr Bergin thanked and commended Advisory Panel members for their ongoing support as ambassadors and curators in addition to their judging role.
The London Design Awards form part of the global [city] design awards which in 2014 incorporated New York, Sydney, Melbourne and London. Established in 2010 by design100 with the Melbourne Design Awards, the program in 2015 has grown to some 7 cities with New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney currently scheduled.
"We are extremely proud and excited about the success of our London program" said Mr Bergin "We look forward to its continuing growth and further involvement from leading design organisations, studios and brands as we work together to strengthen the design economy and increase awareness about the importance and unquestionable benefits of good design."
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Mark Bergin – Founder & CEO
+61 418 565848
2014 London Design Awards Advisory Panel
design100's mission is to celebrate the courage of those who commission design and those who create it. design100 provides a collaborative platform of award programs across three continents, supported by the world’s most creative minds and organisations. It prides itself on accelerating the transformation to a design-led marketplace; one that understands that tomorrow is the result of yesterday’s courage. Each design100 award program acknowledges that we live in a marketplace where the quality of our design choices should be a mix of sound commercial understanding and courageous, relevant design. design100's unique difference is to recognise the courage of both those who commission design and those who create it. Professional development of practitioners has been well catered for by industry bodies. design100's focus is to also accelerate the development of those who commission design.
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