| Feb 27, 2014 |
Wallpaper* honors people, places, pieces and phenomena
Boh staff
By Staff

The 10th-annual Wallpaper* Design Awards recognize those who have raised pulses, created trends and stuck over the past year.

This year’s judges include fashion designer Victoria Beckham, restaurateur Michael Chow, designer Ron Gilad, film maker Spike Jonze, architect Thom Mayne, gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac, and the Wallpaper* team. Together with the magazine’s international network of contributors, the judges selected 70 winners in 11 categories.

Here’s a look at a few who have been lauded.

Designers of the year (joint winner): Neri & Hu (top—desk design) and Philippe Nigro (bottom—collection designed for Hermes)

Best new private house: Geneses House by Isay Weinfeld

Best domestic design: “Terra.Cotto” pots by Stefania Vasquez for Sambonet

Best bed: “Bumper Bed,” by Marc Newson for Domeau & Pérès

Best folk: Sebastian Herkner’s solid wood chair with a woven backrest, BarberOsgerby’s hand-blown Murano glass lamp, Simon Hasan’s marquetry, Stephen Burks’ recycled planters and Nanimarquina’s natural fiber rugs

Best line work: Paul Smith’s hand-knotted Tibetan wool rug for The Rug Company

Best lounger: “Orson” sun lounger, by Gordon Guillaumier for Roda

Best pixilation: Cristian Zuzunaga’s ‘Deep Grid’ rug, for UK manufacturer Brintons, and Italian furnisher Emmemobili's ‘Seneca’ cabinet

Photos courtesy of Wallpaper*

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