I.D. magazin Annual Design Review 2008


Best of Environments Category

Olympic Sculpture Park
Weiss/Manfredi: Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism: Marion Weiss, Michael Manfredi, partners; Christopher Ballentine, project manager; Todd Hoehn, Yehre Suh, project architects; Patrick Armacost, Michael Blasberg, Emily Clanahan, Lauren Crahan, Beatrice Eleazar, Kian Goh, Hamilton Hadden, Mike Harshman, Mustapha Jundi, Justin Kwok, John Peek, Akari Takebayashi, designers

Design Distinction

Open-Book Store
Acconci Studio (Brooklyn, NY): Vito Acconci, principal; Dario Nunez, Ezio Blasetti, Nathan DeGraaf, Eduardo Marques, designers

Helios House
Office dA (Boston): Nader Tehrani, Monica Ponce de Leon, principals; Dan Gallagher, project architect; Arthur Chang, project manager; Christian Ervin, Lisa Huang, Ji-Young Park, Brandon Clifford, Cathlyn Newell, Harry Lowd, designers. Johnston Marklee & Associates (Los Angeles): Sharon Johnston, Mark Lee, principals; Anne Rosenberg, project manager; Robert Garlipp, Lorena Yamamoto, designers

Hotel Aire de Bardenas
López Rivera Arquitectes (Barcelona): Emiliano López, Mónica Rivera, principals; Gillermo Zuaznabar, collaborator; María E. Seligra, Karen Pinheiro, Carla Isern, Gerard Bartomeu, Alba García, designers

Wave-A-Wall, West 8th Street Subway Station Facade,
Coney Island, NY
Acconci Studio (Brooklyn, NY): Vito Acconci, principal; Peter Dorsey, Dario Nunez, Stephen Roe, designer. Daniel Frankfurt (New York).

Best of Furniture Category

Drexler Guinand Jauslin Architects (Zurich): Daniel Jauslin, principal

Design Distinction

Baby Faces
Badham/Norris (Beverly Hills, CA): Julia Badham, principal

URBIA Furniture System
OBRA Architects (New York) with Site Assembly (St. Paul, MN)

Nendo (Tokyo): Oki Sato, principal

Kasthall (Kinna, Sweden): Gunilla Lagerhem Ullberg, chief designer Materials Wool and linen

View other category winner and all winning entries


I.D. is now accepting entries into the 2008 Annual Design Review. Winners will appear in the August 2008 issue of I.D.

Category Award / Competition Result / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Furniture
Country New York
Registration Deadline 1 December 2007 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 December 2007 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility All
Target Field All products or projects must have been introduced in the 2007 calendar year.

Since 1954, the Annual Design Review has recognized the best in product, furniture, graphic and environment design, from the iconic to the obscure. Throughout the years, this annual showcase has chronicled the evolution of design, and highlighted its impact on our material and visual culture.

- ENVIRONMENTS: architectural projects, including interiors, commercial/retail environments, temporary or permanent exhibits/galleries, wayfinding systems, landscape design, and public open spaces
- FURNITURE: contract and residential furnishings (individual pieces or sets); lighting and bath fixtures; and wall, floor, window, and furniture coverings (including textiles, carpets, tiles, laminates, etc.)
- CONCEPTS: Design a graphic, object, or environment that raises awareness of or helps mitigate the problem of global warming.

Leading practitioners and I.D.'s editorial team

For each category, a panel of distinguished design professionals will choose a winner or winners in three award levels.
Winners will appear in the July/August 2008 issue of I.D. and www.id-mag.com

Entry Fee
US $100 for each submission

Winners will be notified by May 1, 2008.

Past winners

F+W Publications Inc.

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