ELLE Ornament Worldwide Design Awards 2023

Since 2003, the Editors-in-Chief of ELLE Ornament’s worldwide editions have recognised worldwide excellence in design within the ELLE Ornament Worldwide Design Awards (EDIDA to its buddies).

The 15 award classes are Designer of the Yr, Younger Design Expertise, Inside Designer of the Yr, Furnishings, Seating, Materials, Wallcovering, Tableware, Lighting, Bedding, Floorcovering, Kitchen, Toilet, Outside and Sustainable Achievement. Earlier winners have included design world greats from Patricia Urquiola to British skills equivalent to Lee Broom, Jasper Morrison and Tom Dixon.

Each version of the journal independently places forwards its strategies for every class – our nominations come from the annual ELLE Ornament British Design Awards. From this huge international shortlist, every Editor-in-Chief nominates their most popular winners, with the votes collated at our Paris headquarters. Photographed within the new campus of Milan SDA Bocconi, designed by structure studio SANAA, listed below are the winners for 2023…

Designer of the Yr: Sabine Marcelis

sabine marcelis

Francesca Ferrari

From her workshop in Rotterdam, she’s grabbed the eye of design specialists via her experimentation with supplies, mild and color that she has reworked into fascinating designs.

Utilizing resins, glass, marble and mirrors, every of her items creates a dynamic situation via a cautious play on transparency, refraction and iridescence that prompts a brand new relationship between the objects and the house that they occupy. Her design analysis focuses, in actual fact, on the continual interplay between compositional components, surfaces and colors.

From home environments, with bespoke furnishings and lamps in manufacturing for Natuzzi, Established & Sons, cc-tapis and Hem to installations equivalent to ‘ColoRush!’ for the Vitra Design Museum and even high-tech ideas equivalent to the electrical automobile charging column for Audi, her easy, minimalist however extremely evocative model locations the emphasis on neat, geometric kinds which are virtually indicative of a rudimentary however regularly evolving alphabet.

Her items are designed in order to make sure their longevity and from a perspective that locations equal significance on performance, consideration to element and emotion. sabinemarcelis.com

Younger Design Expertise of the Yr: Linde Freya Tangelder

linde freya tangelder

Francesca Ferrari

The essence of this designer’s model is already obvious within the identify of her studio (which has branches in Antwerp and Brussels): Destroyers/Builders. In an effort to get to the very core of the model that characterises her designs you first should ‘pare again’ and deconstruct the shape with the intention to create one thing new and deeply present.

Every of her inherently conceptual initiatives straddles the worlds of each artwork and design and serves a classy architectural function. That is furnishings with a decidedly sculptural expressiveness however a resolutely human really feel to it nonetheless. On her journey from particular person gadgets, distinctive items and restricted editions to interiors, Tangelder has additionally just lately moved into the world of product design.

She designed the Gentle Corners assortment for Cassina to comprise a choice of pouf-seats and facet tables that embody her signature model to perfection, having been respectively upholstered and produced in stainless-steel to supply a flexible modular system that integrates into the dwelling house like by no means earlier than. destroyersbuilders.com

Inside Designer of the Yr: Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva

giuliano andrea delluva

Francesca Ferrari

Born in 1980, the younger Neapolitan designer has a wealthy portfolio of initiatives to his identify, from residential properties to boutiques and even accommodations. His hallmark is his means to remodel time-worn areas into decidedly modern interiors with a fragile but recognisable contact.

“My designs are impressed by the pure and cultural contexts of Naples and the Mediterranean, that mysterious alchemy between the aristocratic and the favored, between inventive minds and grasp craftsmen”.

His fashionable options incorporate a cautious use of color, the transparency of glass and the standard of supplies equivalent to marble and ceramic cladding, with the yellow of the solar, the turquoise of the ocean and the inexperienced of the Mediterranean vegetation bringing areal contact of character to pristine surfaces.

Majolica partitions and flooring supply a brand new mind-set about decor in a tribute to the traditions of Campania, introduced bang updated in methods that may by no means be taken without any consideration. Bespoke furnishings, collectors’ designs and artistic endeavors integrated into a really complete mission. giulianoandreadelluva.it

Toilet: Zencha by Sebastian Herkner for Duravit

zencha by sebastian herkner for duravit

Francesca Ferrari

Contemplation, rest and an area that’s all yours, like your personal personal onsen. This was the idea from which Sebastian Herkner drew his inspiration in designing the Zencha assortment, primarily based on conventional Japanese rituals and craftsmanship.

The free-standing bathtub, harking back to the normal tea ceremony bowl, is characterised by a rounded base and barely protruding higher edge, whereas the marginally sloping backrests inside guarantee snug immersion. This piece is made from DuraSolid®, a fabric that’s velvety to the contact, and out there in sq. and rectangular variations. duravit.it

Bedding: Umu by Neri & Hu for Ariake

umu by neri and hu for ariake

Francesca Ferrari

Designed as a stand-alone micro-structure, the mattress designed by the Shanghai studio is characterised by its exquisitely balanced ratio of solids and voids, high-quality traces and balanced volumes, in a recreation of juxtapositions that’s hinted at within the identify of the gathering: Umu, which means “to be and to not be”.

The minimalist construction consists of a picket body housing numerous components and a shell housing the mattress, ledges and hanging cabinets, the thought being to mix the capabilities of a mattress and a bedside desk in a single unit, out there in three totally different configurations. ariakecollection.com

Materials: Return to Arcadia by Luke Edward Corridor for Rubelli

return to arcadia by luke edward hall for rubelli

Francesca Ferrari

The eclectic English artist-designer’s capsule assortment provides a brand new and ironic inventive tackle classicism with an especially private pictorial contact. Pictures depicting Historical Greece, Roman structure, florals and geometry are mixed, overlaid and juxtaposed in delicate concord and joyful dissonance to provide a set of 13 materials for upholstery or ornament. Pictured right here is Rose Backyard, primarily based on a hand-drawn sketch and transformed into digital format, giving the prints a delightfully hand-crafted look. rubelli.com

Flooring Overlaying: Lapse 3-Tempore by Duccio Maria Gambi for CC-Tapis

lapse 3 tempore by duccio maria for cc tapi

Francesca Ferrari

An exuberant rug characterised by contrasting supplies, volumes and colors. The eclectic model, which performs on naturalistic cues mixed with graphic motifs, stems from a inventive course of wherein the Florentine artist-designer explores the probabilities of *marks/markings* and materials.

The Lapse 3 replicates a drawing made with oil pastel and ballpoint pen, with wild, freestyle strokes intersecting with meticulous ones and switching to 3 dimensions to provide a mix of flat textures and exuberant reduction inserts. The result’s a valuable and purposeful object made from handwoven Himalayan wool. cc-tapis.com

Furnishings: Simoon by Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia

simoon by patricia urquiola for glas italia

Francesca Ferrari

The amethyst, mild blue (pictured) and topaz hues spotlight the irregular floor of the glass panes measuring barely 12mm. Assembled in fundamental architectural kinds, they make for a easy but subtle and sustainably designed desk constituted of glass recycled from manufacturing waste that lends itself to an aesthetically-appealing design that’s additionally nice to the contact due to the polished profile and the distinction between tough and easy surfaces.

The “glass that is not glass” aesthetic is the results of an experimental course of that has allowed an historical materials to stay adaptable to vary and new sorts of creativity. glasitalia.com

Kitchen: Small Dwelling Kitchens by Andrea Federici for Falper

small living kitchens by andrea federici for falper

Francesca Ferrari

An idea born of a cautious research of up to date dwelling that highlights an rising inclination to decide on small areas with out compromising on high quality. The Small Dwelling Kitchens system, enhanced with equipment, finishes and valuable supplies, was designed with exactly this in thoughts.

Considered one of its attribute options is its mini-islands, with metal tops and sides and lacquered picket and stainless-steel fronts (pictured), or made totally of marble with walnut inner drawers. Obtainable in three commonplace widths of 120cm, 150cm and 180cm. To be mixed with cabinets housing home equipment and inner or openwork storage compartments to create compact wall items. falper.it

Lighting: Serpentine by Entrance for Moooi

serpentine by front for moooi

Francesca Ferrari

A light-weight lamp resembling a spiral in movement. With the evanescence of an oriental lantern, the Serpentine suspension lamp seamlessly balances kind and performance, the black traces outlining the spokes and profiles of its diffuser cones designed to stress the dynamism of its kinds.

Product of PES, as opalescent thermoplastic materials, it additionally diffuses LED mild evenly. Designers Anna Lindgren and Sofia Lagerkvist, of Entrance, bent and twisted its translucent surfaces which were assembled to create a bit with a powerful expressionist high quality. moooi.com

Seating: Loop by India Mahdavi for Gebruder Thonet Vienna

loop by india mahdavi for gebruder thonet vienna

Francesca Ferrari

The French designer has provide you with a lounge chair that includes the model’s attribute materials, bent beechwood, whose flexibility has been pushed to its limits. Loop is characterised by the twin curve of the 2 looped armrests that improve the piece when it comes to each construction and design on the similar time.

The tasteful alternative of colors for the lacquering of the picket components and the textile coverings can also be an integral a part of the design, establishing a dialogue of subtle shades. gebruederthonetvienna.com

Sustainable Achievement: Studio Ossidiana

studio ossidiana

Francesca Ferrari

Rotterdam-based Alessandra Covini and Giovanni Bellotti get pleasure from experimenting with inter-species cohabitation. As architects and knowledgeable ornithologists, the pair have developed their mom self-discipline with a ardour for animals since they had been college students on the College of Expertise, in Delft, and MIT, within the States.

Then got here the turning level, when Hashim Sarkis, former curator of the Venice Worldwide Structure Exhibition, referred to as them, ‘Furnishings for a Human and a Parrot’ featured on the Arsenale, and ‘coexistence’ emerged as a central theme for the way forward for the planet. ‘Towers, platforms, shared areas… our ecosystems are for everybody,’ they clarify, ‘buildings made from expanded clay of varied porosities which are reworked by the birds that feed on them into areas of interplay’ since people can even sit there.

The Pigeon Tower, a pigeon home belonging to the Variations on a Birdcage assortment commissioned to the studio by the Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, is an instance of ‘transcultural design’ and a manifesto for mediation structure for people and birds. ‘We have now solid ourselves within the position of “gardeners of the world” in an try and regain the misplaced stability of co-existence between all the planet’s friends’. studio-ossidiana.com

Tableware: Cadence by Pierre Chaprin for Saint-Louis

cadence by pierre charpin for saint louis

Francesca Ferrari

A group of desk equipment, vases and lamps that basically showcase the historic French producer’s experience.

Pierre Charpin provides a brand new and completely fashionable tackle conventional craftsmanship custom, within the type of clear crystal items for on a regular basis use that spotlight a conflict between vertical and horizontal traces, an interaction of straightforward *indicators* and kinds that reveal all kinds of influences, from the decorativism of the Viennese Secession to the radicalism of Memphis. Any trace of color has been intentionally omitted to permit the all-important pure luminosity of the crystal to shine via. saint-louis.com

Wall Overlaying: Fungi Forest by Stella McCartney for Cole & Sons

fungi forest by stella mccartney for cole and son

Francesca Ferrari

The British clothier and pioneer of sustainable style has designed a wallpaper that merges ecology and communication. Resembling a up to date toile de Jouy print and out there in Burgundy (pictured) and Navy blue, Fungi Forest is printed on a brand new ecosubstrate derived from 79% renewable fibres.

The manufacturing course of is designed to scale back greenhouse fuel emissions by 30% in comparison with conventional processing. What’s extra, it is usually a visible illustration of the designer’s “aware” philosophy, creating clothes from forest-friendly materials and equipment from plant-based supplies as a result of fungi are the longer term not solely of style however of the planet. cole-and-son.com

Outside: Fornasetti’s GiardinoI Delle Nature Possibili

fornasetti giardino delle nature possibili

Francesca Ferrari

Fornasetti’s first out of doors furnishings and fabric assortment is additional proof of the long-established Milanese atelier’s ardour for eclectic technical and aesthetic experimentation.

Soli a ventaglio (‘Fan Suns’) is simply one of many iconic prints which have now additionally come to characterise the model’s out of doors textile covers for armchairs, benches and sofas, enhanced by the geometric lightness of the colored metal construction. This has been an unprecedented materials for the model that has been utilized in every bit of the gathering with impeccable craftsmanship to discover new al fresco existence. fornasetti.com

Styling Martina Lucatelli, art work Massimo Colonna

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