Every year, designers upload their designs to furniture design award websites such as A Design and SIT so that they can promote their designs. After the uploads, the jury nominates the winners. In 2023, several award juries decided on the best furniture and decoration designs. Below are some of the award-winning designs for 2023.
SIT Furniture Design Award
Studio Paolo Ferrari designed Muskoka Cottage in 2022 for Richard Browne. It is nestled by Lake Rosseau in Ontario, where warm minimalism and nature blend seamlessly. You can experience a unique journey through its design, which provides panoramic views. The design is nominated for Interior Design of the Year.
Daejo is a modern stool series that won a furniture design award. The designer of Daejo is Tom Man, who was inspired by the philosophy of Soetsu Yanagi. These stools, with their contrasting elements and visually appealing design, aim to evoke emotions and enhance your experience with everyday furniture. You can embrace the beauty and lasting companionship of these carefully crafted pieces, designed to deepen your relationship with the objects around you.
M3 Performance Mattress
The furniture design award is not limited to design alone. For example, the M3 Performance Mattress won the Innovation of the Year award. What makes the design special is that it’s the world’s first dual-sided modular mattress. It offers four distinct firmness levels for individualized comfort. This luxurious mattress features a cool-to-the-touch Ver-TexTM top cover and breathable Air-X® mesh sides for optimal airflow. It ensures comfortable, overheating-free sleep. Additionally, its innovative design includes ventilated cushioning with Boost® technology and Independent SuspensionTM units for motion absorption and supportive, airy sleep.
A Design Award
Guo Cui Wu Du Chinese Baijiu
Lingyun Creative designed the Guo Cui Wu Du Chinese Baiju. The container was designed for Wudu liquor, in which five traditional Chinese medications are used. Setting itself apart in the market, this liquor boasts a near-zero-impurity brewing process, offering consumers a heightened sense of security and quality. The packaging design reflects this purity, with “cleanliness” as its central theme, truly embodying the essence of this exceptional product.
Longfor Origin Sales Center
Longfor Origin Sales Center won the Platinum Design Award in the Interior Space and Exhibition Design category. You can immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Longfor Origin, where a dynamic spiral chandelier harmonizes with music that creates a captivating play of light and shadow. This space, enhanced by a charming spiral staircase with a curry and metallic texture, spans two stories, offering a starry sky-inspired astrolabe design to ignite your imagination. You can experience a unique blend of art, technology, culture, wellness, business, and entertainment in this customized club space, where a hidden sales center adds an exclusive touch to your visit.
Chengdu Hyperlane Park Retail Architecture
Hyperlane Park is a remarkable oasis featuring a 2.4-kilometer landscape. The building has a sky corridor across 12 plots. It offers breathtaking city views and a unique live-work atmosphere. It is near a music conservatory. In addition, its design is inspired by rhythmic sounds, showcased through six distinct architectural forms. This fluid and harmonious layout seamlessly integrates with the community, highlighting the project’s commitment to blending architecture with its surroundings.
Kunming Zhonghaihui, Delhi Garden Sales Department
The interior and furniture design award winner is the Kunming project, which is a floating island. It is amidst a sea of dreamy flowers and creates a vast, enchanting organism. The design, rich in enlarged floral elements, features a variety of blooming petals shaped with intricate curved surfaces. This ambitious project overcomes challenges in curved surface modeling and construction, ensuring seamless integration and unity between each shape and piece of furniture, encapsulating the vibrant urban spirit of Kunming.
109 Pro Headphone
The 109 Pro is the first dynamic open-back headphone from Meze Audio. It is a perfect blend of art and high-end functionality. Its chassis, a mix of black walnut wood, manganese steel, zinc, and velour, offers both comfort and durability in a lightweight design. Hand-assembled in Baia Mare, Romania, and designed for sustainability, every part of the 109 Pro is serviceable, promising an extended lifespan for your listening pleasure.
Eureka Lounge Chair
The Eureka Lounge Chair is one of the winners of the furniture design award. It was inspired by nature’s Empener surface and offers a mathematically modeled curved form. This form will bring order and flow to any lounge space. Its smooth curves and edges create a captivating visual tension, enhancing the chair’s aesthetic appeal. Clad in warm-colored wool fabrics from the Kvadrat Sprinkles collection, the Eureka Chair invites comfort and encourages you to experience its coziness firsthand.
DC 3 Stool
DC 3 Stool is a unique furniture design award winner. The inspiration for the stool is from the aerodynamic design of the DC-3 aircraft and blends function and art. This stool showcases the intricate lines of each layer, turning structural support into an appealing visual detail. It can serve as a stunning sculpture that is versatile in use, a side table, a footrest, or fulfill its original purpose as a stool, adding a touch of aerodynamic elegance to any space.
Joao Teixeria designed the Shelter Desk, which became one of the winners of the furniture of the year. Teixeria has been designing sustainable, multifunctional, and compact furniture that can become the centerpiece of your home. You can embrace your new era of working from home with the Shelter Desk. In addition, this desk integrates seamlessly with your technology, featuring hidden, practical cable management to keep your gadgets connected without clutter. Its rounded drawers and carefully chosen materials add to the design’s elegance, providing a sense of warmth and serenity in your workspace.