This sponsored post is brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. More design winners! In the getting set spirit of the upcoming A’ Design Awards & Competition 2014 – new winners announced in April – MOCO LOCO selected 10 of our favorite Silver, Golden and Platinum A’ Design winners from the last epic round, and here they are! Above, Osaka Restaurant by Ariel Chemi.
Platinum A’ Design Award Winner in Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design, 2013-2014. A mind-expanding sculptural installation explores the symbiotic relationship between nature and technology with complex, immersive geometry, differently revealed from every change in viewpoint.
Platinum A’ Design Award Winner in Graphics and Visual Communication Design. Each day is a celebration of the plant kingdom with a desktop annual calendar composed of single daily sheets, each one opened to unfold a new plant pop-up, and inserted in its base.
Golden A’ Design Award Winner in Interior Space and Exhibition Design. Deftly blending multiple cultural influences, this elegant SÃ£o Paulo restaurant interior marries Nikkei cuisine (a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese culinary traditions) to Brazilian tropical style.
Golden A’ Design Award Winner in Interface and Interaction Design. A collection of 15 simple, elegant, evocative digital faces, in black or white, for smartwatches like Kreyos and Pebble.
Golden A’ Design Award Winner in Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design. The piano keys theme is clear and inviting to the touch in this second line of high quality, handmade designer switches from Lithoss.
Golden A’ Design Award Winner in Sales, Contact Center and Customer Service Design. Interior design as information flow: this corporate loft, a living and working space for a high tech CRM firm, optimizes the environment for occupant usability in every aspect, from floorplan to lighting.
Silver A’ Design Award Winner in Interior Space and Exhibition Design. “Revealing the beauty of the ugliness” is the intriguing tag for a warm, minimal interior that develops from an exposed brick wall and incorporates exposed electrical wiring as art.
Bronze A’ Design Award Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design An elegant, organic, extraordinarily comfortable chair, in Brazilian JequitibÃ wood, inspired by the way tree branches connect.
Bronze A’ Design Award Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design. Appearing light as a leaf floating on air, this eye-catching and functional indoor/outdoor table comes in three heights and can be used singly or grouped in flexible combinations.
Bronze A’ Design Award Winner in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design A cocktail party problem solver, it’s a plate, shape taken from shrimp, that holds hors d’oeuvres and a wineglass, to free up one hand for handshakes and business cards.
The global A’ Design Awards, open to all levels of designer, is a high profile international showcase for both the established and the emerging, competing on one field, with a comprehensive 104 design categories for precise positioning, rigorous judging by a 40+ jury of professionals and academics, and intensive promotion of the annual winners. A’ Awards is itself a best of the best, developed as part of a PhD thesis that analyzed 800 design competitions.
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