The Best of Welsh Design Awards
Supported by Comisiwn Dylunio Cymru Design Commission for Wales
The Best of Welsh Design Awards celebrate the wealth of talented designers and design-thinkers in the city and across Wales and helps ensure that their skills and passion are recognised. Judged by a panel of international design experts and previous winners, projects from any design discipline are eligible, raising their profile during the Festival and beyond.
And the winners are...
Hyde + Hyde Architects : Beacon in the Bay
RoughCollie : Cutty Sark's return
Orangebox : "do" office chair
Hassell : Hassell Cardiff Studio
Ctrl Alt Design : Recordiau Lliwgar
View Creative : Enochs.co.uk
BFLS Architects : Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Lauren Nicholas : 3Oakhrst Rd / An ageing thing
Joe Smith : Ministry of Sound
Joe Smith : Visual Zeitgeist
Lowri Anne Jones : Alternate Histories
Antonella Commatteo : Shreds
Julian Deborre : Charity: 360"
Alice Lediard : Specs Appeal
Alex Johnson : Chonsey's Elixir Ales
Megan Morris, Stephanie Hobbs, Robert Brown : Fedrigoni
Dan Peterson : War Artist
Shortlist and winners will be indicated online shortly
Professional submissions were invited from design companies or individuals working in Wales or from Welsh based Clients.
Graduate submissions were invited from recent students from Wales or from Welsh based courses.Work completed for a paying client should be entered as professional.
Work should be underpinned by original and inspiring ideas in response to the brief.
An elegant expression of that idea, with the appropriate production values. How has that idea been interpreted and realised? What judgement and choices have been made?
Appropriate and relevant media, format, material, visual language for target audience.
(Professional submissions) Has the work created the desired effect, fulfilled the anticipated end result and achieved its purpose? e.g. Increased sales, encouraged visitors, solved a problem.
Submissions are judged by recognised design industry experts and by previous design festival award winners.
Awards will be made for projects judged to be excellent from the submissions, and whilst categories are useful, there may be several awards in one category and none in others.
In addition to the award Winners were invited to select a teapot from a collection at the awards high tea party on Saturday.