With simply three weeks till Dezeen Awards entries shut, final 12 months’s winners element the constructive outcomes of profitable and encourage different studios to enter.
One studio stated that profitable a Dezeen Award was “an exciting, rewarding and provoking expertise” whereas one other stated it created “new relationships with retailers, media and clients”.
“Successful a Dezeen Award has significantly raised my profile and helped me safe additional collaborations,” stated a studio that gained for his or her shopper product design.
Dezeen Awards 2023, in partnership with Bentley Motors, is open for entries. There are solely three weeks left to submit your challenge earlier than midnight London time on 1 June and keep away from late entry charges.
Learn on to see what final 12 months’s winners needed to say:
Intercourse toy firm MysteryVibe, which gained wearable design of the 12 months for its vibrator geared toward tackling erectile dysfunction, thought-about profitable a Dezeen Award “the final word honour”.
“It is the final word honour for us to be recognised for all of the laborious work over a few years that has gone into bettering the well being and happiness of individuals throughout the globe,” stated the studio.
“The award resulted in press protection and media consideration in publications that we would not usually be featured in.”
Japanese agency Quantum gained product design of the 12 months and design challenge of the 12 months for its light-weight foldable wheelchair and advised Dezeen that profitable final 12 months supplied the observe new purchasers and media publicity, and inspired different studios to additionally enter.
“We’ve got obtained extra inquiries from new purchasers and media who had heard about us profitable the award,” stated Quantum. “It additionally resulted in being chosen as part of the everlasting assortment of the museum Designmuseum Danmark.”
Structure observe Studio Bua gained residential rebirth challenge of the 12 months for its Icelandic artist’s studio and residence and agreed that profitable has led to new alternatives.
“It has positively affected our earlier consumer relationships and it helps when buying new purchasers,” stated Studio Bua. “We did see a rise in followers on our social media and purchasers have talked about it after they noticed that we posted about it.”
“It made me really feel like something is feasible and I noticed my future profession as an artist and designer much more clearly,” stated designer Kathleen Reilly, who gained homeware design of the 12 months for Oku, a knife knowledgeable by chopstick rests.
“Because of profitable, I’ve managed to safe a brand new collaboration, in addition to a number of press articles and new relationships with retailers, media, and clients.”
“The picket board which comes with Oku is now being made with Karimoku, Japan’s main furnishings producer, and we wish to launch this new collaboration this 12 months.”
The staff at Dutch observe Olaf Gipser Architects gained housing challenge of the 12 months for his or her house block with planted balconies and their win has served as motivation for future initiatives.
“We show our Dezeen Awards 2022 trophy at our workplace near the doorway and subsequent to a 1:200 scale picket mannequin,” stated Olaf Gipser Architects.
“It reminds us of our achievements and recognitions and provides us all further motivation to maintain on going in direction of our objectives.”
Workplace G8A Structure, which gained for its chrome steel manufacturing manufacturing facility designed in collaboration with Switzerland-based Rollimarchini Architects, advised Dezeen that profitable gained the studio worldwide validation.
“Successful a Dezeen Award might be described as an exciting, rewarding and provoking expertise,” stated G8A Structure. “It helped us achieve worldwide recognition, reaching new purchasers and new expertise for our staff.”
Taiwanese structure studio Atelier Boter gained small workspace inside for its glass-fronted neighborhood hub and in addition has its trophy on show within the workplace.
“We put the trophy on the shelf along with all of the books we achieve inspiration from – it’s a shelf we solely place issues that we have filtered via, as it’s what falls in sight each time we stroll into our studio,” stated Atelier Boter.
“Successful a Dezeen Award is definitely an necessary encouragement to us as a small studio and it reassures us that we’re doing the appropriate factor,” added the studio.
Dezeen Awards 2023
Dezeen Awards celebrates the world’s finest structure, interiors and design. Now in its sixth 12 months, it has grow to be the final word accolade for architects and designers throughout the globe. The annual awards are in partnership with Bentley Motors, as a part of a wider collaboration that may see the model work with Dezeen to assist and encourage the following era of design expertise.