A’ Design Awards & Competition – The Winners

A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 106 countries. 

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A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 106 countries. 

The Laureates of the A’ Design Award & Competition get fame, prestige, recognition, credibility, publicity and international awareness, in addition to a comprehensive and extensive winners’ kit which includes everything you could potentially need to celebrate the success of winning the A’ Design Award. Find out all the prize details, here. If you are interested in registering for next years award, you can do so, here. And you can learn more about the awards, here.

For the 2018 – 2019 design competition, there were 2437 Winners in 98 different design disciplines. Let’s have a look at a selection of the winners…


Bandage Sofa by Olga Bogdanova and Elena Prokhorova

Using natural materials like cotton and wool, the designers created a modern couch that’s accented with an elastic tape that acts as a bandage system, hence the name.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 – find out more here

Bandage Sofa by Olga Bogdanova and Elena Prokhorova #ModernCouch #ModernSofa #ModernFurniture

Photography by by Elena Prokhorova, Bogdanova Bureau, 2019

Koron Sofa by Reza Salianeh and Hamid Packseresht

This modern sofa set draws inspiration from Persian culture and is composed of  leather, wood, and steel.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Koron Sofa by Reza Salianeh and Hamid Packseresht #Sofa #Couch #Seating #ModernFurniture

Photography by Hamid Packseresht , Reza salianeh , Ali Salamat

Goccia Container by Giuliano Ricciardi

Inspired by a buoy suspended in mid-air, the simple and minimalist organic design made from ceramic, wood, and rope, combines storage and lighting.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Goccia Container by Giuliano Ricciardi #Design #Shelf #Lighting #Decor

Photography by Giuliano Ricciardi, Goccia, 2015.

Aestus Vase by Oliver David Krieg

The Aestus Vase has been created using layers of beech plywood that’s then been milled by a 7-axis industrial robot, while a brushed stainless steel insert marks the lip of the vase and serves as a durable water repository.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Aestus Vase by Oliver David Krieg #ModernVase #WoodVase #Design

Photography by Kristína Balusikova

Shell Sofa by Natalia Komarova

Inspired by the outlines of sea shells, the Shell Sofa has a base of lightweight metal rods, with arcs tightened with nylon ropes, which creates depth and volume for the seating design.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Shell Sofa by Natalia Komarova #ModernSofa #ModernCouch #Seating #FurnitureDesign

Photography by Natalia Komarova, 2018.

Villa AT House by Todd Saunders

This modern house is located along Norway’s southern coast, and has wraparound terraces and steps that accommodate the height changes on the site, while a roof extends over the external spaces to create shelter from the weather.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Villa AT House by Todd Saunders #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #ModernArchitecture #StoneSteps

Photography by Bent Rene Synnevag

One Year Project Villa by Kotaro Anzai

This minimalist wood villa, located in Japan, uses bridges and different design elements to withstand the heavy snow load in winter.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

One Year Project Villa by Kotaro Anzai #Villa #Wood #Architecture #HouseDesign

Photography by Shinkenchiku-sha Co., Connecting Bridge, 2016

Nascimento Chapel by Miguel Pinto Guimaraes

This design of this sculptural weathered steel chapel has been inspired by important Brazilian architectural and artistic movements.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Nascimento Chapel by Miguel Pinto Guimaraes #Chapel #Architecture

Photography by Leonardo Finotti

Manshausen2 Resort by Snorre Stinessen

These cabins on a coastline have been designed to allow guests to be as close to the elements as possible while still being protected from the elements.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Manshausen2 Resort by Snorre Stinessen #Resort #Architecture

Photography by Kjell Ove Storvik

Nanxianglou Art Hotel in Shenzhen by PleasantHouse Design

This art hotel in China has a pyramid-inspired steel-framed glass roof that contrasts  the older buildings that surround it.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Nanxianglou Art Hotel in Shenzhen by PleasantHouse Design #Hotel #Architecture

Photography by Xiao En

Hanging Villa by Tonny Wirawan Suriadjaja

This modern house in Indonesia has been designed with full-height glass walls and a color palette that’s been chosen to enhance the surrounding view. 

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This modern house in Indonesia has been designed with full-height glass walls and a color palette that's been chosen to enhance the surrounding view.  #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture #SwimmingPool

Photography by Fernando Gomulya

Circe Sculptural Pavilion by DaeWha Kang Design

This pavilion tempts visitors with its curving forms, appearing as a solid disc when straight on, and as an ethereal and transparent screenwork from the side.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This pavilion tempts visitors with its curving forms, appearing as a solid disc when straight on, and as an ethereal and transparent screenwork from the side. #Wood #ModernDesign #Pavilion

Photography by DaeWha Kang

Avenue A Residence by YNL Architects, Inc.

Located in Redondo Beach, California, the Avenue A Residence is focused on maximizing the views and natural lights, while the backyard is ideal for entertaining.

Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Located in Redondo Beach, California, the Avenue A Residence is focused on maximizing the views and natural lights, while the backyard is ideal for entertaining. #ModernHouse #ModernBackyard #ModernSwimmingPool #ModernLandscaping

Photography by Peter McMenamin

Villa Vento by Massimo Mercurio

Villa Vento was inspired by the iconic C42 cabin cruiser, and thus conjures the image of a boat driving on water.

Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Villa Vento was inspired by the iconic C42 cabin cruiser, and thus conjures the image of a boat driving on water. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture

Photography by CI&A Photography

The Luminaire Tiny House on Wheels by Erin Adams

With an interior width of 7.5 feet and a length of 27 feet, The Luminaire offers the amenities of most traditional homes, like a full kitchen, standard sofa, fireplace, full- size bathtub, a 7 foot closet, dressing vanity area, standing height in the master, a full-size washer and dryer, a guest sleeping loft, a dining area, and 14 windows.

A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

With an interior width of 7.5 feet and a length of 27 feet, The Luminaire offers the amenities of most traditional homes, like a full kitchen, standard sofa, fireplace, full- size bathtub, a 7 foot closet, dressing vanity area, standing height in the master, a full-size washer and dryer, a guest sleeping loft, a dining area, and 14 windows. #TinyHouse #SmallHouse

Photography by Matthew Turlington Photography

Leaf Pendant Light by Daniel Mato

This pendant’s shape is defined by the anodized aluminium poles, fixed in a 3D printed holder, following a V-shaped geometry, while an Edison Vintage LED bulb completes the appearance.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This modern pendant light's shape is defined by the anodized aluminium poles, fixed in a 3D printed holder, following a V-shaped geometry, while an Edison Vintage LED bulb completes the appearance. #ModernLighting #LightingDesign #PendantLighting

Photography by Loomiosa Ltd.

Thorn Lighting by YilmazDogan

This modern and sculptural lighting design is composed of only two different pieces, allowing it to transform into any size and form in any kind of living space with the addition of more pieces.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This modern and sculptural lighting design is composed of only two different pieces, allowing it to transform into any size and form in any kind of living space with the addition of more pieces. #Lighting #ModernLighting #LightingDesign #SculpturalLighting

Photography by QZENS Furniture & Design

Coral Heart Installation Art by Sammy Liu – Golden Eagle

Designed for the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, this installation was inspired by sea coral and it’s lifespan. The design includes interactive buttons, and when visitors touch the piece, the lights turn dim and gray instantly, representing the bleaching effect of corals through human destruction and environmental changes, and then, over time, the lights will slowly recover and start the lighting program, entering the stage of color transformation, representing the rebirth of the coral. 

Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Designed for the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, this modern light installation was inspired by sea coral and it's lifespan. #LightInstallation #Design

Photography by Sammy Liu (Design Director), Coral Heart, 2019.

The Refiery091 Restaurant by Devesh Pratyay

This restaurant has been inspired by a refinery, and to reflect this, the designers used stainless steel pipes finished with PVD coating of copper in glossy, matte and black finishes.

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This restaurant has been inspired by a refinery, and to reflect this, the designers used stainless steel pipes finished with PVD coating of copper in glossy, matte and black finishes. #Restaurant #ModernRestaurant

Photography by Sameeer Chawda

MeokBang Premium BBQ Food and Beverage by Vincent Chi-Wai Chiang

The designers of this restaurant in Hong Kong, utilized raw materials to generate a modern and futuristic atmosphere, with wood covered range hoods above each table highlighted by circular lighting.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

The designers of this restaurant in Hong Kong, utilized raw materials to generate a modern and futuristic atmosphere, with wood covered range hoods above each table highlighted by circular lighting. #ModernRestaurant #RestaurantDesign

Photography by Vincent Chi-Wai Chiang

TMB Tea Mixture Bar Tubes by Micheal Lam

The designer of this tea bar in Guangzhou, China, used three types of tubes made from metal, white acrylic, and transparent acrylic, to creates waves within the interior.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

The designer of this tea bar in Guangzhou, China, used three types of tubes made from metal, white acrylic, and transparent acrylic, to creates waves within the interior. #ModernRetailDesign #ModernInterior

Photography by Micheal Lam, 2018

ZHUYEQING Tea Store by Chu Chih-Kang Space Design

Bamboo and greenery has been used to create a warm and welcoming interior for this tea store in Sichuan, China.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Bamboo and greenery has been used to create a warm and welcoming interior for this tea store in Sichuan, China. #Bamboo #RetailDesign #TeaHouse

Photography by Chu Chih-Kang

Fusion Restaurant and Office by Alvan Suen

The design of this combined restaurant and office echos the fusion menu of the restaurant by combining and harmonizing futuristic, cyber, industrial and Japanese elements, which also reflects the company’s concept of challenging the traditional way of thinking towards style and creating something new, unexpected and refreshing.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

The design of this combined restaurant and office echos the fusion menu of the restaurant by combining and harmonizing futuristic, cyber, industrial and Japanese elements. #InteriorDesign #RestaurantDesign #OfficeDesign

Photography by Sunny Hung

Infibond Office Space Interior Design by Studio Shirli Zamir

This Tel Aviv office design for a software company includes minimalist meeting spaces that appear like open cages within the space.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This Tel Aviv office design for a software company includes minimalist meeting spaces that appear like open cages within the space. #OfficeDesign #ModernOffice #OfficeSeating #Workplace

Photography by Kfir Ziv

Porous Manifold Japanese Tearoom by Ryumei Fujiki and Yukiko Sato

This artistic Japanese Tearoom is made of a hybrid of spruce CLT panels and plastic materials processed using digital fabrication technology.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This artistic Japanese Tearoom is made of a hybrid of spruce CLT panels and plastic materials processed using digital fabrication technology. #Pavilion #Design #Architecture

Photography by Masahiro Hoshida, Fujiki Studio, KOU::ARC

Vertical Line Garden Installation by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster

Working with patterns, order, colour and density, this installation is a play on formal traditional gardens with contemporary ready-made means and hyper un-natural materials.

A’ Design Award Winner for Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Working with patterns, order, colour and density, this public art installation is a play on formal traditional gardens with contemporary ready-made means and hyper un-natural materials. #PublicArt #Dsign

Photography by Coryn Kempster, Vertical Line Garden, 2017.

Fogo Island Shed Hotel Dining Room by Todd Saunders

This design of this modern dining room for the Fogo Island Shed Hotel, was inspired by the vernacular forms of the region’s traditional fishermen’s huts and houses.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This design of this modern dining room for the Fogo Island Shed Hotel, was inspired by the vernacular forms of the region’s traditional fishermen’s huts and houses. #ModernArchitecture

Photography by Bent Rene Synnevag

Borujerdiha House Ring by Somayeh Kianpour

The designer of this jewelry piece was inspired by the shapes and layout of Broujerdi House, a Persian garden in the center of the Iranian city of Kashan.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

The designer of this jewelry piece was inspired by the shapes and layout of Broujerdi House, a Persian garden in the center of the Iranian city of Kashan. #Jewelry #Design #Fashion

Photography by Hedieh Kavoosian, Borujerdiha House, 2018

Babycrib LOLA by Bermbach Handcrafted GmbH

Rattan, natural tanned leather, metal legs, and oak feet, were all used in the design of this modern handcrafted crib, that was inspired by wickerwork.

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Baby, Kids’ and Children’s Products Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

Rattan, natural tanned leather, metal legs, and oak feet, were all used in the design of this modern handcrafted crib, that was inspired by wickerwork. #ModernBaby #BabyCrib #Design #FurnitureDesign

Photography by Alexander and Marie Luise Bermbach / BERMBACH Handcrafted GmbH

Kavics Concrete Bench by VPI Concrete Design and Manufacture

This sculptural and organic concrete bench was created by the designers who used their own, self developed concrete mixture, with a combination of the latest 3D modelling technology and the traditional craftsmanship enhancing it, and making a balanced cooperation between digital technology and human touch.

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Street Furniture Design Category in 2018 – find out more here.

This sculptural and organic concrete bench was created by the designers who used their own, self developed concrete mixture, with a combination of the latest 3D modelling technology and the traditional craftsmanship. #PublicFurniture #OutdoorFurniture #Seating #ConcreteFurniture #ModernDesign

Photography by Anna Fabricius

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