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Surface Design Awards 2014

Architectural Prize, London, England – Winning Designs + Designers

7 Feb 2014

Surface Design Awards winners revealed

The winners of the much anticipated Surface Design Awards 2014 were announced at a packed ceremony on the last day of Surface Design Show.

Surface Design Awards winners for 2014

Organised by Montgomery, the Awards champion the best in progressive design and innovative surfaces and are the only international awards to focus exclusively on surface design.

Show Director Christopher Newton said ” In just two years the Surface Design Awards have become the leading international accolade for surface design. With winning projects from China, Japan, UAE and USA is refreshing to see surface innovation crossing the globe”

Hosted by Anabelle Filer, Founder of SCIN, the ceremony kicked off with a keynote address by Sarah Featherstone of award-winning architectural practice Featherstone Young.

Twelve winners in six categories were announced before Mayfair House, London was awarded the accolade of Supreme Winner:

Mayfair House
photo from organisers

The winners to receive the beautiful glass trophies are:

Commercial category

Exterior Surface:
• 24 Britton Street, London
Client: Great Portland Estates
Architect: Archer Architects
Contractor: Chorus
24 Britton Street
photo from organisers

Interior Surface:
• 10 Portman Square, London
Client: British Land
Architect: Kate Maestri/ Jestico and Wiles
Contractor: Protocol Studios
10 Portman Place
photo from organisers

Housing category

Exterior Surface:
• Mayfair House, London
Client: Central Investment Properties
Architects: Squire & Partners
Contractor: GPF Lewis/Tuchschmid
Mayfair House
photograph from organiser

Interior Surface:
• Bedroom Wall, Belgium
Architect/Designer: Giovanni Barbieri
Contractor: Dominique Desimpel
Bedroom Wall Belgium
photograph from organiser

Light and Surface category

Light and Exterior Surface:
• Glamp®
Client: Martin Architects
Architect/Designer: Cat Martin
photo from organiser

Light and Interior Surface:
• Backlit Wood Walls at National Cancer Institute, USA
Client: The JBG Companies
Architect/Designer: HOK/MCLA
Contractor: James G Davis Construction Corporation
Backlit Wood Walls
photograph : Jim Tetro Photography

Public Building Exterior Surface

Exterior Surface:
• Nanjing South Railway Station, China
Client: China Railway Corporation
Architect/Designer: Chen Wu
Contractor: China Railway Corporation
Nanjing South Railway Station
photograph : Chen Wu

Interior Surface:
• Silver Mountain & Red Cliff, Japan
Client: Senzoku Gakuen College of Music
Architect/Designer: Kunihide Oshinomi
Contractor: Kajima Corporation
Silver Mountain & Red Cliff
photograph from organiser

Retail Exterior Surface

Exterior Surface:
• Alex Monroe Studio, Snowsfields
Client: Alex Monroe
Architect: DSDHA
Contractor: Neilcott Construction
Alex Monroe Studio
photograph from organiser

• South Molton Street Building, London
Client: Bosideng UK
Architect : DSDHA
Contractor: McLaren Group
South Molton Street Building
photograph : Dennis Gilbert

Interior Surface:
• Level Shoe District, Dubai Mall, UAE by Giles Miller
Client: Chalhoub
Architect/Designer: Giles Miller
Contractor: Shed
Level Shoe District
photograph from organiser

Temporary Structure
• Heart of Architecture, London
Client: Media 10
Architect/Designer : Giles Miller
Heart of Architecture
photograph from organiser

The winner of the Supreme award
Mayfair House, London
Client: Central Investment Properties
Architect: Squire & Partners
Contractor: GPF Lewis/Tuchschmid

Mayfair House
photograph from organiser

Judging the awards were a panel of design experts comprising Andy MacFee, Scott Brownrigg Architects ; Christopher Dezille, Honky; Maria Smith, Studio Weave; Lucy Spencer, Interior – ID and Renee Mascari, KBB National Training Group. The judges were co-chaired by Professor Will Alsop of All Design and Vanessa Brady, the President of the Society of British Interior Design.

13 Sep 2013

Surface Design Awards for 2014

Surface Design Awards : Last chance to enter

13 September 2013 – Surface Design Show has announced the final call for entries for the 2014 Surface Design Awards. The awards champion the best progressive design and use of innovative surfaces worldwide, and are believed to be the only awards to focus exclusively on surface design.

A past Surface Design Awards winner – Velvet Underground Nightclub in Singapore:
Velvet Underground Nightclub Singapore
photograph from organiser

Surface Design Awards

The twelve awards include a new category that reflects light, surface and the importance of innovation. The full list of seven categories is as follows:

Retail Interior Surface
Retail Exterior Surface
Commercial Interior Surface
Commercial Exterior Surface
Housing Interior Surface
Housing Exterior Surface
Public Building Interior Surface
Public Building Exterior Surface
Light and Surface Interior
Light and Surface Exterior
Temporary Structure
Supreme Award

Free to enter, the 2014 Surface Design Awards will be judged by a panel of international design experts including Je Ahn and Maria Smith, Studio Weave, Lucy Spencer, Interior – ID, Christopher Dezille, Honky, Renee Mascari, KBB National Training Group, Andy Macfee, Scott Brownrigg Architects, and are co-chaired by Will Alsop, All Design and Vanessa Brady, President of the Society of British Interior Design.

A past Surface Design Awards winner – Velvet Underground Nightclub, Singapore:
Velvet Underground Nightclub in Singapore
photograph from organiser

Will Alsop said “As designers are presented with more and more material options the opportunities for innovation expands. The awards will show how architects and designers have met this challenge. I hope to be amazed, delighted and inspired.”

Maria Smith of Studio Weave said “I am looking forward to taking part in the judging of the Surface Design Awards. I am especially interested to see new materials with exciting prospects and the ingenious or even off-label use of established technologies.”

The trophies for the Surface Design Awards have been exclusively created by Bottle Alley Glass, a company which takes unwanted and discarded glass bottles and turns them into a unique range of beautiful recycled glass products such as tiles, lighting panels and bespoke products.

Deadline for entries is 20 September 2013. The shortlist will be revealed on 4 November 2013 and the winners will be announced at the Surface Design Show in the Business Design Centre, London on 6 February 2014.

To enter the awards please go to the Surface Design Awards website at

Surface Design Awards 2013

KREOD London
photograph from organiser

Southend Pier Culture Centre
photograph from organiser

Stratford City
photograph from organiser

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