The shortlisted projects for this year’s Wood Awards: Excellence in Architecture & Product Design will be at 100% Design (stand L614), 23-26th September at London Olympia.
Some of the UK’s best new furniture and product designs in wood have been revealed as the Wood Awards’ shortlist is announced. Four bespoke designs, three production designs and three student designs have been selected by the judges led by Max Fraser, design curator and author. All of the shortlisted projects will be on display at 100% Design stand L614, 23rd-26th September at London Olympia. The winners will be revealed by host Tom Dyckhoff at the 44th annual Wood Awards ceremony at Carpenters’ Hall on 10th November.
The Wood Awards are the UK’s premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in the world’s only naturally sustainable material. The Awards aim to recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation using wood.
Max Fraser comments, “It’s exciting to be part of this important awards process and even more exciting to see the extremely high quality of work that comes through. The UK is producing great design in wood, and this year all the judges were especially delighted to view work from the new student category.”
The pieces on display at 100% Design include:
Endgrain, RawEdges Design Studio
From Greenwich To The Barrier and Perpetually Ajar, David Gates
Getting Away From It All, Sebastian Cox
Ves-el, Gareth Neal
A Stool For The Kitchen, Felix de Pass
Aero Trestle Table, Catherine Aitken and David Murphy
Alpha Chair, Brodie Neill
End Grain Stationery, Simin Qiu
Slatted Chair, Emma Leslie
Throne Stool and Pew Stool, Torsten Sherwood
During 100% Design there will be a twitter vote to determine the People’s Choice Award within the Student Designer Category. Vote for your favourite project by tweeting the name of the student project and the hashtag #WAStudent15.
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