Shortlist revealed: 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards

The shortlist for the 17th annual Australian Interior Design Awards has been announced. The awards program, a partnership event of the Design Institute of Australia and Architecture Media’s Artichoke magazine, recognize and celebrate interior design excellence in the categories of Retail Design, Hospitality Design, Workplace Design, Public Design, Installation Design, Residential Design and Residential Decoration.

Winners of these categories will be announced in an online celebration on Friday 29 May 2020 along with recipients of other awards including the Sustainability Advancement Award, Award for Interior Design Impact, Best of State Awards for Commercial Design and Residential Design, the Emerging Interior Design Practice Award, Best International Design and the ultimate prize, the Premier Award for Australian Interior Design.

The 2020 jury comprises: Angela Biddle (director, Scott Carver), Ljiljana Gazevic (director, SJB), Kelvin Ho (founding director, Akin Atelier), Patrick Kennedy (co-founder, Kennedy Nolan), Rachael McCarthy (studio director, Bates Smart), Sarah-Jane Pyke (principal, Arent and Pyke), Eva Sue (principal, Woods Bagot) and Stuart Vokes (co-founder, Vokes and Peters).

The jury is convened by Geraldine Maher, principal of Geraldine Maher Design, and Equilibrium Consultant’s John Gertsakis advises the jury on sustainability issues.

And the shortlisted projects are:

Hospitality Design

Installation Design

Public Design

Retail Design

Residential Design

Residential Decoration

Workplace Design

The shortlist can also be viewed on the Australian Interior Design Awards website.

The Australian Interior Design Awards is a partnership event of the Design Institute of Australia and Artichoke magazine and is supported by Dulux, Elton Group, Signorino, Space Furniture, Sub-Zero and Wolf, Laminex, Novas, Oblica, and jury host Denfair.

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