13 January 2012

Winners announced in Wallpaper* Design Awards 2012

Winners announced in Wallpaper* Design Awards 2012
Wallpaper*, the international design, fashion and lifestyle publication, has announced the winners of its 2012 Design Awards. Included among the honours, now in their eighth year, are London for best city, Belgium’s Raf Simons for best menswear collection and Tokyo-based Nendo as designer of the year. A full list of all the award winners was published in the February issue of Wallpaper*, out in stores yesterday. Eleven of the awards have been decided by an international judging panel that includes artist Grayson Perry; New York-based Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly; Swiss art auctioneer and co-founder of Phillips de Pury, Simon de Pury; head of Bulthaup, the German kitchen manufacturer, Gerd Bulthaup; and photographer/art director/illustrator Jean-Paul Goude. The remaining award winners have been selected by the magazine’s editors and international contributors. A selection of winners is shown below, but for a full list visit the website.

Best city - London
Best new or renovated hotel - Playa Vik José Ignacio, Uruguay, by Carlos Ott
Best new men’s fashion collection - Raf Simons, AW11
Best new women’s fashion collection - Givenchy, AW11
Best new restaurant - Sur Mesure, Paris, by Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku
Designer of the year - Nendo
Best new grooming product - Color cosmetics collection, by Tom Ford
Best new private house - Pringiers House, Sri Lanka, by Tadao Ando
Best jewellery - Diamond bracelet, Graff

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