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  • 2018 Surface Design Award Finalists have been announced
  • Winners will be announced on Thursday 8th February at the show

SDAwards 2018 Winners

80 projects from 16 different countries were entered this year with the judges whittling them down to 30 Finalists.
On February 8 at Surface Design Show the Winners were announced by Mick Jordan, Editor of Mix Interiors. Architect Christophe Egret, Co- Founder of Studio Egret West began the presentation with a Keynote.


Supreme Winner - Sponsored by The Business Design Centre

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon

Client: Fundacao EDP
 Architect: AL_A  
Alves Ribeiro

AL_A said of their win
“We’re honoured that MAAT has been recognised and it’s a testament of a great collaboration with a visionary client and exceptional craftsmen who helped us realise the museum and its ceramic façade in particular”

Commercial Interior Surface - Sponsored by James Latham

Vanke DayPark Sales Office & Culture Exhibition Center

Client: Vanke
ZhuoYi Cheung, YU Studio
Contractor: Vanke

Described by the judges as having
“A good use of conventional materials and the alignment of the walls is exquisite"

Commercial Exterior Surface - Sponsored by James Latham

Friendly Border Apartments, Lisbon

Artist/Designer: Maria Ana Vasco Costa 
Architect: GA-S2 Arquitectos
Amasso - Home Ceramic 

Described by the judges as
“Playful and brimming with character,”
“It works brilliantly with the light and shadow play.”

Housing Interior Surface - Sponsored by CD UK

House 13

Architect: Studio Octopi
DA Rowley Building Contractors

Described as
"Slick and well executed" with “incredible detail”

Housing Exterior Surface - Joint winners - Sponsored by CD UK

Presidente Arriaga Building, Lisbon

Artist/designer: Maria Ana Vasco Costa 
ArchitectSTC Arquitectura
Contactor: Viuva Lamego

Described as having
“A real connection to the history of where it stands”

John Ruskin Street, London

Client: David Stanley and Romy Grabosch
David Stanley and Romy Grabosch

Described as having
“Lovely geometrics

Light and Surface Interior - Sponsored by Elements 2018


Client: Zumi

The judges thought
"The integration of light, texture and acoustic performance in one product and the proportion and materiality was successful"

Light and Surface Exterior - Sponsored by Elements 2018

Beach Hut Monument for Beachy Head Lady, Eastbourne, UK

Client: Eastbourne Borough Council
Stephen Foley Architects
Cutting Edge UK

Judges described the monument as
"A joyful, multifaceted illuminated hut with a strong dialogue to the beach and story attached"

"Joyful, multifaceted illuminated hut with a strong dialogue to the beach and story attached."

Public Building Interior Surface - Sponsored by Pietra Wood & Stone

Science Museum, London

Client: Science Museum Group
Architect and Designer:
Coffey Architects
Contractor: Paragon

The judges enjoyed how
"It creates an exciting digital effect"

Public Building Exterior Surface - Sponsored by Pietra Wood & Stone

Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon

Client: Fundacao EDP
Alves Ribeiro

The judges described the winner as
"A bold building which sits well in its surroundings"

Retail Interior Surface - Sponsored by Finsa

Cannavacciuolo Bistrot Torino, Italy

Client: CA.PRI SRL di Antonino Cannavacciuolo e Cinzia Primatesta Cannavacciuolo
Acoustic Design: Davide Squarciapino
Delta Tecno Studio

Sustainable Surface - Sponsored by Eden Anglo & ALPI

Valley Villa, Lithuania

Designer: Arches
JSC Sivysta

The judges enjoyed the
"Strong use of a single material. Tactile and beautifully detailed"

Temporary Structure - Sponsored by Mix Interiors

The Bolt

Client: Shinola
Giles Miller
Cut-Online CNC

The judges verdict was
"A bold statement which is welcoming"


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