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2013 W Hotels Designers of the Future Award Winners

Design Miami/Basel and W Hotels have announced the winners of the 2013 W Hotel Designers of the Future Award.  This award recognizes emerging designers and studios that are pioneering the field of design.

The 2013 W Hotels Designers of the Future Award winners are: Seung-Yong Song from Korea , Canadian-American Jon Stam  and Bethan Laura Wood from the U.K. !

These winners were selected by an international jury that included Jan Boelen of the Design Academy Eindhoven and Z33; Tony Chambers of Wallpaper* Magazine; Aric Chen of M+ Museum Hong Kong; Alexis Georgacopoulos of Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL); Marianne Goebl of Design Miami/; Benjamin Loyauté, author, curator and journalist; and Mike Tiedy of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, parent company of W Hotels Worldwide.

For 2013, the theme of “Making Connections” challenged aspirants to go on-site to a specific new or renovating W Hotel to create a space that captured the vibrant ambiance of the location and synced it with the experience of the international visitor whether for business or pleasure.

Congrats to this year’s winners !

You can read more about Design Miami/ and the W Hotels after the jump…