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.
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…