The Jakarta Post
Budi Pradono (left) of Budi Pradono Architects sits with Andra Matin at his studio. (Bintaro Design District/Timur Angin (edited))
Asia’s interiors, design, architecture and urban living quarterly magazine Design Anthology has announces the finalists of its inaugural Design Anthology Awards.
Suzy Annetta, editor-in-chief of Design Anthology wrote in a release sent to The Jakarta Post on Tuesday that the finalists had been selected by an esteemed panel of judges from across the design industry.
“The caliber of entries was exceptionally high. We can’t wait to announce the winners at the official ceremony on Feb. 22,” Annetta wrote.
Awards are to be bestowed in three categories: People, Places and Products. Subcategories in People include Ambassador, Industrial Designer, Architect, Interior Designer, Emerging Designer, Vanguard and Female Designer.
In the Places category, prices will be awarded for Adaptive Reuse, Hospitality Spaces (Hotels, Dining), Commercial Spaces, Residential Living (Interiors, Compact), Cultural, Arts and Educational Spaces and Urban Redevelopment.
Meanwhile, the Products category included subcategories Accessories, Lighting, Furniture and Textile.
Among the finalists, Indonesia is represented by architect Andra Matin in the People category, Studio Air Putih with its Batubata office in the Commercial Places subcategory and Budi Pradono Architects with its Sanga Mandala House in Residential Living – interiors.
Following the awards presentation, the quarterly is slated to hold a series of talks on design titled Design Anthology Dialogues on Feb. 23, featuring its team, a panel of judges and several nominees of the inaugural awards.
Proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to the Design Anthology fund, a charity that provides scholarships for design students at The University of Hong Kong and the Savannah College of Art and Design. (mut)