Athens, Greece

The 2023 Prize Styles in Present day Household furniture + Lighting Awards Ceremony was an remarkable affair, held on the night of Friday, Oct 6th, at the opulent Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens.

This grand event introduced together a distinguished congregation of visionaries in the structure earth, accumulating to pay back homage to the extraordinary design and style goods that experienced garnered a coveted Prize Layout this year.

Established towards the silhouette of the Acropolis, the ceremony seamlessly wove collectively the threads of antiquity and up to date innovation, fashioning an environment saturated with boundless creative imagination and boundless inspiration for the 2023 winners of the Prize Layouts for Present day Furniture + Lights.

It was a evening that transcended mere celebration, leaving an indelible mark on the globe of layout and standing as a testomony to the heights that can be attained by ingenuity and artistry in household furniture and lighting design and style.

“In the era of Modernism,” asserts Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, President/CEO of The Chicago Athenaeum, “emerged new methods and systems that gave increase to elegantly clear-cut, very easily stackable, hugely practical furniture.

Alongside this, state-of-the-art lighting answers were created, licensable and producible on a world wide scale, making them accessible to a broader shopper base.”

This transformation marked a pivotal second in layout history, democratizing access to sophisticated, person-friendly furnishings and lights remedies.

“Democratic Style and design in the 1950s balanced by new products and techniques – like tubular metal and wooden-bending – gave a new zest to the style of home furnishings and furnishings, when lights, textiles and wall and flooring have been staying experimented with in strategies that they never ever experienced before.”

“The remake of Prize Styles for Modern Home furniture + Designers seeks to recapture that similar daring spirit of vitality and experimentation by the world’s most notable architects, designers, and manufactures as was captured by MoMA in the 1950.”

“This intercontinental Prize Style and design opposition hopes to redefine the phrase ‘iconic’ by introducing and awarding the “Best of the Best” from the world’s most notable design and style and manufacturing hothouses,” Narkiewicz-Laine proceeds.

The 2023 Jury in alphabetical order:

Erik Behrens, AECOM
Alon Baranowitz and Irene Kronenberg Architecture,
Baranowitz + Kronenberg Architecture
Piero Lissoni, Lissoni & Associates
Yiannis Ghikas, Yiannis Ghikas Layout
Chen Min, Chen Min Studio
Sotiris Lazou, Lazou Style Studio

For 2023, Prize Designs for Present day Household furniture + Lighting awarded products style and design in the classes of furnishings and lights from the subsequent 24 nations: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam.

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