2018 Award 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, LisbonBDC Logo Square

Client: Fundacao EDP
 Architect: AL_A  
Contractor: 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 CenterJames Latham

Client: Vanke
Architect: 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, LisbonJames Latham

Artist/Designer: Maria Ana Vasco Costa 
Architect: GA-S2 Arquitectos
Contractor: 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 13corianDesign logo

Architect: Studio Octopi
Contractor: 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 corianDesign logo

Artist/designer: Maria Ana Vasco Costa 
Architect: STC 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
Architects: David Stanley and Romy Grabosch

Described as having
“Lovely geometrics


Light and Surface Interior - Sponsored by Elements 2018

Soundscapeselements 2018

Client: Zumi
Contractor: 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, UKelements 2018

Client: Eastbourne Borough Council
Architect: Stephen Foley Architects
Contractor: Cutting Edge UK

Judges described the monument as
"A 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, Londonpietra wood and stone

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 pietra wood and stone

Client: Fundacao EDP
Architect: AL_A
Contractor: 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, Italyfinsa logo

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


Sustainable Surface - Sponsored by Eden Anglo & ALPI

Valley Villa, LithuaniaEden Anglo Veneers

Designer: Arches
Company: Kebony
Contractor: JSC Sivysta

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


Temporary Structure - Sponsored by Mix Interiors

The BoltMix Interiors

Client: Shinola
Designer: Giles Miller
Contractor: Cut-Online CNC

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


Award Sponsors