Buffer than the Oscars, slightly naughtier than the Nobels, the Wallpaper* Design Awards anoints the people, places and particular things of the year. We invite an elite panel to sit in judgement over 11 special award categories – see the competition-crushing podium toppers who stood taller, aimed higher and thought bigger and better than the rest

The judges
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Laetitia Casta
Tom Sachs
Ramdane Touhami
Amanda Levete