Welcome to the ninth Wallpaper* Design Awards, our annual pat on the back to the people, places and products that have brightened up our world over the last year. Eleven major awards have been handed out by our panel of big-hitting international experts, while the rest have been nominated and fought over by Wallpaper* staff, and our international network of contributors. Here on Wallpaper.com, we’ll be revealing the winners over the coming weeks, plus spotlighting the best of the best on film.

The Judges
Rick Owens

The high-priest of California gothic and gallery furniture maker

Wang Shu

China’s first Pritzker Prize-winning architect

Julian Opie

Poster boy of post-pop, multimedia Brit Art

Ferran Adrià

Catalonia’s culinary king and the master of molecular gastronomy

Oki Sato

Nendo founder and max power minimalist

Farida Khelfa

Model, actress, documentary film-maker and ambassador for Schiaparelli

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