The wait is over. Glittering gongs have been pinned on the past year’s world-rockingest people, places and very particular things, as we make our cut of the best in class for the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018. Careers will be lifted, corks will be popped and tears will well. Here, we reveal the winners of the Judges’ Awards, our highest honours. And a thank-you to this year’s jury – British architect Farshid Moussavi; Nordic cuisine trailblazers René and Nadine Redzepi; Dutch infrastructural artist Daan Roosegaarde; master minimalist Jasper Morrison; and Ethiopian model, actor and campaigner Liya Kebede – for their time and powers of discernment. And the winners are...

The judges
Farshid Moussavi
René and Nadine Redzepi
Jasper Morrison
Daan Roosegaarde
Liya Kebede