The English magazine Wallpaper awarded the most beautiful ideas of 2009, among which we find pieces of furniture, design objects, clothing and much more.
Like every beginning of the year, the judges of the magazine, composed in this edition, by stars such as Pedro Almodovar, Kelly Wearstler, Steven Holl, John Galliano and Carsten Hölle, assign their statuette to the “best of” winners of the Wallpaper Design Awards relating to the twelve previous months.
These are names from every sector of design, architecture, fashion and industrial project.
In this edition, more than usual, creativity wins and imagination surpasses luxury.
Among the most voted objects is Slowcooker’s domestic design, a seemingly normal one container for food which becomes a kind of mini-oven capable of keeping food at 60 degrees.
Also very popular is the Habita Mty boutique hotel, in San Pedro Garza García in Mexico, chosen for its clean lines and essential shapes and the Ka restaurant in Sao Paulo, loved for its green wall, with more than 7,000 plants from the Atlantic forest. , which integrates with the modern.
The Italian companies, as always, excel, and win excellent positions thanks to the Archibald armchair, conceived by the design Jean Marie Maussaud for Poltrona Frau, Titikaka, a bench designed by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italy, the outdoor light that Ernesto Gismondi wanted for Artemis, and the Archetto cabinet made by Alessandro Mendini for Cappellini.