The Best of British Design and Craftsmanship in Wood: Shortlist Announced for The 2015 Wood Awards

Some of the UK’s best new furniture and product designs in wood have been revealed as the Wood Awards’ shortlist is announced. Four bespoke designs, three production designs and three student designs have been selected by the judges led by Max Fraser, design curator and author.

All of the shortlisted projects will be on display at 100% Design stand L614, 23rd-­-26th September at London Olympia. The winners will be revealed by host Tom Dyckhoff at the 44th annual Wood Awards ceremony at Carpenters’ Hall on 10th November

Within the Student Designer Category there is a People’s Choice Award with a £500 cash prize.
Voting will take place via Twitter using the name of the project and the hashtag #WAStudent15.

Bespoke Designs:

1- Endgrain by Raw Edges

Endgrain by Raw Edges is a perfect design by a special technique wood dyeing, not painting.

2-  “From Greenwich to the Barrier” & “Perpetually Ajar” by David Gates

“From Greenwich to the Barrier” ve “Perpetually Ajar”, David Gates tasarımı 115 ve 117 cm boyunda iki adet dolap.
“From Greenwich to the Barrier” & “Perpetually Ajar” by David Gates are two closets 115 and 117 cm high.

3- “Getting It Away From It All” by Sebastian Cox

Sir Terence Conran için tasarlanmış, yaşamın gürültü ve karmaşasıdan uzaklaşmak için düşünülmüş bir çalışma alanı.  Tasarım: Sebastian Cox
A studying are designed for Sir Terence Conran in order to get away from the chaos of the life. He wanted a workspace where he could shut himself away from ‘journalists, wives, PA’s and dogs’. The solution to our most prestigious bespoke brief was a desk between two impressive bookcases, all enclosed within cocoon-like woven panels.
Design: Sebastian Cox

4- VES-EL by Gareth Neal

VES-EL by Gareth Neal was created at Zaha Hadid’s Office, with her design team and company’s modelling software.

Product Designs:

1- “A Stool For Kitchen” by Felix de Pass

A Stool For Kitchen; Felix de Pass , Alison Brooks

A Stool For Kitchen; Felix de Pass , Alison Brooks

2- Aero Trestle Table; Catherine Aitken & David Murphy

Aero Trestle Table, designed by Catherine Aitken & David Murphy for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshops.

Aero Trestle Table, designed by Catherine Aitken & David Murphy for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshops.

3- Alpha Chair; Brodie Neill

Alpha Chair, Brodie Neill tarafından ahşap mobilya üretiminde kullanılan son teknoloji ile tasarlanıp, Made in Ratio tarafından üretildi.
Alpha Chair was designed by Brodie Neill and produced by Made in Ratio by using the high tecnology for wood furniture production.

Student Designs:

1- End Grain Stationery by Simin Qiu

Simin Qiu tarafından tasarlanan bu koleksiyon , Barbican Theatre’dan esinlenerek ortaya çıkmış. Koleksiyonun ahşap dokusu, ofiste doğanın yalın ruhunu yansıtabilecek kadar saf.
The collection by the inspiration of Barbican Theatre is designed by Simin Qiu. The wood texture of the collection brings the spirit of the nature to the offices.

2- Slatted Chair by Emma Leslie

Bir koltuğun konforunu, çok daha sade ve hafif bir üründe yaşatan bu tasarım Emma Leslie tarafından tasarlanmıştır.
This design by Emma Leslie reflects the comfort of an armchair by the lightess of a chair.

3- “Throne Stool” & “Pew Stool”by Torsten Sherwood

Throne Stool & Pew Stool
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