DIA WA AWARDS 2018
On Friday, 8th December, the DIA WA held their annual awards night (now in its 16th year). The winners of the DIA WA 2018 Awards have been announced, at The State Theatre Centre of WA. The night attracted 280 designers to celebrate this years awards.
For the first time in the history of the WA Awards, the esteemed Best in State prize was awarded to a Product Design entry. The project: Objects For Self submitted by Callum Campbell.
This entry was a collection of objects aiming to confront, question and enlighten an individuals understanding of self. The three objects – a mirror, light and day counter – each focus on confronting three influential factors of our being: How appearances influence emotional wellbeing, confronting mortality as a positive driver in life and understating complex emotional states.
Award of Merit winners include:
Project: Island Market | Interior Spaces – Hospitality
Studio: Mata Design Studio
Project: The Villa | Interior Spaces – Residential
Studio: Lahaus Studio
Project: Telethon Kids Institute | Interior Spaces – Public/Institute
Studio: Woods Bagot
Project: Objects For Self | Product Design – Industrial Design
Studio: Callum Campbell Design
An additional 13 Commendation Awards were awarded for the Professional categories.
Student Award of Merit winners include:
Project: 80 Dowels | Product Design – Furniture Design
Designer: Jiayi Yao
Project: Tenon Stool | Product Design – Furniture Design
Designer: Tyran Hanlon
Project: Guerrilla Establishment Project | Interior Spaces – Corporate
Designer: Anna Claessens
Project: Bridge Project: A Reconnection | Interior Spaces – Public/institute
Designer: Kelley Shaughnessy
A further 4 commendation award were awarded to the student categories.
All award winning entries can be viewed: http://bit.ly/2zPUw3w
Congratulations to all 2018 award winners!