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Finalists Revealed | Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2018

The 2018 finalists have been announced for the prestigious 2018 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards.

Celebrating excellence in Australian interior design and decoration by individuals, partnerships and design practices (across residential, hospitality and commercial levels), the awards are committed to championing and supporting this country’s innovative interior design industry.

All finalists can be viewed in the May issue of Belle, across categories: Best Residential Interior, Best Residential Kitchen Design, Best Residential Bathroom Design, Best Hospitality Interior, Best Commercial Interior, Best Work With Colour, Emerging Interior Design Star and Belle Coco Republic Interior Designer Of The Year.

“Year after year the jury is captivated by the innovation of Australian design,” says the editor of Belle magazine, Tanya Buchanan. “This year the chosen finalists showcase the incredible talent of Australian designers in a competitive and pioneering industry. It confirms the diverse talent of industry professionals in Australia. At Belle we are very fortunate to discover emerging designers through this initiative and witness the evolution of those already well-known.”

Anthony Spon-Smith, executive director, Coco Republic said, “We are proud to be a part of this program that supports and showcases design projects representing the very best of Australian design.”

This year’s impressive judging panel includes: Tanya Buchanan, editor, Belle; Emma Elizabeth, designer, stylist and creative director; Jeremy Byrne, executive director, Coco Republic; Steve Cordony, style director-at-large, Belle; Karen McCartney, publisher and author; Joshua Morris, creative director, Belle; Anthony Spon-Smith, director, Coco Republic and Jean Wright, senior design consultant, Belle.

The winners will be announced at the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards event in Sydney on May 23 and published in the June/July issue of Belle — on sale May 28.

 

The 2018 Finalists

 

Best Residential Interior

Palm Beach House by Alexander & Co.
1906 by Amber Road
Burnewang North Residence by Flack Studio
Killara House by Justine Hugh-Jones Design
Curatorial House by Arent & Pyke

Best Commercial Interior

Aje Perth by We Are Triibe
The Beehive by Raffaello Rosselli
California Nails Barangaroo by Tom Mark Henry
Hordern House by Busatti
Paddington Atelier by Dylan Farrell Design

Best Hospitality Interior

Michelton Winery Hotel by Hecker Guthrie
Caravan 2.0 by Flack Studio
Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera by Alexander & Co.
The Budapest Cafe by Biasol
Ishizuka by Russell & George

Best Residential Kitchen Design

Beach House by SJB
Palm Beach House by Alexander & Co.
Armadale Residence by Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors
1906 by Amber Road
Burnewang North Residence by Flack Studio

Best Residential Bathroom Design

Curatorial House by Arent & Pyke
Woollahra House Bathroom Two by Decus
Burnewang North Residence by Flack Studio
North Bondi Penthouse Bathroom One by SJB
Bilgola Beach House by Justine Hugh- Jones Design

Emerging Design Star

Christina Symes and Jessica Stewart of We Are Triibe
Tania Handelsmann and Gillian Khaw of
Handelsmann + Khaw
Felicity Slattery and Sarah Cosentino of Studio Esteta
Dylan Farrell of Dylan Farrell Design
Nick Readett-Bayley and Richard Newling Ward
of BayleyWard

Best Work with Colour

Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich of SJB
Greg Natale of Greg Natale Design
Alexandra Donohue Church of Decus
Juliet Arent and Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent & Pyke
David Flack of Flack Studio

Belle
 Coco Republic Interior Designer of the Year

David Flack of Flack Studio
Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich of SJB
Juliette Arent and Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent & Pyke
Greg Natale of Greg Natale Design
Jeremy Bull of Alexander & Co.

 

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

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