The best interior designs require designers to use “top of the line” products. As such, Contract magazine has compiled a collection of some of the industry’s award-winning interior design products, launched within the last year, that have garnered some of A&D’s top awards. (And for more award-winning products, check out Contract magazine’s 2010 Best of NeoCon® winners.)
2010 Innovative Bath Furniture Product of the Year
Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association
New York is brought to life in Xylem’s Manhattan Bath Vanity (left), complete with sleek chrome accents and a touch of understated, modern glamour. Made from a solid poplar construction, the award-winning cabinet features full-extension glides, a U-shaped top drawer cutout. Available in two sizes in either black or white, with a variety of mirror price points.
Established & Sons
Dutch Design Award 2010 (Dutch Design Week)
Design Platform Eindhoven
Bertjan Pot’s Jumper Chair, designed for British manufacturer Established & Sons, will leave you leaping for joy. The over-sized, wooden seat, first showcased last April in Milan, features a whimsical style supported by steel legs. The felted, woolen upholstery covering and button details offers users soft comfort in a unique design that is reminiscent of the artistry found in a Dr. Seuss book.
red dot 2010 Best of the Best Award
Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen
Bring light inside with the Sun Tunnel, designed by Ross Lovegrove for Velux Group. The innovative “lamp” funnels outdoor light through the ceiling, making use of the sun as a natural resource and transforming the simple design into a highly effective light source. Featuring an organically shaped body, the lamp can be adjusted to direct and diffuse the light entering from the roof