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Shortlist revealed – The Object

The shortlist for The Object at the 2023 INDE.Awards provides the opportunity to view the latest in furniture and lighting.

Shortlist revealed – The Object

Voom Collection by Adam Goodrum for Tait, Australia. Photography: Derek Swalwell

Our lives are filled with objects, from the ubiquitous to one of a kind, but one thing is certain, great design is what really matters in all that surrounds us and in what we use.

Tables, chairs, sofas, lighting, acoustic panels and new ideas in shower grates comprise this year’s The Object shortlist at the 2023 INDE.Awards. Each object has complex thinking in its design and sustainability at its heart. While each one is desirable and raises the bar on creativity, the shortlisted in The Object this year are a stellar group that brings beauty, form and function to the fore.

Alhambra Table by Daniel Boddam, Australia.
Alhambra Table by Daniel Boddam, Australia. Photography: Kelly Geddes

The Object category shows how great design can impact our lives for the better, while also being sensitive to our environment. These objects are authentic, made to enhance living and also stand the test of time.

The 12 shortlisted objects and designers in this year’s The Object category are,

Alhambra Table by Daniel Boddam, Australia

Cono Acoustic Pendant by Luxxbox, Australia

F.A.W.L. Lighting by Williams Burton Leopardi in collaboration with Handmade & Found, Australia

Fuji acoustic ceiling tiles by Woven Image, Australia

Kamu Recycled Bottle Top woven chair by Reddie Furniture, Australia/Indonesia

Lincoln Sofa System by Adam Goodrum for nau, Australia

Méne by Ross Gardam, Australia

Pipeline by Derlot, Australia

Toru Pendant Light by David Trubridge, New Zealand/Aotearoa

Twill Chair by Gibson Karlo for DesignByThem, Australia

Voom Collection by Adam Goodrum for Tait, Australia

Wave Grate by Stormtech, Australia

While each of the designers in this shortlist have worked hard and honed their craft, they keep refining and designing to find the perfect balance of utility and beauty. As objects of desire, the shortlisted are taking the lead and setting the trend for design.

Fuji acoustic ceiling tiles by Woven Image, Australia.
Fuji acoustic ceiling tiles by Woven Image, Australia. Photography: Woven Image

The Object category is partnered by Careers Indesign and congratulations are extended to all the shortlisted. Through the designers and their work, all our lives are richer whether at home, at work or at play.

Winners of the 2023 INDE.Awards will be announced on 10 August 2023 at the INDE.Awards Gala in Sydney and broadcast online around the globe.

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