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Red Alert! Only days left to get your INDE entry in

It’s the final call – the countdown has begun. Entries for the 2018 INDE Awards are closing in one week.

  • Mezzi Master Bookshop & Exhibit (Changsha) by One Plus Partnership was shortlisted in The Social Space category in 2017. This year, retail design is catered to in our new INDEs category The Shopping Space.



BY Aleesha Callahan

February 1st, 2018


Holiday mode is officially over; it’s time to get back into gear. And what better way to feel like you’ve crossed something important off your list than finalising your INDE Award entries?

But what are the different categories we’ll be assessing? Peruse this list and if you’ve still got some questions, take a look at our handy FAQs here.

The Building:  awarded to the project that marks a new direction in the future of architecture.

South East Water (Melbourne) by BVN was shortlisted in The Building category in 2017. Abbie Galvin, Principal at BVN, is on the jury this year.

The Living Space: will go to the regions most inspiring home.

The Forest House (near Auckland) by Fearon Hay Architects was shortlisted in The Living Space category in 2017

The Forest House (near Auckland) by Fearon Hay Architects was shortlisted in The Living Space category in 2017.

The Social Space: honours the best in hospitality design.

Sensory Lab (Melbourne) by Foolscap Studio was shortlisted in The Social Space category in 2017.

The Design Studio: from architect, designer or modern hybrid, this award will go to a studio that thinks differently.

Austin Maynard Architects (Melbourne) won The Design Studio category in 2017

Austin Maynard Architects (Melbourne) won The Design Studio category in 2017.

The Work Space: takes into account the growing impact of workplaces by honouring a design that meets needs.

NIO Brand Creative Studio (Shanghai) by Linehouse was shortlisted in The Work Space category in 2017. This year, Linehouse have been nominated for The Prodigy award

NIO Brand Creative Studio (Shanghai) by Linehouse was shortlisted in The Work Space category in 2017. This year, Linehouse have been nominated for The Prodigy award.

The Object: more than just beautiful things, the object recognises an outstanding design.

The Polar Desk Lamp by Ross Gardam (Melbourne) was shortlisted in The Object category in 2017

The Polar Desk Lamp by Ross Gardam (Melbourne) was shortlisted in The Object category in 2017.

The Influencer: marks a person, product or project that is a making change for the better through design.

The disaster-relief concept Living Shelter by WY-TO (Singapore) was shortlisted in The Influencer category in 2017

The disaster-relief concept Living Shelter by WY-TO (Singapore) was shortlisted in The Influencer category in 2017.

And four new categories!

The Multi-residential: taking into account the growing need for apartment living, this new award honours a multi-res project that considers community and sustainability.

The Learning Space: is awarded to a project that promotes connection and education.

The Shopping Space: Retail has gone through massive changes; we honour the ones that offer mastery in a project.

The Wellness Space: as a growing sector we will award an outstanding design that emphasises the human experience.

Plus there’s Launch Pad, which will mentor an ultimate winner, taking a product from prototype to production.

Entries have been extended to Friday 9 February. Find out more over at indeawards.com.


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