The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards are one of the most anticipated events on the Australian design calendar celebrating excellence in Australian interior design and decoration.
The 2016 finalists represent the highest calibre in Australian interior design, each showcasing a uniquely Australian design aesthetic. The intensive selection process has resulted in a list of finalists who represent innovation and exemplary execution across residential, commercial and hospitality sectors.
This year’s judging panel includes Belle editor Tanya Buchanan, Belle style director-at-large, Steve Cordony, publisher and design expert, Karen McCartney, Coco Republic executive directors Anthony Spon Smith and Jeremy Byrne, Dinosaur Designs creative director, Louise Olsen and Timothy Oulton, founder and director of Timothy Oulton.
Belle editor Tanya Buchanan says of the finalists: “This year’s exceedingly high standard of entries confirms that the pool of diverse design talent in Australia is very deep. It’s always an exciting time in the Belle office when the entries flood in and we feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to get up close and personal with so much fabulous talent.
The winners will be announced at the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards, to be held at Coco Republic in Sydney’s Alexandria on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
Hot of the press is the 2016 finalists!
1) Balwyn House, Fiona Lynch
2) Double Bay Residence, Arent & Pyke
3) Carrical House, Robert Mills Architects & Interior Designers
4) REL House, Mim Design
5) Haberfield House, Greg Natale Design
1) Hargeaves Residence, Fiona Lynch
2) Maple Display Suite, Studio You Me
3) Willoughby House, Arent & Pyke
4) Willamstown Residence Powder Room, Fiona Lynch
5) Wooloowin House, Owen Architecture
1) Fitzroy Loft, Architects EAT
2) Balwyn Residence, Fiona Lynch
3) Apartment Finger Wharf, Architects Prineas
4) Middle Park Residence, Fiona Lynch
5) O’Grady Kitchen, Whiting A+ I
1) Alex Hotel, Arent & Pyke
2) Dinner By Heston Blumenthal, Bates Smart
3) Tetsujin, Architects EAT
4) Beresford Tasting Pavilion, Enoki
5) Smalls Bar, Fiona Lynch
1) Viktoria & Woods, Fiona Lynch
2) 1888 Certified, TomMarkHenry
3) One Hot Yoga & Pilates, Robert Mills Architects & Interior Designers
4) Greg Natale Design Studio, Greg Natale Design
5) Paramount By The Office Space, Woods Baggot
Interior Designer of The Year
1) Robert Mills, Robert Mills Architects & Interior Designers
2) Fiona Lynch, Fiona Lynch
3) Miriam Fanning, Mim Design
4) Juliette Arent & Sarah–Jane Pyke, Arent & Pyke
5) Greg Natale, Greg Natale Design