AD and MONOQI – the renowned magazine for architecture and interiors and

the online destination for hand-picked design – have come together to celebrate

the talents of the world's best up-and-coming designers.

The AD & MONOQI Design Award will be presented in five categories:

Vintage Reloaded, Fast Forward, Arts & Crafts, and Modern Minimal, with winners selected

by a jury of experts. AD readers and MONOQI fans are the jury for the fifth category,

the Reader's Award.

Vote – and enter to win one of 20 one-year subscriptions to AD Germany,

or one of 20 MONOQI gift certificates valued at 100€

The AD & MONOQI Design Award ceremony will be held in Berlin on 19.11.2014.

Philippe Malouin

His very first designs were for treehouses and skateboard ramps - a creative drive that matured over the young designer's trips to Europe.

“I am inspired the most by the minimal art of the '60s. It is important that things are not only beautiful,

but simple as well.”

The best example of his approach? The Mollo foam bubble seating for Established & Sons.

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Note Design Studio

The Stockholm-based design team creates with the exuberance of cartoonists, the craftsmanship of Scandinavian woodworkers, and a

lot of courage – with an excursion into the wilderness serving as inspiration for the furniture shown here.

Muller van Severen

You could say that Hannes van Severen and 

Fien Muller are multifunctionalists.

The Belgian couple design lamps that also happen
to be chairs, and shelving with built in writing

surfaces and seating.

With trademark minimalistic lines, the duo's pieces are made “rich and ornamental through colour,

material, and function.”

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Bec Brittain

This imaginative New Yorker

is inspired “by the beauty of geometry.”

Her lighting designs feature brass arms in angular,

asymmetrical polygons – combined with a

hand-blown glass form in pastel tones. 

For Brittain, aesthetics and algebra

go hand-in-hand.

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Sailing rope, copper, blown glass, iroko wood...

The Hesse native is a multifaceted creator.

The Bank for Very Wood or the chairs for Moroso:

which of his designs does he find most beautiful?

“Do you have a favourite child?”

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Sebastian Herkner


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