After weeks of deliberating, the international jury of renowned industry leaders selected by the Dutch magazine, one of the  world’s leading media brand for interior-design professionals, announced the Frame Award 2019 shortlist. Jury members include Didier Faustino (artist and architect), Humberto Campana (Campana & Instituto Campana Cofounder), Sevil Peach (Sevil Peach Studio Founder), David Rockwell (Rockwell Group Founder and President) Paola Navone (Architect, designer and art director) and Paolo Brambilla (Calvi Brambilla architects cofounder) amongst the other. Following the reveal of the jury’s nominations, the public also gets the chance to vote for their favourite project in each category and decide the People’s Vote on the Awards website. vote here

The best interiors selection began in June 2018 and led to 1050 submissions from all over the world for the second edition of the Frame Awards.

The jury has spoken and I’m happy to see that they shortlisted clear concepts, category innovation and functional creativity.’ – Robert Thiemann, Founder of Frame Publishers


34 categories honouring the world’s best interiors

The Spatial, Executional and Societal Awards cover the entire spectrum of interiors, with the Honorary Awards celebrate the people behind them. The Spatial Awards recognize interior projects in Retail, Hospitality, Work, Residences, Shows and institutions. The Executional Awards commend interior design elements such as material, craftsmanship and colour, while the Societal Awards celebrate positive social and environmental impact.

The Frame Award 2019 jury has selected the nominees who will get to present their projects and perhaps take the stage as Frame Awards winners on 20 February 2019. Amongst the nominees are renowned firms like David Chipperfield ArchitectsGensler, Zaha Hadid Architects, Steve Leung, Kengo Kuma, Neri&Hu Design and i29 Interior Architects, as well as emerging studios like Alberto CaiolaStudiopepePallavi Dean and Bonsoir Paris. The entries cover a diverse range of spaces, from airport terminals, sports stadiums and workspaces.


TThe Frame Award 2019 jury nominated new typologies such as WERK, a co-working space on the platform of a sky train station in Bangkok, and Koe, a Tokyo hotel attached to a retail store, so that visitors can emerge themselves in a brand space for 24 hours. Other nominated projects involve an intuitive use of technology, such as the Hidden Senses installation of Sony at Milan Design Week Sony Design produced in association with Setsu & Shinobu ITO, and Lego House designed by BIG, an interactive exhibition that enriches a hands-on playground with digital technology for a richer, more engaging experience.


The Frame Awards 2019 winners will be nominated on 20 February 2019, during the Frame Lab at Kromhouthal Amsterdam (here you can find our selection of Modern architecture in Amsterdam you should not miss).

Frame Lab is a two-day event organized in collaboration with the interior business association IBA, showcasing the future of spaces through a blend of talks, exhibitions, workshops, track briefings, brand experiences and panel discussions.