2019 New York Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design

The Best of the Best


The following awards celebrate the participants whose work has excelled most during the ratings period. From ratings given by both judges and the marketplace, they have earned their title as Best of the Best.

Design Champion


Arup Melbourne
Interior Design - International Corporate | Commissioner: Arup | Creator: HASSELL

Rewild Our Planet
Pop-Ups, Display, Exhibit & Set Design | Commissioner: Phoria/World Wildlife Foundation/Netflix and Google | Creator: Arup

Best Design Studio - Small

Mucca DesignView

Fairway Market Private Label Branding
Graphic Design - Three Dimensional | Creator: Mucca Design | Commissioner: Fairway Market

Best Design Studio - Medium

Local Projects View

The Fashion for Good Experience
Marketing - Event Experience | Creator: Local Projects  | Commissioner: C&A Foundation

Stories from The New York Times brought to life
Pop-Ups, Display, Exhibit & Set Design | Creator: Local Projects | Commissioner: The New York Times

Best Design Studio - Large

SHoP ArchitectsView

Pier 35
Architecture - Public and Institutional | Creator: SHoP Architects | Commissioner: New York City Economic Development Corporation