2014 Sydney Design Awards

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

PAYCE & Sekisui HouseView

Marina Quays by PAYCE & Sekisui House
Architecture - Proposed | Commissioner: PAYCE & Sekisui House | Creator: PAYCE & Sekisui House

Royal Shores at Ermington by PAYCE & Sekisui House
Architecture - Proposed | Commissioner: PAYCE & Sekisui House | Creator: PAYCE & Sekisui House

Sekisui House Brochure
Graphic Design - Publication | Commissioner: Sekisui House | Creator: Principals

One Central Park
Landscape Design | Commissioner: Frasers Property | Creator: ASPECT | OCULUS

Sekisui The Hermitage
Wayfinding  | Commissioner: SEKISUI HOUSE AUSTRALIA | Creator: Frost* Design

Best Startup


Silo Mesh Card
Product Design - Personal Use | Commissioner: Silo | Creator: Silo

Best in Category


I'm On - Ending HIV Extension Campaign
Advertising - Outdoor, Retail, POS | Creator: Frost* Design | Commissioner: ACON

Moonlight Cinema
Advertising - Print | Creator: Moonlight Cinemas / Amalgamated Holdings Limited | Commissioner: Amalgamated Holdings Limited


8 Chifley Square
Architecture - Commercial - Constructed | Creator: Lippmann Partnership/Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners | Commissioner: Mirvac Projects

East Village at Victoria Park by PAYCE
Architecture - Mixed Use - Constructed | Creator: PAYCE | Commissioner: PAYCE

Gunyama Residence
Architecture - Proposed | Creator: a+ design group | Commissioner: Meriton

Neutral Bay
Architecture - Residential - Constructed | Creator: a+ design group | Commissioner: Tsou Enterprise

Best of

Design Manufacturer - Made in Sydney | Creator: Axolotl Group Pty Ltd | Commissioner: Axolotl Group Pty Ltd

Digital Design

Yates My Garden App
Digital Experience - Mobile | Creator: Webling Interactive | Commissioner: Yates

YMCA NSW responsive website
Digital Experience - Website | Creator: Butterfly  | Commissioner: YMCA NSW

Event Design

Semi Permanent
Event Experience - Consumer | Creator: Thi Nguyen | Commissioner: Semi Permanent

Graphic Design

3M Australian Headquarters
Graphic Design - Environmental  | Creator: THERE | Commissioner: Colliers Project Services

Qantas Campus Signage
Graphic Design - Environmental  | Creator: Frost* Design | Commissioner: Qantas

Life Without Barriers (LWB) rebrand
Graphic Design - Identity and Branding | Creator: Principals | Commissioner: Life Without Barriers

City of Sydney Bike Posters
Graphic Design - Illustration and Type | Creator: Frost* Design | Commissioner: City of Sydney

Butterflies and All Things Sweet
Graphic Design - Publication | Creator: This Is Ikon | Commissioner: Bonnae Gokson

The Tea Guild
Graphic Design - Three Dimensional | Creator: And Creative | Commissioner: And Creative

Installation & Exhibit Design

Installation, Display, Exhibit & Set Design | Creator: TetraBIN Team | Commissioner: TetraBIN Team

Interior Design

Wunderman / Bienalto Sydney
Interior Design - Corporate | Creator: The Bold Collective | Commissioner: Wunderman

Interior Design - Hospitality | Creator: Sumu Design | Commissioner: Qantas

Camperdown Childcare
Interior Design - Public or Institutional | Creator: CO-AP Architects | Commissioner: Explore & Develop Camperdown

Bluey's Treehouse Preschool Care & Learning
Interior Design - Public or Institutional | Creator: Seaside Creative Interiors | Commissioner: Bluey's Treehouse

Pearl Beach House
Interior Design - Residential | Creator: Brett Mickan Interior Design | Commissioner: CLIENT COMMISSION

Optus Sydney Flagship Store
Interior Design - Retail | Creator: greater group | Commissioner: Optus Singtel

Landscape Design

One Central Park
Landscape Design | Creator: ASPECT | OCULUS | Commissioner: Frasers Property

Lighting Design

Laylor drive
Lighting Design | Creator: Inspire electrical solutions | Commissioner: Inspire electrical solutions


Optus Sydney Flagship Store
Marketing - Branded Experience | Creator: greater group | Commissioner: Optus Singtel

Taylors Chance to Win Promotions
Marketing - Sales Promotion | Creator: The Collective Design Consultants | Commissioner: Taylors Wines

Product Design

Moose Kicking Tee
Product Design - Active Life | Creator: Design Edge | Commissioner: Moose Kicking Tee Pty Ltd

Portable Event Photo Booths
Product Design - Entertainment | Creator: Red Robot Pty Ltd | Commissioner: Red Robot Pty Ltd

D900+ LED downlight and fascia system
Product Design - Industry | Creator: Brightgreen Pty. Ltd. | Commissioner: Brightgreen Pty. Ltd.

Product Design - Personal Use | Creator: Charlwood Design | Commissioner: Elevare

Silo Mesh Card
Product Design - Personal Use | Creator: Silo | Commissioner: Silo

Jack Speaker
Product Design - Concept | Creator: ANAESTHETIC | Commissioner: ANAESTHETIC

Product Design - Education | Creator: MCHUMBA | Commissioner: MCHUMBA

FABLE collection
Product Design - Furniture Indoor & Outdoor | Creator: Didier | Commissioner: Didier

Papadum Express - Microwave Tray
Product Design - Home | Creator: Kadva Korp. | Commissioner: Kadva Korp.

Ezy Reach Dust Pan Set
Product Design - Home | Creator: Charlwood Design | Commissioner: Oates

Kintsugi Vessels for Anomaly
Product Design - Homewares | Creator: Sheargold Studio | Commissioner: Anomaly

Self Standing Partially Self Righting Walking Stick
Product Design - Medical | Creator: Hilton Beck Investments Pty LTD | Commissioner: Hilton Beck Investments Pty LTD

Product Design - Office | Creator: Oak & Spindle | Commissioner: Oak & Spindle

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Product Design - Technology | Creator: nsquared (N SQUARED SOLUTIONS PTY LTD) | Commissioner: nsquared (N SQUARED SOLUTIONS PTY LTD)

Retail Design

Retail Experience | Creator: The General Store | Commissioner: CLEARLY

Service Design

Diabetes Australia - Victoria
Service - Community | Creator: The Customer Experience Company | Commissioner: Diabetes Australia - Victoria

BOQ - Bank of Queensland Branch of the Future
Service - Corporate | Creator: Public Design Group | Commissioner: BOQ

DonateLife - Website
Service - Government | Creator: Adelphi Digital - Reading Room Australia | Commissioner: Organ and Tissue Authority

Textile Design

'The Gumnut collection'
Textile + Surface Design | Creator: PANDANAH | Commissioner: PANDANAH

Urban Design

Washington Park by PAYCE
Urban Design | Creator: PAYCE | Commissioner: PAYCE


Royal North Shore Hospital – Acute Services Building
Wayfinding  | Creator: Anne Gordon Design Pty Ltd | Commissioner: Thiess Australia