Like every year 2019 began with the Wallpaper Design Awards, the prestigious prizes presented by the eponymous magazine to brands, designers and names from all over the world who stood out from the pack in their respective fields the previous year for their inventiveness, audacity, innovation and determination in proposing unique ideas.

The difficult task of choosing the winners fell to high-profile figures like Paola Antonelli, curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA; Bjarke Ingels, archi-star and founder of BIG; Philippe Malouin, Wallpaper’s Designer of the Year for 2018; Korean artist Do Ho Suh; scenic designer David Korins; and finally Buffalo Girl, an iconic personality in the world of style.

Among the winners:

Artemide – Gople lamp by BIG

Baxter – Madia Selene cupboard by Hagit Pincovici

B&B Italia – Eda-Mame sofa by Piero Lissoni

Cassina – Ordinal Table by Michael Anastassiades

Giorgetti – Alfred Trolley

Molteni & C – Woody chair by Francesco Meda

Mutina – Lane by Barber & Osgerb

Poliform – Creek side table by Jean-Marie Massaud

Poltrona Frau – Soffi lamp by GamFratesi

Tom Dixon – Rock candels

Tubes – Astro by Luca Nichetto

Vibia – Guise lamp by Stefan Diez