Australia and New Zealand’s hospitality scene is wanting outstanding and numerous as ever with 94 entries shortlisted within the 2019 Eat Drink Design Awards.
The annual Eat Drink Design Awards rejoice excellence and innovation within the design of hospitality venues of all scales and kinds, in addition to retail environments for the sale of meals and drinks and their visible identities.
“This shortlist is a survey of the distinctive high quality and variety within the design of our area’s hospitality business,” stated Cassie Hansen, jury chair and editor of Artichoke journal.
The jury additionally famous the 2019 entries the place characterised by use of utilized supplies, textured and a shift in direction of brighter areas flooded with pure mild.
“We noticed a whole lot of 1970s Italian-style design this yr – arches, circles and terrazzo,” stated the jury. “It has influences of mid-century design but additionally of the elegant luxurious of Italian villas.”
2019 Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist
The winners will likely be introduced on Tuesday 12 November at a ceremony to be held at Metropolis in Melbourne’s Southbank, and subsequently revealed on-line on Wednesday 13 November. The winners from every award class will obtain a money prize of $1,500.
The jury will choose one iconic hospitality venue from Australia or New Zealand to be inducted into the Eat Drink Design Awards Corridor of Fame. Venues thought-about for this accolade have achieved a stage of cultural significance in addition to demonstrating longevity in an business typically categorized as transient.
The 2019 jury contains Besha Rodell (restaurant critic for the New York Occasions’ Australia bureau), Nathan Toleman (restauranteur, CEO and founding father of the Mulberry Group), Graham Charbonneau (co-founder of Studio Gram), Phillip Schemnitz (architect of the 2018 Corridor of Fame inductee Cookie), and Cassie Hansen (editor of Artichoke journal).
The 2019 Eat Drink Design Awards are organized by Architecture Media and supported by main companion Chandon Australia; supporting companions Latitude, Ownworld and Roca; and occasion companion Four Pillars Gin.