Philippe Starck, Matali Crasset and other stars decide Dezeen Awards 2019 winners

Dezeen Awards 2019 winners have been selected by 16 leading architects and designers, ahead of the Dezeen Awards party in London next month.

The Dezeen Awards master jury day included French designers Philippe Starck, Matali Crasset and Nelly Ben Hayoun.

Architects Sonali Rastogi and Sou Fujimoto, and designers Lonny van Ryswyck also came together to discuss and finalise the 36 award winners at The Hoxton, Southwark in London.

Winners will be announced online in mid-October

Winners will be announced online next month, followed by a Dezeen Awards party at Ennismore Sessions House in London on 30 October.

Dezeen Awards master jury day 2019
Matali Crasset discussing an interiors project with Eero Koivisto and Yoko Choy

The event will take place on the same day as Dezeen Day, our new conference, which aims to set the agenda for the global design community.

Judges also included Aric Chen and Matali Crasset

The architecture master jury panel included architect Kunlé Adeyemi, Morphogenesis founder Sonali Rastogi and Tokyo-based architect Fujimoto, along with SO-IL co-founder Jing Liu and Neri&Hu founder Lyndon Neri.

Dezeen Awards 2019 master jury day
Kunlé Adeyemi, Lyndon Neri, Jing Liu and Sou Fujimoto evaluate the architecture categories

London-based designer Ab Rogers, AI Design founder Eva Jiricna and Claesson Koivisto Rune co-founder Eero Koivisto were on the interiors master jury panel.

They were joined by French designer Matali Crasset and design journalist and communication consultant Yoko Choy.

Dezeen Awards 2019 judges dinner
Dezeen Awards judges came together for an exclusive dinner at Israeli restaurant Bala Baya

The design master jury panel included Philippe Starck for the morning session and London-based designer Nelly Ben Hayoun who joined for the afternoon.

Head curator of DesignMiami Aric Chen, Atelier NL co-founder Lonny van Ryswyck, London-based furniture designer Yinka Ilori and Front co-founder Sofia Lagerkvist also decided on winners in the design categories.

Dezeen Awards 2019 judges dinner
French designer Philippe Starck with London-based architect and designer Ron Arad

An exclusive judges dinner took place at Israeli restaurant Bala Baya on the night before the master jury day, where the master jury was joined by other Dezeen Awards judges including Pernilla Ohrstedt, Ron Arad, Sevil Peach, Ivan Harbour and Bethan Laura Wood.

Guests enjoyed Pierre Mignon Champagne supplied by Alliance Wines, with Dalton Alma Scarlet red wine and Or Haganuz Amuka Blanc white wine – both supplied by Kedem Europe.

Early-bird tickets for the Dezeen Awards party now on sale

After the master jury day the next big date on the Dezeen Awards calendar is the culmination of this year's programme – the Dezeen Awards party.

This dazzling event held on 30 October at a the beautiful and historic Ennismore Sessions House will feature music, drinks and canapés, plus Dezeen Awards winners will be able to collect their trophies.

The party will be a chance for everyone who entered Dezeen Awards or attended Dezeen Day to celebrate and network.

Photography is by Gary Handley