Marcus Thomas and Nelly Ben Hayoun with Dezeen's Marcus Fairs and Lonny van Ryswyck of Atelier NL 1 of 41 Simone Plekkepoel of Stufish, which has been shortlisted in the designer of the year category 2 of 41 Co-founders of Sundukovy Sisters and Dezeen Awards 2019 judges, Irina and Olga Sundukovy 3 of 41 Satoshi Yoshiizumi, principal of Takt Project, which has been shortlisted in the emerging designer category 4 of 41 Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Eero Koivisto with PearsonLloyd co-founder Luke Pearson 5 of 41 Dezeen Awards 2019 judges Atang Tshikare and Lonny van Ryswyck 6 of 41 Beccy Poole, Thibault de Becdelievre and Jessica Lee of Elvie, shortlisted in the wearable design category 7 of 41 SO-IL co-founder Jing Liu with NLÉ founder Kunlé Adeyemi, both of whom judged this year's Dezeen Awards 8 of 41 9 of 41 Designer Lee Broom with Brody Harrington-Lee, Jim Gurr and Carlo Di Nardo 10 of 41 Acting editor of Dezeen, Tom Ravenscroft, with designer Yinka Ilori 11 of 41 Lucien Smith and Abby Brinton of Tara Bernerd and Partners 12 of 41 Natalie Papageorgiadis of Studionatalie and All Saints founder Stuart Trevor 13 of 41 Hannah Mann and Natalia Kucza of Johnson Naylor Architects 14 of 41 Shortlisted designers Kosuke Araki and Satoshi Yoshiizumi, principal of Takt Project 15 of 41 Vello bike designer Valentin Vodev with Lucia Massari, Marcus Thomas, Nelly Ben Hayoun and Matteo Rosso 16 of 41 17 of 41 Atelier NL co-founder and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Lonny van Ryswyck 18 of 41 Alexandra Webb, Linnéa Duckworth and Clare Leith of Kirkby Design with Dezeen’s Robbie Wallace 19 of 41 Designer Lee Broom, who judged the inaugural Dezeen Awards 20 of 41 Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs with architect Sarah Izod 21 of 41 Victoria Murray from Fromental 22 of 41 23 of 41 Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Yoko Choy 24 of 41 Co-founders of Sundukovy Sisters, Irina and Olga Sundukovy with their portraits by silhouette artist Mark Conlin 25 of 41 26 of 41 Danilo Mandelli of Delta Light, headline sponsor of Dezeen Awards 2019 27 of 41 Marcus Fairs, founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen 28 of 41 Interior designer Natalie Papageorgiadis with menswear designer Stuart Trevor 29 of 41 Dezeen's Wai Shin Li with designer Lee Broom and Laura Colapietro of ING Media 30 of 41 Simone Plekkepoel of Stufish, which has been shortlisted in the designer of the year category 31 of 41 Atelier NL co-founder Lonny van Ryswyck with Dezeen founder Rupinder Bhogal 32 of 41 NLÉ founder Kunlé Adeyemi with Dezeen's Marcus Fairs and designer Yinka Ilori 33 of 41 NLÉ founder Kunlé Adeyemi, Dezeen's Marcus Fairs and Aisling Cowley with designer Yinka Ilori 34 of 41 35 of 41 Ellie Mackenzie of Caro Communications with Dezeen's India Block 36 of 41 DJ Peter Adjaye with Roberta Adjaye 37 of 41 Sarah Schulten, and Made and Norah van Krimpen with . colleagues at the Dezeen Awards 2019 shortlist party 38 of 41 39 of 41 Morrama Studio Director, Andy Trewin Hutt, and Morrama Founder, Jo Barnard 40 of 41 41 of 41 Yinka Ilori, Lee Broom and Arthur Mamou-Mani were among the architects and designers that joined Dezeen at the Delta Light showroom for this year's Dezeen Awards 2019 shortlist party.
The event on 12 September to celebrated the 191 projects, products and studios vying for accolades in the second edition of Dezeen's awards programme.
The Dezeen Awards 2019 shortlist party took place at the Delta Light showroom in London Vladimir Radutny Architects, Con Form Architects and Shed are among the studios that attended to celebrate the architecture, interiors, design and studio shortlists. They were joined by Nelly Ben Hayoun, Eero Koivisto and Lonny van Ryswyck, who were all on the panel of 75 industry-leading professionals that judged Dezeen Awards this year.
Studio Drift's Tessa Pauw as well as Lucy Davenport and Simone Plekkepoel of Stufish joined to celebrate being shortlisted for designer of the year along with Tokyo-based studio Takt Project, shortlisted in the emerging designer of the year category. Dezeen Awards judges Jing Liu and Kunlé Adeyemi also attended.
Craig Welch and Maud Tisserantof of London-based studio
SevilPeach, shortlisted for interior designer of the year and Child Studio, vying to be named emerging interior designer of the year, also attended the event.
Other guests included shortlisted designer
Kosuke Araki, Stephanie Chaltiel of MuDD Architects, Caroline Jenkinson and Jinny Kyung of Conran and Partners, Ayman Khan and Rosie Gibbs-Stevenson of shortlisted studio Caukin as well as Luke Pearson of PearsonLloyd.
Guests enjoyed canapés, cocktails and music by AJ Kwame.
Photography is by Gary Handley.