"I’ll be looking for attention to detail, materiality and functionality," she said.
"I think there'll be a big shift towards a more conscious, utilitarian way of fabricating and designing."
Based in Singapore, The Artling provides art and design advisory services to corporate firms, hospitality groups, property developers, interior designers and architects. The company also curates and sells contemporary Asian art and design both online and offline.
"Awards programs can be great for visibility," said Gajardo.
"Anything that can help to highlight up-and-coming studios who may not have the resources or network to showcase their work is a great opportunity," she continued.
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