Dezeen Awards 2021 studio public vote winners include all-female Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio
SO-IL, Yakusha Design, WGNB and three other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of this year's Dezeen Awards public vote in the studio categories.
Other winners include Tel Aviv-based Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio and Yakusha Design, whose objects are rooted in Ukrainian cultural heritage.
A total of 53,400 votes were cast and verified across all categories. The results of the public votes for the Dezeen Awards 2021 studio categories are listed below.
Dezeen Awards 2021 public vote winners in the architecture winners were announced on Monday, the interiors winners were announced on Tuesday, the design winners were announced on Wednesday and the sustainability and media winners were revealed yesterday.
Dezeen Awards winners announced in November
The public vote is separate from the main Dezeen Awards 2021 judging process, in which entries are assessed by our renowned panel of judges. We'll be announcing the Dezeen Awards 2021 winners online in late November.
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Below are the public vote results for the studio categories:
Architecture studio of the year
New York studio SO-IL was voted architecture studio of the year in the public vote with 28 per cent.
The runners up were Pedevilla Architects with 23 per cent, LAN (Local Architecture Network) with 20 per cent, NADAAA with 16 per cent and Neri&Hu with 14 per cent.
Emerging architecture studio of the year
Founded by Iliana Kerestetzi, Athens-based architecture practice Mold Architects focuses on the juxtaposition of traditional concepts and contemporary forms. Our readers named Mold Architects emerging architecture studio of the year with 44 per cent of votes.
Up next was Leckie Studio Architecture + Design with 20 per cent, Studio Puisto Architects with 17 per cent, ODDO Architects with 13 per cent and Penda China with five per cent.
Interior design studio of the year
Multidisciplinary interior and furniture design firm Sarit Shani Hay Design Studio specialises in private and public dynamic spaces, with a focus on child-centric design. The public voted the all-female studio interior design studio of the year with 29 per cent of votes.
The studio is dedicated to creating innovative and therapeutic learning-through-play environments in schools, kindergartens, hotels and hospitals where design becomes a vital and productive tool for social change.
Following were Fyra with 24 per cent, Home Studios with 20 per cent, Case-Real with 15 per cent and Rafael de Cárdenas with 12 per cent.
Emerging interior design studio of the year
WGNB merges the boundaries between architecture, furniture and product design, creating a new sense of experience in its spatial design. The Seoul-based space design studio has been voted emerging interior design studio of the year by our readers with 35 per cent of votes.
Not far behind were Fumihiko Sano Studio with 32 per cent, File Under Pop with 13 per cent, Child Studio with 10 per cent and The Guild of Saint Luke with nine per cent.
Design studio of the year
Founded by George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, Yabu Pushelberg was named design studio of the year with 26 per cent of votes. Yabu Pushelberg's offices in Toronto and New York now span architecture, landscapes, interiors, lighting, furniture, objects, textiles, branding and graphics.
Next in the design studio of the year category were Superflux with 18 per cent, Lee Broom and dn&co with 17 per cent, Form Us With Love with 14 per cent and Estudi Antoni Arola with 10 per cent.
Emerging design studio of the year
FAINA / Yakusha Design's minimalist and utilitarian objects show the richness of live materials. The Ukrainian studio was picked as emerging design studio of the year by our readers with 31 per cent of votes.
FAINA / Yakusha Design supports local Ukrainian artisans and gives a strong voice to ancient crafts and traditions reviving them in modern design.
The finalists were ThusThat with 29 per cent, Marjan van Aubel Studio with 22 per cent, Studio Raw Material with 11 per cent and A Space with eight per cent.