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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.