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So who took home the gold at the Lookbox Design Awards 2017?

At the Gala Night, the winners of the 10 categories for the inaugural Lookbox Design Awards were announced and celebrated.

Text by Louisa Clare Lim

 

Last night, the Royal Pavilion ballroom at Regent Singapore was buzzing with anticipation and excitement, as 250 guests, VIPs, designers and interior design industry professionals came together for the Lookbox Design Awards  (LBDA) Gala Night.

Held on 14 December 2017, it was the main event of the inaugural LBDA – the night everyone in Singapore’s design scene had been waiting for – where the award winners of the 10 categories were to be announced. The categories were: Outstanding HDB Flat, sponsored by Lamitak; Outstanding Private Apartment; Outstanding Landed Home, sponsored by Louis Poulsen; Best Space for Entertaining, sponsored by Gaggenau; Best Space for Retreat, sponsored by Hansgrohe; Excellence in Innovation, sponsored by Hafary; Most Dramatic Transformation, sponsored by Furniture Club; Outstanding Space: The Designer’s Studio; Interior Design Firm of the Year; and Home of the Year.

 

In total, 20 winners and honourable mentions were commemorated. Here’s what went down.

 

#1 OUTSTANDING HDB FLAT 

 

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Honourable Mention: JS Apartment by Wynk Collaborative

 

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Honourable Mention: Squaring a Triangle by asolidplan

 

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Winner: Wee Residence by Wee Studio

 

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#2 OUTSTANDING PRIVATE APARTMENT

 

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Honourable Mention: Bachelor Pad for the Sophisticated Gentleman by Satobent Interior Design

 

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Honourable Mention: Vertis Penthouse by asolidplan

 

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Winner: AM Apartment by Wynk Collaborative

 

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#3 OUTSTANDING LANDED HOME

 

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Honourable Mention: Courtyard House by Ming Architects

 

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Winner: Forever House by Wallflower Architecture + Design

 

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#4 BEST SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING

 

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Honourable Mention: The Duchess by Hall Interiors

 

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Winner: Color Palette by 7 Interior Architecture

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#5 BEST SPACE FOR RETREAT

 

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Honourable Mention: White Brick House by UPSTAIRS_

 

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Winner: Ang Mo Kio Residence by Atelier Here


See the initial shortlist here.

 

#6 EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION

 

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Winner: Ply House by UPSTAIRS_

 

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Winner: Squaring a Triangle by asolidplan

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#7 MOST DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION

 

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Honourable Mention: Addition & Alteration to Existing Inter-terrace House at Lentor Green by EHKA Studio

 

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Honourable Mention: Apartment at Tropic Gardens by akiHAUS Design Studio

 

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Winner: The Crate Apartment by UPSTAIRS_

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#8 OUTSTANDING SPACE: THE DESIGNER’S STUDIO

 

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Winner: akiHAUS Design Studio


See the initial shortlist here,

 

#9 INTERIOR DESIGN FIRM OF THE YEAR

 

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Winner: UPSTAIRS_

See the initial shortlist here.

 

#10 HOME OF THE YEAR

 

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Winner: The Crate Apartment by UPSTAIRS_

This is a special award honouring the most outstanding home project that was shortlisted. The winner of this category was chosen by the judges from among the LBDA finalists.

 

Congratulations to the winners and honourable mentions!

On that high note, besides having their building curiosity about the winners finally satiated, guests also enjoyed fine nosh by award-winning restaurant Basilico, and were well entertained by Mediacorp CLASS 95 DJ Jean Danker – the emcee for the evening. Apart from exclusive prize giveaways, a photo contest and a live DJ spinning till late was also part of the line-up.

 

www.lbda.com.sg

 

 


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