Winners: 100% Design South Africa Winners 2018

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WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring

The winners of this year’s 100% Design South Africa Design Awards were announced at a gala event on 9 August 2018.

The winners were chosen by an independent panel of 10 judges, including VISI Editor-in-Chief Sumien Brink and Deputy Editor Annemarie Meintjes, and audited by Angus Campbell, Head of the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Johannesburg.

The awards were divided into eight categories, as we saw in 2017, including South African Designer of the Year, Best Textile Design and Best Lighting Design.

The award for South African Designer of the Year went to Houtlander, the furniture brand headed up by makers Phillip Hollander and Stephen Wilson, who last year won the award for Best Furniture Design.


The winners of the remaining seven categories are:

Best Lighting Design: Joe Paine for The Stilt Light

Surface Design: SMTNG GOOD for its throws


Best Textile Design: lulasclan

Bonolo Chepape of lulasclan.

Best of 100% New Talent: Ben Orkin for his Nebnikro Ceramic Vessels

Ben Orkin.

Best Office Design: 100% Office by Alice Hutton

100% Office by Alice Hutton.

Best Product Design: MotherCityHardware for its Kitchen Island

Best Furniture Design: Kino for cabinets the Heildronk Kas and the Neut Drinks Cabinet

Best Stand Design: Yudu

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