New York City, USA – On 19 June, CARTER LeAMON was awarded a Professional Notable Award in the Interiors and Exhibitions category for the Core77 Design Awards 2014 program for the project: Melbourne Now Design Wall.
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Speaking on the Melbourne Now Design Wall the jury commented:
“The simple and environmentally-sound mounting system allows for open-ended curatorial narratives, with high visual impact. The scale and format of the wall installation challenges the didactic nature of the piece, which is then accompanied by a digital interface. The election process of objects is also carefully considered. And it looks great! – Hayley Eber
This deceptively simple display system results in a visually complex and truly eye-catching interior, and the serial repetition of everyday objects lends them a museological character. When basic design gestures have huge results, you know you’re doing something right. – Geoff Manaugh”
This year’s Interiors and Exhibitions jury team was based in New York City and consisted of Geoff Manaugh, Jake Barton, Hayley Eber, Yen Han and Michi Yanagishta. The Interiors and Exhibitions category acknowledges spatial design as it relates to physical interiors, exhibitions or installations, either permanent or temporary, and to any context.
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