Launched in 2003, the ELLE Decoration International Design Awards (or EDIDA to its friends) is a unique global event where the 25 Editors-in-Chief of ELLE Decoration gather to award worldwide excellence in design across 14 categories.
Normally, the ceremony would be held amid the glitzy surroundings of Milan Design Week, but this year we're doing things differently. The winners are being revealed to everyone simultaneously, with the awards available to view online for the first time. You all have an invite.
For the third year in a row, the official partner is MGallery and awards for Designer of the Year, Young Design Talent, Interior Designer of the Year, Furniture, Seating, Fabrics, Wallcovering, Tableware, Lighting, Bedding, Floorcovering, Kitchen, Bathroom and Outdoor will be presented by the Editors-in-Chief from the international editions. Past winners have included some of the greats of the design world, from Patricia Urquiola to British leading lights such as Lee Broom, Tom Dixon, Jasper Morrison and Doshi Levien.
Every edition of ELLE Decoration independently puts forwards its suggestions for each category – our nominations are taken from the annual ELLE Decoration British Design Awards. From this massive global shortlist, each Editor-in-Chief nominates their preferred winners, with the votes collated at our Paris headquarters and the winner announced, right here, right now…
So, grab a cocktail or some Champagne and settle down to enjoy raising a glass to the cream of the international design crop.
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