Eat Drink Design Awards – Shortlist Released

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Now in it’s fourth year, the annual Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist has been released this week. Fast becoming one of the industry’s most celebrated awards, Eat Drink Design recognises excellence in the design of hospitality premises of all scales and types, retail environments for the sale of food and beverages and visual identities for both

With 45 nominations in the shortlist of 88 projects, Victoria has once again been recognised as an industry leader.

This year the awards saw a record-breaking 176 entries across the six categories, an increase of 14% on the previous year.

The Eat Drink Design Awards is supported by notable industry ambassadors who champion the symbiotic relationship between hospitality and design. In recognition of ongoing support, Michael Harden has appointed an ambassador of the Eat Drink Design Awards, alongside the founding ambassadors Christine Manfield and Jill Dupleix.

The 2015 jury brings together some of the leading practitioners in the Australasian design and hospitality scene. Jurors are appointed on the basis of their practical expertise, professional standing and high profile. The jurors for 2015 are:

  • Karen Martini (chef, TV personality and restaurateur)
  • Pascale Gomes-McNabb, architect, Pascale Gomes-McNabb Design
  • Stephen Todd, design editor, Australian Financial Review
  • Stuart Krelle, interior designer, Luchetti Krelle
  • Cameron Bruhn, editorial director, Architecture Media

There is a total prize pool of $9,000, with each individual award category attracting a cash prize. The annual program announces a single venue into the Hall of Fame, recognising the longevity and excellence in an industry often characterized by transience.

A unique, themed event, the Eat Drink Design Awards celebration will take place in Melbourne on Tuesday 17 November 2015.

Full shortlist of Eat Drink Design Awards:

BEST BAR DESIGN

Alex Hotel – Mezzanine Lounge & Roof Terrace by Arent&Pyke – WA

Arbory Bar & Eatery by Jackson Clements Burrows – VIC

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Arbory Bar & Eatery by Jackson Clements Burrows –  Photography by John Gollings

Archie Rose Distilling Co. by Acme&Co – NSW

Astra by Grant Amon Architects – VIC

Bond Lounge by Hachem – VIC

Charming Squire by Collins & Turner in collaboration with Baber Studio & D’Occhio – QLD

Coppersmith Hotel by Hassell – VIC

Grand Cru by Noxon Giffen – NSW

Heart Attack and Vine Cafe by Nicky Adams in collaboration with perarchitects – VIC

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Heart Attack and Vine Cafe by Nicky Adams in collaboration with perarchitects –  Photography by Lisa Cohen

Hennessy Lounge by Bates Smart – SA

Heya Bar by Surroundings (architects)  MCD Construction (builders) Wendy Streatfield (branding and graphic design) – QLD

La Buvette by Enoki – SA

Maker by ME – QLD

The Nelson by Technē Architecture + Interior Design – VIC

Monica Loves by NOTT Architects Gas Projects – NZ

Smalls by Fiona Lynch Office – VIC

Terminus Hotel by Technē Architecture + Interior Design – VIC

 

BEST RESTAURANT DESIGN

2KW by Claire Kneebone – SA

ACME by Luchetti Krelle – SA

Bang by Nicholas Gurney – NSW

Beccafico by Matt Woods Design – NSW

Billy Kwong by George Livissianis – NSW

Brisbane River Grill by Patrick Torcasio and Jit Lal – QLD

Cucina Vivo by Luchetti Krelle in collaboration with Steelman partners – QLD

East by Hecker Guthrie – VIC

Entrecôte by Flack Studio and Jason M Jones – VIC

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Entrecôte by Flack Studio and Jason M Jones – Photography by Brooke Holm

Fancy Nance by Studio Tate – VIC

Fonda Hawthorn by Technē Architecture + Interior Design – VIC

Gondola-Gondola by Sans-Arc Studio – SA

Kiyomi by Luchetti Krelle in collaboration with Steelman partners – QLD

L’Hotel Gitan by SJB Interiors (Melbourne) – VIC

Loretta by Parsonson Architects – NZ

Lume by Studio Y – VIC

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Lume by Studio Y – Photography by  Michael Gazzola

Mach2 by Machiavelli by Noxon Giffen – NSW

Moama Junction by Abeo Design (interior design and styling) and Altis Architecture (architecture and landscaping) NSW

Pastuso by SMLWRLD – VIC

Polperro Winery by Hecker Guthrie – VIC

Rosa’s Canteen by Ha – VIC

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Rosa’s Canteen by Ha – Photography by Kristoffer Paulsen

Sean’s Kitchen by Alexander & CO.- SA

The Butler by Luchetti Krelle – NSW

The Fat Duck by Bates Smart – VIC

Transformer Fitzroy by Breathe Architecture – VIC

Vanilla Upstairs by Chris Connell Design – VIC

 

BEST CAFE DESIGN

Abbots & Kinney by studio-gram – SA

Alex Hotel – Lobby Espresso Bar & Lounge by Arent&Pyke – WA

Campos Dulwich Hill by Luchetti Krelle – NSW

Code Black 119 Howard St by ZWEI Interiors Architecture – VIC

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Code Black 119 Howard St by ZWEI Interiors Architecture – Photography by Michael Kai

Elsie Espresso by Elsie Espresso – NZ

Gauge by ME – QLD

Harry’s Bondi by Guru Projects- NSW

Hunters’ Roots by kitayama k architects – VIC

Hutch & Co by Biasol: Design Studio – VIC

Jardin Tan by Jackson Clements Burrows – VIC

Pickle in the Middle by Enoki – SA

The Kettle Black by Studio You Me – VIC

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The Kettle Black by Studio You Me – Photography by Peter Clark

The Shed Cafe Miranda by Design Portfolio – NSW

Tom Dick & Harry by Christopher Elliott Design – VIC

Tukk & Co by Chris Connell Design – VIC

Jury by Biasol: Design Studio – VIC

MV Sorrento by Nexus Designs – VIC

 

BEST TEMPORARY DESIGN

Australian Pavilion Installation by Design By Pidgeon – VIC

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Australian Pavilion Installation by Design By Pidgeon – Photography by John Gollings

Bibimbap by Symphonic Pixels – VIC

Broadsheet Restaurant by Therefore Studio – VIC

Code Black, Melbourne International Coffee Expo by ZWEI Interiors Architecture – VIC

Diamond Lab by Ryan Foote – VIC

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Diamond Lab by Ryan Foote – Photography by Dean Schmideg

Lexus Design Pavilion by Mim Design – VIC

Pop Down Bar by DesignOffice – VIC

CCP Pop-Up by Folk Architects – VIC

Contessa by D’Occhio – QLD

Hortus by Folk Architects – VIC

 

BEST RETAIL DESIGN

East Village Urban Marketplace by Koichi Takada Architects – NSW

Gewurzhaus The Strand Arcade by Doherty Design Studio – NSW

Greene Street Juice Co. by Travis Walton Architecture – VIC

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Greene Street Juice Co. by Travis Walton Architecture – Photography by Derek Swalwell

Laneway Greens by Travis Walton Architecture – VIC

Ocean Made Seafoods by Shareen Joel Design – VIC

Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door + Kitchen by Denton Corker Marshall (loose furniture in association with Pascale Gomes McNabb) – SA

Prahran Grocer by We Are Huntly and The Retail Group – VIC

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Prahran Grocer by We Are Huntly and The Retail Group – Photography by Tom Blachford

The District by The Uncarved Block- NSW

The Farm Whole Foods by TomMarkHenry – NSW

TOMS – The Organic Meat Specialist by Flack Studio – VIC

 

BEST IDENTITY DESIGN

Abbots and Kinney by Crafty Design, Studio Gram Architects, Alex Hall Architect – SA

Archie Rose Distilling Co. Identity by Squad Ink – NSW

BANG Street Food by Sonnet – NSW

Glovers Station Elsternwick (cafe identity) by Work Art Life Studios – VIC

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Glovers Station Elsternwick (cafe identity) by Work Art Life Studios

Gondola-Gondola by Peculiar Familia – SA

Heya Bar by Surroundings (architects),  MCD Construction (builders), Wendy Streatfield (branding and graphic design) – QLD

Pickle in the Middle by Enoki – SA

Providence by BrandWorks – VIC

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Providence by BrandWorks

Click here for a full gallery of the shortlist.

 

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