The entries came pouring in from all across Western Canada for the 10th anniversary of our design competition. We're delighted to present the cream of the crop.

Architects who celebrate simplicity. The industrial designer whose work takes a natural spin. The furniture maker who embraces tradition. Meet our 2017 Designers of the Year: the thoughtful, talented, innovative creatives and makers who are transforming the Western Canadian design scene right now.


DOTY2017_FeatureImage.jpgDesigners of the Year 2017

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Javier Campos, Campos Studio

INTERIORS Denise Ashmore, Project 22 Design

FURNITURE Kate Duncan

FASHION Claudia Schulz

INDUSTRIAL Annie Tung

MAKER Vikki Wiercinski, Mezzaluna Studio

LANDSCAPE Dietmar Straub and Anna Thurmayr, Straub Thurmayr

ARTHUR ERICKSON MEMORIAL AWARD Ben Klumper and Dustin Couzens, MoDA

ROBERT LEDINGHAM MEMORIAL AWARD Stephanie Brown, Stephanie Brown Inc.

ONES TO WATCH Studio Brovhn, Ko Júbilo, Claire Kennedy Design, Rachel Saunders, Becki Chan