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Meet this year's finalists for our annual design competition celebrating the best in Western Canadawinners to be announced August 30.
For the 12th year running, Western Living will be celebrating the best in Western Canadian design with our Designers of the Year September issue, and for the 12th year running, we’re blown away by the calibre of entries that came pouring in from Victoria to Winnipeg and everywhere in between. Our all-star judging panel had some serious work to do, sorting through hundreds of submissions from the best in the west to put together a shortlist of talented contenders in each category.
Below, you’ll find that list of finalists. We’ll be announcing the winners on August 30, and celebrating them in our September issue as well as at our annual DOTY gala in Vancouver on September 19. Keep connected with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or subscribe to our newsletter to follow all our #wldoty updates and be among the first to know when the news is
Congratulations to everyone on our shortlist for our 12th annual Designers of the Year competition, and thank you to everyone who threw their hat in the ring and made our judges’ job tougher than ever. You’re all a critical part of our amazing design community here in Western Canadaa community we’re proud to celebrate every year.
Architecture Building Culture, North Vancouver Campos Studio, Vancouver DeJong Design Associates, Calgary Frits de Vries Architects and Associates, VancouverGarret Cord Werner Architects and Interior Designers, Vancouver Lanefab Design/Build, Vancouver Leckie Studio Architecture and Design, Vancouver Measured Architecture, VancouverSturgess Architecture, Calgary
ARTHUR ERICKSON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR AN EMERGING ARCHITECT
Architecture Building Culture, North VancouverArno Matis Architecture, VancouverMiza Architects, VancouverStudio North, Calgary
Becki Chan, VancouverBéton Brut Design, Saskatoon Grandi, Coquitlam, B.C. Jamie Gentry Designs, Sooke, B.C.Parts and Labor, CalgarySeymour and Smith, Vancouver Sonja Picard, North Vancouver Truvelle, Vancouver
AdrianMartinus Designs, CalgaryAutonomous Furniture, VictoriaAlykhan Velji Designs x Mobilia, Calgary Grant MacPherson Design, Tofino, B.C.Jeff Martin Joinery, Vancouver MTH Woodworks, VancouverMtharu, Calgary New Format Studio, VancouverOliver Apt., Edmonton Edits, Vancouver
Pot Incorporated, VancouverQuake Studio, Vancouver Tantalus Design, North VancouverTomnuk Design, EdmontonZoÃ« Pawlak, Vancouver
Alykhan Velji Designs, Calgary Amanda Hamilton Interior Design, CalgaryConnie Young Design, Calgary Enviable Designs, Vancouver Evoke International Design, Vancouver Falken Reynolds Interiors, Vancouver Measured Architecture, VancouverNyla Free Designs, Calgary Sophie Burke Design, Vancouver
Acacia Landscape, Victoria Biophilia Design Collective, Victoria Planta Landscape Studio, Calgary
Hfour Studio, Vancouver Naked Frames, Edmonton Natalie Gerber Studio, Calgary Origins, VancouverScandinavia Wolf Designs, Garibaldi Highlands, B.C. Steelwood Design, North Vancouver Trae Designs, Squamish, BCViolet Finvers and Scott Alpen, North Vancouver
ROBERT LEDINGHAM MEMORIAL AWARD FOR AN EMERGING INTERIOR DESIGNER
Aaron MacKenzie-Moore Design, Vancouver Accentrix Design, Burnaby, B.C. Gaile Guevara Studio, Vancouver Gillian Segal Design, Vancouver Hazel and Brown Design, Vancouver How to Be, VancouverPurity Designs, Langley, BC Rochelle Cote Interior Design, CalgaryRudy Winston Design, VancouverStudio Block, Vancouver
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Meet this years judging panel.
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