Vibrant Visions in Design (VIVID) is Australia’s longest running design competition. 2020 marks the 17th anniversary of this highly anticipated industry platform, and shining a spotlight on our emerging furniture, lighting & object designers. VIVID has kick-started the careers of many prolific Australian designers and is recognised as an important destination for both the local and international design industry.

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 16th VIVID Design Awards:

Winner: Furniture Design

Eamon Riley, Barcode Drinks Cabinet

Winner: Colour

Marta Figueiredo, TOTEMS: C & Q and Candy N.2

Winner: Object Design

Thomas Cohen, 0001 CANDELABRA

Winner: Concept Design

Kristen Wang, Re Bean Coffee Stool

Winner: Lighting Design

Pauline Tsolos, (OUYSE)

Winner: Judge’s Choice

Dustin Fritsche, Clearer

Winner: Authentic Design Alliance (ADA) Award of Merit

Kristen Wang, Re Bean Coffee Stool

Curated by Latitude Group’s Daniel Dalla Riva, this highly anticipated industry platform is an important destination for both the local and international design industry at the Decor + Design show in Melbourne. VIVID has already assisted over 1,000 designers with more than 1,300 products to kick-start their careers. Judged by a panel of prominent and respected industry figures, finalists will exhibit their design prototypes at the VIVID Awards Gallery.

Awards categories include Furniture Design, Lighting Design, Object Design, Concept Design, the ADA Award of Merit, and the VIVID 2020 Judges Choice Award.

As an active participant in VIVID 2019, it was an incredibly amazing and invaluable experience. Having the opportunity to present your work to those who understand your passion and appreciate it, encourages you to go further and pursue your dreams.
Eamon Riley
Being able to showcase my design amongst such a high calibre of talent at VIVID has been a very rewarding experience. What an excellent platform for emerging designers to put forward ideas and designs to like-minded peers and well regarded judges.
Dustin Fritsche

VIVID 2019 Judges

Georgia Danos , JR Furniture
Hayley Beaden, Tait
Dan Treacy , Rakumba
Jan Henderson, Inside Magazine
Natalie Mortimer, Australian Design Review
Fil Bjazvic, Latitude
Anne-Maree Sargeant, Authentic Design Alliance
Ross Didier, Didier
Amanda Henderson, Gloss Creative
Bernadette Wilson, DIA

VIVID 2019 Partners