Dezeen Awards party 2023

Architects and designers from around the world celebrate at Dezeen Awards 2023 party

Dezeen Awards judges joined architects and designers from all over the world in a ceremony where this year's winners were revealed.

The event at Shoreditch Electric Station in London welcomed guests from 24 different countries including Australia, Japan, USA, China, India and Mexico to celebrate the 50 winners.

Dezeen Awards event 2023
Winners joined co-CEOs Benedict Hobson and Wai Shin Li on stage for a group photograph

The 39 project category winners, followed by the architecture, interiors, design and sustainability project of the year awards, were announced by British broadcaster Laura Jackson.

The six Designers of the Year and the inaugural Bentley Lighthouse Award winner were also announced at the ceremony by the head of design collaborations at Bentley Motors, Chris Cooke.

Dezeen Awards event 2023
Broadcaster Laura Jackson hosted the ceremony at Shoreditch Electric Lightstation in London

Guests included Omar Ghandi, Patricia Urquiola, Sumayya Vally, Patrick Schumacher, Patrizia Moroso and Stephen Burks, among others.

Studios Pearson Lloyd, FOG Architecture, Akin Atelier, Uchronia and White Arkitekter were among the winners that attended to collect their Dezeen Awards paper marble trophies – originally designed by Atelier NL but redesigned out of Paper Factor material in collaboration with Bentley.

Car at Dezeen Awards event 2023
The awards were held in partnership with Bentley Motors

The winning and highly commended studios also received a certificate and Dezeen Awards bag made from Bentley Lighthouse Award shortlisted studio Notpla's seaweed paper, a collaboration with specialist paper company GF Smith.

London-based The Unlimited Dream Company led the show design and direction for this year's event, which featured installations provided by material sponsors Smile Plastics and Wire Fence – all of which will be reused or go back into the supply chain.

Stage view of Dezeen Awards event 2023
Sumayya Vally won emerging architect of the year

Musicians Gosia Kepa and Connor Chambers performed on a Ceramophone built by Dezeen Awards sponsor Solus Ceramics and Italian stoneware manufacturer Mirage – a unique wooden percussion instrument made with porcelain tiles.

Guests at Shoreditch Electric Light Station also enjoyed drinks provided by this year's Dezeen Awards drinks sponsors Perrier-Jouët, Vapoura, Concha Y Toro, Rumor Rosé, The Newt, and X Muse (available online) and Maestro Dobel (available from House of Spirits), as well as music by DJ Arvenne.

Guests at Dezeen Awards event 2023
Stephen Burks (centre) and Patricia Urquiola (right) celebrating at the Dezeen Awards party

All Dezeen Awards 2023 winners were published on Dezeen last Tuesday evening. Each winner also received a dedicated page on the awards website.

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The photography is by Karolina Wielocha.

Dezeen Awards 2023

Dezeen Awards celebrates the world's best architecture, interiors and design. Now in its sixth year, it has become the ultimate accolade for architects and designers across the globe. The annual awards are in partnership with Bentley Motors, as part of a wider collaboration that will see the brand work with Dezeen to support and inspire the next generation of design talent.