The Interior Awards 2016 has brought together a rich and diverse range of projects and industry professionals.
They are all vying for a top spot in nine categories.
In the first phase, judges chose 24 projects and three emerging design professionals as finalists from a record total of 145 entries, which included submissions from 104 design practices.
In the second phase of the Interior Awards, finalists presented their work, live, to the awards jury on 25 and 26 May.
Winners will be announced at an awards and networking evening on 23 June at St Matthew-in-the-City in Auckland, and will receive Minka Ip-crafted bespoke trophies (ADFW) along with a total of $8,500 in cash prizes.
Tickets through www.interiorawards.co.nz.
The finalists are:
Barkers, 1 High Street by Tailor Inc. Limited
Life Pharmacy, 277 Newmarket by Context Architects
M11 Studio by Hare Interiors
Pilkingtons by Cheshire Architects
Atomic Cafe and Roastery by Material Creative
The Glass Goose by Ctrl Space
Workplace (up to 1,000m2)
Sheppard & Rout Studio by Sheppard & Rout Architects
190 St Asaph Street by AW Architects
Fearon Hay Studio – The Loft, 7/15 Faraday Street by Fearon Hay Architects
Workplace (over 1,000m2)
Meredith Connell by Warren and Mahoney
The Future of Work – Fonterra Centre by Jasmax
Heartland Bank, 277 Newmarket by Warren and Mahoney
War Memorial Theatre by Shand Shelton
Christchurch Bus Interchange by Architectus
Cathedral Grammar School Junior School Block by Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects
Fonterra HQ Dairy for Life exhibition by Designworks
The Hole of Yellow Archipelago by TurnSpace Collective
Air New Zealand 75 Years exhibition by Workshop e
NZME reception fittings by Artiture
The gilded ceiling project at the Bishop Selwyn Chapel by Studio Carolina Izzo
Junior School timber structure by Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects
Edward Dromgool (Victoria University of Wellington) – Living on the Edge
Kate Turner (University of Auckland) – The Fictional Generator
Taylor Chan (University of Auckland) – Auckland Harbour Board Building Reimagined
Emerging Design Professional
Jono Coates of Warren and Mahoney
Samantha Scrymgeour of Ctrl Space
Alan McCorkindale of Jasmax