In particular, the winners of the Best F&B Design categories stood out with their compelling designs that enhance dining experiences.
An exceptional restaurant or bar does more than just provide good food and service. It offers an experience where it engages all your senses and surrounds you in a unique and unforgettable culinary environment.
To recognize the best interior design projects and talents in Asia-Pacific, including F&B design, 153 awards were presented in 31 categories at the 8th Design Excellence Awards 2021 by the Interior Design Confederation Singapore (IDCS ). The virtual ceremony on December 3 recognized the best and brightest in the industry in two streams: the Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) for built projects completed by industry professionals, and the Spatial Design Awards (SPADE ) for academic projects completed by design students.
The IDEA for Best F&B Design covers three categories: ≤ 2,000 square feet, 2,001 to 5,000 square feet and ?? The gold award for best F&B design ≤ 2000 square feet – the only gold awarded among the three categories – was awarded to Singapore-based company Hot Design Folks for their Set of Six project inspired by Joseph Conrad’s book by the same. name . They created a sweatshop-style lounge concept with an emphasis on dining experiences, pairing unique handcrafted cocktails with elevated finger foods.
The silver went to Touch Design for Decade the Love and the bronze went to Laank Pte Ltd for Rebel Rebel Wine Bar. Laank was also highly praised for Waa Cow! Change the aisle flagship. Given its diverse, quality and colorful interior design projects, it’s no surprise that the Singaporean company has won the coveted Interior Design Firm of the Year award for the second year in a row. , its founder and creative director Cherin Tan taking the title of Interior Designer of the Year 2021.
In the 2,001 to 5,000 square feet category, Rockett Studio won silver for Bedrock Origin. Three companies won bronze: Greymatters for Basque Kitchen by Aitor, Vantree Design for Staff Canteen and Genius Loci for Yum Sing – Clarke Quay.
The silver winner in the ≥ 5001 square feet category was Xi’an Y2 Interior Design for Crosstalk Jianghu-Qingqu Teahouse. The bronze awards went to IHOR Interior Design for Papa John’s Pizza Chain Restaurant and Beijing Shanfangzhu Art Design Co., Ltd for Qinhuangdao Moutreen Cafe.
The SPADE Silver winners are Seah Kit Shann (Temasek Polytechnic) for 庭 呼 NIWAKO; Arfan Ikhsan (Bandung Institute of Technology) for Sederhana Mudo; and Felicia Sugiarto (Nanyang Fine Arts Academy) for Tall Tales. Bronze winners include Cherise Denesha (Raffles Design Institute) for Nusantara; Lau Yee Nee Natalie (Singapore Polytechnic) for The Food Arcade; and Jason Rafael Archieta (Nanyang Fine Arts Academy) for Wabi-Sabi Dining.