Wallpaper* Designer of the Year 2018
2018 is set to be a strong year for Philippe Malouin. Named the Designer of the Year by Wallpaper* magazine, the Canadian designer has applied his versatile talents to designing a brutalist pavilion, retail interior spaces, and a tubular lighting range, in addition to a selection of furniture for SCP.
The annual Wallpaper* Design Awards are judged by a team of innovative individuals, thoughtfully selected by the publication. The 2018 ceremony saw Farshid Moussavi, René and Nadine Redzepi, Jasper Morrison, Daan Roosegaarde and Liya Kebede step up to the plate. Forming a panel collectively specialised in fields as broad as architecture, fine cuisine and philanthropy.
From a competitive shortlist, the judges named Philippe the Designer of the Year. Recognising his friendly, dexterous and hardworking demeanour, commending the minimalist values which underlie his creations, and championing the simple mission at the core of his practice; to make good design that works.