With it's recent inauguration of the '62 projects shortlisted for INSIDE World Interior of the Year 2016', 60 nominees have taken to the stand with their most innovative and game changing designs. The award which is segmented into nine different categories from bars and restaurants to cinemas and offices, the global nominees will present their final projects live during the festival that takes place in November 2016. To celebrate, here's five relevant designers changing the world of interior forever.
1. Black Cant System a fashion store located in Hangzhou, China. Designed by creatives Shanwei Weng & Jiadie Yuan, the space is set by several independent body to cooperation, expand, mobile, friction to electrostatic adsorption conditions. The all black store responds to a non commercial form of retail by exploring practice relative independence and freedom of space with a sense of handcrafted brillance.
2. Soesthetic group, Xinwei Office situated in Ukraine's capital city of Kiev. An architecture and design bureau founded in 2008 by Nataliya Schyra and Victoria Oskilko, the minimalistic space captures futurism at it's finest with it's projected screens and silver objects.
3. Sydney based hotel Ovolo Woolloomooloo captures embodies everything a staycation space should do- young, energetic, cheeky, accessible and effortless. Ovolo Woolloomooloo creates a missing link within its broader precinct describing it's purpose as "Today’s hotel guests expect to seamlessly switch between work, rest and play – and Ovolo responds with the right mix of technology and amenities."
4. Cheng-Chen Chen in Taipei, Taiwan captures dark interior to the next level. A primitive take on an everyday restaurant, the designer specifically pursued this concept to create an Integration of catering culture and interior design.
5. Smart Design Studio, Indigo Slam, located in Sydney epitomises sleek minimalism to the tee. With it's slender curves and all white space, it is a piece of sculpture to be lived in. Behind a façade of sculpted concrete, serene living spaces and monumental halls create a dynamic interplay of spare interiors in which the main decorative element is light.