Our panel of Wallpaper* editors, celebrity designers and industry experts are looking for products across a range of categories, that are using technology and design to make the spaces we inhabit noticeably smarter.
MOST INTELLIGENT DOMESTIC DEVICE
This category is for any products which use technology to make our homes. Any technology product designed for home use, with smart capabilities is eligible to enter.
HIGHEST SCORING GAMING DEVICE
Form and function is the name of the game! Products which make gaming more fun, engaging, exciting, with beautiful aesthetics should be entered in this category.
MOST VIRTUOSIC MUSIC DEVICE
The modern home plays music in multiple formats using technology that strides millenia; streaming, bluetooth, smart speaker and even vinyl. This category is for the most beautiful hifi, the cleverest music delivery services and the turntables that put us in a spin.
MOST ILLUMINATING LIGHTING
Enlighten us with your pendants, chandeliers, wall sconces, desk lights and bedside lamps.
SMARTEST DESIGN + TECH COLLABORATION
This category is for the products which benefit from the collaboration of talented designers and skilled engineers to create something completely uniquely smart and beautiful.
MOST SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
This category is open to technology, décor, and other household products which are created with sustainability at the forefront.
MOST WONDERFUL WEARABLE
"Wearables" is a new and rapidly developing category of electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, embedded in clothing, implanted in the user's body, or even tattooed on the skin. We're looking for smart clothing, digitally imbedded jewellery, smart watches, cycling lights...and sneakers that tie their own laces…
This category will celebrate the fabrics and materials used to make a product aesthetically beautiful, functional and innovative.
MOST ELOQUENT SPEAKER
Speakers have a place in so many of the spaces in our homes. Those speakers, sound bars, and other devices which combine beautiful design, fantastic features and exceptional performance .
SLEEKEST PORTABLE SPEAKER
If it is wireless, looks good, can make music and fits easily inside your tote bag, we want to know about it.
MOST AWESOME APPLICATION
Apps have made their way into nearly every aspect of our lives. Those applications which are enhancing users’ lives through great features and beautiful designs are eligible for this category.
MOST TANTALISING DIGITAL TOOL
This category is open to the makers and designers of both digital and hand held tools alike.
MOST TIMELY TRANSPORTATION
New technology, services and products have revolutionised the way we get around! This category is open to any product, solution, or service helping us get from point A to point B in a more timely, innovative, or convenient way.
FITTEST FITNESS KIT
At home workouts have taken centre stage in 2021, but the kit can be unsightly and cumbersome. This category is for the most effective innovative and beautiful equipment keeping us fighting fit this year.
LIFE ENHANCING OBJECT or SERVICE
This category is open to anything! Our judges want to see the products which embody the first to criteria: A notable positive impact on the life of its users and have a beautiful design improving the aesthetic of any room.
MOST TACTILE TECH DESIGN
This category is open to any tech product with a particularly tactile design (or design elements)
MOST FUTURISTIC FURNITURE
We want to celebrate those pieces that are ahead of their time. This category is for the most unique and innovative furniture in the market.
The modern traveller is looking for anything which makes their trip more convenient. This category is for luggage, tags, and other organisers which make running late to the airport that much less stressful!
HAPPIEST HEALTH GIVER
Joy giving designs that apply vitality, wellbeing and fitness to make us healthier, firmer, faster, stronger, better.
MOST WATCHABLE TV
This category will celebrate the TVs which pair function and form to provide a wonderful viewer experience and beautiful aesthetic.
GREATEST OUTDOOR DESIGN
All products designed for outdoor use at home are eligible for this category. Furniture, technology, or décor – anything enhancing our outdoor spaces.
BRIGHTEST USE OF COLOUR
This category is open to technology, décor, and other household products which incorporate colour in an innovative and beautiful way.
APPLICATION OF NATURE AND TECH
Enter this category if your product is a collaboration between the ancient and elemental natural world and the most cutting edge, modern technology from 2021
WINE AND DESIGN AWARD FOR BEST HOME BAR ACCESSORY
We want to see the best in domestic cocktail preparation design, the oenophilic equipment and wet bar accoutrements that will drink us under the table.
MOST INFLUENTIAL SOCIAL MEDIA TOOL
Likes, cameras, action! Judges will be influenced by the smartest instagram lighting rigs, the most clear and sensitive podcast microphones, the filters that get our posts noticed across every platform.
Not sure which category your product fits into? Contact Kate Smith (email@example.com)