Our panel of Wallpaper* editors, leading 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
We’re looking for smart products in the best sense of the word, not broken links in the internet of things. This category is for any product, from audio to culinary to furniture, that uses technology to make our homes work harder and smarter.
MOST MASTERFUL MUSIC DEVICE
Our award for the perfect combination system, the all-in-one unit that masters every format with style, simplicity and clarity of sound.
MOST ELEGANT HI-FI COMPONENT
Celebrating the best in audio design, we want to seek out the freestanding speakers, sound bars, turntables, record storage units, etc. that combine beautiful design with exceptional performance
MOST PERFECT PORTABLE SPEAKER
If it is wireless, wonderful and streams excellent sounds - as well as slipping easily into a tote bag - we want to know about it.
MOST WATCHABLE TV
This category will celebrate those screens that pair function and form to provide a wonderful viewer experience and a beautiful aesthetic.
MOST ILLUMINATING LIGHTING
Enlighten us with your best-designed pendants, chandeliers, wall sconces, desk lights and bedside lamps.
BEST SUSTAINABLE STEP FORWARD
This category is for all forms of domestic technology that either incorporate sustainability at the outset or which have been given a meaningful makeover. If it’s got the right to repair, is easy to upgrade, saves energy, or simply lasts for longer, this is where we’ll celebrate it.
MOST WONDERFUL WEARABLE
We're on the hunt for the wearable devices that fuse technology seamlessly into your everyday life, from the best smart watches, earbuds, and helmets, through to new types of sensors, replacements for screens, or just wearable objects with a helpful double life.
MOST REVOLUTIONARY TRANSPORT
New technology, services and products continue to revolutionise the ways we get around. This category is open to any product, solution, or service that helps us travel from A to B in a more timely, innovative, or convenient way.
FITTEST FITNESS KIT
Home workouts continue to take centre stage in 2022 and we want to celebrate the best-designed gear for gyms. This category is for the most effective, innovative, and beautiful equipment that has kept us fighting fit this year.
The modern traveller needs every opportunity to make their trips run smoother. This category is for luggage, tags, bags and other accessories which make light work of running late for a flight.
LIFE ENHANCING HEALTH DEVICE
Joy giving designs that increase our vitality, wellbeing and fitness, making us healthier, firmer, faster, stronger, and better, in every conceivable way.
GREATEST OUTDOOR DESIGN
All products designed for outdoor use at home are eligible for this category, from all-weather sounds to technology for your terrace.
FOOD, DRINK AND DESIGN AWARD
We want to see the very best in kitchen and bar accoutrement design. What are the culinary gadgets and oenophilic equipment that’ll enhance everyday eating or make a party go with a swing?
LIFE ENHANCING OBJECT or SERVICE
This category is open to every platform that brings us pleasure. 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 space.
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
This category is for the products which have benefitted from a bold collaboration between talented designers and skilled engineers. Bonus points for cross-pollinating concepts that have brought a new perspective to an existing sector.
MOST IMMERSIVE BRAND HOME
Stepping outside the home, which retail environments have been especially inspirational? We want to celebrate the spaces, installations, and experiences that get straight to the heart of a brand.
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