Scandinavian Design Awards is unveiling news for 2024

Scandinavian Design Awards 2024 introduces new categories and the opportunity for anyone to influence who has the chance to win the Scandinavian Design Awards. A panel of renowned experts from the architecture and design industry in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland will select the winners. The second edition of Scandinavian Design Awards is set to take place on February 6, 2024, in the Blue Hall at Stockholm City Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend the prize ceremony – tickets are now available.

The Scandinavian Design Awards aim to be an annual highlight for design industry professionals and enthusiasts alike. It promises an unforgettable evening to celebrate and draw attention to both established players and newcomers within architecture and design in Scandinavia.

Introducing new categories
In its second edition, Scandinavian Design Awards is introducing new categories to honor emerging trends and include the entire scope of architecture and design. Through these dedicated categories, the awards are committed to staying relevant.

The award consists of seven categories:

  • Architecture of the Year Award

  • Interior Design Product of the Year Award

  • Furniture of the Year Award

  • Designer of the Year Award

  • Interior Designer of the Year Award

  • Rising Star of the Year Award

  • Sustainability Achievement of the Year Award

Nominate and participate
For the first time, nominations are open to all interested in submitting the most outstanding project, design or designer for consideration. It’s an opportunity to recognize talents and achievements at every scale. This approach can lead to a more inclusive representation of innovative contributions. Nominate your favorite no later than October 6.

Unveiling the jury for 2024
The jury panel is composed of eminent figures from the fields of architecture and design in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Each member of the jury brings a unique perspective and valuable insights due to their expertise and accomplishments in their respective countries. Their collective expertise and diversity of backgrounds make them well-equipped to evaluate and appreciate the submissions.

Scandinavian Design Awards 2024 proudly presents this year’s jury:
Amina Djemili, Editor in chief Rum Hemma
Antrei Hartikainen, Designer
Anya Sebton, Designer and Interior designer
Cecilia Öfverholm, Editor in chief Tidskriften RUM
Cecilie-Molvær-Jørgensen, Advisor awards and International profiling Doga
Eero Koivisto, Architect, Designer and Founder CKR
Hlín Helga Guðlaugsdóttir, Curator and Designer
Ivana Kildsgaard, Architect and Director of Sustainability and Quality at Tengbom
Jannicke Kråkvik, Stylist and Founder Kråkvik/D’Orazio
Josefin Udén, Editor in chief Nya Rum
Julius Iversen, Creative Director and Founder Tableau
Kari Korkman, Founder of Helsinki Design Week and Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale
Kieran Long, Director of ArkDes
Marcia Harvey Isaksson, Interior architect
Martha Lewis, Head of Materials at Henning Larsen
Niina Sihto, Co-founder of Senior Designer Fyra Ltd
Per-Olav Sølvberg, Interior stylist
Pekka Pakkanen, Architect and founder Planetary Architecture
Tina Vernon, Editor Nya Rum
Viktoria Millentrup, Design Lead Architect BIG

The jury is chaired by architectural historian and writer Martin Rörby.

Tickets to the awards ceremony are now available
For those eager to be part of this spectacular awards ceremony, you can now secure your presence. Don’t miss the chance to be part of an evening that celebrates the best of design and architecture in Scandinavia! Tickets are now available for purchase on Tickster, both for the awards ceremony dinner and the afterparty.

About Scandinavian Design Awards
The awards are a partnership between the publishing company It Is Media and Stockholm Furniture Fair. The aim is to recognize and pay tribute to both established players and newcomers within architecture, interiors and design, in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Together, the awards will strengthen and inspire the design industry, supporting both individual creatives and businesses alike.

About Stockholm Furniture Fair
Stockholm Furniture Fair is the world’s largest platform for Scandinavian design, attracting visitors from all over the world. Stockholm Furniture Fair offers an established fair with over 70 years of experience, as well as a fast-paced design week in the city. We look forward to Stockholm Furniture Fair February 6-10, 2024, and Stockholm Design Week February 5-11, 2024, with events in the city. Learn more at


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