DESIGN INTERNATIONAL HONOURED WITH ‘DESIGNER OF THE YEAR’ - SPECIAL COMMENDATION


A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.

 

They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International. 

 

500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by one. The ceremony, now in its twelfth year, brings together the top industry leaders within retail and leisure.

Having won a series of accolades for a number of projects over the years, the ‘Designer of the Year’ special commendation award adds the finishing touches to a story the company have been telling the world through their designs and their commitment to innovative architecture. Each project has a purpose, narrative and character, and combined has earned the architecture practice this prestigious award for the third time, with the first being in 2013, then again in 2014.

 

Upon receiving the award, Davide Padoa said, “It is a pleasure to see that the judges of the RLI Awards recognise our brand for the unique character of each project that we undertake. Tonight I have been told that we distinguish ourselves because we always surprise and push boundaries. It was nice to hear that and I want to take this opportunity to thank both our clients, for the trust they put in our firm, and our architects and designers, for the passion they channel in every project”.

 

This award is extremely important for the architecture practice, being recognised for their commitment to innovation and forward thinking designs, and is a true reflection of the hard work and dedication of each and every individual.

 

For more information on Design International

Contact – Amie Fuller, Marketing Coordinator

Tel- 0044 20 7092 7200

www.designinternational.com

UAE Contact:  Shereen Dury – 0507690087, Shereen@coralcoastpr.com

About Design International

Design International is an innovative architectural firm with vast experience on a global scale. Regarded as one of the industry’s leaders in retail architecture, the firm’s unique and diverse designs have seen the practice win many awards, as well as having a strong presence worldwide.

Originally founded in Toronto, Canada, in 1965, Design International is now an established firm with headquarters in London, and further offices in Milan and Shanghai. Today, Design International works across 7 integrated divisions: Architecture, Masterplanning, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Landscape Design, Signage & Wayfinding, Branding & Marketing

 

The desire to create and deliver something that is truly iconic and custom-made, whilst respecting its surroundings, is a common goal shared by the firm’s team of architects and designers. The team strives to bring culture and individuality into their designs, in order to produce something truly exceptional. The spaces are designed with the end-users in mind, and whilst the location is important, the firm focuses on the ‘Emotion’, the ‘Experience’ and the ‘Engagement’ of the future users.

Design International’s philosophy is deep rooted in the belief that every design has its own individual story; these bespoke spaces are created with the aim to trigger a unique experience for guests. The success lies in the ability to create an experience that is personal to each and every individual.

The firm is able to apply local knowledge and understanding to their international portfolio, as well as break down various cultural and language barriers, and this is down to the multi-national workforce, who come from nearly every corner of the globe.

 

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