2013 Melbourne Design Awards

The Best of the Best


The following awards celebrate the participants whose work has excelled most during the ratings period. From ratings given by both judges and the marketplace, they have earned their title as Best of the Best.

Design Champion


NAB Split banking campaign
Advertising - POS | Commissioner: NAB | Creator: Principals

NAB EOFY campaign
Advertising - Print | Commissioner: NAB | Creator: Principals

NAB Traveller card campaign
Graphic Design - Illustration and Type | Commissioner: NAB | Creator: Principals

Best Startup


Product Design - Homewares | Commissioner: UpperCup | Creator: Charlwood Design

Best in Category


Open House Melbourne 2013
Design Event | Creator: Open House Melbourne | Commissioner: Open House Melbourne

Willow Leisureware Products
Design Manufacturer - Made in Melbourne | Creator: Willow Ware Australia Pty Ltd | Commissioner: Willow Ware Australia Pty Ltd


Classical Fingers
Product Design - Consumer | Creator: Cloudbreak Music & Charlwood Design | Commissioner: Cloudbreak Music & Charlwood Design

Braemar “Super-Six” ducted gas heater
Product Design - Housing and Building | Creator: Seeley International | Commissioner: Seeley International

The Seamless
Product Design - Architectural and Interior | Creator: Heatmaster | Commissioner: Heatmaster

SwatchMate - The World’s Smartest Colour Detector
Product Design - Concept | Creator: Palette - SwatchMate | Commissioner: Palette - SwatchMate

Product Design - Furniture | Creator: Tane Design | Commissioner: Tane Design

Product Design - Homewares | Creator: Charlwood Design | Commissioner: UpperCup

Brightgreen BR450 LED candle bulb
Product Design - Lighting | Creator: Brightgreen Pty. Ltd. | Commissioner: Brightgreen Pty. Ltd.

Mittstrom- Mid Stream Urine Collection
Product Design - Medical and Scientific | Creator: Charlwood Design | Commissioner: FWEE

Textile + Surface Design - Fashion | Creator: b.sirius | Commissioner: b.sirius

Ink & Spindle
Textile + Surface Design - Interior | Creator: Ink & Spindle | Commissioner: Ink & Spindle

Service Design

Guild Insurance SAFETY Tool App
Digital Experience - Games | Creator: Butterfly | Commissioner: Guild Insurance and Fitness Australia

Better Health Channel V2 iPhone & iPad app
Digital Experience - Mobile | Creator: Deloitte Digital | Commissioner: Victorian Department of Health

NewQuay Promenade Touch Screens
Digital Experience - Signage Interactive | Creator: BlocksGlobal | Commissioner: MAB Corporation

Snooze Responsive Project
Digital Experience - Website | Creator: Luminary | Commissioner: Snooze

Grand Designs Live
Event Experience - Consumer | Creator: Diverseified Exhibitions | Commissioner: Diverseified Exhibitions

Marketing - Brand 360 | Creator: Vive Group | Commissioner: Villawood Properties

Fresh Tea Launch
Marketing - Branded Experience | Creator: ZOO | Commissioner: Colgate-Palmolive

Villawood Properties - 'Cheques You In' Campaign
Marketing - Sales Promotion | Creator: Vive Group | Commissioner: Villawood Properties

Lonely Planet
Marketing - Social Campaigns | Creator: E2 | Commissioner: Lonely Planet

Emirates 2012 Melbourne Cup Birdcage Marquee
Service - Corporate | Creator: George P. Johnson | Commissioner: Emirates

Bardot Highpoint
Visual Merchandising | Creator: Same Page Media | Commissioner: Bardot

Wayfinding  | Creator: Büro North | Commissioner: RMIT


Doncaster BMW
Architecture - Commercial - Constructed | Creator: WMK Architecture | Commissioner: Chick Constructions

Penleigh and Essendon Grammar Senior School
Architecture - Commercial - Constructed | Creator: McBride Charles Ryan | Commissioner: Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School

Birkenstock Australia Headquarters
Architecture - Mixed - Use - Constructed | Creator: Melbourne Design Studios  | Commissioner: Birkenstock Australia

Aireys Inlet Residence
Architecture - Residential - Constructed | Creator: Perrett Ewert Leaf Pty Ltd | Commissioner: Private Client

Noctilucent Dreams
Installation Design - Display | Creator: MAAM | Commissioner: Lexus Australia

The School of Life Pop Up Space
Installation Design - Exhibit | Creator: CoDesign Studio Limited | Commissioner: Small Giants

Adam Hills Live
Installation Design - Set Design | Creator: Baenziger Coles | Commissioner: ABC TV

Apical Office Fit-Out
Interior Design - Corporate | Creator: Duckbuild Architecture | Commissioner: APICAL INTERNATIONAL Pty. Ltd.

Facebook head office
Interior Design - Corporate | Creator: Siren Design  | Commissioner: Facebook

Code Black Coffee
Interior Design - Hospitality | Creator: Zwei Interiors Architecture | Commissioner: Cafenatics Group

Little Collins
Interior Design - Hospitality | Creator: Hassell Studio | Commissioner: Goodman Property Trust

John & Kathleen's
Interior Design - Residential | Creator: Irons McDuff Architecture | Commissioner: Private Client

Giant Bicycles Australia Store Revitalisation (HAMPTON)
Interior Design - Retail | Creator: Diadem | Commissioner: Giant Bicycles

The Australian Garden Completion
Landscape Design - Commercial | Creator: Taylor Cullity Lethlean with Paul Thompson | Commissioner: Royal Botanic Gardens

Route 86, High Street Northcote
Urban Design | Creator: Outlines | Commissioner: Darebin City Council


NAB Split banking campaign
Advertising - POS | Creator: Principals | Commissioner: NAB

NAB EOFY campaign
Advertising - Print | Creator: Principals | Commissioner: NAB

The Marker
Film - Branded Content/Viral | Creator: Burning House | Commissioner: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Australian Interior Design Awards opener
Film - Corporate | Creator: Immediacy | Commissioner: Australian Design Awards

Federation Square Comfort Zones
Graphic Design - Environmental  | Creator: Falinc | Commissioner: Federation Square

Catholic Church Insurance Brand Identity
Graphic Design - Identity and Branding | Creator: Davidson Branding | Commissioner: Catholic Church Insurance

NAB Traveller card campaign
Graphic Design - Illustration and Type | Creator: Principals | Commissioner: NAB

Espresso Italiano
Graphic Design - Publication | Creator: Nourish Brands | Commissioner: Valcorp Fine Foods

The Identity Journal
Graphic Design - Publication | Creator: TANK Branding | Commissioner: TANK Branding

Brightwood – Feel Natures Beauty
Graphic Design - Three Dimensional | Creator: Ennis Perry Creative | Commissioner: Brightwood