The Great Indoors Awards 2009 honours interior projects in Sweden, Korea, USA and The Netherlands. On Saturday November 28 the international jury of The Great Indoors awarded five interior design projects during a festive ceremony in Maastricht (NL). The Great Indoors is an International, biennial award rewarding the best public interior designs in various categories every two years. By awarding prizes and hosting lectures and workshops, The Great Indoors hopes to promote a discussion on the growing importance of the interior throughout the world.
Beijing Noodle No.9 (above) in Las Vegas by Japanese studio Design Spirits is one of five winners of The Great Indoors Awards this year. The awards were presented to the winners in five categories on Saturday 28 November. Design Spirits (top image) were winners in the category Relax and Consume. Swedish design studio Guise were awarded Design Firm of the Year, while Prada Transformer by OMA (above two images) was awarded in the Show & Sell category. Recycled Office for Gummo by Dutch interior architects i29 (above) won the Concentrate & Collaborate award. The Serve and Facilitate category winners were Amsterdam designers Studio Roelof Mulder and Bureau Ira Koers for their project University Library of the University of Amsterdam. Images Via Dezeen.