Dezeen reveals the world's 55 most novel designs shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2022

Dezeen has announced the interiors shortlist for this year's Dezeen Awards, which includes interiors by Kengo Kuma, Barber Osgerby and Snøhetta. The NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) is again supporting the Dezeen Awards 2022 this year as a media partner.The 55 shortlisted projects, which are in the running for awards in 11 different design project categories, are from studios located across 18 different countries including Norway, Australia, Spain, Mexico, Ghana and Latvia.


Boa Pouf by Sabine Marcellis for Hem has been shortlisted.

The top three represented countries are UK with 12 shortlisted entries followed by the Netherlands with eight and USA with six. Five projects are shortlisted in each design category including a watch made from recycled plastic and a suspended sculpture made of mesh fabric. The shortlist also includes a bright red timber "sinking house" in Bath's Pulteney Weir and a textile range that features climate-change data. Other shortlisted projects include rugs made of weaved wood and wool, a collection of curved low-rise kiln-dried oak furniture and an exhibition that prompts physical sensations in the viewer.

All Dezeen Awards 2022 shortlists

Browse all design sector on the shortlist page.

The shortlists were scored by our design jury which includes Italian industrial designer Alberto Alessi, V&A museum contemporary programme curator Meneesha Kellay, Salone del Mobile president Maria Porro and Pentagram principal Paula Scher.