London Design Festival announces the four winners of the 2019 London Design Medals.
London Design Medal: Tom Dixon OBE
Design Innovation Medal: Daniel Charny
Emerging Design Medal: Ross Atkin
Lifetime Achievement Medal: Dame Vivienne Westwood
Every year London Design Festival recognises the contribution made by leading design figures and emerging talents to London and the industry with four London Design Medals awarded. The Medals will be presented on Monday 16 September 2019 at the British Land Celebration of Design. For the fifth consecutive year, British Land is Headline Partner to the awards, which takes place at The House of Commons, Westminster.
Tom Dixon OBE
The London Design Medal, supported by British Airways London City, is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual who has distinguished themselves within the industry and demonstrated consistent design excellence.
Design Innovation Medal, supported by SAP, celebrates entrepreneurship in all its forms, both locally and internationally. It honours an individual for whom design lies at the core of their development and success.
Emerging Design Medal supported by Storey, recognises an impact made on the design scene within five or so years of graduation.
Dame Vivienne Westwood
Lifetime Achievement Medal Winner supported by Fortnum & Mason, honours a significant and fundamental contribution to the design industry over the course of a career.
Established in 2003 by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Ben Evans CBE , London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. London Design Festival has since earned the reputation as a key calendar moment of London’s autumn creative season, alongside London Fashion Week, Frieze Art Fair and the London Film Festival, attracting the greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to the capital, in a citywide celebration.