Etsy has revealed the winners of their first-ever global design awards with talented creatives from the UK, Greece, Israel and the United States taking top honors in the worldwide hunt for the best of Etsy.
London-based designer Sian Zeng’s interactive magnetic wallpaper secured the Grand Prize title and $15,000 prize.
Combining hand-drawn illustrations and ingenious magnetic lining, the best-selling dinosaur print impressed the international judging panel with its sophistication and playfulness.
Category Winners of the Etsy Global Design Awards
Creative Collaborations Category Winner: A custom-made, mid-century inspired dog house created by LA architects Alejandro and Sara Pijuán
Earth-Friendly Category Winner: Eco-conscious interchangeable summer slides made from discarded tires and upcycled fabric by Athen’s based couple Vicky Moudilou and Stam Guinis
Festive Celebrations Category Winner: A meticulously hand papercut ketubah (wedding vow artwork) by Israeli-based artist Naomi Shiek
Inventive Decor Category Winner: A hand-crafted reimagining of a classic sling chair by self-taught woodworker and former Marine Justin Nelson’s first-ever chair design
Signature Style Category Winner: Texas-based Molly Goodall’s playful ‘Rainbows and Butterflies’ coat
The winners were selected from thousands of entries and chosen by an internationally renowned judging panel.
The selection panel included writer and actor Dan Levy, style expert Joe Zee, author and artist Garance Doré, interior designer Sophie Robinson, décor expert Holly Becker, fashion designer Anavila Misra, and Etsy’s Trend Expert Dayna Isom Johnson.
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