06 February 2018 | NEWS
ELITE DESIGN AWARD 2018
Discover the winners
Maite and Pablo's work is focused on product and furniture design, where the user experience plays a fundamental role. The basic concept of their project is the balance between functionality, harmony and sustainability. In the constant search for innovation, their aim is to make people's lives easier and more enjoyable.
The innovative project of the two Taiwanese designers produced a headboard with folding sides to create a protective and comfortable feeling. Graduates in product design at the NABA School in Milan, Fuhua and Weichih collaborate as partners on many projects. Their design approach is focused on raw materials, the transformation process and industrial design for consumer products and electronic devices. They see each project as a new chapter in the history of innovation, a journey among observations, users, materials, technologies and beauty. They are dedicated to design that is meaningful, poetic and minimalist bringing life to their aesthetic creation.
This concept represents the home, creating a sense of belonging and comfort. A graduate of Domus Academy, Chung-Yen began his career with Stefano Giovannoni. In his design work shapes are refined but there is also a practical solution that reflects the user experience and the emotional connection with objects. His design attempts to distil complex challenges into simple and intelligent solutions.
According to some researchers, the Covid-19 epidemic is the biggest global health crisis since World War II. The stress and anxiety experienced since the start of the pandemic has and will continue to have many repercussions on mental health. Sleep patterns are disturbed for some by psychological stress that causes insomnia. For others, the quarantine and isolation made it possible to reconnect with their own biological clock.
The iconic palace, Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo lives up to guests expectations with excellent services. Since 2017, the 5-star luxury establishment has offered guests the exceptional sleeping comfort of Elite mattresses.
The jury met in February and named the winners of the 2021 Elite Design Award.