Tuesday, February 10, 2009


Anyone with even a cursory knowledge of how Wallpaper* works will know that the entire February issue is given over to celebrating the very finest things that caught their collective eyes over the last year. From fashion show invites to restaurant booths, washing liquids to business jets, here are the 2009 winners in full…

Best airline accessory
Cutlery for Qantas A380, by Marc Newson

Best bag
’Char’ by Jimmy Choo

Best birthday surprise
’Queen of the Night’ necklace by Shaun Leane for Boucheron

Best book
Arts & Architecture, 1945-54 (Taschen)

Best booths
Bob Bob Ricard, London

Best bracelets

Best business jet
NetJets Falcon 7X by Lord Foster

Best cabinet
’Luxor’ by Giulio Cappellini for Cappellini

Best carpet
’Legno-Legno’ by Ruckstuhl

Best casting
Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 09

Best ceramics
’6 Amici’ by Linde Burkhardt for Driade

Best church
Church of Santa Monica, Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain

Best city

Best cleaners
Goodbye Detergent

Best coat stand
’Rokumaru’ by Nendo for De Padova

Best commission
’Paris in Glass’ by Maxim Velcovsky

Best console table
’Pivot’ by Shay Alkalay for Arco

Best cultural ambassadors
Korean Air’s Flying Art Ambassadors

Best dining chair
’Coen’ by Michael Young for Accupunto

Best eye rescues

Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Eye Mask by Bliss

CrËme Pour les Yeux au Concombre by Mon Soin du Visage

Eye Contour Nanolift by Euoko

Best facial
Skin Food Facial by Dr Alkaitis

Best fashion 2009
Alexander McQueen
Burberry Prorsum
Calvin Klein
Comme des Garcons
Jil Sander
Louis Vuitton
Martin Margiela
Raf Simons
Roger Vivier
Uncommon Matters
Viktor & Rolf

Best floor lamp
’Tab’ by Barber Osgerby for Flos

Best glasses
Kimura Glass Company

Best invitation
Prada Spring/Summer 09

Best light
’Ginko’ by Norway Says for Orsjo Belysning

Best look books
Adam Kimmel, Lanvin, Yohji Yamamoto, Blaak Homme, Adidas by Stella McCartney

Best men’s accessories
Kim Jones for Dunhill

Best mirror
’Gli Specchi di Dioniso’ by Ettore Sottsass for Glas Italia

Best new beds
’Buonanotte Valentina’ by Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance for Ceccotti Collezioni
’Landscape bed’ by Arik Levy for Verardo Italia
’Point’ bed by Giuseppe Vigano for Bonaldo

Best new day spa
Dior Institut at Hotel Plaza Athenee Paris

Best outdoor chair
’Tropicalia’ by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso

Best outdoor lights
’Sky’ by Alfredo Haberli for Luceplan

Best pastry
’Madame Joconde’ Èclairs by Fauchon

Best peace maker
’Dragon’ brooch by Cartier

Best perfumes
Boadicea The Victorious
No 5 Eau premiere by Chanel
Kelly Caleche by Hermes

Best protoype
’Numen Light’ by For Use

Best reissues
’Attesa’ sofa by Gio Ponti for L’Abbate
’01 table’ by Shiro Kuramata for Living Divani
Silverware by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen

Best retreat
Cabin in Tr¯mso, Norway, by Snorre Stinessen

Best shelving
’Fluid’ by Arik Levy for Desalto

Best showman
Etienne Russo, owner and CEO of Villa Eugenie

Best side table
’Saturno’ by D’Urbino-Lomazzi for De Padova

Best sink
Corian sink and unit by Boffi

Best sofa
’My Beautiful Backside’ by Doshi Levien for Moroso

Best spa
Termas de Tiberio, Panticosa, Spain

Best sportswear
SLVR range by Adidas

Best suite
Pool Terrace Suite, Hospes Maricel, Palma de Mallorca

Best Table
’Surface’ table by Terence Woodgate and John Barnard for Established & Sons

Best table lamp
’Dome’ by Todd Bracher for Mater

Best takeaway
Ad Hoc
Sean’s Kitchen
The Parlour Restaurant

Best tap
’Ottavo’ tap by Hans Thyge Raunkjaer for Quadro Srl

Best tray
’Milano’ tray by Fabio Novembre for Driade

Best use of metal
’Library Bookcase’ by Jonathan Nesci

Best use of stone
’Delaware Bluestone’ range by Max Lamb

Best use of textiles
’Clouds’ by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Kvadrat

Best use of wood
’Chaise & Tabouret’ by Marina Bautier for De La Espada

Best vases
’Fabbrica del Vapore’ by Ionna Vautrin and Guillaume Delvigne for Industreal

Best washing liquids
Daub & Bauble

Best watch
’Sea-Dweller Deapsea’ by Rolex

Best women’s shoes
Louis Vuitton