The Shortlist: INSIDE World Festival of Interiors 2017


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Would you consider any of these beautiful interiors to be the most striking in the world?

Well, they’ve all been nominated to win this prestigious title at the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors, to be held alongside the World Architecture Festival in Berlin from 15 – 17 November (we’ve rounded up 22 awesome buildings from the shortlist that are up for awards here, in case you missed it).

From bars and restaurants to hotels, homes and retail spaces, here are 12 interiors shortlisted for an award this year.

Bars & Restaurants: SJB, The Buena, Sydney, Australia

Bars & Restaurants: A Work of Substance, The Ocean, Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. China

Civic, Culture & Transport: WUtopia Lab, Underground Forest, Shanghai, China

Civic, Culture & Transport: Zaha Hadid Architects, Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Display: Produce workshop, Fabricwood, Singapore, Singapore

Display: WJ Design, Pavilion·Berth, Hangzhou, China

Health & Education: WUtopia Lab, 123+ Growth Center , Shanghai, China

Hotels: Maos Design, Nimman Spa, Shanghai, China

Hotels: Spacedge Designs, Hotel Mono, Singapore, Singapore

Residential: Architects EAT, Moving House, Melbourne, Australia

Residential: WJ Design, MISA studio, Hangzhou, China

Retail: anySCALE Architecture Design Consultants, Polyphony Store, Beijing, China

To view the full shortlist and for more information about the awards, visit