Global Glory: EDIDA International 2016 ceremony

APR 29, 2016 | By Tasneem Merchant
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, EDIDA 2016 Furniture winners with Marianne Goebl, Managing Director, Artek and Svante Oquist, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration Sweden. India Mahdavi, EDIDA 2016 Floor Covering winner with Rossella Bisazza, Communication Director, Bisazza and Pramati Madhavji, Editor-in-Chief, ELLE DECOR India & Content Development Director, Ogaan Media. Piero Gandini, CEO Flos, Jasper Morrison, EDIDA 2016 Lighting winner with Edine Russel, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration Netherlands and Paola Maugeri, Master of Ceremony. EDIDA Designer of the Year 2016 Jaime Hayon with all the Editors-in-Chief and Cristina Romero, International Director of Elle Decoration.
Konstantin Grcic, EDIDA 2016 Wall Covering winner and Massimo Orsini, President of Mutina with Bielle Bellingham, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration South Africa. Erwan Bouroullec, EDIDA 2016 Outdoor winner with Rolf Hay, Founder of Hay.
Helene Dubrule, General Director Hermes Maison, Benoit Pierre Emery, Creative Director Hermes Object & Tableware with Sylvie De Chiree, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration France and Michael Boodro, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decor USA. Hermes won EDIDA 2016 Tableware. Njusja De Gier, VP Branding & Comm of Kvadrat, Anna Vilhelmine Ebbesen, Senior Design Coordinator, Kvadrat with Mette Skjodt, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration Denmark and Marta Rioperez, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decor Spain and Paola Maugeri, Master of Ceremony. Kvadrat won EDIDA 2016 Fabrics for Raf Simons textile. Winners of EDIDA 2016 Young Talent Jo Wilton and Mirka Grohn.
EDIDA 2016 Bedding winner Carlo Colombo. EDIDA 2016 Bathroom winner Jay Osgerby with Philippe Grohe, Vice President & Design Manager, Axor-Hansgrohe. Takao Watanabe, President of Toyo Kitchen Style and EDIDA 2016 Kitchen winner with Desiree Sadek, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration Middle East and Florence Lu, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration Taiwan. Franco Moschini, President, Gebruder Thonet Vienna, Ricardo Pigati, CEO, Gebruder Thonet Vienna with EDIDA 2016 Seating winner GamFratesi with Shigenori Hamaguchi, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decor Japan and Paola Maugeri, Master of Ceremony.
Editors-in-Chief of  the 25 editions of ELLE DECORATION gathered at the Teatro Franco Parenti in Milan to crown the winners of the EDIDA International 2016 in a grand gala. At the theatre restored by Michele de Lucchi, scenographer Francesca Molteni wove magic with her theme of threads, extending her vision of dancers intertwining with ribbons in a performance.
Here are a few highlights from the ceremony….
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