The ELLE DECO International Design Awards (EDIDA) hosted a dazzling cocktail party at the UniCredit Pavilion, celebrating the awarded designers and companies brought together for the occasion for the ceremony in Milan, Italy.
The event is often described as the ‘Oscars’ for the design world, and is held each year during the Salone del Mobile, the world’s largest furniture fair.
The EDIDA 2017 ceremony and cocktail party took place at the UniCredit Pavilion in Milano, designed by Michele De Lucchi.
Rossana Hu and Lyndon Neri from Neri&Hu, winners of EDIDA 2017 Designers of the year.
Noriyuki Momota, President of Momota Touen Corporation.
Matteo Cibic, winner of EDIDA 2017 award "Young Design Talent" and Aldo Cibic, Designer.
Livia Peraldo, Editor-in-chief of ELLE DECOR Italy and Giacomo Moletto, CEO Hearst Magazines Italia and Western Europe.
Giandomenico Amodeo, Alessandro Sarfatti, Ceo & owner of Astep and Francisco Gomez Paz, Designer.
Vincent Van Duysen, Designer, Andrea Molteni, Owner & Design product development Director of Dada and Giulia Molteni, Owner & head of Marketing & Communication of Dada.
Marco Cancelliere, General director of Advertising Hearst Italia, Roberta Battocchio, Publisher of ELLE DECOR Italy and Alessandro Valenti, responsible Elledecor.it
Saori Takiguchi and Shigenori Hamaguchi, Editor-in-chief of ELLE DECOR Japan.
Melanie Kunze, Sabine Nedelchev and Franziska Frosch, Editors-in-chief of ELLE DECORATION Germany.
Danda Santini, Editor-in-Chief ELLE Italy, Valeria Settembre, ELLE DECOR Italy and Cristina Celestino, designer.
Ryuko Kida, Brand Director of ELLE DECOR Japan.
Mickaël Berret, Mickael Berret, Director of International Media Licenses & Digital Development (Lagardère Active) François Corruzzi, François Coruzzi, CEO of ELLE International Media Licenses (Lagardère Active) Jennifer Imbert, Advertising Director Art&Decoration and Clemence Blanchard, Editor-in-Chief Art&Decoration, France.
Anna Chwalinska, Editor's Assistant and Malgorzata Szczepanska, Editor-in-chief of ELLE DECORATION Poland.
Brigitte Huard, Managing editor of ELLE DECORATION France.
Linda Bergmark, Editorial Executive and Art Director, Sonia Valoura, Marketing Executive Associate and Morgane Rohée, International Marketing Executive (ELLE DECORATION International).
Leon Sun, Editor-in-chief of ELLE DECORATION China.
Katarzyna Kołakowkska-Frąckowiak of ELLE DECORATION Poland)
Valeria Settembre, ELLE DECOR Italy.
Marta Rioperez, Editor-in-Chief ELLE DECORATION Spain, Linda Bergmark, ELLE DECORATION International.
The evening was hosted by the French Champagne House Veuve Cliquot.
Artwork of the French digital artist Miguel Chevalier were projected during the Cocktail party and the Ceremony.
DISCOVER THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS OF THE EDIDA AWARDS 2017: