identity Design Awards 2020: The winners revealed

Winners across 17 categories revealed for the identity Design Awards 2020

The sixth annual  identity Design Awards took place last night, 4 November 2020, during a virtual ceremony, attended by the region’s design and architecture community as well as identity‘s panel of international jury including Marco Piva, India Mahdavi, Gianluca Peluffo, Sanjay Puri and Corine Leung.

The Awards honoured 13 projects and firms across 17 categories, including the new Design of the Year categories for Interior Design and Architecture, spanning the UAE, Bahrain, Lebanon and Iraq.

identity Design Awards is sponsored by Cosentino, Iittala, Lobo & Listone, Nextspace, Technogym and Wedgewood.


The winners of the identity Design Awards 2020: 


Commercial – Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters by KEO International Consultants

Cultural – Al Musallah by CEBRA Architecture

Public Building – The Arcadia School by Godwin Austen Johnson

Residential – Villa Chams by Carl Gerges Architects

Design of the Year – Al Musallah by CEBRA Architecture


Interior Design 

Health & Wellness – Studio Republik by Lulie Fisher Design Studio

Hotel – Nuzul Al Salam by Ammar Basheir Creative Studio

Nightlife – Train Bar Lounge by L.S. Design

Office – Styled Habitat office by Styled Habitat

Public Space – Amzan by Nakkash Design Studio

Residential – Villa Jumeirah by LW Design

Restaurant – The Espresso Lab by Studio M

Design of the Year – Nuzul Al Salam by Ammar Basheir Creative Studio


Outdoor – Al Hosn Landscape and Masterplan by CEBRA Architecture

Project of the Future – The Gardens of Samarra by Croquis Design Studio

People’s Choice – Tamazoj by DMJ Team

Editor’s Choice – KOA Canvas