Super Duper Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards Finalists

It’s not every day that design has breaking news, but when we hear anything related to the National Design Awards, we drop everything and go a clickin’. Three finalists in each category have been chosen today. The winners will be announced, along with the recipients of a few other awards, at the end of May, followed by tres fancy gala on October 18.

For all nominees, you can check out the image gallery to get a feel for why they’re here. And without further ado…

Architecture design
Thom Mayne, Morphosis, Santa Monica
Stanley Saitowitz, Natoma Architects, San Francisco
Bernard Tschumi, Bernard Tschumi Architects, New York and Paris

Communications design
2×4, New York
Jake Barton, Local Projects, LLC, New York
Chip Kidd, New York

Fashion design
Thom Browne
Maria Cornejo
Peter Som

Interior design
Michael Gabellini, Gabellini Sheppard Associates, LLP, New York
Annabelle Selldorf, Selldorf Architects, New York
Tsao and McKown Architects, New York

Landscape design
Andrea Cochran, Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, San Francisco
Martha Schwartz, Martha Schwartz Partners, Cambridge, Mass., and London
Ken Smith, Ken Smith Landscape Architecture, New York

Product design
Antenna Design
Jonathan Ive, Apple
Bill Stumpf, Stumpf Weber Associates