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Hangzhou AN Interior's Black Cant System Named World's Best Interior of 2016

Hangzhou AN Interior's Black Cant System Named World's Best Interior of 2016
Hangzhou AN Interior's Black Cant System Named World's Best Interior of 2016, Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Hangzhou AN Interior Design's design for the retail brand Heike has been named the world's best interior of 2016. Announced at the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors in Berlin, which took place alongside the World Architecture Festival, the winner of the prize was selected from among 9 category winners, which in turn were picked out of a shortlist totaling 62 projects. The Black Cant System was also the winner of the retail category.

Described by the designers as a "glum interior" with a "futuristic melancholy atmosphere" for the retail brand, the centerpiece of the design is a large, dark wedge housing many of the store's functional components such as fitting rooms and staircases.

Read on for more images of, and for the full list of category winners.

Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors + 13

Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors

CATEGORY WINNERS

Bars & Restaurants: Rachel's Burger (Shanghai, China) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Rachel's Burger (Shanghai, China) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Image © Dirk Weiblen
Rachel's Burger (Shanghai, China) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Image © Dirk Weiblen

Civic, Culture & Transport: York Theatre Royal (York, UK) / De Matos Ryan

York Theatre Royal (York, UK) / De Matos Ryan. Image © Hufton+Crow
York Theatre Royal (York, UK) / De Matos Ryan. Image © Hufton+Crow

Creative Re-Use: Baradari (City Palace Jaipur, India) / Studio Lotus

Baradari (City Palace Jaipur, India) / Studio Lotus. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Baradari (City Palace Jaipur, India) / Studio Lotus. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Display: The Cut, stand design for Kvadrat (Milan, Italy) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

The Cut, stand design for Kvadrat (Milan, Italy) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Image via World Festival of Interiors
The Cut, stand design for Kvadrat (Milan, Italy) / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Health & Education: Emardental Clinic (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/ Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab

Emardental Clinic (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/ Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Emardental Clinic (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/ Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Hotels: Puro Hotel (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/ Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab

Puro Hotel (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Puro Hotel (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) / OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Offices: Paramount by The Office Space (Sydney, Australia) / Woods Bagot Architects

Paramount by The Office Space (Sydney, Australia) / Woods Bagot Architects. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Paramount by The Office Space (Sydney, Australia) / Woods Bagot Architects. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Residential: Indigo Slam (Sydney, Australia) / Smart Design Studio

Indigo Slam (Sydney, Australia) / Smart Design Studio. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Indigo Slam (Sydney, Australia) / Smart Design Studio. Image via World Festival of Interiors

Retail: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design

Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors
Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Hangzhou AN Interior's Black Cant System Named World's Best Interior of 2016" 18 Nov 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/799702/hangzhou-an-interiors-black-cant-system-named-worlds-best-interior-of-2016/> ISSN 0719-8884
Winner of 2016 World Interior of the Year: Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store (Hangzhou, China) / Hangzhou AN Interior Design. Image via World Festival of Interiors

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