PROFESSIONAL DESIGN: SPACE DESIGN AWARD PRODUCTION DESIGNER COUNTRY GOLD Psico/Embutidos Jesús Hernández Mexico SILVER The 306 : Dawn Becky Minto United Kingdom BRONZE Solid Traces Shizuka Hariu Japan PROFESSIONAL DESIGN: SET DESIGN AWARD PRODUCTION DESIGNER COUNTRY GOLD Così Fan Tutte Uta GruberBallehr Germany SILVER Storm Clouds Man-Tung Tsang Hong Kong BRONZE By the Bog of Cats Lukas Noll Germany WSD2017 Exhibition Gallery. Photo by Sabrina Notarfrancisco. I was very interested in the ideas of immersion and audience point of view that were "explored in the Professional Designer exhibit at World Stage Design 2017. Psico/Embutidos by Jesús Hernández (Mexico) and Space Starting by Fang-Yu Sung (Taiwan) asked the audience to engage with the material in a physical or visual way that pushed or completely altered the boundaries between storyteller and audience. - Natalie Taylor Hart " PROFESSIONAL DESIGN: COSTUME DESIGN AWARD PRODUCTION DESIGNER COUNTRY GOLD Xiuqiuji Wenbao Qin China SILVER Hakbang sa Hakbang (Measure for Measure) Gino Gonzales Philippines BRONZE 3+1 LOVE Simona Rybáková Czech Republic PROFESSIONAL DESIGN: LIGHTING DESIGN AWARD PRODUCTION DESIGNER COUNTRY GOLD Serenade Cheng-Wei Teng Taiwan SILVER The Peony Pavilion Zhengping Zhou China BRONZE Visible and Invisible Chihheng Chuang Taiwan 22 | THEATRE DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY | SPRING 2018 Fang-Yu Sung's designs for Space Starting. Photo by Body Expression Dance Theatre, courtesy of Fang-Yu Sung.