The BORN Awards, founded by Jean-Christophe Chopin eight years ago, celebrate creativity in design lifestyle combining desirability, functionality and integrity. This year, the jury celebrated over 7,000 candidates, 192 nominees, 47 regional winners and 6 global winners with products that demonstrated unrivalled, peerless design. The 2019 awards are now open for registration under the new theme: 'Desire'. Entries for all categories will close in December 2018. The regional winners will be showcased at Milan Design Week in April 2019.