The shortlist is the next stage in Westfield’s Studio East initiative, which aims to ‘identify and support’ designers, artists and innovators.
Product designers, artists, environment designers and fashion designers have been selected by a judging panel which also includes fashion experts Roland Mouret and Erin O’Connor.
Dixon has selected four product designers, who will now compete with entrants from other categories to win the commission. Industrial designer Benjamin Hubert, sculptor-turned-furniture designer Peter Marigold, interior and product designer Lee Broom and 3D constructed textile designer Donna Wilson have all been selected. A brief has not yet been set.
The £1.45bn Westfield Stratford City project will be the largest shopping centre in Europe when it opens prior to the 2012 Olympic Games.