• H&G Designer Awards 2015 – the shortlist

    by  • January 28, 2015 • Magazine • 0 Comments

    HG-DESIGN-AWARDS-LOGO_-280_shortlistFinal-As domestic design adds so much to our experience of everyday life, we feel it’s important to seek out and celebrate those who have succeeded in creating brilliant pieces, from furniture and fabrics to lighting and kitchen accessories. The shortlist offers a revealing insight into current trends in contemporary design, and was the subject of intense debate by the judging panel. The winners will be showcased on this blog, hglivingbeautifully.com, after they announced and in the May issue of Homes & Gardens, on sale 2 April 2015.

    THE SHORTLIST

    FURNITURE DESIGNER

    The judges were impressed with the affordability of these great designs.

    FD_B_Gray FD_Grunberg_Woolfson FD_S_ChanFD_T_Azumi

    USE OF MATERIALS

    The judges found the products that made it on to the shortlist pushed the use of materials
    in exciting new ways.

    UOM_DanielSchofield UOM_ReikoKaneko UOM_StuartCarey UOM_TomHousden

     

    SURFACE DESIGNER

    From tiles to fabrics and wallpaper, this category reflects the growing focus
    on texture and pattern in domestic design.

    SD_BarberOsgerby SD_EleanorPritchard SD_KlausHaapaniemi SD_MarrianneSmink

    KITCHEN PRODUCT DESIGNER

    The design of cabinetry, furniture and accessories has become ever more innovative.

    KD_Joseph
    KD_SamLloyd KD_TheDesignTeam KD_VictoriaMarriott

    BATHROOM PRODUCT DESIGNER

    This year’s shortlisted designs demonstrate the growing creativity in this sector.

    BD_DickPowell BD_MAP BD_PaulCrofts

    LIGHTING DESIGNER

    Creating good-looking lighting that is as effective as it is attractive is a rare skill.

    LD_MichaelAnastassiades LD_PiaWustenberg

    YOUNG DESIGNER

    Nurturing new talent is essential, and the calibre of the entrants was impressive.

    YD_LucyKurrein YD_SebastianCox YD_SevakZargarian

    RETAILER AWARD

    Sourcing and presenting the best of great British design is an important skill which requires creativity, commercial instincts and deep product knowledge.

    RA_Heals RA_Magma RA_ShopFloor

    BACKER OF BRITISH DESIGN

    This award recognises a collective, organisation or individual that has championed British design or craftmanship.

    BACKER_Craftmen BACKER_DesignEvent BACKER_SoaneBritain

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