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 judges were impressed with the affordability of these great designs.
USE OF MATERIALS
The judges found the products that made it on to the shortlist pushed the use of materials
in exciting new ways.
From tiles to fabrics and wallpaper, this category reflects the growing focus
on texture and pattern in domestic design.
KITCHEN PRODUCT DESIGNER
The design of cabinetry, furniture and accessories has become ever more innovative.
BATHROOM PRODUCT DESIGNER
This year’s shortlisted designs demonstrate the growing creativity in this sector.
Creating good-looking lighting that is as effective as it is attractive is a rare skill.
Nurturing new talent is essential, and the calibre of the entrants was impressive.
Sourcing and presenting the best of great British design is an important skill which requires creativity, commercial instincts and deep product knowledge.
BACKER OF BRITISH DESIGN
This award recognises a collective, organisation or individual that has championed British design or craftmanship.Tweet