New Design Britain awards
at Interiors UK 2013

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New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Dezeen promotion: register here to attend Interiors UK 2013, taking place Sunday 20 January to Wednesday 23 January in Birmingham, where the winners of the New Design Britain awards will be announced.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Lovelace light by Elsa Sandy, nominated in the Surfaces category
Top: What a corker by Daniel Schofield, nominated in the Accessories category

The awards recognise the work of UK design students in furniture, accessories, surfaces and fabrics categories, each judged by a panel of industry professionals.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Shifty by Daniel Schofield, nominated in the Furniture category

Interiors UK will take place at the NEC Birmingham - register for your free ticket here and save the £30 entry fee.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Linear Geometry by Alice Howard-Graham, nominated in the Fabrics category

We filmed a series of movies with designers including All Lovely Stuff and VOID at last year's Interiors UK - watch them here.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: The Three Bears by Cristiana Ionescu, nominated in the Accessories category

The information below is from the organisers:


Interiors UK is the place to spot the design industry’s next big names

The New Design Britain awards are one of the most important competitions in the UK for young design talent, giving recognition to students for innovative and groundbreaking work and providing an opportunity for Interiors UK to encourage new young stars and look to the future of the furniture industry. Sixteen deserving finalists have been shortlisted, securing themselves a coveted place to showcase their unique and innovative products across four categories - furniture, accessories, surfaces and fabrics.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Perceived perceptions by Sian O Doherty, nominated in the Fabrics category

Industry recognised judges for the furniture and accessories categories are Rob Scarlett of Scarlett Design UK, Anthony Rayworth of the National Design Academy, Martin Rapko, designer at Willis & Gambier and Mark Hutchinson of Hutchinson Furniture. For the surfaces and fabrics categories judges include esteemed journalist and author Barbara Chandler, Dids MacDonald CEO of ACID and Diane Goode of Fromental.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Department Table by Daniel Schofield, nominated in the Furniture category

New Design Britain gives young designers crucial exposure help them secure placements with some of Britain’s leading design brands as well as exposing them to one of the greatest networks of buyers in the UK.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Paper Knotwood by Helen Dugdale, nominated in the Surfaces category

2013 winners will be announced at the Interiors UK show from the 20-23rd January at NEC Birmingham - register to attend here.

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Room Dividers by Gemma Joyce, nominated in the Surfaces category

The 2013 finalists are:

Furniture

Daniel Schofield – Shifty
Daniel Schofield – Department Table
Daniel Edwards – Club Chair
Cristiana Ionescu – Vanity Table

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Hannah's Hangar by Hannah Ring, nominated in the Accessories category

Accessories

Hannah Ring – Hannahs Hangar
Daniel Schofield – What a corker
Daniel Edwards – Clip Light
Cristiana Ionescu – The Three Bears

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Indiabilly by Tabitha Steward, nominated in the Fabrics category

Surfaces

Helen Dugdale – Paper Knotwood
Gemma Joyce – Room Dividers
Elsa Sandy – Lovelace light + Laceum table
Ceri Stephenson – Wall panelling

New Design Britain awards at Interiors UK 2013

Above: Shifty by Daniel Schofield, nominated in the Furniture category

Fabrics

Sian O Doherty – Perceived perceptions
Tabitha Steward – Indiabilly
Victoria Guy – Floral Reborn
Alice Howard-Graham – Linear Geometry

www.interiorsuk.com