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New Design Britain Awards

Young design talent at its best

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 ground-breaking work and providing an opportunity for INTERIORS UK to encourage new young stars and look to the future of the furniture industry.

Students enter the New Design Britain Awards for a chance to have their designs and products displayed at the show and to win a placement with a leading industry supplier.
The shortlist is out, see the entries below that will be showcased at the show. Judging will be done by our panel of design experts and the winner will be announced on Monday 20 January on the New Design Britain stand.


  • Furnishing accessories: Lighting, tableware, decorative & soft furnishings
  • Surface coverings: Surfaces for wall & ceiling
  • Furniture: Cabinet, bedroom, kitchen – internal & external furniture
  • Fabrics: Textiles & fabrics for curtains & upholstery
For more information please contact Tony Hollyer on +44 (0) 1223 871 618 or email

“Going to INTERIORS UK will be a fantastic opportunity for new designers to meet the right people within the industry, and that’s invaluable to a new designer. I’ve already seen some products that we could easily take to production and move forward to retail."

Elaine Boyle
Buyer, Heals

The New Design Britain Online Choice Award is back again for 2014!

We’d like you to let us know who should be this year's winner. Vote for your favourite design simply by 'liking' its picture in our dedicated Facebook album.

The design which receives the largest number of 'likes' by Monday 20 January 2014 will be awarded a prize at INTERIORS UK 2014 where further winners will be announced.

Vote now!


Category: Fabric

Fabric: The 2014 Shortlist

  • Clair Whyman - Urban Perspectives
  • Chloe Atkins - Hunger Games
  • Liz Ramsay - Cool Heat
  • Joanna Hughes - Geometric Constructions






Category: Furniture

Furniture: The 2014 Shortlist

  • Elizabeth Ret - You've Been Framed Desk Chair
  • Joe Buttigieg - Tess Chair
  • Alexander Mueller - Woven Easy Chair
  • Charlotte Millett - Burst













Category: Surfaces

Surfaces: The 2014 Shortlist

  • Rebecca Tudor Price - Barbules Paradise
  • Rosie Cook - Future Brights collection
  • Elizabeth Jane Winstanley - Illusions
  • Seema Shah - Wooden Tiles










Category: Accessories

Accessories: The 2014 Shortlist

  • John Hollington - Elica Pendant Light
  • Juliette Bigley - Lucky for One
  • Bilge Nur Saltik - Share Food Containers
  • Clea Jentsch - Desk Tidy

Opening Times for 2015

Sun 17 May 09:00 - 18:00           
Mon 18 May 09:00 - 20:00
Tues 19 May 09:00 -17:00

May Design Series 2015
will take place at ExCeL,

Contact the team

For general enquiries, please email or to get in touch with a team member view our full contact list

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