KBB industry honoured at Designer Awards

14 Nov, 14

Awards hosted by Georgie Thompson, former Sky Sports presenter

The winners of the 2014 Designer Kitchen and Bathroom Awards, held at the Supernova event space in Embankment Gardens, London, have been announced. 

Hosted by Georgie Thompson, former Sky Sports presenter the events celebrate good design in kitchen and bathroom products, and in kitchen and bathroom projects. 

The winners of the design category were:

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  • Dean Weavill from Daval, New Designer of the Year
  • Timothy Baker from Yellow Duck Interiors, Bathroom Design under £15k
  • Max Spenser-Morris from Design Republic, Bathroom Design of the Year over £15k
  • Lucy Popps from Earle & Ginger, Kitchen Design of the Year under £25k
  • Jonny Morris from Roundhouse, Kitchen Design of the Year over £25k
  • Jane Stewart from Mowlem & Co, British Design & Manufacturing Award
  • Darren Genner & Simona Castagna from Minosa, Australia, International Design Award
  • Melissa Robinson & Matthew Wood from MW architects, Ultimate Luxury Bathroom Design of the Year
  • Coetzee Steyn from STEYNcolab, Ultimate Luxury Kitchen Design of the Year
  • Ross Lovegrove for Istanbul by VitrA, Design Classic Award.

Honours were also presented to manufacturers, whose products were chosen as Gold Awards winners for being the boasting the best design, functionalities,  materials and being sustainable:

Innovation in Design (Bathroom Products)

  • Controstampo by Falper, Dea by Ideal Standard
  • Axor ShowerProducts by Front for Axor
  • Arcade Collection by Bathroom Brands.

?Innovation in Design (Kitchen Products)

  • Overside hood by Best
  • CombiSteam Sousvide Oven and VacSealer by Electrolux
  • Interior Storage System by Siematic
  • DOSP38X Classic Double Pyrolytic Oven by Smeg.

Innovation in Functionality

  • DD930BK Induction Downdraft Extractor by Caple
  • HydroTap G4 All-In-One by Zip
  • Pivot by Dornbracht
  • Nuance by Bushboard.

Innovation in Technology

  • Neorest AC Washlet by Toto
  • DF4SS-1 Dishwasher with Swing Wash by Smeg
  • WKR77-WPS ChromeEdition Washing Machine by Miele
  • Etna Bath from Designer Bathroom Concepts.

Innovation in Materials

  • Series Stone by Doca
  • Andana Kitchen by Zero 6 for Puro Design
  • SaphirKeramik by Laufen
  • Dekton by Cosentino. 

Innovation in Sustainability

  • OKOKombi Washer Dryer by AEG
  • Colour Edition RK6193 freestanding fridge-dreezer by Gorenje
  • M Series by InSInkErator
  • G6582 SCVI Knock2Open Dishwasher by Miele.

Pictured is Michael Haigh, marketing manager for Britannia Living, collecting BEST’s award for Innovation in Design from Georgie Thompson.