SBID Awards 2019 open for entries

SBID International Design Awards will take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London

09 May, 19

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Society of International Design (SBID), the association has launched its SBID International Design awards with a new website and venue.

SBID Awards open


This year, the award ceremony will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London.

Recognising, rewarding and celebrating global interior design, the SBID International Design Awards cover both residential and commercial design, from retail and hospitality through to healthcare.

The awards span 14 categories, which include:

  • KBB Design
  • Hotel Public Space Design
  • Residential Design over £1million
  • Hotel Bedrooms & Suites Design
  • Residential Apartment under £1million
  • Retail Design
  • Residential House under £1million
  • Public Space Design
  • Show flats & Developments Design
  • CGI and Visualisation
  • Office Design
  • Club & Bar Design
  • Healthcare & Wellness Design
  • Restaurant Design

The KBB Design category is for kitchen, bedroom and/or bathroom design in a residential space and projects can include a single room or several rooms.

All projects are judged by an international panel of experts, which includes Sarah Kalter-Wasserman, associate curator and associate director of curatorial affairs of the Abu Dhabi Project at the Guggenheim Museum,  Carlo Camillio Chiulli, executive director of global experimental design and production for MAC Cosmetics and Anna Gellert, construction director at Nike.

They are joined by Lynn Sheaff White, interior design manager of Universal Studios, Stefan Sielaff, director of design and  Mulliner Coachbuilding at Bentley Motors and CEO of Walpole Helen Brocklebank.

Completing the judging panel is Michel Dixon, director of the Natural History Museum, Phil Swern, a producer at the BBC, Joe Ferry art and design director at Belmond, Andrew Katz partner of Prospect Hotel Advisors, Carlo Castelli head of cities solutions at Jacobs, managing director of Sunseeker David Lewis and senior creative director of The Boeing Company.

The deadline for entries is July 8, 2019.

The winner of last year’s KBB category was New Zealand-based designer Celia Visser for a contemporary kitchen and bar project in Auckland.