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Awards Categories

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARDS

Innovation in Kitchen Product Design

This category is open to all innovative new kitchen products from the past year.

Innovation in Bathroom Product Design

This category is open to all innovative new bathroom products from the past year.

Design Product of the Year *NEW FOR 2018*

A kitchen or bathroom product selected by a team of established product designers and or specifiers

Editor’s Product of the Year *NEW FOR 2018*

A kitchen or bathroom product selected by Designer Magazine Editor, Martin Allen-Smith

Design Collaboration of the Year *NEW FOR 2018*

An award recognising a kitchen or bathroom product or collection of products that been design as part of a collaboration with a named designer

DESIGN AWARDS

Bathroom Design of the Year (Under £15k)

Innovative and accomplished bathroom solutions are invited for this category.

Bathroom Design of the Year (Over £15k)

Greater budgets mean even greater creativity is expected for entries to the over £15k category.

Ultimate Luxury Bathroom Design of the Year

The most creative, high budget bathroom designs.

Kitchen Design of the Year (Under £25k)

Kitchen projects designed with a smaller budget.

Kitchen Design of the Year (Over £25k)

The best high-spec kitchen designed this year.

Ultimate Luxury Kitchen Design of the Year

Top end, big budget kitchen designs.

British Design & Manufacturing Award

Celebrating the best of British kitchen and bathroom design.

Best Use of Materials

For the best use of innovative or unusual materials in a project.

New Designer of the Year Award

An opportunity for the brightest new design talent in the kitchen & bathroom industry to show their best project to an industry-wide audience.

International Design Award

This category looks beyond the UK to pay tribute to some of the most creative and inspiring kitchen and bathroom projects from around the world, many of which bring a multitude of cultures and influences to bear on residential functionality and aesthetics.

Design Classic Award

Recognising a unique, landmark kitchen or bathroom product  that – through innovative design thinking – has broken through the normal expected lifecycle to become iconic within its category and beyond.

Living Space Design of the Year *NEW FOR 2018*

For this category, our judges will consider projects in which the kitchen and/or bathroom is a fully-integrated part of a wider design scheme. Key considerations will be how the designer/architect has blended the design within the space, how clearly the functions within open-plan spaces have been defined, or how effectively the design ‘flows’ between each room in both practical and aesthetic terms.

Show Space Design of the Year *NEW FOR 2018*

An award acknowledging a kitchen or bathroom showroom that provides a clever use of space combined with a variety of displays.

Services to the Industry Award

Special award for an individual whose contribution to the kitchen & bathroom industry goes above and beyond a mere job title, impacting on business fortune and good practice on a much wider scale.

Mark Wilkinson Award for Lifetime Achievement

The industry’s top honour is given to a design giant of the industry, in recognition of their formidable creative record, inspirational design ethos, and the much broader influence that their work has had across both the K&B sector and other areas of business and culture