The Society of British and International Design (or SBID) is a standard-bearer organisation of the profession of interior design in Britain and represents members in practice, higher education and industry. The organisation supports the profession locally, nationally and internationally and is part of a global network of 50,000 designers who are professionally accredited. The Awards are now in their third year and are firmly established as a leading celebration of excellence in the interior design industry across the globe.
The shortlisted finalists in the fourteen categories were drawn from over 30 countries across five continents.
Vanessa Brady, interior designer and SBID President, said: “The SBID Awards have truly developed into a global event. This year we had a record of just under 400 entries. There were so many brilliant and innovative projects submitted, deciding on a final shortlist was an extremely difficult task for our team of judges.”
The panel includes Nicholas Candy, CEO and Founder, Candy & Candy Design; Theo Williams, Head of Design at John Lewis and Tony Ash, Managing Director for UK and Middle East and a special Guest Judge Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC.
The gongs are split between private client work and the field of contract interior design, so we have put together our fave picks from the Residential selection, by interior designers in our Sourcebook and talked to them about the projects.