The winners of the SBID (Society of British and International Design) International Design and Product Design Awards 2022 have been revealed.
Held annually for over a decade, the awards cover all areas of interior design, from residential spaces and hotels to retail space and bars and clubs.
The awards this year were held at the InterContinental London Park Lane on October 21, and the interior and A&D community were present at the celebration.
Sola Kitchens in London won the KBB Design of the Year. The winning design mixed Sola Kitchens’ classic Scandinavian design and blended it with the client’s Asian heritage and style. It used natural materials, rustic elements with lots of light, and quirky elements like the swing and indoor tree.
KBB finalists from the UK included Snug Kitchens from Newbury, Roundhouse Design in London, Longwood from Hampshire, Halo Design Interiors in Surrey, The Myers Touch in Hampshire, Diane Berry Kitchens in Manchester, Monolith in London, Sophie Mills Studio in Suffolk, Bocchetta Interiors in Dorset and Pippa Paton Design in Oxfordshire. The rest of the finalists in this category were either in New Zealand or Australia.
Armac Martin won the KBB product award for its Digbeth collection of handles in the product design category. It has a distinctive look, bold industrial design, and exciting textures to create a tactile surface.
Other KBB product design finalists included: Crosswater, Grohe, HiB, California Faucets, Symphony Group, HEWI Heinrich Wilke, VitrA, Elica, Crofts & Assinder, Abode, Kohler, Croft, Turnstyle Designs.
The Overall Winner was awarded to Clara Lleal Interiorista for the incredible Art Gallery House project. It transformed an artists’ house in Badalona, Spain, into an industrial design while maintaining the building’s original materials.
The BID Master of Design award was presented to Ghanaian-British architect Sir David Adjaye OBE. He has had an impactful career in the industry, and his design practice operates globally with studios in Accra, London, and New York.