THE ELLE DECORATION BRITISH DESIGN AWARDS 2016 - WINNERS!

Celebrating and rewarding the best of the UK’s emerging talent

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of the ELLE Decoration British Design Awards, which celebrates and rewards the best of the UK’s emerging talent. From hundreds of submissions by you, our readers, we’ve selected winners in five categories: print and pattern, furniture, lighting, craft and accessories. All are up-and-coming designers who have been working for less than five years and have made a big impact in the last 12 months. To see them with their latest creations, buy our October issue, on sale Thursday 8 September.

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The 2016 British Design Awards, designed by 2015 winner Dan Schofield
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The winners of the ELLE Decoration British Design Awards 2016
Print and Pattern: Lisa Todd Designs We loved this designer’s prints for their colourful vibrancy and authentic African inspiration

Portrait of Lisa Todd
Lisa Todd
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Craft: Forest + Found This duo impressed us with their respect for natural materials and modern-rustic aesthetic

Max and Abigail of Forest & Found
Max Bainbridge and Abigail Booth, Forest & Found (Craft winner)
Suki Dhanda

Furniture: H Furniture Combining traditional crafts with innovative shapes, this brand is definitely one to watch

Alejandro Villarreal, founder of H Furniture (Furniture winner)
Alejandro Villarreal, founder of H Furniture (Furniture winner)
Suki Dhanda

Accessories: Silvia K This potter’s colour-splashed designs are an artisanal take on graphic patterns

Silvia K (Accessories winner)
Silvia K (Accessories winner)
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Lighting: Bert Frank This London duo’s work caught our eye for its mix of mid-century and industrial styles

Robbie Llewellyn and Adam Yeats, founders of Bert Frank (Lighting winner)
Robbie Llewellyn and Adam Yeats, founders of Bert Frank (Lighting winner)
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We celebrated the winners of this year’s British Design Awards at the ELLE Decoration Apartment, Greenwich Peninsula. Each of the winners received a solid brass award designed and crafted by last year’s winner in the Accessories category, Daniel Schofield.

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