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    The Brit List Awards 2021 shortlist
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    The Brit List Awards 2021: Shortlist announced

    The shortlist for The Brit List Awards 2021 has been announced, with more than 130 individuals and projects – the most finalists in the campaign’s history – selected across nine categories. The winners will be unveiled in spectacular style at the awards ceremony, which takes place on November 3 inside London’s famous cabaret venue, PROUD Embankment…

    The Brit List Awards 2021 shortlist

    Regarded and respected globally as the industry’s most widespread campaign to identify the leading interior designers, architects, hoteliers and brands, The Brit List Awards 2021 has unveiled this year’s shortlist, which includes more than 130 individuals and projects.

    The finalists, listed below, have been invited to attend The Brit List Awards’ annual award ceremony, which, following last year’s virtual affair, will take place live in the extravagant cabaret venue, PROUD Embankment. At the event, as well as the individual winners being announced, The Brit List 2021, a publication that will profile the top 25 designers, architects and hoteliers, will also be unveiled.

    The Brit List Awards is Hotel Designs’ the nationwide search to find the most influential interior designers, architects, hoteliers and brands operating in Britain.

    Now in its fifth year, The Brit List Awards is Hotel Designs’ the nationwide search to find the most influential interior designers, architects, hoteliers and brands operating in Britain. This year’s meticulous process began months ago when Hotel Designs opened up nominations and applications to its loyal readers. Since then, the expert judging panel have taken over to whittle down the shortlist as well as decide upon the individual winners.

    “As I cast my eyes down this year’s shortlist, I am reminded once more that Britain is, and will no-doubt remain, a major pin on the design, architecture and hospitality map.” – Hamish Kilburn, editor, Hotel Designs.

    “One only has to look at this year’s entries to be able to see that Britain is a melting pot for creative design and authentic hospitality,” explains editor Hamish Kilburn who will take the microphone on November 3 to host this year’s awards. “It’s sensational to see, despite obvious adversities, that the design, architecture and hospitality industry has risen to the challenge, once more, to present forward-thinking solutions in the global arena. As I cast my eyes down this year’s shortlist, I am reminded once more that Britain is, and will no-doubt remain, a major pin on the design, architecture and hospitality map. Here, on this tiny speck of land, we incubate innovation, nurture talent and amplify meaningful initiatives that challenge conventional approached to hotel design and hospitality.”

    Adding more sparkle to this year’s live awards ceremony will be the sponsors and partners. They are: Crosswater (Headline Partner)Hamilton Litestat (Event Partner)Duravit (Event Partner), Schlüter Systems (Showcase Partner), Leaflike (Decorative Partner), GROHE (Broadcasting Partner), NEWH (Industry Partner) British Institute of Interior Design (Industry Partner) and CUBE (Videography Partner).

    The shortlisted finalists for The Brit List Awards 2021 are: 

    Interior Designer of the Year

    Name Studio
    Alan McVitty M STUDIO LONDON
    Alex Kravetz Alex Kravetz Design
    Beverley Bayes Sparcstudio
    Clare McDonald Design Command
    Clara Mason Dexter Moren Associates
    Craig McKie Bell & Swift Ltd
    Dale Atkinson Rosendale Design
    David Mason Scott Brownrigg
    Dennis Irvine Dennis Irvine Studio
    Ed Warner Motionspot
    Fiona Thompson Richmond International
    Geraldine Dohogne Beyond Design
    Hamish Brown 1508 London
    Hayley Roy Harp Design
    Henry Chebaane Blue Sky Hospitality
    Hilary Lancaster Fusion Interiors Group
    Ilse Crawford StudioIlse
    Jeremy Grove Sibley Grove
    Jouin Manku Jouin Manku
    Kirsty Vance I Am London
    Marie Soliman Bergman Interiors
    Mark Bithrey B3 Designers
    Neil Andrew Perkins&Will
    Nicholas J Hickson THDP
    Ravi Lakhaney Bailey London
    Robert Angell Robert Angell Design International
    Sally Proctor Majik House
    Samantha McCulloch ICA
    Sara Browett Sara Copeland Interiors Ltd
    Scott Torrance 3DReid
    Simon Kincaid Conran and Partners
    Simon Rawlings David Collins Studio
    Solomija Bogusz Interior Designer
    Suzanne Garuda Garuda Design
    Tina Norden Conran and Partners

    Architect of the Year

    Name Studio
    Adam Hall Falconer Chester Hall
    Alastair Shepherd Falconer Chester Hall Architects
    Alexandra Birmpili Kappa planning Ltd
    Ali Alammar Alamar Architects
    Amrit Naru ADP Architects
    Ben Adams Ben Adams Architects
    Catarina Pina-Bartrum LDS Architects
    Cathryn Crisp Randell Design Group
    Christos Passas Zaha Hadid Architects
    Doug Pearson 3DReid
    Ed Murray Dexter Moren Associates
    Gordon Ferrier 3D Reid
    Graham Barr jmarchitects
    Herbert Lui Dexter Moren Associates
    James Dilley Jestico + Whiles
    Jen Samuel 3DReid
    Jonny Sin ReardonSmith Architects
    Julie Humphryes Archer Humphryes Architects
    Luke Fox Foster + Partners
    Mark Bruce EPR Architects
    Mark Kelly PLP Architecture
    Matthew Salter HGP Architects
    Metehan Apak Dawson Design Associates
    Nicholas de Klerk Translation Architecture
    Richard Coutts BACA Architects
    Richard Holland Holland Harvey Architects
    Sarah Murphy Jestico + Whiles
    Simon Whittaker Orms
    Tom Lindblom Principal, Architect
    Tony Kho Trehearne Architects
    Yasmine Mahmoudieh Yasmine Mahmoudieh Studio

    Hotelier of the Year 

    Name Hotel
    Andrew Hollett Kettering Park Hotel and Spa
    Charles Oak The Londoner
    Conor O’Leary Gleneagles
    David Connell South Lodge Hotel & Spa
    Dominic Sauls Qbic London City Hotel
    Edward Workman The Newt
    Elli Jafari The Standard London
    Federico Ciampi Mayfair Townhouse
    Franck Arnold Savoy, London
    Gareth Banner The Ned
    Grace Leo The Relais Henley
    Guillaume Marly Hotel Café Royal
    Hector Ross The Mitre, Hampton Court
    James Clarke Hilton Bankside London
    John Scanlon 45 Park Lane
    Julian Hudson Fellows House Cambridge – Curio by Hilton Collection
    Marie-Paule Nowlis Sofitel London St James
    Michael Bonsor Rosewood London
    Michael Mason-Shaw Hyatt Place London City East
    Murray Ward Soho Farmhouse
    Olivia Richli Heckfield Place
    Paul Bayliss Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester
    Paul Skinner DUKES LONDON
    Robin Hutson THE PIG Hotels
    Sergio Leandro Sea Containers London
    Simon Mahon The Grand York
    Stuart Geddes The Lanesborough, London
    Thomas Agius Ferrante The Grove of Narberth
    Will Ashworth Watergate Bay Hotel

    Best in Tech

    Brand Product/project
    Lutron Athena
    SONANCE Peninsula London
    Majik House Absoluxe Suites
    GROHE/LIXIL GROHE Plus
    Franklite L11 Tuneable

    The Eco Award 

    Brand Product/project
    Harrison Spinks The Sprint Collection
    Hypnos Contract Beds Various products
    Leaflike Pan Pacific London
    GROHE/LIXIL Cradle to Cradle certified products
    Video Tree Re Charge
    CTD Architectural Tiles The Global Collection
    Yasmine Mahmoudieh Flow
    Clarke & Clarke Eco Sustainable Weaves
    Ozone Clean OC Range
    Well-Lit Various products
    Barber Osgerby AXOR One
    Siminetti Seasons Collection
    Silentnight Group Hosptiality Various products

    Best in British Product Design

    Brand Product/project
    Newmor Wallcoverings Healthcare Collection
    Franklite Perry Range
    Franklite L11 Tuneable
    Hypnos Contract Beds Various products
    SMD Textiles, ILIV Exotic Garden
    Edelweiss Pianos The Solis
    The Monkey Puzzle Tree Metamorphosis
    The Collective Agency Swell
    Ziad Alonaizy Eileen Cabinet
    Dernier & Hamlyn Bespoke lighitng for Nobu London Portman Square
    Wandsworth The Baton (and other) switches
    Morgan Rakino
    Morgan Kaya

    The Rising Star Award (new for 2021)

    Name Brand/Studio/University
    Adam Wardale Middletons Hotel, York
    Aleksandra Tredez The Lost Poet (Cubic Studios)
    Matthew Maganga University of Kent
    Sophie Piggot Concorde BGW Group
    Sarah Yuma Dexter Moren Associates

    The International Award (new for 2021)

    Name Brand
    Wilderness Safaris Wilderness Safaris
    Bill Bensley BENSLEY
    DLR Group Madinah Gate
    noa* network of architecture noa* network of architecture
    YES.design.architecture YES.design.architecture
    Royal Mansour Marrakech Royal Mansour Marrakech

    There is no shortlist for the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry, which will be the final award presented at the exclusive ceremony.

    How to attend The Brit List Awards 2021 – the awards ceremony 

    All designers, architects and hoteliers that have been shortlisted will receive an email asking them to confirm their complimentary ticket to attend the awards ceremony on November 3 at PROUD Embankment. Outside of the shortlist, designers, architects, hoteliers and developers can purchase tickets here (£10 + VAT per ticket if purchased before September 10)*. Suppliers, and anyone else wishing to attend, can click here to purchase their tickets (£99 + VAT per ticket if purchased before September 10)*.

    *After September 10, tickets for designers, architects and hoteliers will inflate to £20 + VAT per ticket. For suppliers, tickets will inflate to £150 +VAT per ticket. There are limited number of tickets on sale, which will be issued out on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    Main image credit: The Brit List Awards 2021/Hotel Designs

    Hamish Kilburn / 31.08.2021

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