On November 3, The Brit List Awards 2021 welcomed more than 500 interior designers, architects, hoteliers, developers and suppliers when it took over London’s famous cabaret venue, PROUD Embankment, for an awards ceremony unlike any other, which crowned nine individual winners and celebrated the UK remaining a leading international hotel design and hospitality hub…
Hotel Designs’ annual nationwide search to find the top designers, architects, hoteliers and suppliers operating in Britain came to a dramatic climax on November 3, when more than 500 of the industry’s top names came together at PROUD Embankment for a night of celebration, timeless glamour and frivolous fun: The Brit List Awards 2021 – the awards ceremony had arrived.
“Welcome to PROUD,” roared editor Hamish Kilburn who hosted the awards ceremony, “a relevant emotion that I sincerely hope you are all feeling right now as we gather, scarred and not broken, to celebrate the UK remaining a leading international hotel design and hospitality hub.”
The shortlist, which was unveiled in September, included the names of 130 individuals and projects – the most finalists in the campaign’s history – across nine categories. From here, the judges whittled down the not-so-short shortlist in order to confidently decide this year’s winners.
Following Publisher Katy Phillips and Kilburn’s opening addresses, the evening was divided into two sections. Following tradition, first came the formal unveiling of The Brit List 2021: the official publication, produced by Hotel Designs, which includes the profiles of the top 25 interior designers, architects and hoteliers who are a operating in Britain.
In addition the individual awards, The Brit List 2021 can be read here.
The event then continued, with the event’s partners and sponsored invited on stage to announce each winner.
And the winners are…
INTERIOR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR
HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
BEST IN TECH
THE ECO AWARD
BEST IN BRITISH PRODUCT DESIGN
THE RISING STAR AWARD
THE INTERNATIONAL AWARD
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
Winner: Ariane Steinbeck
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