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Celebrating interior design

Posted: 8th September 2023

May Fawzy

President (2023 - 2024)


The BIID is delighted to announce the much anticpated shortlist for this year’s BIID Interior Design Awards, with 26 projects shortlisted across 7 regional categories.

Now in its second year, the BIID Interior Design Awards has become a real accolade to aspire to, for interior designers around the country. The quality of entries this year has been outstanding, with a range of impressive projects from across the UK, which have wowed the judging panel. We’re looking forward to seeing which projects make it through the final stage to be awarded at the prestigious ceremony on the 12th October.

The following outstanding projects have been shortlisted in the regional categories:

Central London:

  • Studio Found - The Libertine at the Royal Exchange
  • The Vawdrey House - Thames House
  • Studio Smiths Interiors - Pembridge Villas
  • Run for the Hills - Paradise Green Bar & Restaurant
  • Studio Mae - Butter House

Greater London:

  • House of Kin - Riverside
  • Tollgard - Maida Vale Arcadia
  • Flamingo & Oak - The Blackhorse E17
  • Catherine Wilman Interiors - Chelsea Townhouse Renovation
  • Atelier 15.4 - And So it Begins...

Midlands & East Anglia:

  • DesignLSM - Heythrop Park Hotel
  • Katie Malik Studio - Field House

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • Pringle & Pringle - Marine House
  • Room Studio - Hebridean Home
  • Zebra Projects - NEOM Organics
  • Lewis Knox - Georgian Shooting Lodge

North and North West

  • The Artistry House Interiors - Manchester Museum
  • Design’d Living - Harlow

South West

  • Frank & Faber Ltd - No. 1 Bruton – The Forge
  • Mint House Interiors - Atlantic View
  • Sarah Southwell Design - Manor House

South East

  • Tilehouse Studio - Havenfields
  • KAGU Interiors - Boys Hall
  • Nikki Rees Interior Design - Brooke Hall, Charterhouse
  • Lee Evans Partnership LLP - Orchard School Dining Hall
  • Hollaway Studio - Benenden School Music Hall

Following in-person visits from the BIID assessment panel over the summer, the final judging took place this month by a panel of expert judges, who decided on the regional category winners and overall awards. These include the prestigious Interior of the Year Prize, which is awarded to the best interior design project in the UK and the Anna Whitehead Prize, which is awarded for the best achievement in sustainable interior design.

Once again, the exciting awards ceremony will be held at one of London's most beautiful, historic buildings - Drapers’ Hall. Taking place on the 12th October, the magnificent interiors create a spectacular backdrop in which the design community will come together to celebrate.

Tickets for the awards ceremony are now on sale, available to buy for either single admission or for tables of 10, which will include an arrival drinks reception and a 3-course lunch. Click here to buy your tickets now:

The BIID Interior Design Awards is sponsored by headline sponsor Havwoods, sustainability sponsor Swatchbox and supported by Abels, Decorex, Arte, Design Central and Lutron.

For information about the BIID Interior Design Awards and to view the shortlist, please visit: Regional Shortlist for BIID Interior Design Awards 2023 | British Institute of Interior Design

May Fawzy

President (2023 - 2024)


May Fawzy is Interior Architecture Director and founder of MF Design Studio, an award-winning boutique interior architecture consultancy based in Surrey and London.