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Awards

 

The Northern Design Awards bring together designers, retailers and property developers in a glittering celebration of Northern design and style.

Judged by the best in the business, these awards serve to recognise excellence across the North. Culminating in a glamorous gala dinner, we look forward to welcoming our finalists and judges to a fantastic evening of great hospitality and entertainment.

 

Commercial Awards

Amazing Space

With more commercially driven spaces offering creative work, rest and play areas this award serves to recognise those that break the mould; not only being visually stunning but delivering exceptional functionality and innovative style.

Architectural Practice 

Open to commercial architectural practices based in the North, our judging panel is seeking a practice with impeccable credentials which delivers for its clients time after time. 

Branding & Marketing

This category is for all designers and design agencies. It looks at strong and well developed graphic identity for an individual brand on all platforms.

Commercial Build

Over recent years, we’ve seen renewed investment and interest in state-of-the-art leisure and business facilities and it’s always a pleasure to view the innovative design solutions found within this category.

Designer Maker

Open to all designers, manufacturers and makers based in the North who create practical, beautiful designed products for either public or commercial use. From furniture to wallpaper and everything in between - we want to hear about the real ‘design and make’ success stories from the North.

Flooring Design & Installation

Every great space requires great surface design and this award looks to reward the conception and installation of floors that have gone above and beyond the expected within commercial, communal or public spaces. 

Hotel Interior Design

This award is open to all original hotel creations across the North - large or small. The judges are looking for striking use of design, space and budget within our growing hospitality industry.

Interior Design Practice

Open to interior design practices based in the North, our judging panel is seeking a practice with impeccable credentials which delivers for its clients time after time.

Interior Design Project

Open to both interior design practices and individuals, our judging panel is seeking the one outstanding commercial design project that embodies Northern style, innovation and design.

Landscaping Design & Installation

This awards looks to any commercial, communal or public space that spearheads design, originality, practicality and with sustainability in mind. 

Lighting Design & Installation

Lighting breathes life into buildings, rooms and spaces. This award recognises those designs and installations that have gone above and beyond to deliver practicality, atmosphere and stunning design. 

Restaurant and Bar Design

The judges are looking to find the best social space in the North. Open to completed bars and restaurants of all sizes, they are looking for designs that raise your space a cut above the rest.

 

Residential Awards

Amazing Space

This award serves to recognise those residential interior projects that break the mould; not only being visually stunning but delivering exceptional modern luxe, functionality and innovative style.

Architectural Practice

Open to residential architectural practices based in the North, our judging panel is seeking a practice with impeccable credentials which delivers for its clients time after time. 

Bathroom Space

Be it cutting edge contemporary, typically traditional or a mixture of both. This award recognises bathroom project installations completed with exceptional design detail.

Interior Design Practice

Open to interior design practices based in the North, our judging panel is seeking a practice with impeccable credentials which delivers for its clients time after time.

Interior Design Project

Open to both interior design practices and individuals, our judging panel is seeking the one outstanding residential design project that embodies Northern style, innovation and design.

Kitchen Space

Often referred to as ‘the heart of the home’, the addition of a perfect kitchen defines many houses. This award recognises kitchen installations completed with exceptional design detail.

Landscaping Design & Installation

Judges are seeking captivating entries of exceptional external spaces created on any budget.

Residential Build

Recognising the very best in home design and architecture. Recognising new builds within the Residential sector that most effectively demonstrate high levels of user satisfaction and comfort and deliver outstanding measured building performance, energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions alongside exceptional interiors.

Residential Development

Open to all developers, this category recognises the best in multiple home developments. Recognising new builds of properties of 3 or more within the Residential sector that most effectively demonstrates high levels of user satisfaction and comfort and deliver outstanding measured building performance alongside exceptional interiors. With no budget limitations this is a category aimed at all levels of the home build market.

Social & Assisted Living

This award serves to recognise those creating exceptional accommodation spaces for those with specific social, or physical needs.