18-21 Sept 2019 | Olympia London




21 Sep 2017

Design Guild Mark display returns to 100% Design

The prestigious Design Guild Mark reward excellence and recognises the highest standards in the design of furniture for volume production, by the finest designers working in Britain, or British designers working abroad.

Rodney McMahon, chairman of the Design Guild Mark, commented:

Now in its 10th year, the Design Guild Mark continues to attract a very high calibre of entries that are ruthlessly winnowed down by our judges to the absolute best of British design. This Mark is gaining International recognition as a designation of excellence and we are delighted to be invited to showcase some of the awarded pieces at 100% Design."

The Design Guild Mark is judged by a panel of leading industry professionals and this year's eminent panel were:

Simon Alderson - twentytwentyone
Sujata Burman - Wallpaper* Magazine
Joanna Biggs - GA Design
Barbara Chandler - Evening Standard
Thomas Pearce - Sebastian Conran Associates

Diana Monkhouse - SpaceInvader Jeremy Myerson – Royal College of Art Philippa Prinsloo - John Lewis
Pernille Stafford - Resonate Interiors Jason Wilary-Attew - The Conran Shop

Design Guild Mark awarded furniture selected for 100% Design are as follows: Holworth

Designed by Nathalie de Leval for Benchmark

Mr Knock 2 - Designed by Samuel Chan for Channels

Gifu Workstation - Designed by Sebastian Conran for Hida Sangyo Co Ltd

Modulo - Designed by Dylan Freeth for Ercol

Serac - Designed by Mark Gabbertas for Oasiq

Keyn Chair Group - Designed by forpeople for Herman Miller

Robin Day Armchair - Designed by Robin Day for Hille

Rio Table - Designed by Morgan Studio and studio INTEGRATE for Morgan Furniture

Zone Side Chair - Designed by Pearson Lloyd for Teknion

Leaf Seats - Designed by Nicolette de Waart for Design by Nico

Tip Toe Range - Designed by Ted Jefferis for TedWood

*The Jonathan Hindle Prize was awarded to forpeople for the Keyn Chair Group for Herman Miller

Each product must achieve excellence within the following criteria: design, materials, manufacture and function, for volume production. Design Guild Mark strives to raise the profile of British design and innovation and to build a thriving furnishing industry for the future.

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