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SBID Awards Shortlist 2016

 GIA Architecture and Interior Design are delighted to have again been shortlisted in the Restaurant Design category of this year’s SBID International Design Awards.

The Brigghouse has been selected as one of the qualifying projects by a technical panel of judges in the first stage of the process.

SBID has firmly established this annual occasion as one of the most prestigious recognitions of design excellence in the interior design industry. This edition has seen a 25% increase of entries, resulting in an even bigger selection of finalists to date!

The 14 categories range from best Healthcare Design, Retail Design and Intelligent Design to best KBB Project, Public Space and Visualisation.

Winners will be announced and awarded with the crystal SBID International Design Awards 2016 trophy at the official ceremony, held at The Dorchester hotel London on Friday 25 November 2016. An overall winner Award will also be awarded to the project that comes out on the top after an amalgamation of the judge’s choices and the public votes have been considered.

VIPs and our distinguished panel of sponsors including ABB Group, Natuzzi Italia, Maison & Objet, Wools of New Zealand, and Sans Souci Glass Deco will be invited to our annual afternoon tea at the House of Lords in November 2016.

All of the winners and finalists will be featured in The Global Interior Design 2016 coffee table book.

The judges this year included new additions Marek Reichman Creative Director of Aston Martin, Richard Lloyd, Executive Director at Which? to our revered selection of international industry leaders:

Lewis Carnie, Head of Programmes at BBC Radio 2 & 6; Sir Michael Dixon, Director at the National History Museum, London; Kevin Mau, Senior Creative Director at The Boeing Company; Jane Preston, Facilities Manager UK, Real Estate & Workplace Services at Google; David Lewis, Managing Director of Sunseeker London; Carolina Calzada, Managing Director at Colour Hive; Patrick Taylor, Managing Director of Taylist Media; Ben McOwen Wilson, Director of Content Partnerships at YouTube.

A distinguished panel of sponsors include ABB Group, Natuzzi Italia, Maison & Objet, Wools of New Zealand, and Sans Souci Glass Deco just to name a few!

To see more on the finalists, visit