Elle Decoration British Design Awards

25th October 2012
It’s been a busy week here in London but it hasn’t all been just hard work… Monday night I was invited to attend the prestigious 11th annual  ELLE decoration British Design Awards; how glitzy is that!
The exclusive awards ceremony was held at the Hansom Hall in the Saint Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London.

The ELLE Decoration British Design Awards 2012 celebrates the best British designs of the year and is dedicated to promoting and supporting the nation’s industry and talent.

The top six designs were voted for by ELLE Decoration readers, John Lewis customers and Telegraph magazine readers from a shortlist of 30 amazing products and buildings. The six favourite designs reflect the best of Britain both past and present, from the country’s rich heritage of hand illustration to the hi-tech designs of the current Olympic year.

Hosted by Michelle Ogundehin, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Decoration, the awards attracted more than 250 guests and an array of awe-inspiring British design talent. Celebrities included: Pearl Lowe, Nicky Haslam, Kelly Hoppen, Roland Mouret and Ed Vaizey, UK Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries.

The ELLE Decoration British Design Awards 2012 winners, in order of votes, are:

1.    Olympic Velodrome by Hopkins Architects
2.    Olympic Torch by Barber Osgerby
3.    Western Concourse at King’s Cross Station by John McAslan & Partners
4.    ‘Harvest Hare’ Wallpaper by Mark Hearld
5.    ‘Tetra Shed’ by Innovation Imperative
6.    ‘Crystal Bulb’ by Lee Broom

 Editor in chief Michelle Ogundehin.

The Olympic Velodrome designed by Hopkins Architects has been crowned Number One at the awards.
 Interior designer Kelly Hoppen.
 Myself with the lovely Mini Moderns boys Keith & Mark and Kate from The fabric of my life.


  1. My Crafty Home Life

    25th October 2012 at 12:44 pm

    i love your blog, and just added you to my sidebar. My blog was designed by Kelly, too.

  2. Luxury Interior Design

    8th November 2012 at 5:25 am

    These kind of award function are really very much appreciable as they encourage an individual to perform better next time.
    The above pictures are really cool, and next time i want to be a part of this great event.

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