The 11th Northern Design Awards, The Monastery, Manchester

Michelle Hadley, Elaine Cunningham, Emma Latham and Shelley Bond ( Elaine Cunningham Interiors, Liv

Michelle Hadley, Elaine Cunningham, Emma Latham and Shelley Bond ( Elaine Cunningham Interiors, Liverpool) - Credit: Archant

The stars of the northern design scene came out to play for a lavish awards ceremony in the suitably impressive location of The Monastery, in Gorton, Manchester.

 

 

 

For Pugin’s architectural masterpiece was chosen as the venue for the 11th Northern Design Awards. The magnificence of the listed building drew gasps of admiration from the 300 guests from the world of interiors, building and architecture from around the North-West. The main banqueting hall, with its stained glass windows expertly lit, was a stunning spectacle.

 

 

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Cheshire Life, Lancashire Life and Yorkshire Life magazines were proud to be among the sponsors of the occasion for the second year running. The judging panel comprised design professionals and celebrities including Morecambe-born Red or Dead founder Wayne Hemingway - whose also co-hosted the event - and Yorkshire’s Linda Barker.

 

 

Guests enjoyed a drinks reception, followed by a four-course meal, the presentation of the accolades, and entertainment from a band and young musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music.

 

 

The stars of the northern design scene came out to play for a lavish awards ceremony in the suitably impressive location of The Monastery, in Gorton, Manchester.

 

 

 

For Pugin’s architectural masterpiece was chosen as the venue for the 11th Northern Design Awards. The magnificence of the listed building drew gasps of admiration from the 300 guests from the world of interiors, building and architecture from around the North-West. The main banqueting hall, with its stained glass windows expertly lit, was a stunning spectacle.

 

 

Cheshire Life, Lancashire Life and Yorkshire Life magazines were proud to be among the sponsors of the occasion for the second year running. The judging panel comprised design professionals and celebrities including Morecambe-born Red or Dead founder Wayne Hemingway - whose also co-hosted the event - and Yorkshire’s Linda Barker.

 

 

Guests enjoyed a drinks reception, followed by a four-course meal, the presentation of the accolades, and entertainment from a band and young musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music.

 

 

WINNERS

 

NoChintz - Best Hotel Interior - ‘Natural Retreats’at John O’Groats

 

NoChintz - Best Interior Design Practice - NoChintz

 

Lister Carter - Best Restaurant/Bar Design - ‘The Oyster Catcher’ Anglesey

 

Simon McIlwraith of Collective Design - Interior Designer of the Year

 

Ferrious ltd - Livingetc Best Room of 2013 - ‘Abbott Family Garden Room’

 

Harpers Interiors - Livingetc Best Room 2013 Runner - Up - ‘Ferndale Living Room’

 

truKitchen - Livingetc Best Room 2013 Commended Project - ‘Gilder Family Kitchen’

 

Design in Retail:

 

Lapicida - Best Flooring Collection (manufacturer) - ‘Reclaimed Geometric Floors’

 

Yorkshire Sculpture Park - Best Independent Retailer

 

Poggenpohl - Best Kitchen Retailer

 

Hart-Woods Kitchens - Best Retail Display - ‘Hart-Woods Showroom’

 

Wallpaper by Deborah bowness - Best Wallpaper Collection - ‘The Standards Collection’

 

Design:

 

Quooker UK - Best Product of the Year (manufacture) - ‘The Quooker Fusion with COMBI system’

 

Sunderland City Council - Commercial Landscaping Design - ‘Columbia Grange School’

 

Lapicida - Furniture Design - ‘The Herringbone Table’

 

David Keegan Garden Design & Landscape Consultancy, Didsbury - Residential Landscaping Design - ‘The Story of a Garden’

 

Architecture & Build:

 

Aedas - Best Commerical Build - ‘Birkenhead High School Academy’

 

Townscape Architects Limited - Best Conversion - ‘The Granary’, Cookridge, West Yorkshire

 

Unwin Jones Partnership / Greyline Desigm - Best Eco/Sustainability Build - ‘Brimstone at Langdale’

 

Redrow Homes - Best Family New Build Home - ‘Admiral’s Reach, The Villas at Lytham Quay’

 

Ben Cunliffe Architects - Best Innovative Design - ‘Gilpin Lodge Lake House Spa’, Windermere

 

Des Ewing Residential Architects - Best Luxury New Build Home - ‘Landmark Home Coastal Suite’

 

McNulty Architects - Best New Build Home under £500,000 - ‘Holmes Chapel House’

 

Huntsmere - Property of the Year - ‘Edge House’ in Alderley Edge

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