Published on : Thursday, September 4, 2014
SYLKA, which combines both silk-like luxury and delicacy with outstanding durability, has been selected as one of the qualifying products by a technical panel of judges in the first stage of the process.
Steve Farrell, Managing Director at SYLKA, said: “Being shortlisted in the SBID International Design Awards 2014 is fantastic recognition of the innovative qualities of SYLKA which make it a popular feature of luxury penthouses, fine residences, high class hotels, and luxury super yachts across the globe.
“We hope that all our customers and supporters will take the opportunity to vote for SYLKA, and help us clinch the title of best Residential Product.”
SBID has firmly established this annual occasion as one of the most prestigious recognitions of design excellence in the interior design industry. With a 15% increase in entries from over 30 countries across the globe, SBID President, Vanessa Brady OBE said: “Quality products from around the world at every scale and price-point continue to represent our ethos; that design is a discipline that requires training, trading standards, a shared financial conduct and unity, then it truly is celebrated… SBID are incessantly dedicated to acknowledging excellence at every level and our awards serve as the finest way to celebrate this commitment.”
The public voting will close at 5.30 pm GMT on Friday 5 September and the winners will be announced at the SBID International Design Awards Ceremony, held at The Dorchester hotel in London on Friday 14 November 2014.
The full line-up of judges for this year’s awards will include: Kevin Mau, Senior Creative Director at The Boeing Company; Ben McOwen Wilson, Director of Content Partnerships at YouTube; Jane Preston, Facilities Manager UK, Real Estate & Workplace Services at Google; David Lewis, Managing Director of Sunseeker London; Christopher Jenner, Creative Director at Eurostar; John Mathers, CEO of the Design Council; Mathew Dalby, Design Director at yoo; Carolina Calzada, Managing Director at Global Color Research; Patrick Taylor, Managing Director of Taylist Media; Katharine Pooley, Founder & Managing Director of Katharine Pooley Ltd; Theresa Dowling, Editor and Group Editorial Director for Progressive Market Intelligence design titles (FX, Blueprint).
The impressive panel of sponsors include ABB/ Busch- Jaeger, Natuzzi Italia, Maison & Objet, Wools of New Zealand, the May Design Series and Sans Souci Glass Deco, just to name a few!