Concorde BGW Group shortlisted at SBID International Design Awards

Concorde BGW Group have become a finalist in the Hotel Bedroom & Suites Design category of the SBID International Design Awards 2019 for their work on The Bedford in Balham and have become a finalist in the Club & Bar Design category for their work on Pitcher & Piano in Sheffield.

Considered as one of the most prestigious accolades in interior design by the best in the industry, the SBID International Design Awards are awarded purely on the quality of the design, innovation, aesthetic and value-added to the project. Each entry undergoes an exhaustive two-tier judging process by panels of leading industry experts for both technical content and aesthetic creativity. Evaluating essential elements such ascompliance with the brief, budget, health & safety and fit-for-purpose design. The Public Vote is the final tier of scoring, the public are invited to cast their votes for their favourite entries, as their votes will be counted towards the overall results. 


Guy Bostock, Director and Owner of Concorde BGW Group says “Many people instantly recognise our much-loved projects such as East Street Bowling Lanes, The Half Moon at Herne Hill, Lost & Found Bars, Paul Ainsworth Restaurants and many hotels, cafes and offices across the UK, it’s that experience in crafting memorable spaces that our clients know and love which means we can also create market-leading, award-winning venues.”


Concorde BGW’s project’s; The Bedford and Pitcher & Piano was selected by the technical panel followed by the judges in the first two stages of the process. The Judges decisions is then finalised by a third tier online public vote, where all finalists’ designs are judged by the public, The public are now invited to cast their votes for their favourite entries at Last year, the awards received over 225,000 unique voters during the voting period.  


You can show your support and vote for Concorde BGW‘s project The Bedford by visiting


Vote for Concorde BGW's project Pitcher & Piano by visiting  


The Hotel Bedroom & Suites Design category is dedicated exclusively to bedrooms and suites within hotel interiors. Entries could include a full or part refurbishment, both new builds and restoration. Judges would be looking for high levels of creativity and innovation for this category. 


Entries for this category were received from countries such Canada, Italy, UK. China, Germany, Barbados, Mexico and more.


The Club & Bar Design category is solely for club and/or bar interior design projects that can be permanent, temporary or pop up. Nightclubs, private members clubs and bars were all eligible. Judges consider functionality, compliance and fit-for-purpose design. 

Entries for this category were received from countries such UAE, Japan, United States, Thailand, UK, Lebanon and more.


“We are thrilled to have been chosen as a finalist at the SBID Awards which has recognised the creative excellence of our team. Attention to detail was a critical factor for success when designing The Bedford and we bought that ethic to the awards. The real value of the SBID awards, though, is not just to those who are being recognised for their excellence, but to the thousands of other designers who look to their peers for recommendations, advice or inspiration. We look forward to hearing if we’re successful at the ceremony in October which will showcase first class interior design from all over the world” comments Guy.


Consistent in its quest to recognise, reward and celebrate global interior design, this year’s edition is intended to be bigger and better than ever with the addition of SBID’s 10th anniversary celebrations and a captivating ceremony planned at the event’s new venue: Grosvenor House in London on Friday 25 October. 


Public voting will close on Monday 9th September at 5.00pm (UK time); The winners will be announced and awarded with a bespoke crystal trophy designed by Sans Souci Glass Deco. An overall winner will also be awarded for the project that gains the most votes overall from the judge’s choices and the public votes combined. 


Judges this year include Creative Directors to the esteemed panel of judges from brands such as Nike, MAC Cosmetics; Universal Studios and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation. 


Founder and CEO of SBID, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE says "The SBID International Design Awards continue to grow from strength to strength with more submissions received, more countries represented and this year we have an additional category.  It is known across the design industry as the premier design award to win and for that, we are quite rightly very proud to present it, as much as our entrants are to win it.”


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