Surface Design Trends featuring the Surface Design Awards

This year’s Surface Design Awards was live streamed from London. Held on Thursday 11 February 2021, the event was part of the Surface Design Trends presentation. 

Our programme of presentations offered a unique look into the latest materials and colour trends from two leading design forecasters.


Close to Home – materials for a positive and sustainable future by material and trend expert Sally Angharad 

Colour, material and finish forecast: Spring Summer 2022 by Hannah Malein, Creative Director Colour Hive 

Surface Design Awards Presentation 

This year’s Surface Design Awards attracted 113 entries from some 15 different countries.

For the second year running a project based in India has picked up the prestigious Supreme Award at the annual Surface Design Awards in London. 

Watch the Supreme Winner below:

The impressive Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Center in Pune, India by IMK Architects was named the Supreme Winner, as well as being awarded the ‘Public Building Exterior’ award. Captivating the hearts of all judges, Symbiosis University Hospital was praised for innovation and dynamic use of eco-friendly materials. 

For a full list of the winners and finalists please CLICK HERE

The judging panel was chaired by Nicola Osborn, Basha-Franklin and Steve Webb, Webb Yates Engineers. Their fellow judges were: Joseph Henry, Greater London Authority; Kresse Wesling MBE, Elvis & Kresse; Lee Mainwaring, Architecture Initiative; Nic Fallows, BNF Capital; Sarah Castle, IF_DO and Sofia Steffenoni and Simona Auteri, Matter of Stuff. 

Watch the Judges below: