House Beautiful Awards 2016: full winners list

After a gap of a year, the prestigious House Beautiful Awards returned last Thursday (September 22) with an evening ceremony held at the British Film Institute on London’s South Bank.

Across 17 categories, The House Beautiful Awards 2016 celebrated the best in homes and interiors.

TV gardening expert David Domoney hosted the ceremony with the likes of designers John Rocha, and Sophie Conran, TV builder Tommy Walsh, and ‘DIY SOS’ Nick Knowles presenting awards. Other famous faces included Vanessa Arbuthnott, Lisa Stickley,Clarissa Hulse DIY expert Jo Behari and ‘The Heavenly Builder’ Ian Henderson.

The award winners are:

Best tableware or cookware

Gold: Nordic House – Eva Tableware Collection

Silver: Sainsbury’s – Cast iron collection

Best kitchen product

Gold: Üutensil – Skåler

Silver: AEG – ProSource GYT11012CB 3-in-1 Kitchen Tap

Best white goods

Gold: Stoves – Richmond 1100Ei Range Cooker in Soho Green

Silver: Caple – C950i multi zone induction hob

Best bathroom

Gold: Methven – Aurajet Aio Overhead Shower

Silver: Roca – Inspira Washbasins

Best carpet and rugs

Gold: French Connection – Poppy Field Rug

Silver: Alternative Flooring – Barefoot Collection

Best fabric

Gold: Harlequin – Fauvisimo Collection

Silver: Liberty – Lady Kristina

Best flooring

Gold: Ceramiche Refin – Frame Collection

Silver: Granorte – Vita Décor Collection

Best furniture

Gold: Out & Out Original – Caso Extending Dining Table

Silver: SCP – Solstice Sofa by Matthew Hilton

Best garden

Gold: Burgon & Ball – Groundbreaker Spade

Silver: Bridgman – Hampstead Furniture Collection

Best heating

Gold: Stovax – Elise Cassette Fires

Silver: Jotul – Scan 66 Woodburning Stove

Best hi-tech

Gold: Canary – Home Security System

Silver: Appeal Home Shading – Ultra Smart Blinds

Best lighting

Gold: Vita Copenhagen – The Acorn Light

Silver: Sensio – Midway Hanging Rail

Best luxury kitchen

Gold: Burbidge – Langton

Silver: Kesseler – Vanquish

Best soft furnishing

Gold: Sainsbury’s – Copenhagen Bedroom Collection

Silver: National Trust – Multi-stripe fishbone rug

Best storage

Gold: John Lewis – Bethan Gray for John Lewis Newman, Sideboard

Silver: Atkin and Thyme – Pigeonhole mirror shelf

Best value kitchen

Gold: PWS – Second Nature, Fitzroy

Silver: Benchmarx Kitchens & Joinery – Eton

Best wallcovering

Gold: Little Greene – Blue Collection

Silver: Topps Tiles – Attingham collection


‘House Beautiful’ asked readers to add their voices by helping decide which company should get the accolades of ‘Home Retailer of the Year’ and ‘Online Home Retailer of the Year’.

Reader voted: Home Retailer of the Year

Gold: Dunelm

Silver: John Lewis

Reader voted: Online Home Retailer of the Year




The winners won trophies supplied by Laser Crystal and bouquets provided by Flowers Direct. They will be announced in a special magazine published with ‘House Beautiful’s November issue.

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