House Beautiful Awards 2017 shortlist is out

The shortlist of products and retailers nominated for the House Beautiful Awards 2017 has been released.

Organised by consumer magazine ‘House Beautiful’, the annual awards celebrate the best home products of the year.

The accolades commend quality, design and innovation across 18 product categories including cookware, tableware and small appliances.

The magazine’s readers were also asked to vote online for their favourite home retailer of the year, favourite online retailer of the year and ‘dream kitchen’.

The 2017 winners will be announced at a ceremony at the IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) at Savoy Place in London on November 16.


The awards shortlist is:

Favourite Home Retailer of the Year



John Lewis


Favourite Online Retailer of the Year



John Lewis


Dream Kitchen

Benchmarx Kitchens

First Impressions Kitchen




Best Cookware

BergHOFF – Ron cookware and accessories

Dunelm – Infinity Copper Base pans

Lakeland – Cast Iron range

Marks and Spencer – Chef range

Mason Cash – Bakewell Kitchen collection

Sainsbury’s Home – Restoration: Cookshop

Urban Trend (PHA) – kitchen gadgets

Wilton – CheckerBoard cake tin


Best Tableware

Also Home – Kuro tableware

deVOL Kitchens – Handmade Ceramic Kitchenware

Asda George Home – Matt Black Cutlery

Rachel Bates – Isadora Champagne Saucer

Sainsbury’s Home – Ethereal tabletop collection

Unique & Unity – Rick Stein Coves of Cornwall

Urban Nature Culture –tableware and accessories

Welsh Slateware – Honed Collection


Best Household Appliance

Dualit – Café Cino Capsule Machine

InSinkErator – L Shape 3N1 steaming hot water tap

Lakeland – Touchscreen soup maker

Miele – Blizzard CX1 Cat & Dog Bagless Vacuum Cleaner

Perrin & Rowe – Celeste 3-in-1 Instant Hot Sink Mixer

Smeg – SDA collection

Swan – Retro SF37010

Witt – My Cook Touch multi-cooker


Best Smart Tech

Dyson – Pure Hot + Cold Link purifier fan heater

Grohe – Sensia Arena shower toilet

Juice – Juice Pebble XL Power Bank

Luxaflex – PowerView motorised blind

Roberts Radio – Blutune 200 Cherry Wood

Samsung – Galaxy S8/S8+

Yale – Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock

Whirlpool – Supreme Care Live Laundry Pair app


Best Bathroom Product

AXOR – Uno Basin Mixer

Bango Design – Art Vanity unit

Duravit – Luv range

Geberit – Acanto units

Indigenous – Stone Resin collection

Roper Rhodes – Ultra Slim Mirrors

Triton – Amore Electric Shower

Utopia – Lustre Wash Basin range


Best Carpet or Rug

Alternative Flooring – Alternative Flooring with Liberty Fabrics

Carpetright – Camden Stripe

Crucial Trading – Sisal Harmony

John Lewis – Doshi Levien for John Lewis Open Home Phulkari Rug

La Redoute – Afaw Shaggy Rug

Morris & Co – Rugs SS16 – Rug collection

West Elm – Souk Wool Rug – Natural


Best Fabric

Harlequin – Lilaea (Clarissa Hulse)

James Hare – Mikado

Morris & Co – Pure Morris

Sanderson – Waterperry Prints & Embroidery collection

Scion – Tomoko

Vanessa Arbuthnott Fabrics – Artisan collection

Villa Nova – Enso

Villa Nova – Marit


Best Flooring

Amtico Décor – luxury vinyl tiles

Carpetright – Mardi Gras Sagres vinyl

Harvey Maria – Check by Neisha Crosland vinyl

Kahrs – Kahrs Lux collection

Karndean Design Flooring – LooseLay Longboard

Quick Step – Majestic laminate

Topps Tiles – Mora porcelain tile

Wickes – Como Limestone porcelain tile


Best Furniture

And So To Bed – Richmond bed

Calligaris – Vortex table

Content by Conran – Fera occasional tables range

Debenhams – Kempton armchair

Dunelm – Veronia armchair

Ercol – The Amelia collection

Harvey Jones – Sarah Kay bar stool

John Lewis – Doshi Levien for John Lewis Nami chair

Loaf – Dumpling bed

Marks & Spencer – Barclay range – Imogen Heart collection


Best Garden Product

Burgon & Ball – Ergo Deadheader

Asda George Home – Leighton cuddle chair

Indigenous – Branchwood Collection

John Lewis – Design Project No. 096 lounging sofa

Stihl – HSA 25 shrub shears

Stonemarket – Sundara garden paving

Store – Globe Fire pit

The Posh Shed Company – The Anderson

Wickes – Composite Decking Capetown Grey


Best Heating

Dimplex – The Dimplex Opti-myst Indulgence Suite

Hunter Stoves – Aspect 5 wood burning stove

Livingstone Designer Radiators – Thermal stone radiator

Morso – Stove 4340

Scan – 66-5 Wood burning stove

Scan 1010 Wood burning stove

Vasco – ONI radiator

Worcester Bosch Group – The Greenstyle Hanbury Stove


Best Home Improvement Product

Apropos – Glass and aluminium structures

Cheshire Mouldings – StairKlad

Graham & Green – Design consultancy service

Rowen & Wren – Hardware collection

Shutter Fabulous – Shutters

Shutter Store – Full height shutters

The Window Film Company – Kate Farley & Layla Faye


Best Kitchen

Abode – DUNE Ripple drainer sink

Benchmarx – Chelsea Matt Dove Grey kitchen

Biography – Parker kitchen

Caple – Stanton Blue & Mussel kitchen

Ceralsio – Porcelain worktops

Hub Kitchens – The Cut kitchen

LochAnna Kitchens – Corner Larder

Schuller – Vienna kitchen

STORE – Sundre Cabinet


Best Lighting

Banbayu – Aceh Driftwood lamp

Debenhams – J by Jasper Conran Gold Luna marbled floor lamp

John Lewis – Isaac Ball Task Light, Cooper

Pablo Designs – UMA Sound Lantern

Perch & Parrow – Lilo floor lamp

Pooky – Farrow & Ball x Pooky

Sensio – Bellatrix pendant light


Best Soft Furnishing

Also Home – Isobel Bed Linen

Bronte by Moon – Seville Collection

Clarke & Clarke – Wilderness collection

Harlequin – Momentum Bedlinen SS17

Murmur – Mosaic bedlinen collection

National Trust – Winter Twilight Oblong Cushion

Sainsbury’s Home – Everyday Luxury: Bedroom

Scion Living – Bedlinen SS17

Ted Baker – Oriental Blossom

The French Bedroom Company – Kerala Pom Pom Pouffe


Best Storage

Also Home – Liten & Stor Baskets

Garden Trading – Barrington Plant Stand

Neville Johnson – Sudbury

Second Nature – Konfigure

Spaceslide – Signature sliding

Steuart Padwick – Fonteyn media unit

String – String Pocket

The French Bedroom Company – Buttons Grey Ottoman


Best Wallcovering

Abigail Edwards – Oak Tree in Darkness

Farrow & Ball – Gable – English Rose wallpaper

Graham & Brown – Brian Eno: Flower Mask Blue wallpaper

Harlequin – Momentum IV

Little Green – Pink collection

Mini Moderns – Star-ling wallpaper

Villa Nova – Kicho wallcovering

Wickes – Brooklyn Cement Grey Ceramic Tile 500x200mm


Best White Good

AEG – ComfortLift Dishwasher

AEG – CustomFLex Fridge Freezer

Caple – DD940BK induction downdraft extractor

Hoover – HBWM 916TAHC-80 washing machine

Steel – X94-6 Oxford Le Creuset range cooker

Stoves – Richmond Built-In

V-ZUG – Downdraft Extractor Hood

Whirlpool – Fusion built-in induction oven – AKZM 8920/GK

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