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An award for excellence in British design

The prestigious Design Guild Mark is awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company in order to drive excellence and raise the profile of British design and innovation.

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The monthly newsletter includes information about previous Design Guild Mark winners, news and information about deadlines etc.

Get the inside track from some of our 2D judging panel what they look for in a winning Design Guild Mark.

Our 2019 Furniture category winners share what the Design Guild Mark means to them.

One of our 2D judges, Daniel Hopwood, gives his view on why outstanding winning design Mosaico from another Brand made the cut.


Designers present their design in person, giving the judging panel the opportunity to examine it closely,
and find out first hand from the mind behind the piece, how it demonstrates excellence
in the design of furnishings for volume production.

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Have a peek behind the scenes, step inside the worlds of Design Guild Mark holders and get inspired by design excellence.

Thank you to our supporters

The Design Guild Mark is extremely grateful to the commitment and active contribution from our sponsors and partners.
If you would like to become a partner, please get in touch.