Cumberland Group has been shortlisted in the Residential Design over £1 Million category AND in the Retail Design category of the SBID International Design Awards 2017.

Two of Cumberland’s recent projects have been selected as one of the qualifying projects by a technical panel of judges in the first stage of the process.

Founder and President of SBID, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE says: “The range of finalists this year, across all 14 categories, is a true reflection of the creative scope of the global design industry, depicting an international portfolio of projects from over 40 countries worldwide.”

Entries were received from countries such Latvia, Taiwan, the Maldives, Armenia, Rwanda, Sweden, Mexico, UAE and more.

The SBID Awards is regarded as one of the most prestigious accolades in the interior design industry representing talent and design excellence across all corners of the industry. Each entry undergoes an exclusive two-tier judging process by panels of leading industry experts for both technical content and aesthetic creativity and evaluates essential elements such as brief compliance, budget, health & safety, and fit-for-purpose design.

Winners will be announced and awarded with the crystal SBID International Design Awards 2017 trophy at the official ceremony, held at The Dorchester hotel London on Friday 27 October 2017. An overall winner Award will also be awarded to the project that comes out on the top after an amalgamation of the judge’s choices and the public votes have been considered.

The judges this year included industry professionals from global design corporations such as Aston Martin, BBC Radio 2 & 6; National History Museum, The Boeing Company, Google, AECOM and more.

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