AWARDS & RECOGNITION
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IF DESIGN AWARD 2018
Dynamic, exclusive, timeless and luxurious, the Studio William Tilia Obsidian Cutlery range now holds three of the world’s most prestigious Design Awards; the Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award 2017, The German Design Award 2018 and now the iF Product Design Award 2018.
GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2018 - TILIA OBSIDIAN
The Tilia Obsidian Cutlery range has won The prestigious German Design Distinction Award 2018. Prizes are only awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and International Design landscape.
GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2016 - TILIA OBSIDIAN
Awarded to the Tilia Obsidian Cutlery, The Chicago Athenaeum presents the GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge Industrial Designs produced around the world.
GERMAN DESIGN SPECIAL AWARD 2017
The Balsa Cutlery range has won The prestigious German Design Special Award 2017. Prizes are only awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and International Design landscape.
IF HOMESTYLE AWARD 2016
Awarded to the Balsa Cutlery range, the IF Homestyle Award is for excellence in product design for home appliances in the Chinese market.
RED DOT DESIGN AWARD 2016 – BALSA CUTLERY
Awarded to our latest range Balsa Mirror, the accolade of the Red Dot Design Award, is an internationally recognised quality label for excellent design.
GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2016 – TEXTURED SPOONS
Awarded for the Mulberry Sensory Textured Spoons, The German Design Award directly contributes to the overall commercial success of a business. Prizes will only be awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and International Design landscape.
Permenant Museum Collections
RED-DOT DESIGN MUSEUM GERMANY
Studio William's Award winning ranges Mulberry, Karri and Mahogany, are stored as outstanding examples of contemporary British Cutlery Design.
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM LONDON
The V & A, holds Studio William cutlery, as an example of contemporary British Cutlery Design, in their permanent collection.
THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM MUSEUM OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
The Chicago Athenaeum, has awarded Studio William patterns, over five awards for Good Design, between 2008 and 2016. Some of these patterns include Karri, Kumquat, Mahogany, our Sensory Textured Spoons, and our latest addition, Balsa. As part of the awards process, they keep samples of every product that has won a Good Design Award, in their permanent collection.
THE NEW LONDON DESIGN MUSEUM
Studio William's Sensory Textured Spoons, are displayed as part of an exhibition, at the London Design Museum's new location in Kensington (the old Commonwealth building).
" IT'S GREAT TO KNOW THAT WHAT WE HAVE CREATED IS BEING DISPLAYED AS EXAMPLES OF EXCELLENCE IN BRITISH PRODUCT DESIGN "
Exhibitions & Displays
CUILLÈRE COUTEAU FOURCHETTE
Studio William's Olive, Mahogany and Tilia ranges were featured as part of Cuillère Couteau Fourchette (Fork Knife Spoons) at the Triennale internationale de design & innovation sociale Belgium. The collector Alain Wathieu offers us an amazing insight on the tables today and yesterday, discovering the covered stainless steel.
SWEET INSTRUMENTS OF DESIRE
Four leading universities, 54 students, one national design competition. Responding to a unique challenge set by design-led cutlery company, Studio William, Sweet Instruments of Desire showcases 54 innovative and practical new cutlery forms designed by students to transform how dessert is experienced. The winner of the competition won a cash prize and had their piece manufactured and sold by Studio William.