JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 PLATINUM WINNER: Best Children’s Interiors Brand
WHO: DockATot Morris & Co. collection
WHAT: Multifunctional pod, moses basket and children’s play accessories brand DockATot has designed a collection of products and accessories in collaboration with the archive gems of Morris & Co., the Arts & Crafts design house, renowned for timeless, nature-inspired fabrics and furnishings.
WHY: This collaboration between the contemporary nursery design company DockATot and the classic prints of Morris & Co is an unexpected match made in heaven. The world of children’s interiors is taken to a whole new opulent level with stunning maximal prints that decorate everything from moses baskets to stunning teepees and floor cushions. The quality is incredible – our judges were astounded by the sumptuous floor cushions and the immaculate finishes, agreeing that William Morris’ famous quote “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” could not be more apt.
JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 GOLD WINNER: Best Children’s Interiors Brand
WHO: Folk & Nest
WHAT: Bespoke, made to measure designer wallpaper murals printed on ethically sourced, non- woven papers, in a series of classic Scandi inspired designs in beautiful muted tones. Founded by friends Emma and Sam.
WHY: Our judges agreed that these designs were truly enchanting and would be perfect for contemporary nurseries that are high on chic and imagination. They also thought this was a super easy product to order and assemble and were extremely impressed by the brand’s use of water based inks, FSC certified non-woven papers and biodegradable packaging.
WHERE: Folk & Nest
JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 SILVER WINNER: Best Children’s Interiors Brand
WHO: Bear & Beau – The Rainbow Love Collection
WHAT: A co-ordinating collection of wallpaper, cushions and prints that have a gentle whimsical feel. All The inks used in the printing process are water-based and non-toxic. All paper is FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) approved and CE certified, while cushion linings are made from clear PET recycled bottles.
WHY: Bear & Beau make beautiful wallpapers prints and cushions that really do create a stunning backdrop for a play space or children’s bedroom. Prints inspired by the magic of the natural world provide the perfect antidote to the technology overload kids are exposed to and our judges loved the simple linear designs that don’t overpower but do set the tone for a beautiful, magical space. The company’s attention to environmental responsibility also scored highly.
WHERE: Bear and Beau
JUNIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2020 BRONZE WINNER: Best Children’s Interiors Brand
WHO: Max Made Me Do It
WHAT: A collection of prints and cushions designed by founder, Carol Maxwell, inspired by the natural world and vintage inspired illustration and fonts. Classic personalised letter prints and cushions with a contemporary twist sit alongside detailed, whimsical animal illustrations all bedecked in floral headdresses and party hats.
WHY: Everyone loved the bright colours and touches of humour inherent in all Carol’s designs and the illustrated initial prints and cushions were a huge hit as ever. A fantastic collection of decorative pieces for anyone who likes classic with a fabulous flourish.
WHERE: Max Made Me Do It