Livingetc had a very nice time at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour on Friday judging the Best of the Best awards for Focus/11. And from all the brilliant furniture, lighting, wallpaper, fabric, paint and tiles, we awarded Original BTC’s Hector Bibendum lamp by Terence Conran the overall winner. It was designed to celebrate Original BTC’s 21st birthday and is inspired by the Michelin Man, AKA Monsieur Bibendum. We love the company and we love this future classic light.

Our other winners were: Best Paint ‘Le Beton Circé’ collection by The Little Shop at Henry Bertrand, Best Flooring Quantum range by Wool Classics (a carpet that feels like silk but is made of cotton, Best Rug Monaco Yacht collection by Tai Ping Carpets, Best Trimming Artisanal collection by Travers at Zimmer + Rohde, Detail Curtain poles from The Bradley Collection.

Patterned wallpaper – Livia Azurro (W361/01) by Romo

Geometric wallpaper – Circus (93/6020) by Cole & Son

Floral fabric – Still Life by Sanderson

Geometric fabric – Adras by Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Schumacher at Turnell & Gigon

Woven fabric – Lisle Check by Colefax and Fowler

Tile – Zigzag’ tile from the Paccha collection by Ann Sacks

Upholstered furniture – Guscioalto chair by Flexform

Furniture (joint winners) – Pencil Leg console by J.Robert Scott and the Amalfi bath by Victoria + Albert

Lighting – Savona floor lamp by  Vaughan