Awards Night

The IBA17 Awards Night

Wednesday 25th October 2017

The Design Museum

224-238 Kensington High Street,
Kensington, London W8 6AG

Join us for the event of the year with canapés, cocktails and the announcement of this year’s winners!

Please note this event is invitation only

The Hosts

Interior designer and TV presenter Sophie Robinson will return as host of the Amara Interior Blog Awards for the third year in a row and this year she will be joined by long-time friend and colleague Daniel Hopwood. The well-known duo have worked together as judges for BBC2’s The Great Interior Design Challenge and run a series of popular interior design courses and their famed repartee are certain to delight this year’s attendees.

Sophie Robinson
& Daniel Hopwood


Sophie Robinson has been in the interior design business for over 20 years, earning the reputation as one of the industry’s top interior stylists.  She regularly contributes to best-selling interior magazines, promoting original and trend led decorating features while her natural design talent is brought to life in the stunning room sets she produces for photographic shoots and events. She works across all media, including TV, worked for all the major channels and has recently joined the team at BBC1’s DIY SOS.

Daniel has been in the design industry for over 30 years and this valuable experience has seen him appointed as Director of Continuing Professional Development and then President of the British Institute of Interior Design. He also regularly gives talks at trade shows such as Decorex and 100% Design and more light hearted versions for public shows such as Grand Designs and writes about design for magazines and newspapers including the Sunday Times and Evening Standard.

The Goody Bags

This year’s goody bags are to be filled with luxurious treats from top designer brands including: