| Nov 14, 2014 |
A dozen best UK-based interior design blogs named
Boh staff
By Staff

Surrounded by a host of bloggers and industry insiders last month, UK-based home furnishings retailer Amara announced the winners of its first-ever Interior Blog Awards.

The event, at the Rosewood Hotel in London, celebrated the best of the best of interior blogging from the creative and inspiring, to those go-to blogs for advice and home décor inspiration.

“Bloggers are an integral part of the interior design community,” Amara said in a statement, saying the brand “has always worked incredibly close with these talented individuals. Now it's time to give back."

These dozen winners were culled from a list of 286 nominees. The final call was made by a panel of judges including Sam Hood, creative director and founder of Amara; Vanessa Brandy, OBE-President of SBID; interiors writer Katrina Burroughs; Sarah Cole, director at Farrow & Ball; Ann Grafton, managing Director at GP & J Baker; and Martin Waller, co-founder and company director of Andrew Martin.

The winners were as follows:

Best Architecture: Dezeen

Best Color Inspiration: Little Big Bell

Best Designed: Lobster and Swan

Best Design Inspiration: Moon to Moon

Best DIY: Apartment Apothecary

Best Fashion Inspired: Arianna Daily

Best International: Happy Interiors Blog

Best Luxury: Design Hunter

Best Newcomer: Sarah Akwisombe

Best Organization: French Bedroom Company

Best Stylist/Interior Designer: Lucy Gough Stylist

Editor’s Choice: Lucy Will Show You

For additional highlights and images from the evening, search the hash tag #IBA14 and visit the website.

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