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The Design Guild Mark judging panel (left–right): Peter Thwaites, Fiona Knight, Natasha Marshall, Professor Clare Johnston, Rodney McMahon, Linzi Coppick and Corinne Pringle.
Industry charity The Furniture Makers' Company (TFMC) has announced the inaugural holders of the Design Guild Mark's new 2D category.


They are products designed for Alusid, Axminster Carpets and Bute Fabrics (for details, see captions) and are rewarded for excellence and raising the profile of British design and innovation.

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Jitterbug from the Shoreditch Range; designed by Gary Bridge for Axminster Carpets (left); Silcastone; designed by Alasdair Bremner and David Binns for Alusid (top right); The Alchemy Collection; designed by Rachel Evison for Bute Fabrics (bottom right)
The Design Guild Mark is judged by a panel of leading industry professionals, and was chaired by Rodney McMahon.

The judging panel comprised: Linzi Coppick, Forme UK; Fiona Knight, Studio Hopwood; Professor Clare Johnston, Royal College of Art; Natasha Marshall, Natasha Marshall; Corinne Pringle, tp bennett; and Peter Thwaites, Rapture & Wright.