The New Designers KBSA Award for Product
Nottingham Trent The Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom
Judges citation: 'The award is given for simplicity, space-saving, practical, user-friendly, versatile and great attention to detail.'
Karen Babel says, 'I'm grateful to KBSA for the award and also for the support and help I have had from Scan-Thor, Ablest, Steve Rutherford and all my friends and family. I hope to get some of my ideas into production and also to work with design consultancies.' Previously her 'Underwater Chandelier' was selected by the British Council for Talento in Milan 05 and she has won an Undu Award for the same chandelier to be exhibited at 100% Design in September.