The DESIGN INSIDER gave its first ‘Best Product at Show’ Award this week at Independent Hotel Show, which was supported by the BCFA.



The recipient was luxury fabric specialist and BCFA member Kobe, for its FR Elements range, the product offered glamour, whilst meeting the needs of affordability.

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David Harris MD for Kobe said of the win; ‘We were delighted to receive the ‘Top Product’ award by Design Insider at the Independent Hotel Show. The Elements collection is 100% polyester FR and gives the contracts sales team access to a wider customer base through its realistic price points, giving value for money while enjoying the signature Kobe style.’

There was a lot of great products at the show, and here are some that got shortlisted in the awards.

Crosswater’s Push & Dial Controller



GP & J Baker Festival Stripe





Sekers Melford Collection



The next DI Best at Show Award shall be held at Sleep in November.


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