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The Innovation Awards

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The Innovation Awards ceremony is a highlight of kbb Birmingham and is now approaching its sixth year running. In 2022, our panel of judges whittled down 10 finalists to showcase their designs in person at the NEC Birmingham. Discover which products were crowned the official winners. 

2022 Innovation Awards Winners

Judges' Choice

BORA's X BO Steam Oven won the Judges' Choice award for 2022. The innovative product blew the judges away with its versatility. The oven can be used for roasting, baking, steaming and more, it even cleans itself spotlessly after use.

People’s Choice

Røroshetta won the People's Choice award for 2022. The sleek design of their SENSE Cooker Hood caught the eye of visitors. But what really amazed the crowd was its silent function and integrated smart technology features.

Best Sustainable Design

Furnipart was awarded Best Sustainable Design for 2022. Furnipart’s Ocean IX Handles are made of recycled materials from the maritime industry such as fishing nets and ropes - yet the judges felt they hadn't compromised on style.

The 2022 Shortlist

Bora, X BO Steam Oven

The BORA X BO can be used for roasting, baking, steaming and more, it even cleans itself spotlessly after use.

Keuco, Shower Light

The Shower Light integrates a light and shower head to combine light and water, enhancing the showering experience.

Novy, Easy Pro Hob

The Easy Pro Hob is an induction hob featuring a extractor that automatically regulates extraction once cooking begins. 

Roca, In-Wash with In-Tank

The In-Wash with In-Tank combines hygiene and freedom of installation by intergrating the tank in the WC design.

Røroshetta, Sense Cooker Hood

The SENSE Cooker Hood range has integrated smart technology features that focus on Indoor Air Quality and Fire Safety.

LoftRobe, Storage Solutions

LoftRobe’s Storage Solutions are raised and lowered by remote control to make the most of your small and unused space.

Liebherr, Peak BioFresh Refrigerator

Liebherr’s Peak BioFresh Refrigerator helps to keep fruit and vegetables crisp and fresh, whilst being energy efficient.

Perrin & Rowe, Armstrong Mini Tap

The Perrin & Rowe Armstrong Mini Tap offers instant steaming hot water and filtered water for drinking.

Ca’ Pietra, Mermaid's Garden Tiles

Submerge into the great underwater world with Ca’ Pietra’s Mermaid's Garden tiles.

Furnipart, Ocean IX handles

Furnipart’s Ocean IX Handles are made of recycled materials from the maritime industry such as fishing nets, ropes and trawls.

2022 Judges

The Innovation Awards 2022 judges were as follows: Amanda Hughes - Architect & Interior Design Liaison at Blum, Richard Hibbert - KBSA Chairperson, Lindsey Rendall - BIID President, Katrina Burroughs - Design Journalist for The Times, Andy Davies - Managing Editor of kbbReview and Andy Bishop - Creative Director of kbb Birmingham.