Get In Touch

The London Design Medals 2021

Each year, London Design Festival recognises the contribution made by leading design figures and emerging talents to London and the industry, with four London Design Medals awarded: The London Design Medal, Lifetime Achievement Medal, Emerging Design Medal, and Design Innovation Medal. A panel of established designers, industry commentators and previous winners meet to debate the possible recipients of the Medals. The 2021 Winners are:


· London Design Medal:                    Ilse Crawford CBE         

· Design Innovation Medal:                Eyal Weizman MBE

· Emerging Design Medal:                 Mac Collins

· Lifetime Achievement Medal:          Michael Wolff


This year, we were delighted to partner once again with Fortnum & Mason and Spirit Partner No.3 Gin for our awards ceremony.

London Design Medal Winners 2021
London Design Medals
  • London Design Medal is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual who has distinguished themselves within the industry and demonstrated consistent design excellence.

  • Design Innovation Medal celebrates entrepreneurship in all its forms, both locally and internationally. It honours an individual for whom design lies at the core of their development and success.

  • Emerging Design Medal recognises an impact made on the design scene within eight or so years of graduation.

  • Lifetime Achievement Medal honours a significant and fundamental contribution to the design industry over their career.