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DGM Awards

The Design Guild Mark (DGM) was introduced by The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers to reward the work of the finest furniture designers working in Britain. Judged annually by a panel of members from across the furniture industry, DGMs are awarded for excellence in design, use of materials, manufacture and function.



To date Samuel Chan has been awarded 12 DGMs, one of the highest tallies for any one furniture designer. He was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers in 2015.



2016

DGM 148 awarded to Magnus chair

DGM 147 awarded to Column bookcase series



2015

DGM 128 awarded to Kerning cabinet series

DGM 127 awarded to Kerning bookcase series



2013

DGM 79 awarded to Finnieston console

DGM 78 awarded to Finnieston bookcase



2011

DGM 37 awarded to Gillespie side table



2010

DGM 18 awarded to Motley pallet drawer system

DGM 17 awarded to Motley baton chair



2009

DGM 14 awarded to Motley dining table

DGM 13 awarded to Motley drums

DGM 12 awarded to Motley bookcase




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Awards

16 05 24 Press

DGM Awards

The Design Guild Mark (DGM) was introduced by The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers to reward the work of the finest furniture designers working in Britain. Judged annually by a panel of members from across the furniture industry, DGMs are awarded for excellence in design, use of materials, manufacture and function. To date Samuel Chan has been awarded 12 DGMs, one of the highest tallies for any one furniture designer. He was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers in 2015. 2016 DGM 148 awarded to Magnus chair DGM 147 awarded to Column bookcase series 2015 DGM 128 awa...
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Awards and Nominations

2003 Flyt desk shortlisted in Furniture Design Category, Design Week Awards, UK 2008 Classic Design Award for Hume book tower series, awarded by the Victoria and Albert Museum and Homes & Gardens magazine, UK 2010 Samuel Chan shortlisted in Best Design Category, British Design Awards, ELLE Decoration, UK 2011 Perspective A&D Trophy (Product Design Category) for Motley floor light, The Perspective Awards, Hong Kong Channels shortlisted in Best Design Brand category, British Design Awards, ELLE Decoration, UK 2012 Perspective A&D Trophy (Furniture Design category) for Motley tall bat...
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