Bar winners named in 2013 Design Awards

Bar Magazine: Bar designer Simon McIlwraith of Collective Design has been named interior designer of the year in the Northern Design Awards.Simon won the award after impressing the judges with his project Pleased To Meet You a bar specialising in gin, draught craft beer and food in Newcastle upon Tyne city centre

Bar winners named in 2013 Northern Design Awards


Collective Design Winner of 2013 Northern Interior Designer of the Year Award

Simon McIlwraith’s Collective design has become the winner of the Northern Interior designer of the year Award 2013


Shortlisted as Finalist Northern Interior Designer of the Year

Collective design has once more become a finalist at the 2013 Northern Design awards


Pleased to Meet You Newcastle


Russia’s Interior Design Magazine

Russian Interior design magazine reviews the design of The Boilers House by Collective Design


Winner of 2012 Northern Interior Designer of the Year

Simon Mcilwraith director of Collective Design has scooped one of the most prestigious design awards in the U.K. to be crowned The Interior Designer of the Year at the 10th annual Northern Design Awards at Manchester Central.


The 2012 Northern Design Awards

Collective design are delighted Simon Mcilwraith has been sort-listed for Best Interior Designer of the Year in the Northern Design Awards 2012. The awards will take place at a Gala dinner on the 30th November 2012 at Manchester Central, and will be hosted by Wayne Hemingway MBE.


Collective design features in the Andrew Martins 2012 interior design review

An inspirational overview of the worlds leading interior designers

Praised by The Sunday Times as “the Oscars for the Interior Design World,” this compendium presents the world’s best interior designers and their stunning work.


2012 review on retail-design-blog


Lady Greys Sunday Sun


Movers and Shakers


Living North

Living North Magazine
Design To Impress
Living North Magazine double spread feature on Collective Design


Northumbria Students Union Award

Collective Design would like to congratulate Northumbria Students Union for all their hard work which has resulted in the 2011 NUS students union of the year Award. Collective Design have worked alongside the team at the Union on a number of inspirational schemes and would like to offer a Big well done to the whole team.

“Collective design are excellent at transforming bar design concepts into reality. The designs are fresh, contemporary, unique and in line with the student market. I have worked with Collective on a variety of projects ranging from cafes, cocktails bars to nightclubs and each venue offers a warm atmosphere and ambience . The level of professionalism is second to none and the company is great at working with clients, contractors as well as University departments and have good experience at managing complex projects.”

Michelle Berry

Director of Commercial Services

Northumbria Students’ Union


Firm Has Eye For Design

The Journal


Andrew Martin Review 2011

Collective Design feature in the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review 2011.

The review is regarded as the

“The Bible of Interior Design” by The Times

and features almost hundred interior designers from every corner of the globe.

“The Ultimate Accolade in the World of Interior Design”

“The Oscars for the Interior Design World”

Sunday Times


Steel House

The Steel House in Sheffield by Bar Magazine