The winners of the British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) Awards were announced on Sunday June 14 as day one of the first-ever BCTF Online drew to a close.
Hundreds of retailers from around the UK logged into the ground-breaking show to see the beautiful collections launched by over 200 British designer-makers, with products ranging from greetings cards and wall art through to jewellery, glasswork, ceramics and textiles.
Sponsors included the National Association of Jewellers, Heart Gallery (Hebden Bridge), Pyramid Gallery (York) and Platform Gallery (Clitheroe). The winners are as follows:
Best Newcomer Award, sponsored by Heart Gallery: May I Design (winner, pictured bottom); Selwyn House (highly commended).
BCTF Award for Excellence, sponsored by Pyramid Gallery: Erum Aamir (winner, pictured top); Caroline Finlay (first runner up); Dreya Glass (second runner up).
NAJ Award for Excellence in Jewellery: Eni Jewellery (pictured right)
Platform Gallery Form & Function Awards: Carla Edwards, Contrary Mary, Genevieve Broughton, Emma Burfoot, Kate Morrison, Erum Aamir, Humblewood, Algan Arts, Emma Williams, Sarah Saunders, Kirsti Hannah Brown, Jane Pritchard, Jim Stringer, Jill Stewart