It was hotly contested; the competition was fierce and tough decisions had to be made by the judging panel. We are delighted to present 2019's GWG Awards' elite, the websites and apps to have on your radar.
Anyjunk is reinventing bulky waste collection with technology, growing to become one of the UK's largerst operators and undertaking 2,000 clearances per week.
Blog of the Year: Kate Watson-Smyth's blog needs no introduction for interior addicts. This award-winning blog, Instagram account and podcast are full of design inspiration.
Children: This award winning, aspirational and social lifestyle store showcases contemporary nursery décor, furniture and toys for the modern family.
Fashion: The Dundas shirt is the perfect way to dress down stylishly – designed to combine easy going style with classic British tailoring.
Luxury: This London based diamond jeweller is known for her distinctive aesthetic merging traditional techniques with contemporary design.
Home & Garden: Marian Boswall Landscape Architects is a leading design practice with a reputation for creating beautiful places, often in historic or sensitive settings
Catering to the urban at-home chef to provide everything that’s needed for entertaining, from the kitchen to the table.
Travel & Leisure: GoApe has all the adventure boxes ticked, from tree-to-tree crossings, 3km zip treks, nets 30 feet above the forest floor and heavy duty all-terrain Segwaying.
Business/Corporate: Elixirr is a different type of consultancy helping clients change the game in their industries.
Useful: Reinventing bulky waste collection with technology, the company has grown to become the UK’s largest operator.
Property: A property consultancy, offering a very different viewing experience for both the B2B and B2C markets.
Small Business: Designing homeware, gifts, stationery and prints that enable a deeper human connection and inspire simple actions so that you may be content with yourself and live well.
Education: The British Council and Academy Award®-winning Aardman animation studios are behind this innovative learning experience to help children aged two to six learn English.
Startups: The go to personalised money pooling website, enabling everyone to attain luxuries they have always wanted by clubbing in together for a present, event or holiday.
Best Travel Blog: Follow Vicky and Chris, a couple from Yorkshire as they work their way around the world. To date, they've visited 75 countries and the list is growing.
Best Lifestyle Blog: An independent daily online men’s fashion, male grooming and men's lifestyle magazine which has quickly grown to be one of the leading digital publications in the UK.
Best Fashon Blog: Kate Hiscox's fashion blog with weekly edits on trends or clothes that have caught her eye.
Charity: Provides learning, support and care for more than 1,200 children, young people and adults who have a learning disability and/or autism.
Ethical: An ethical lifestyle collection of Indian-inspired, artisanal clothing and homewares - creating beautiful, considered products in a mindful way.
Healthy & Beauty: Created by British make-up artist Arabella Preston, Votary’s luxurious products harness the natural power of plant oils and active ingredients.
Best Food Blog: A lifestyle resource for conscious, health-driven individuals seeking inspiration, advice, tips, tricks, and solutions on how to get the Glow from Within.
Best Interiors Blog: An award-winning blog, Instagram account and podcast are full of design inspiration for interior addicts.
Best Family/Children's Blog: A personal lifestyle blog where Sara shares her adventures with her children, Catherine and Harvey, and the daily excitement of living in London.
Best Use of Social Media, joint winner: The London based diamond jeweller is known for her distinctive aesthetic.
Best Use of Social Media, joint winner: Go-to brand for original and fun statement jewellery!
Best Use of Technology: Gives easy access to professional bespoke room design at an affordable price.