Matthew Hilton Awards


2012 Best Furniture

ICFF Editors Awards
De La Espada and exhibiting brands Autoban and Matthew Hilton were awarded Best Furniture, as selected by Arlene Hirst; Elizabeth Pagliacolo, Azure; Amanda Dameron, Dwell; Cristina Bonini, Interni; Chantal Hamaide, Intramuros; Paul Makovsky, Metropolis; and Pei-Ru Keh, Wallpaper


2012 Honorary Doctorate

Kingston University, London


2008 Designer of the Year

Elle Decoration British Design Awards


2007 Best New Exhibitor

Blueprint 100% Design Awards
Matthew Hilton was named Best New Exhibitor for the debut exhibition at 100% Design of his eponymous brand.


2005 Royal Designer for Industry

The Royal Society of Arts, UK
The highest honour in the field of Industrial Design in the UK, this award is for designers who have achieved "sustained excellence in aesthetic and efficient design for industry."


2003 Nomination for Compasso D'Oro

Associazione per il Disegno Industriale
Matthew Hilton's injection moulded alternative to the ubiquitous plastic garden chair was nominated for this prestigious award.


2003 Design Plus Frankfurt Award

Design Plus Frankfurt Award jury
In recognition of outstanding and innovative design, this award was presented to Hilton for his contemporary redesign of the standard plastic garden chair.