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Designers Guild History
Turnover has grown rapidly over the past 20 years from less than £3 million to over £50 million  selling to interior designers, department stores, retailers and the hotel and contract market. The largest single market is the UK, with sales overseas being conducted through key Designers Guild showrooms and operating centres in France, Germany and Italy with agents and distributors operating elsewhere across Europe and Worldwide. There are Designers Guild showrooms in London, Paris, Munich and New York  with further Designers Guild areas in over 60 showrooms across the world including all of Europe to New York City, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Sydney.
Designers Guild also has a UK and United States online shop, offering bedlinen and a selection of home accessories, cushions, blankets, throws and rugs.
Designers Guild collections offer a range of luxury furnishing fabrics and wall coverings including Designers Guild Kids and ‘Essentials’; a library of plain fabrics, for both domestic and contract sectors. The range of products as well as furnishing fabrics and wall coverings includes furniture, bed and bath, "home fragrance" and accessories.
In addition to the Designers Guild collections the company designs and manufactures under license William Yeoward Fabrics and Paper and is also the European and Middle East distributor for Ralph Lauren Fabric and Wallpaper. In 2011, Designers Guild launched a further license for the luxury brand Christian Lacroix.
In September 2008 Designers Guild launched under license from the ‘Royal Collection’ a division of the Royal household, the Royal Collection Fabrics and Wallpapers. A collection inspired by the interiors of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, and by the official archive of art in the Royal Collection.
- 1996: Queen’s Award for Export Achievement.
- 2008: Microsoft award for Best Use of Technology.
- 2010: Best British Brand awarded by Elle Decoration UK 
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