David James Student Award
The David James Student Award is open to students and trainees following a structured learning syllabus at AMUSF level 3 or equivalent.
Generous prizes from our Corporate Sponsors are awarded to students or trainees who have produced an exceptional piece of upholstered furniture using traditional techniques.
Nominations are made by tutors or employers and the cost is £10 to be paid by the training facility or employer. It is free for Certificated Training Facilities. All applications will be made anonymous before passing on to the judging panel.
Tutor or employer to nominate by 21 July 2023
Applicant sends PDF/Word document detailing their piece by 21 August 2023.
All entrants and training facilities will be informed of the outcome in the week starting 11 Sept 2023
The award will be presented at The Guild's AGM on 7 Oct 2023
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
David James has been training upholsterers since the 1960s both in person and through his extensive list of publications. It is an honour that he will hand out the awards in person.
David James Award
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 David James Studnet Award
1st prize - Rachel Ormiston
2nd prize - Sarah Thompson
3rd prize - Kathy Joyce
Congratulations to the winners and to their tutors at British School of Upholstered Furniture and the South West Upholstery School