Furniture suppliers Bentley Designs, Henderson Russell and Gallery Direct were the winners of The Furniture Awards, held for the first time at this year’s January Furniture Show.

The awards were delivered by trade journal Furniture News — whose editor Paul Farley chaired the judging panel — in collaboration with the event organiser Furniture Fairs.

Bentley Designs’ City cabinet range won in the Value Category; Gallery Direct’s Dexter side table and accompanying range in the Mid-Level Category; with Henderson Russell’s Sloane sofa winning the Upper-Level Category.

Judges included Cousins’ Robert Shotton, WorldStores’ Tristan Lynch and furniture designer Rob Scarlett.