Distinctive design has always been a core value of Bolin Webb. We want to create great razors and accessories. Nothing less really satisfies our ambition to make a difference with products that stand out and are remembered.

On our journey, we have attracted the attention of those judging design on a global stage - design from electronics to cars and homeware, to name but a few categories. And, yes, razors too, although we did not expect to become what some call a “serial winner” of design awards.

Bolin Webb now has a wide collection of design and brand awards, which is a remarkable endorsement of our work. We are proud of our track record in design. These international accolades encourage us to keep on striving for excellence.

GQ Best Shaving Product 2023

British GQ - the iconic style and fashion magazine - has named the new Bolin Webb Generation Razor and stand as this year's Best Shaving Product.

We at Bolin Webb are delighted to have won this important accolade in the world of mens grooming.  This again underpins our commitment to design excellence, and to bringing something different and exciting to shaving.

GQ says "Bolin Webb's Generation Razor is streamlined, easy to use and can give you a precise trim with just a couple of strokes - all of which make it worth the limited real estate in your bathroom cabinet".

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iF Design Award 2023


Bolin Webb is winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, the world-renowned product design prize. Generation Razor won in the beauty and care category see iF Design

Generation Razor was endorsed by the 133-member jury, made up of independent design experts from all over the world. The organisers describe the competition as intense: almost 11,000 entries were submitted from 56 countries.

iF writes: "With simplicity at its core and distractions minimised, focus is placed on the weight, balance and experience of shaving whilst using easily available shaving heads. Using high quality materials, the simple extruded and machined metal form belies a carefully weighted, exquisitely crafted, and balanced design."

More information about Generation razor can be found in the “ALL Winners” section on iF Design. The razor set was designed for Bolin Webb by PDR of Cardiff Metropolitan University PDR

Great British Brands 2022

Bolin Webb X1 Carbon mens razor great British brands

Bolin Webb was included in the Country & Town House Great British Brands Book of 2022. Bolin Webb is featured alongside Britain's most iconic brand, such as Vivienne Westwood, Rolls Royce and John Smedley. 

GQ Best Razor 2020

The Bolin Webb’s X1 Matte range wins the GQ Grooming Best Razor 2020 Award. Derrick was presented with the award at the GQ award ceremony in Mayfair. 

Reddot “Best of the Best Design” Award 2017


The Bolin Webb silicone Razor Case has won Germany’s Red Dot “Best-of-the-Best” 2017 design award. The Razor Case received the highest distinction: ‘The Red Dot Product Design: Best of the Best’ awarded for its contribution to extraordinary, innovative design. Learn more here.

The razor case design was created by design partners WMP 

Best Razor, Beauty Shortlist Awards 2016

Bolin Webb’s X1 razor was named Best Razor in the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2016, London.

NY Now Brand Winner 2015

In 2015 Bolin Webb was a brand winner in the Personal Care & Wellness category for the NY Now trade fair; one of the largest in the US.

Cool Brands 2014/15

CoolBrands canvass opinions of experts and consumers to produce a barometer of Britain’s coolest brands, people and places. Bolin Webb qualified for the prestigious title in 2014.

IF Product Design Award

Since 1954, the iF Design Award has recognised outstanding design as assessed by international expert juries. The X1 razor and stand was a 2014 winner.

Honourable Mention, DME Award 2012

The DME Award is the only international competition dedicated to the management of design and Bolin Webb received an honourable mention in 2012.