Monday, May 6, 2013

Interior Design Society - Designer of the Year Winners

The 2012 Interior Design Society Designer of the Year winners were announced on April 24, 2013 at the IDS Awards Dinner in Greensboro, NC.
 
The Designer of the Year awards recognize outstanding achievement in residential interior design among Interior Design Society members. This year we received a record number of 93 entries. Categories that received more than 7 entries were awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.


Presented annually these awards are judged based on: 

Client Needs: To what degree were the expressed needs of the client met?
Functionality: To what degree does the project enhance the existing structures functionality?
Aesthetics: To what degree does the project enhance the existing structure aesthetically?
Craftsmanship: Is there evidence of superior craftsmanship regarding: Window treatments, furnishings, floor covering, wall treatments, etc.?
Obstacles: Did the designer overcome difficult obstacles?
Budget: Was the project completed within budget?
Specifications: Did the entry meet required specifications?

 
The winners in each category are listed below and be on the look-out this week for before and after pictures for each award!
 
Specialty Areas - Children's rooms, playrooms, nurseries:
1st Place: Nicole Yee
 
Specialty Areas  - Foyer/entry way:
1st Place: Ami Austin
 
Specialty Areas - Media rooms, game rooms, home offices:
1st Place: Donna Hoffman
 
Specialty Areas - Outdoor rooms/sunrooms:
1st Place: Cheryl Lee Smith

 
Living Spaces $29,999 & Under:
1st Place: Susy McBride
2nd Place: Jan Cregier
3rd Place: Cheryl Lee Smith
 
Living Spaces $30,000 & Above:
1st Place: Cheryl Lee Smith
2nd Place: Maida Korte
3rd Place: Nicole Yee
 
Bedrooms $19,999 & Under:
1st Place: Judith Taylor
 
Bedrooms $20,000 & Above:
1st Place: Ami Austin

Kitchens $49,999 & Under:
1st Place: Tanna Barnecut
2nd Place: Traci Connell
3rd Place: Christine Gee

Kitchens $50,000 & Above:
1st Place: Amy Yin
2nd Place: Donna Hoffman
3rd Place: Maida Korte

Bathrooms $14,999 & Under:
1st Place: Anne Runde

Bathrooms $15,000 & Above:
1st Place: Denise Piaschyk
2nd Place: Maida Korte
3rd Place: Traci Connell 
 


 

1 comment:

  1. This is a very exciting honor. Congratulations to all of my fellow award winners!

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