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2017 categories



NEW! automotive: interiors


NEW! automotive: overall design


NEW! automotive: concept car


NEW! In partnership with AIGA: marketing & branding materials

collateral or branding designed to market a product, collection, or manufacturer

NEW! packaging


NEW! tabletop




acoustical applications


architectural products

doors, windows, paint, etc.

bath: accessories and hardware


bath: cabinetry


bath: fittings

faucets, etc.

bath: fixtures

sinks, tubs, etc.

flooring: carpet/broadloom


flooring: carpet/modular


flooring: carpet/rugs


flooring: hard


flooring: tile and stone


furniture: contract/case goods


furniture: contract/desking


furniture: contract/partitions and wall systems


furniture: contract/systems


furniture: contract/tables


furniture: education


furniture: healthcare


furniture: outdoor


furniture: residential/dining tables


furniture: residential/occasional tables


furniture: residential/storage


green innovation




kitchen: appliances


kitchen: cabinetry


kitchen: fittings

faucets, taps, etc.

kitchen: fixtures

sinks, etc.

lighting: architectural


lighting: chandelier (multiple bulb)


lighting: floor


lighting: pendant (single bulb)


lighting: sconce


lighting: table


materials, treatments and surfaces (including paneling)


seating: contract/conference


seating: contract/guest


seating: contract/lounge


seating: contract/stool


seating: contract/sofa


seating: contract/task


seating: residential/accent


seating: residential/lounge


seating: residential/side


seating: residential/sofa


seating: residential/stool




textiles: contract


textiles: healthcare


textiles: hospitality


textiles: outdoor


textiles: residential


wall covering: contract


wall covering: fabric


wall covering: paper


wall covering: tile and stone


window treatments




architectural installation/pop up


art installation

a site-specific, three-dimentional work of art



In partnership with AIGA: branding & graphics: environmental

a graphics and branding program designed specifically for interiors

In partnership with AIGA: branding & graphics: marketing & branding materials

branding or marketing collateral design specifically for interiors (i.e. restaurant menus)



education: higher learning


education: primary and high schools










health & wellness


hospitality: urban hotel


hospitality: resort hotel


hospitality: hotel restoration/renovation

the rehabilitation and/or redesign of a pre-existing hotel project

hospitality: bar/lounge


hospitality: coffee/tea


hospitality: counter service


hospitality: casual dining


hospitality: fine dining


hospitality: hotel dining




kitchen & bath




commercial lobby


museum/art gallery




office: large (> 50,000 sq. ft.)


office: mid-size (10,000 to 50,000 sq. ft.)


office: small (< 10,000 sq. ft.)


office: firm's own


office: restoration/renovation

the rehabilitation and/or redesign of a pre-existing commercial project

outdoor space


public space


religious building


residence: apartment


residence: multi-unit housing


residence: beach house


residence: lobby and amenity space


residence: country house


residence: urban house/townhouse


residence: restoration/renovation

the rehabilitation and/or redesign of a pre-existing residential project

residence: sales center







a system for moving people, i.e. airport terminal or lounge, train or bus station, etc.

on the boards: commercial


on the boards: residential


shining moment

an exciting or daring design feature of a project (i.e. a unique grand stair, an innovative use of material - the sky is the limit!)



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