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2019 best of year project finalists

Congratulations to the project finalists for this year's Best of Year Awards!

Each finalist company will receive two complimentary tickets to the awards ceremony held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on December 6. If you are a finalist, follow directions in the email sent to the entry submitter to claim your tickets.

Download 2019 Best of Year Finalist seals here.

If you have not received an email notification, but you see your entry listed below please contact awards@interiordesign.net. To learn more about the event or to purchase additional tickets, please visit our event page here. Please note that in the event of a firm collaboration, both complimentary tickets will go to the submitter company.

*Please note, categories may have been expanded, consolidated, changed or removed per editorial discretion.


Category Project Firm
Architectural Installation/Pop up Hillside Dwelling Archstudio
Architectural Installation/Pop up Furniture for an Emperor in Transition CL3 Architects Limited
Architectural Installation/Pop up Kasane No Irome - Piling Up Colors Nakamura Kazunobu Design-Works
Architectural Installation/Pop up Lawn, National Building Museum Rockwell Group
Architectural Installation/Pop up Salvage Swings Somewhere Studio
Trade Show Booth Jisushe, 2018 Guangzhou Design Week Jisushe
Trade Show Booth The Unfolding Village, 2019 Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Trade Show Booth Anxin PRID International Design
Trade Show Booth Arper, 2019 Salone del Mobile Studio Maio
Art Installation Coshocton Ray Trace Behin Ha Design Studio
Art Installation SuShanghai Community Art Museum Department of Architecture, School of Design, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Art Installation To Align, Cleary Gottlieb Office LSM and Daniel Buren
Art Installation Tell Me More Rapt Studio
Art Exhibition Swissness Applied Architecture Office
Art Exhibition Contemporary Muslim Fashions, De Young Museum Hariri & Hariri Architecture
Art Exhibition Hyperion Longfor TOD Exhibition Hall Karv One Design
Art Exhibition Archive of a Landscape Without Data MAPA
Art Exhibition Calder: Nonspace, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles StephanieGoto
Beauty/Spa EN Skincare Archiee
Beauty/Spa Monteverdi Tuscany Spa Ilaria Miani
Beauty/Spa Orchid Spa Nanjing Linear Architecture
Beauty/Spa Vibrant YHS Design
Budget Sigar Bespoke Construction Union
Budget Bath House Mariotti Studio
Budget Loop Inn Martin Lejarraga Architecture Office
Budget Moon River Studio Qing
Higher Education The Institute for Visual History and Education Global Headquarters, USC Shoah Foundation Belzberg Architects
Higher Education Columbia College Chicago Student Center Gensler
Higher Education Donald Betz STEM Research and Learning Center Rand Elliott Architects
Higher Education Charles Library, Temple University Stantec and Snøhetta
Primary/Secondary Education Tate Library, Ethical Culture Fieldston School Architecture Research Office
Primary/Secondary Education Avenue Green Sheshan Kindergarten Elto Consultancy
Primary/Secondary Education XinMeng Montessori Kindergarten L&M Design Lab
Primary/Secondary Education SIS India PAL Design Group
Primary/Secondary Education Shanghai American School Puxi Campus Library Perkins and Will
Kids' Zone Blossom School Karv One Design
Kids' Zone Playville Nitaprow Co.
Kids' Zone Lolly Laputan Kids Café Wutopia Lab
Kids' Zone Loong Swim Club X+Living
Greater World: Environmental Impact Living Pavilion Behin Ha Design Studio
Greater World: Environmental Impact Freebooter GG-Loop
Greater World: Environmental Impact Succulent Walls Madworkshop
Greater World: Environmental Impact Whitepod Montalba Architects
Greater Good: Social Impact Tank Shanghai Open Architecture
Greater Good: Social Impact Tentsion Perkins and Will
Greater Good: Social Impact Artscape Daniels Launchpad Quadrangle
Greater Good: Social Impact Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Greater Good: Social Impact Food for Thought Truck Studio O+A
Civic Consulate HLW
Civic Government of Canada Visitor Welcome Center IBI Group and Moriyama & Teshima Architects
Civic Denny Substation NBBJ
Civic Kunshan Government Affairs Service Center Shanghai DomaimThink Design and SuMing Decoration Co.
Library Yue Library Beijing Fenghemuchen Space Design
Library Architecture Library, Chulalongkorn University Department of Architecture Co.
Library Columbus Metropolitan Library, Dublin Branch NBBJ
Library Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Large Museum/Art Gallery Ioma Gallery Archstudio
Large Museum/Art Gallery Pace Gallery Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture
Large Museum/Art Gallery Amos Rex JKMM Architects
Large Museum/Art Gallery UCCA Dune Art Museum Open Architecture
Small Museum/Art Gallery Textile Kris Lin International Design
Small Museum/Art Gallery Poster House LTL Architects
Small Museum/Art Gallery Aranya Art Center Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Small Museum/Art Gallery Sfer Ik Museion Uh May Roth-Architecture
Entertainment Changsha Insun Cinema One Plus Partnership
Entertainment Xian Changjiang Insun Imax Cinema One Plus Partnership
Entertainment Shanghai Palace Cinema Pulse On Partnership
Entertainment Qujiang Cultural Center The Oval Partnership
Transportation CTA 95th/Dan Ryan Terminal Station EXP
Transportation Hamburg Train Station Renovations Kitzig Interior Design
Transportation K11 Musea Carpark Stefano Tordiglione Design
Outdoor Apple Central & Wolfe Campus HOK and Korth Sunseri Hagey Architects
Outdoor Observatory JCPCDR Archtitecture
Outdoor Stage on the Lawn, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music K/O Design Studio
Outdoor Icade Parcs d'Affaires Saguez & Partners
Healthcare Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Center for Advanced Pediatrics EYP Architecture & Engineering
Healthcare Radiology Partners HLW
Healthcare Kaiser Permanente Washington Rebrand NBBJ
Healthcare New York Proton Center Stantec Architecture
Large Health + Wellness Beijing Institute of Technology Sports Center Beijing Yishijing Architecture Design Consulting
Large Health + Wellness The St. James HKS
Large Health + Wellness Fit Plunge Jules Wilson Design Studio
Large Health + Wellness Shanghai Jindi Zhuqiao AD2040 Sales Center Matrix Design
Small Health + Wellness E+E Fitness Chioco Design
Small Health + Wellness Shelter Esoteriko
Small Health + Wellness UCLA Kinross Recreation Center John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects
Small Health + Wellness Althaia Oncology and Hematology Day Hospital Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio
Bar/Lounge Nyx Alberto Caiola Studio
Bar/Lounge TWA Hotel Pool Bar Lubrano Ciavarra Architects and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners
Bar/Lounge Zero Pet Club Nayun Design
Bar/Lounge Morph Various Associates
Coffee/Tea Phoenix-Tree Garden Atelier ZZ
Coffee/Tea Thor Espresso Phaedrus Studio
Coffee/Tea Heytea Aeon Mall Huizhou Tomo Interior Design
Coffee/Tea Hey Bird Tomshi and Associates
Counter Service Hey Yo Concept Store Design Action & Associates
Counter Service Time Out Market Boston Dyer Brown Architects
Counter Service Sidecar Doughnuts Fleetwood Fernandez Architects
Counter Service Charlotte by PA Patisserie OYTT Design
Casual Dining Aster Hall AvroKO
Casual Dining Clouds Art Gallery Cafe BlackHome
Casual Dining Le Paris Brest Jouin Manku
Casual Dining John Anthony Linehouse
Casual Dining Banu Studio Link-Arc
Fine Dining The Zodiac Room AvroKO
Fine Dining Tzuco Cadena + Associados Concept Design
Fine Dining Song Chinese Cuisine Republican Metropolis Architecture
Fine Dining Omakase Shanghai Hip-Pop Design
Fine Dining Kosushi Miami Studio Arthur Casas
Hotel Dining Das Porto, Das Triest BEHF Architects
Hotel Dining BBR by Alain Ducasse, Raffles Singapore Jouin Manku
Hotel Dining Canton Disco, Edition Shanghai Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Hotel Dining American Son, Eaton Workshop Parts and Labor Design
Resort Silversands Grenada AW²
Resort Tengchong Bo Du CSD Design
Resort Sirru Fen Fushi Fairmont Maldives HBA
Resort Belmond Cap Juluca Rottet Studio
Resort Solaz Los Cabos Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
Resort Kudadoo Maldives Yuji Yamazaki Architecture
Chain Hotel Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo BAMO and EDG Design
Chain Hotel Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District DLR Group
Chain Hotel Dream Nashville Meyer Davis
Chain Hotel The Edition Shanghai Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Chain Hotel Niccolo Hotel Changsha Wilson Associates
Boutique Hotel Asbury Ocean Club Anda Andrei and Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture
Boutique Hotel Little Shelter Department of Architecture Co.
Boutique Hotel The Sifang HBA
Boutique Hotel Gloriette NOA
Boutique Hotel Park Zoo Hotel X+Living
Hotel Transformation TWA Hotel Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners, INC Architecture & Design, Lubrano Ciavarra Architects, Stonehill Taylor
Hotel Transformation Shinola Hotel Gachot Studios
Hotel Transformation Can Bordoy OHLAB
Hotel Transformation Vipp Chimney House Studio David Thulstrup
Large Tech Office Autodesk Montreal ACDF Architecture
Large Tech Office Microsoft B121 and B122 B+H Architects
Large Tech Office Zefr Rapt Studio
Large Tech Office Slack Headquarters Studio O+A
Small Tech Office Bell Textron Advanced Vertical Lift Business Center HKS
Small Tech Office BarkBox NBBJ
Small Tech Office Network Operations Center Perkins and Will
Small Tech Office Autodesk Boston Utile
Creative Office Adidas World of Sports Arena Behnisch Architekten
Creative Office Showtime West Coast Headquarters CannonDesign
Creative Office Warner Music Group Rockwell Group and Rockefeller Kempel Architect
Creative Office Glenstone Museum Administrative Offices Stantec and Thomas Phifer and Partners
Creative Office Bruce Mau Design Williamson Williamson
Large Corporate Office Financial Services Firm Architecture + Information
Large Corporate Office Western Union Headquarters Gensler
Large Corporate Office Wells Fargo Manhattan Headquarters The Switzer Group
Large Corporate Office Woodside Unispace
Medium Corporate Office Pixel Factory Gensler
Medium Corporate Office Confidential Professional Services Client Gensler
Medium Corporate Office Cleary Gottlieb LSM
Medium Corporate Office Boies Schiller Flexner Schiller Projects
Small Corporate Office Accenture Innovation Center Fukushima Gensler
Small Corporate Office Ray-Mont Logistics Lemay
Small Corporate Office Confidential Client Perkins and Will
Small Corporate Office Soros Capital Management SheltonMindel
Co Working Space KWG Cohesion GWP Architects
Co Working Space Confidential Office HOK
Co Working Space Soho 3Q WuJiaoChang Ippolito Fleitz Group
Co Working Space Laborde PCA-Stream
Firm's Own Office Wall Street Plaza Office 212Box
Firm's Own Office Shanghai Office GID International Design
Firm's Own Office New York Studio INC Architecture and Design
Firm's Own Office Toronto Office KPMB Architects
Firm's Own Office Xero Studio Studio Ma
Office Transformation Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice Gensler
Office Transformation 360° Lab Innocad Architecture
Office Transformation UCLA Extension Administration Headquarters Johnson Favaro
Office Transformation Audible Innovation Cathedral Spector Group
Office Transformation Google, Spruce Goose ZGF
Corporate Cafeteria/Bar Aetna Elkus Manfredi Architects
Corporate Cafeteria/Bar Campari Group North American Headquarters Gensler
Corporate Cafeteria/Bar The 300 Huntsman Architectural Group
Corporate Cafeteria/Bar Commonwealth Bank Australia, South Eveleigh Woods Bagot
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space Hudson Square Architecture + Information
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space Nanning Impression Discovery Bay Drawing Design & Excellence Decoration
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space One Soho Square Gensler
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space 1101 Sixteenth HOK
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space Two Union Square NBBJ
Commercial Lobby/Amenity Space 10 Grand Central Studios Architecture
Building Facade ARO CetraRuddy Architecture
Building Facade Little Shelter Department of Architecture Co.
Building Facade Flying Kris Lin International Design
Building Facade 10 Jay Street ODA New York
Building Facade 8500 Melrose Tighe Architecture
Residential Lobby/Amenity Space Arabella 212Box
Residential Lobby/Amenity Space Park Avenue Lobby Luca Andrisani Architect
Residential Lobby/Amenity Space Hong Kong Tseung Kwan O Alto Residences Clubhouse One Plus Partnership
Residential Lobby/Amenity Space 15 Hudson Yards Rockwell Group and Diller Scofido + Renfro
Multi-Unit Housing Panorama ACDF Architecture
Multi-Unit Housing MLK1101 Supportive Housing Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Multi-Unit Housing Kent Avenue ODA New York
Multi-Unit Housing 2300 Beverly Tighe Architecture
Multi-Unit Housing Hadohilljo Townhouses UnitedLab Associates
Large Apartment Jenga Penthouse Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Large Apartment Kors Residence New York City Groves & Co.
Large Apartment Central Park West Sara Story Design
Large Apartment 56 Leonard SheltonMindel
Small Apartment Publisher's Loft Buro Koray Duman
Small Apartment Pearl Loft Jessica Helgerson Interior Design
Small Apartment West Chelsea Residence Luce et Studio and Ismael Leyva Architects
Small Apartment Jewel Box Messana O'Rorke
City House West Los Angeles Residence Clive Wilkinson Architects
City House The New Oriental Ko's PplusP Designers
City House Upper West Side Brownstone Studio Arthur Casas
City House Qinglu Studio Y Yuhaoling Design
Beach House Kiht'han Bates Masi + Architects
Beach House Kors Residence Florida Groves & Co and Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects
Beach House Kennebunkport Pool House Steven Harris Architects and Rees Roberts + Partners
Beach House Sand House Studio MK27
Beach House Palm Beach Residence Workshop/APD
Large Country House Highland Park Residence Alterstudio Architecture
Large Country House Villa Varoise NADAAA
Large Country House Pool House Roger Ferris + Partners
Large Country House Maine Island Retreat SheltonMindel
Large Country House Link Farm House Slade Architecture
Small Country House Chalet Urfeld Arnold / Werner Architekten
Small Country House Wuehrer House Engelking Architects
Small Country House Holiday Home i29 Interior Architects
Small Country House Casa di Confine Simone Subissati Architects
Residential Transformation Casa Burés Estudio Vilablanch and TDB Arquitectura
Residential Transformation Mill Neck Residence Habjan Betancourt Architecture
Residential Transformation La Vieille Ferme Rysia Suchecka
Residential Transformation Manhattan Triplex SheltonMindel
Residential Transformation Netsch House Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Kitchen + Bath Riverbend CLB Architects
Kitchen + Bath Taula House M Gooden Design
Kitchen + Bath Oculi House O'Neill Rose Architects
Kitchen + Bath The Getty Residences Peter Marino Architect
Sales Center Heze Guangzhou Road Courtyard No.1 AOE
Sales Center WuliEpoch Beijing Yishijing Architecture Design
Sales Center Forest Park EnjoyDesign
Sales Center CiFi Chongqing Ippolito Fleitz Group
Sales Center The Gallery Team_BLDG
Manufacturer Headquarters Shaw Create Center Gensler
Manufacturer Headquarters Interface Headquarters Perkins and Will
Manufacturer Headquarters Caesarstone Experience Center StephanieGoto
Manufacturer Headquarters Sunbrella Headquarters Tsao & McKown Architects
Showroom Fervital Stone & Marble Baranowitz & Goldberg Architects
Showroom GMEC Dialogue 38
Showroom Grupo Arca Design Center Guadalajara Esrawe Studio
Showroom Cadillac House Shanghai Gensler
Showroom Nio House MM Consulate
Department Store/Mall Galeries Lafayette Flagship BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
Department Store/Mall Neiman Marcus, Hudson Yards Janson Goldstein
Department Store/Mall Loft Moment
Department Store/Mall Forum des Halles Saguez & Partners
Fashion Retail Forty Five Ten, Hudson Yards 5G Studio Collaborative and Snarkitecture
Fashion Retail Joy City Kid’s World Arizon Design
Fashion Retail Hipanda Omotesando Flagship Curiosity
Fashion Retail SND Various Associates
Mixed Retail Nome Aurora Concept Store A.A.N. Architects
Mixed Retail National Museum of Qatar Gift Shop Koichi Takada Architects
Mixed Retail Standard Dose SR Projects and Tuna Architecture
Mixed Retail Claus Porto New York Tacklebox Architecture
Retail: Accessories Radius 58 DA Bureau
Retail: Accessories B Hemmings & Co. DKstudio Architects
Retail: Accessories Yin ODD
Retail: Accessories Audemars Piguet, East Hampton Studio Galeon
Bookstore E Pang Bookstore Gonverge Interior Design
Bookstore Social House by Xintiandi Kokaistudios
Bookstore Books Over the Clouds Wutopia Lab
Bookstore Chongqing Zhongshuge X+Living
Environmental Branding/Graphics AKC Museum of the Dog Gensler
Environmental Branding/Graphics Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice Gensler
Environmental Branding/Graphics Lab 114 by Orange & Wellio Saguez & Patrners
Collateral Branding/Graphics Protagonist Clubhouse Brand Bureau
Collateral Branding/Graphics Bring Home the Bacon D2 Groups
Collateral Branding/Graphics Floritauk Tennis Club Ghislaine Viñas
Collateral Branding/Graphics Suofeiya Workshop Leaping Creative
On the Boards: Commercial Cliff Edge Hotel Lawrence Kim / A+U LAB
On the Boards: Commercial Aurora Belzberg Architects
On the Boards: Commercial Wuxi Hospital NBBJ
On the Boards: Commercial Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel Roar
On the Boards: Residential Prototype Folding Pods for Disaster Relief Hariri & Hariri Architecture
On the Boards: Residential Huangshan House Park + Associates
On the Boards: Residential Hill Spring House Partisan Projects
On the Boards: Residential Round Retreat UnitedLab Associates
Innovation Forty Five Ten, Hudson Yards 5G Studio Collaborative and Snarkitecture
Innovation Moncler Marina Bay Curiosity
Innovation 2112 Pennsylvania Ave NW Gensler
Innovation Plús Hús Minarc
Shining Moment Victorian Music Box CCY Architect
Shining Moment Arthur's Restaurant GH3
Shining Moment National Museum of Qatar Lighting Design L'Observatoire International and Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Shining Moment Schindler City China Headquarters Neri&Hu Design and Research Office