Honoring the Best in Interior Design

03/22/2017 |

The annual Interior Design Competition honors outstanding, state-of-the-art and original design as determined by International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

The six winners of the Interior Design Competition and the winner of the Will Ching Design Competition have been revealed by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) 

In its 44th year, the annual Interior Design Competition honors outstanding, state-of-the-art and original design. The winning projects were selected by a jury of design experts from among a group of 13 finalists.

“This annual competition has long attracted the best in international design and honors the highest level of design achievement from firms whose innovation and creative execution pushes the boundaries of what interior environments can achieve,” says IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “These inspired spaces represent both ingenuity and function for living, working and playing.”

The 2017 Interior Design Competition winners are:

  • Centerbridge at Seagram Building, New York, NY, USA; Firm: LSM, Washington, DC, USA
  • Hyundai Capital Convention Hall, Seoul, South Korea; Firm: Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • MARS, Santa Monica, CA; Firm: Giorgio Borruso Design, Marina Del Rey, CA, USA
  • Milken Community Schools Guerin Family Institute and Architecture + Design Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Firm: Lehrer Architects LA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • NeueHouse Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Firm: Rockwell Group, New York, NY, USA
  • Paper Space, Taipei, Taiwan; Firm: J.C. Architecture, Taipei, Taiwan

IIDA also announced the firm Shanghai Godolphin as the winner of the 25th annual Will Ching Design Competition for its original, innovative, and creative execution of the International Wine and Spirits Museum in Shanghai, China. The Will Ching Design Competition honors outstanding commercial interior design projects from firms of five employees or fewer.

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