edited by Sheila Kim-Jamet -- Interior Design, 12/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
Piece by Piece
Building on the buzz from "The Quilts of Gee's Bend" a few years back, Studio Art Quilt Associates has organized "Exposed! Contemporary Art Quilts: The Art World's Biggest Secret Revealed." The 12 quilts on view at New York's Noho Gallery were selected by Museum of Arts & Design curator Dorothy Twining Globus. Opening January 17. . .
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The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is presenting its annual Vincent J. Scully Prize to Phyllis Lambert—architect, educator, activist, and founder of the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. Lambert's contributions span 50 years. . .
Simeone Deary Design Group, VOA Associates, OWP/P, Burkett Design, and several carpet mills each came away from the 18th annual Solutia/Ultron Doc Awards at New York's Rainbow Room with a $1,500 cash prize and a crystal sculpture. The awards honor innovative projects involving Solutia's Ultron fiber. . .
A New Definition
Design Is, the Shaw Contract Group's new competition for commercial interiors, is open for business. Submissions will be judged on every aspect of the design process, from existing challenges to the look of final results. Professional architecture and interiors firms in the U.S. and Canada have until February 28 to enter. . .