The Gang's All Here
Staff -- Interior Design, 1/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
A record 1,377 guests packed the grand ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria in New York to attend the 2004 Interior Design Hall of Fame awards dinner—and toast its 20th year. The international roster of the event's five inductees more than lived up to the occasion: Arthur Casas, Edward A. Feiner, Victoria Hagan, William Sofield, and Matteo Thun.
1. The Waldorf grand ballroom, filled to capacity.
2. Interior Design's Hall of Fame director, Regina Freedman.
3. Clive Wilkinson, principal of his namesake architecture firm.
4. Hall of Fame inductee Victoria Hagan of Victoria Hagan Interiors approaching the podium.
5. Inductee Edward A. Feiner, chief architect of the U.S. General Services Administration, receiving a congratulatory handshake from Interior Design publisher and vice president Mark Strauss.
6. Hall of Fame member Jamie Drake.
7. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy host Thom Filicia and colleague Marc Szafron with Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen.
8. Inductee William Sofield of Studio Sofield.
9. Hall of Fame member Peter Shelton and wife Laura Bennett.
10. Shelton, Mindel & Associates partner Lee Mindel drawing winners for the trip giveaways.
11. The Gensler crew: Gary Wheeler, director of workplace for the U.K. and Europe; Tony Harbour, former managing director of the London and Houston offices; Ronette King, design director in San Francisco; Margo Grant Walsh, vice chairwoman emeritus; and Arthur Gensler, chairman.
12. Doug Wilson, the Trading Spaces designer, and Rachel Kohler, group president of interiors for Kohler.
13. Inductee Arthur Casas of Arthur Casas Arquitetura e Design.
14. Inside Edition host Deborah Norville.
15. Hall of Famer Andre Staffelbach.
16. Gretchen Bellinger, founder of her namesake textile company, and Robert Kleinschmidt, partner at Powell/Kleinschmidt.
17. Luna Textiles president and founder Anna Hernandez and Vanderbyl Design principal Michael Vanderbyl.
18. Hall of Famers Clodagh and Orlando Diaz-Azcuy.
19. Real-estate developer Richard Fiore and his wife, Hall of Famer Laura Bohn, with Tad Smith, president of Reed Business Information's media division.
20. Inductee Matteo Thun of Matteo Thun Partners.