In the Winner's Circle
Sheila Kim-Jamet -- Interior Design, 8/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
From a Tokyo sushi restaurant wrapped in rough-hewn ash to a Chicago showroom as pristine as a white-lacquered box, winners of the International Interior Design Association's 31st annual Interior Design Competition represented the full range of project types and stylistic choices. A panel of distinguished industry players weighed in on the decision-making: Vitra CEO Guy Geier, Motorola senior director of design integration Bruce Claxton, architect Susan Conger-Austin, and D.B. Kim, vice president of Westin design for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
1. Core Architects's concept space for Toronto's Interior Design Show.
2. Vanderbyl Design's Luna Textiles showroom in Chicago.
3. Audrey Matlock Architect's Community Mediation Services in Jamaica, New York. '
4. Philip Wu Architect's Jefferson restaurant in New York, winner of the 12th annual Will Ching Competition award for superior commercial design by a small firm.
5. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's Human Rights Campaign headquarters in Washington, D.C.
6. Studio Moon's Imamura restaurant in Tokyo.
7. The conference center, cafeteria, and retail bank at VOA Associates's ABN AMRO regional headquarters in Chicago.
8. Perkins & Will/Eva MaddoxBranded Environments's Antron Resource Center in Chicago.