Interior Design Hall of Fame


Please join us for the 31st annual Hall of Fame awards gala, Wednesday, December 2, 2015. Seats are priced at $11,500 for Benefactor; $9,200 for Patron; $7,200 for Corporate; and $720 for an individual seat. Tables seat ten. For reservations or for more information, please email REGINA FREEDMAN or call 917.934.2835. 

>>See the announcement of the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees here

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Event Coverage


Hall of Fame Members


About the Event: The black-tie event begins with a cocktail reception that fills all three Grand Ballroom Salons. A special VIP reception is held additionally with invited guests ranging from Hall of Fame members, benefactors, editors, members of the press, and diamond, platinum and gold sponsors. Dinner, the awards ceremony, and after-party follow the reception. Mark Strauss, president, Interior Design Media, and Cindy Allen, editor in chief, Interior Design, host the awards ceremony. An inspirational documentary of each of the inductees is shown and inductees are present to accept their awards. It is the Academy Awards of the interior design industry. 

The Hall of Fame was established in 1985 by Interior Design to recognize the individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and prominence of the design industry. Previous Hall of Fame inductees include legendary figures such as: Antonio Citterio, Clodagh, Thiery W. Despont, Frank Gehry, Albert Hadley, Andree Putman, David Rockwell, Lauren Rottet, Philippe Starck, and Robert A.M. Stern, to name a few. A venerable "Who's Who" of the top style makers come to honor the new inductees, who are selected from a nomination body of previous Hall of Fame members.

A Nod to our Sponsors: We'd like to thank our 2014 sponsors for their support of the 30th Annual Hall of Fame Awards where all event proceeds benefit the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and The Alpha Workshops through a donor-designated grant by DIFFA, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. The annual industry event, held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, is constantly a rousing success and could not be accomplished without the following sponsor contributions:

Diamond Sponsor

Hof Kohler Interiors 02

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Crossvile HOFDonghia HOF

Gift Bags & Tablecloths: Sunbrella Performance Art & Sunbrella Contract

Ballroom Table Centerpieces: Sunbrella Performance Art

Hall of Fame Members Special Gifts: Commemorative Keepsake by Ali Tayar; Moore & Giles

Gift Bag Contributors: 3M with IIDA; The Alpha Workshops for Best & Company; Andreu World America; Baxter by Paola Navone; Bella-Dura; Deborah Osburne for clé; Design Ideas; Designtex; Essential by Paola Navone; Gensler with Hatteras and L&M Signs; Herman Miller (VIP); ILEX Architectural Lighting; Lauren Rottet for Bolier; Nemo Tile Company; normal; New Beauty; New Ravenna Mosaics; Paola Navone; Philip Nimmo Design; Sunbrella Contract; Ultrafabrics; Wolf-Gordon

The 30 Collection notecards are courtesy of Richard Frinier and Interior Design magazine

For more information about becoming a Hall of Fame sponsor, please contact your account representative.