SEATTLE, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Top regional interior designers were named March 7, 2013, at Seattle Design Center’s 14th annual Northwest Design Awards Gala at Seattle Design Center in Seattle.
Designers, architects and students competed with projects in 14 competition categories. A panel of West coast industry experts evaluated submissions through an anonymous process, measuring each project on the basis of proportion, composition, use of space, materials and appropriateness of the design solution.
This year’s categories were: Bathroom; Best Individual Room: Contemporary; Best Individual Room: Traditional; Commercial; Exotic Retreats; Hospitality; Kitchen; Modest Budget, Big Impact; Most Innovative Design Component; Outdoor Living Area; Small Design Firm Luminary; Student; Whole House (less than $400,000); Whole House (more than $400,000).
“Participants entered 150 projects this year and the gala was sold out,” said Craig Cross, Seattle Design Center marketing manager. “The gala has become an exciting gathering of the region’s design community, and I’m thrilled to report the region expanded a bit this year, with six of our winners from western Canada, two from Portland, Oregon, and the remainder from western Washington.”
More than 300 members of the design community attended the Northwest Design Awards Gala, where the awards were announced. The winners are:
||Amanda Hyman, JPC Architects (Bellevue, WA)
||Matthew Virkler, DLR Group, (Seattle, WA)
About Seattle Design Center
Seattle Design Center opened in 1973 to serve the region’s growing appreciation for quality design and home furnishings. Seattle Design Center is the only full-service design center in the Pacific Northwest serving professional interior designers and their clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and British Columbia. Nationally recognized as the premier marketplace for fine home furnishings and design services, Seattle Design Center comprises 35 showrooms encompassing 390,000-square-feet of designer furniture, fabrics, accessories and architectural products and offices. Seattle Design Center is open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and is located at 5701 6th Ave S # 378 Seattle. For more information go to http://www.seattledesigncenter.com.
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