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Call for Student Entries! The 15th Annual HD Awards

Hospitality Design (HD) magazine is now accepting submissions for the 15th annual HD Awards in projects, products, and newly announced HD/West Elm Student Product Competition. The deadline for entries is March 4th, 2019. Both project and product entries must have debuted between December 1st, 2017 and March 1st, 2019.

The projects portion now spans 25 categories including new categories that better represent our industry, including Art + Branding, which showcases a project’s robust art program, and Retail + Hospitality that highlights a project that incorporates an element of hospitality in its concept. New this year, the HD editorial team will select a Designer and Hotelier Year, who will be celebrated during the June ceremony. Innovative products are recognized in 12 categories, with additions including Custom Art and Installations and Technology. Winners and finalists for both projects and products will be selected by an esteemed jury of soon-to-be-announced industry professionals.

Submit Projects entries here.

Submit Products entries here.

Along with the annual Projects and Products Awards, HD is partnering with West Elm on the HD/West Elm Student Product Competition. The competition is offered for current students and those who have been out of school for a year. The competition is focused on designing a new chair or bar/counter stools to add to the company’s newest restaurant collection. A panel of product judges, as well as West Elm president Alex Bellos and Paulo Kos, vice president of design at West Elm Contract Furniture, will evaluate entries on the bases of creativity, practicality, and function. The winner’s product will be manufactured by West Elm and the winner will be invited to our annual event in New York on June 5th, 2019.

Each of the project and product winners and finalists will be featured in the June 2019 issue of Hospitality Design magazine and honored at an event in New York on June 5th, 2019 at Cipriani 25 Broadway.

Entry fees are $210 for the first entry, and $120 for each additional category or entry you submit (entries in the Student category are $40).

Submit HD/West Elm entries here.

Nearly 700 project submissions were received during the 14th annual HD Awards, while nearly 300 products were submitted. The 2018 project winners and finalists were selected by jury members Kirstin Bailey, Ian Schrager Company; Mari Balestrazzi, Hyatt; John Meadow, LDV Hospitality; Molly Swyers, 21c Museum Hotels; and Mark Zeff, MARKZEFF. Product winners and finalists were chosen by Karen Herold, Studio K Creative; Gulla Jónsdóttir, Gulla Jónsdóttir Architecture + Design; and Barry Richards, Rockwell Group.

View photos from the 2018 HD Awards ceremony here.

View last year’s winners and finalists in projects and products.

Fund Your Future: Scholarships for Hospitality Students

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter is awarding scholarships to students pursuing a major and career within the Hospitality Industry. Winners will be honored later in the year during the NEWH Los Angeles Gala. NEWH chapters and regional groups across the U.S., Canada, and the UK award scholarships annually, based on whether student is in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate program and the following criteria:

  • Enrolled student attending an accredited college/program in: Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 900-935
  • Must have completed half your total required credits/units/hours for an undergrad degree (or 2-year certificate program) or be a graduate student
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative) or over “B” average or grade percentage of 83% – 86% equivalent
  • Have financial need through college for current/upcoming tuition or program approved books/supplies
  • Major and career objective within a hospitality related field (interior design, architecture, hospitality management, travel and tourism, culinary, senior living, etc.)

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, which provides access to the hospitality industry through scholarships, mentorship, and education. NEWH chapters and regional groups award scholarships annually to students pursuing a future within the hospitality market. NEWH scholarship alumni boast careers in hospitality design, development, hotel management, operations, and culinary, around the world.

Apply + learn more www.newh.org (scholarship/chapter scholarship applications)
Connect + Questions: newh.scholarship@newh.org or 800-593-NEWH
Facebook: @NEWHScholarships

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

Top 25 Schools for Architecture & Interior Design

Credit: ceoworld.biz (http://ceoworld.biz/2018/07/25/best-universities-to-study-architecture-and-interior-design-in-america-2018/)

Choosing the right program is a life-changing event and students, now more than ever, cannot afford to waste time and resources on a sub-par education.

The field of architecture and interior design is becoming one of the most sought-after professions among career-changers and young professionals. CEOWORLD Magazine ranks the Top 25 Universities to Study Architecture and Interior Design in the United States.

Check out who made the list: CEOWORLD Magazine

ALC International Student Showcase

We are pleased to invite you to our next big event:  the ALC International Student Showcase on Wednesday, November 29, 1-3 pm at the Lindbrook Center, 2nd floor.  You can pop in for a few minutes, or stay the whole time!

 1:00 -2:00 

Conference-style Concurrent Sessions

Poster Sessions; Panel Discussions; Graduate Level Research Presentations; Public Speaking Demos

 2:15 – 3:00

ALC Alumni Panel

ALC Alumni share tips and experiences in UNEX Certificate Programs; MA/PhD Programs; Professional Outcomes

Panelists are from: Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, France, Japan

IIDA Student Design Competition

 

The International Interior Design Association has a great student design competition opportunity. The Student Design Competition celebrates original design and rewards individuals and/or teams whose projects demonstrate innovative, functional design solutions that have a positive environmental and human impact, while allowing emerging professionals the opportunity to showcase their work and fresh design ideas to professionals working in the field.

First, second, and third place winners will be selected by a jury of interior design and business professionals who will judge entries based on innovation and creativity, coherence and functionality, human impact, fulfillment of program requirements, and presentation of the information.

Prizes from OFS Brands:
1st Place – $2,500
2nd Place – $1,500
3rd Place – $750

*Prizes to be split amongst team members for team submissions that win.

Winners will be announced in the Spring 2018 issue of QUAD, the IIDA student newsletter, and featured in DesignMatters and on the IIDA website.

For questions and more information, contact Liz Moran, Design Competitions Director, at lmoran@iida.org.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

2×8 Opening Night

Represent. This Thursday night, UCLA Extension is honored to have a team representing our school in AIA_LA’s 2×8 exhibition of student work. It’s part of AIA LA’s scholarship competition. Be there for the opening/party and announcement of winners on the streets of DTLA at the plaza at The Bloc. Eleven other schools are competing, so #support. And (of course) check out how our students interpreted the competition theme.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

 

Barnes Giving Back Magazine Launch Event

Great event tomorrow!

Please join us on Thursday, November 2nd for the launch party of the magazine at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills from 4-8pm. BARNES has partnered for this event with PASSION & DREAMS funding, a non-profit to help empower kids at risk.

For tickets please go to: http://www.barnes-losangeles.com/giving-back/event/

And enter code 22226 to buy tickets and for more information on the event.

$1,000 James R. Northcutt Scholarship Winner.

On behalf of the UCLA Extension Interior Design Program, we would like to congratulate Colleen on having been selected as the winner of the $1,000 James R. Northcutt Introductory Level Scholarship. You were selected in consultation with Eleanor Schrader based upon the excellence of your work in the Fundamentals of Interior Design class. Congratulations!

NEHL Scholarship Opportunity.

NEWH, Inc. is offering the 5th annual NEWH Product Design Competition $4,000 scholarship sponsored by Symmons. The scholarship is open to Interior Design or Architecture students and includes submission of a lavatory faucet design. The winning student will be honored May 2, 2018 at HD Expo in Las Vegas.

 

Scholarship Criteria:

Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college

Must have completed half the requirements/credits for an undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program

Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in May 2018

Must have 3.0 cumulative GPA or a current overall grade percentage of 83 – 86% or B average equivalent

Must be pursuing a career objective in Hospitality Interior

Design or Architecture

Winner must attend the awards event at HD Expo May 2, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada with airfare/lodging provided

Scholarship submission deadline is January 2nd, 2018.

Did you know?

Scholarships are open to international students
NEWH membership is not required but is FREE to students + full-time educators

NEWH Scholarship Link

 

LA Student Design Expo 11.16.17.

EVENT DETAILS

This year’s expo will have two featured segments – a display of design work by current and recently graduated students (a First Place and People’s Choice awards will be given). After the display we’ll have a Q&A with a panel of prestigious designers from a variety of backgrounds.

Panel moderated by Amanda Kaleps, Wolcott Architecture | Interiors

Guest Panelists – James Merchant, AECOM, Ryan Saghian, Ryan Saghian Interiors, Riz Walker, Omgivning, Barbara Dunn, Gensler

LA Student Design Expo 11.16.17 Link