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Deadline Extended for The 14th Annual HD Awards Submissions

Call for Entries!

Hospitality Design (HD) magazine is now accepting project and product entries for the 14th annual HD Awards, the industry’s premier awards competition, which celebrates the best in hospitality and product design in the last year by honoring the owners, designers, architects, and manufacturers behind the impressive creations. The deadline for entries has been extended to Friday, March 9th, 2018. Entries must have debuted between December 1st, 2016 and March 1st, 2018.

The projects portion spans 23 categories, including a more encompassing Wellness category for spas (day and hotel), fitness facilities, and other wellness amenities; a new Restorations category that focuses on adaptive reuse projects and historic renovations; and separate Upscale and Luxury hotel categories to focus on the evolving definitions of both segments. Innovative products are recognized in 11 categories such as Casegoods + Furniture, Wallcoverings, Furniture, and Accessories. The finalists will be announced in April, and the winners will be revealed and celebrated at a ceremony at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018. Both winners and finalists—selected by a soon-to-be-announced jury of industry professionals—are featured in the June issue of HD magazine.

Submit your project entries here

Submit your product entries here

This year, HD will also introduce a Nightlife Awards. The nightlife portion spans 10 categories, including Nightclub, Hotel Bar or Lounge, and Dayclubs. Entries must have debuted between December 1st, 2016 and February 1st, 2018. Nightlife winners and finalists will be announced in March and will be celebrated at Marquee Las Vegas on Monday, March 26th, 2018 during the Nightclub & Bar show. They will also be featured in our June issue of HD magazine and recognized at our ceremony in New York on June 6th at Cipriani 25 Broadway.

Submit your nightlife entries here

Nearly 640 project submissions were received during the 13th annual HD Awards, while more than 330 products were submitted. The 2017 project winners and finalists were selected by jury members, including Timothy Griffin, director of North America, Ennismore/the Hoxton; Nicole Hollis, founder, NICOLEHOLLIS; Kemper Hyers, senior vice president of design, Starwood Capital; Helen Jorgensen, vice president of design and procurement, Host Hotels & Resorts; and Alessandro Munge, founder, Studio Munge. For products: Siobhan Barry, partner and executive creator director, dash design; Joan Cardy, founder and president, the Cardy Group; and Gregory Stanford, director of interior design, Marriott International.

Each of the winners and finalists from the 13th annual awards were featured in the June 2017 issue of HD magazine.

Click here to see the finalists of the 13th Annual HD Project Awards

Click here to see the finalists of the 13th Annual HD Product Awards

View photos from the 2017 HD Awards ceremony here

If you have any questions regarding the HD Awards, please email Paulina Glozman at paulina.glozman@emeraldexpo.com

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.

 

NEWH, Inc. is offering the $5,000 NEWH Harvey Nudelman scholarship sponsored by Fabricut
Contract & FR One and open to students pursuing a career objective in hospitality Interior Design.
The scholarship sponsor and recipient will be honored on during HD Expo on May 2, 2018 in Las
Vegas, Nevada. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the awards event (travel and
lodging provided). Applications must be received by December 4th, 2017.

Qualifying Criteria:

Enrolled student attending an accredited college/program

Must have completed half your total required credits/units/hours (undergrad degree) or be a graduate student

3.0 GPA (cumulative) or overall “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 hospitality: Interior Design only

See application for additional submittal requirements

For More Information Click Here

$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!

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

UCLA Extension Master of Interior Architecture CIDA Ranked #3 in the Nation

We are pleased to report that for the second year in a row the Master of Interior Architecture program has been ranked by Design Intelligence in the Top 10 Graduate Programs in the Nation. We moved up to position #3 CIDA Ranked. Thank you for your continued support of our terrific program!

AWA+D’s 95th Anniversary Summer Soiree.

Arc+ID Students,

Here is a great opportunity to network, find out about internships and jobs!

Saturday July 15th @ 5:30 – 8:30pm.

“Raise a glass to summer and to Association for Women in Architecture+Design milestone 95th year! Join us for an evening of delicious food, champagne toasts, and stunning mid-century modern furniture!

Our gracious host, MidcenturyLA, will provide food and drink inside their spectacular 12,000 square-foot showroom in North Hollywood. Guests can explore one of the best selections of vintage furniture in Los Angeles and even enter to win a piece of midcentury home decor!”

Click before for more information and to purchase tickets. Only $15 for non-members.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/95th-anniversary-summer-soiree-tickets-35035854183

Residential Design Scholarship

Residential Design Scholarship

Houzz has been connecting homeowners with home industry professionals for years and we are dedicated to supporting and strengthening our growing community. We are looking for residential design students who share our passion. Open to students studying interior design, architecture or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue residential design professionally.

Award $2,500
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2016
CLICK HERE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION