ANDYZ Award ‘Early Bird’ Entries Due March 30

Las Vegas Design Center and the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) are accepting specially-priced “early bird” entries for the fifth annual ANDYZ design awards through March 30. The ANDYZ awards, which recognize and celebrate noteworthy projects by interior designers, architects and design students in 10 interior design categories, will be presented during a celebration at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market, running July 28 – Aug. 1, 2019. “Las Vegas Design Center is delighted to extend its commitment to the design community by once again teaming up with ASID to offer the ANDYZ awards,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “LVDC and Las Vegas Market provides residential, commercial and hospitality designers a single destination to shop and source the latest high-quality and fashion-forward furnishings and accessories to meet the unique needs of their clients.” The ANDYZ Awards, named to bear a resemblance to “Annual Nevada Design,” were created in 2015 to recognize exceptional design from designers and design firms. Interior design projects in residential, commercial and hospitality categories will be judged by a panel of ASID board members and by an editorial member from first-time media sponsor Furniture, Lighting and Décor on five main criteria: presentation; innovation/creative use of space; scale and functionality; aesthetics and overall execution. The 2019 ANDYZ awards will be presented in 10 categories: Best Custom Furnishings/Product Design, not including a manufacturer’s product; Best Residential Kitchen Design; Best Residential Bathroom Design; Best Residential Outdoor Space Design; Best Individual Residential Space Design, such as a bedroom, media room, living room, laundry room or garage, not including a kitchen bathroom or outdoor space; Best Multiple Residential Space Design, spaces within the same residence; Best Commercial Space Design; Best Hospitality Space Design; Best Showroom Design and Best Student Design, for students currently enrolled in 2018/2019. “Early bird” entry fees are $100 for the first entry and $75 for each additional entry; early bird student fees are $25 per entry. Fees for entries received after March 31 are $125 for the first entry and $100 for each additional submission; student entries are $35. There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted. For official entry forms, contest rules and guidelines, please visit: http://cacnv.asid.org/2019andyzawards. The deadline for all entries is April 30. The 2018 ANDYZ winners included: Kathleen Jennison of KTJ Design Co. for Residential Bathroom Design; Dimple Hansji of DH Design Firm for Individual Commercial Space Design; Emily Esposito of E. Esposito Interiors for Custom Furnishings/Product Design; Becky Najafi of De Atelier Design Group for Hospitality Space Design; Nar Bustamante of Nar...

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Vegas Announces ANDYZ 2018 Award Winners

Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) has announced 10 winners of the fourth annual “ANDYZ” design awards, a program created in partnership with the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to spotlight the year’s best from western-based interior designers, architects and design students. Winners will be recognized at a special ANDYZ Awards Celebration on Sunday, July 29, at the Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market. “Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market are delighted to host this annual celebration of the ‘best of the best’ residential, commercial and hospitality interiors from western-region designers,” said Lee Hershberg, Vice President, Home Décor Leasing and Las Vegas Design Center. “The Market’s new Kitchen & Bath Resource Center will serve as a fitting backdrop for the 2018 ANDYZ Awards Celebration.” Renee Gangeness, ASID RID, President of the Central California/Nevada Chapter, added, “As we enter our third Annual Awards, we are pleased by the momentum and interest we have gained. This tells us that our goal of promoting the value of interior design and bringing awareness to our communities has been recognized. We continue to stress the importance of highlighting our colleagues’ outstanding work and how their DESIGN IMPACTS LIVES.” ANDYZ winners are selected by a panel of interior design professionals based upon five main criteria: presentation; innovation/creative use of space; scale and functionality; aesthetics, and overall execution. The 2018 ANDYZ awards were presented in ten categories, including two new awards for Residential Bathroom Design and Residential Outdoor Space Design. The 2018 ANDYZ winners are: Residential Bathroom Design: Kathleen Jennison of KTJ Design Individual Commercial Space Design: Dimple Hansji of DH Design Firm Custom Furnishings/Product Design: Emily Esposito of E. Esposito Interiors Hospitality Space Design: Becky Najafi of De Atelier Design Group Individual Residential Space: Nar Bustamante of Nar Design Group Multiple Residential Space Design: Emily Esposito of E. Esposito Interiors Residential Kitchen Design: Lori Brazier of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab Residential Outdoor Space Design: Nar Bustamante of Nar Design Group Showroom Design: Nathalie Gravagna of Dec It Up Student Design: Sheryl Gordon, University of Nevada Las Vegas Graduate The ANDYZ Awards, named to bear the resemblance of “Annual Nevada Design,” were created in 2015 to recognize exceptional design from designers and design firms. Interior design projects in residential, commercial and hospitality categories were judged by ASID chapter leaders using five main criteria: presentation; innovation/creative use of space; scale and functionality; aesthetics, and overall execution. Las Vegas Design Center — located in Building A at Las Vegas Market — serves as a year-round resource for the regional interior design community, and an invaluable at-Market resource for buyers in the furniture and home...

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Vegas Design Center Announces Second Annual ANDYZ Awards

Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) announced today that entries are being accepted for the second edition of the “ANDYZ” design awards program, created in partnership with the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), to recognize and celebrate the “best of the best” in nine interior design categories. The ANDYZ awards, which commemorate noteworthy projects by interior designers, architects and design students, will be presented during the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market, July 31-August 4, 2016. “Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market are delighted to partner with the local interior design community for a second consecutive year on this exceptionally successful new awards program,” said Marsha Timson, Director, Las Vegas Design Center. “We were extremely pleased with the positive reaction to the launch of the ANDYZ awards at the Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market, and are looking forward to spotlighting a preeminent selection of regional interior design projects again this year. We welcome the opportunity to advance and support the broader interior design community, thereby reinforcing the positioning of Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.” Las Vegas Design Center—located in Building A at Las Vegas Market—serves as a year-round resource for the regional interior design community, and a trend-setting Market resource for buyers in the furniture and home décor categories, showcasing 30 design-driven showrooms and hundreds of leading manufacturers’ lines in fine furniture, decorative accessories, wall décor, lighting, floor coverings, fabrics and trim. The ANDYZ Awards, named to bear the resemblance of “Annual Nevada Design,” were created to recognize exceptional design from designers and design firms based in Nevada and Central California. Interior design projects in residential, commercial and hospitality categories will be judged by an esteemed panel of professional ASID designers, and the second annual ANDYZ winners will be announced during Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market at an awards celebration on Sunday, July 31, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the WorldView Ballroom on the 16th Floor of Building B. The ANDYZ Awards are open to all design firms, independent designers, and students located in Nevada or Central California (Central California encompasses any city within 125 miles of the following locations: Fresno CA, Sacramento CA, or Lake Tahoe). Categories include: Student Project, for students enrolled in 2016; Custom Furnishing/Product Design, not including a manufacturer’s product; Residential Kitchen Project; Individual Residential Space, such as a bedroom, bathroom, media room, living room, laundry room, outdoor space, or garage, not including a kitchen; Multiple Residential Spaces, within the same residence; Individual Commercial Space; Multiple Commercial Spaces, within the...

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