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2022 Annual HD Expo Product Design Awards
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Honoring innovation, environmental functionality, function, and aesthetic or technical advancements in the hospitality industry across eight categories.
Project Title
Ethnicraft | Oak Eye Dining Chair
Images courtesy of Ethnicraft
Boom, Belgium
Location
Manufacturer: Ethnicraft | Designer: Alain Van Havre
Firm
Seating — Individual, Dining Seating
Category
winner Eric Engstrom Best of Competition Winner
Award
Project Title
Astratta Miami
Images courtesy of Astek
Van Nuys, California
Location
Manufacturer: Astek | Designer: Elisa Passino
Firm
Applied Finishes and Materials — Wallcoverings
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Adorn
Images courtesy of Phillip Jeffries
Chicago
Location
Phillip Jeffries
Firm
Applied Finishes and Materials — Wallcoverings
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Supreen Performance Fabrics
Images courtesy of Fabricut Contract
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Location
Fabricut Contract
Firm
Textiles — Upholstery
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Tones
Images courtesy of Nanimarquina
Barcelona, Spain
Location
Manufacturer: Nanimarquina | Designer: Clàudia Valsells
Firm
Flooring — Carpets or Rugs
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Kyoto Rattan
Images courtesy of JANUS et Cie
Santa Fe Springs, California
Location
JANUS et Cie
Firm
Seating — Individual, Outdoor Seating
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Amherst
Images courtesy of Room and Board
Minneapolis
Location
Room and Board
Firm
Casegoods and Freestanding Furniture — Individual Furnishing Items
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
VESTABOARD
Images courtesy of VESTABOARD
San Fracisco
Location
Manufacturer: VESTABOARD | Designers: Faiza Moore, Fred Bould, Anson Cheung
Firm
Accessories or Specialties — Artwork, Signage, Accent Pieces
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Sensowash Shower Toilet
Images courtesy of Duravit
Hornberg, Germany
Location
Duravit
Firm
Accessories or Specialties — Operations Supplies/Amenities
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Competition Guidelines
Guidelines
Submission Requirements

All submissions must be completed electronically. No hard copy submissions will be accepted. To enter a project into this competition, you will need to prepare and submit the following:

Written Component

Your manufacturer's contact information including name, address, phone number, and email

Product statement: a description of your product (250-word maximum)

Images

Please submit color images of your completed project, in JPG or JPEG format with a maximum file size of 1MB. You may submit captions to your images, not to exceed 50 words. Take note of the following additional guidelines:

Submit 4-6 color images of your product

Use numbers to name your image files, in order of uploads (01, 02, 03, etc)
Do not reference or include your firm or manufacturer's name/logo in the images

Video (OPTIONAL)

You may submit an optional video that demonstrates the functionality of your product. Videos must be submitted in AVI, MPG, MPEG, 3GP, MOV, or MP4 format with a maximum file size of 50MB and should not exceed 90 seconds.

Categories

Projects must be submitted in one of the categories below. Categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated (and projects reclassified) at the discretion of IIDA and/or the jurors.

Applied finishes and materials (wallcoverings, treatments, paints/coatings)

Textiles (upholstery and bedspread/drapery/casement fabrics)
Flooring (carpet/rugs, hard surfaces, resilients)
Seating - Individual (dining, lounge, outdoor)
Seating - Group (dining, lounge, outdoor)
Lighting (individual and series/collections)
Casegoods and freestanding furniture (individual and series/collections)
Accessories or specialities (artwork/signage/accent pieces, hardware/decorative metals/plastics, operations supplies/amenities)

Judging

The winning design projects will be selected by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged on excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, and function as well as the suitability of the design solution to the project challenge and the successful integration of the elements of design. The jury reserves the right not to select a winner from the entries submitted.

Prize:

Winners will be published on the HD Magazine website, HDShow daily emails, and featured on IIDA.org. Winners will also receive official winner’s certificates, coverage and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

For questions or more information, contact Veronica Whitaker at vwhitaker@iida.org.

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