The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) proudly announces its 2013 IIDA Titan Award winner as Suzanne Tick, Affiliate IIDA, Principal, Suzanne Tick Inc. The IIDA Titan Award recognizes significant contributions to the Interior Design profession by a design-related individual, company or organization. Tick will be presented with the honor and celebrated at the IIDA Annual Meeting to be held Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
“Suzanne’s pursuit of excellence in the field of material development for Interior Design has led her to achieve a level of leadership and innovation that makes us proud to call her a Member of IIDA,” IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP, said. “And we’re equally proud to honor her accomplishments in the Interior Design industry with the IIDA Titan Award.”
As the founder of Suzanne Tick Inc., Tick specializes in developing material for commercial and residential interiors, including textiles, carpet, hard surfacing, glass, woven metal screens, and lighting. In addition to her position as principal at Suzanne Tick Inc., Tick also maintains two design positions with leading industry manufacturers Teknion and Tandus Flooring. She has established a reputation with her intelligent and enthusiastic approach to Design in emerging markets, as well as for her commitment to providing innovative solutions.
Tick’s numerous awards and honors include the 2008 Best of NeoCon Gold Award for Skyline’s A Collection in White, as well as the 2010 Best of NeoCon Silver Award for Suzanne Tick Markerglass.
A highly-skilled and accomplished artist with a passion for textiles and repurposed materials, Tick has earned showings in New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), where her stainless steel woven sculptures were exhibited in 1998, and even a commission from the Gates Foundation for her 2011 piece “Refuse DC,” made up of 4,800 metal clothing hangers.