2012 HD Expo Product Design Winners Announced

The IIDA announces the winners of the 2012 Product Design Competition, recently held at the HD Expo in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS—The International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in partnership with Hospitality Design, proudly announces the winners of the 2012 IIDA/Hospitality Design Product Design Competition at HD. This year marks the 16th incarnation of the competition, which took place in Las Vegas from May 15-17, 2012.

The 2012 Best of Competition Award was presented to Milliken for its Allumé collection of flooring. The full list of winners, representing the best of hospitality design through their aesthetics and innovation, are:


Applied Finishes and Materials

Wall Coverings and Treatments: Valley Forge Fabrics, Inc, Mink

Paints and/or Coating Systems: TuffSkin Surface Protection, TuffSkin 5.0



Upholstery: Robert Allen Contract, Beverly Boulevard by Kirk Nix for Robert Allen Contract

Bedspreads, drapery, or casement fabrics: KnollTextiles, Jot Drapery



Carpeting and carpet systems, rugs: Milliken, Allumé: A study in light

Hard surface flooring including wood, stone tile, and poured floors: Liquid Elements, Artfully Poured Floors, Reflect


Seating, Individual

Dining seating including multi-purpose, ganging, and or stacking chairs: JANUS et Cie, Lure Armchair

Lounge seating: JANUS et Cie, Capsule Grande Bench

Outdoor seating: Neoteric Luxury, The Harvey Wingchair


Seating Group or Series

Dining seating including multi-purpose, ganging, and or stacking chairs: RESOL GROUP, NETKAT

Lounge seating: JANUS et Cie, Boxwood Modular Collection

Outdoor seating: Brown Jordan, Elements


Casegoods and Freestanding Furniture

Individual furnishing items: TUUCI, Ocean Master MAX Cantilever

Groups, series, systems, or collections: Duravit, Paiova Monolith



Individual lamps or lighting devices: Vibia, Inc., RHYTHM

Groups, series, systems, or collections of lighting devices or lamps: LZF Lamps, Spiro


Accessories or Specialties

Artwork, signage, accent pieces: RODOLPH, Inc, Wall Stile™ - Pegasus

Hardware or decorative metals or plastics: Parasoleil, Patina Powdercoated light-filtering panels

Operations supplies and amenities: Kohler Co., KOHLER Numi


The 2012 judging panel included Karen Daroff, IIDA, Daroff Design Inc, Philadelphia, PA; Anne-Marie Gianoudis, IIDA, Gresham, Smith and Partners, Birmingham, AL; Felice Silverman, IIDA, Silverman Trykowski Associates, Boston, MA; and Stacy Reed, IIDA, Gensler, Austin, TX.

Judges selected the winners based on innovation, technical advancements, cost effectiveness, environmental responsibility, aesthetics, need and usage in the hospitality industry, and both client and user benefits.  Awards in each category are not mandatory.

To receive an email alert when the 2013 IIDA/HD Product Design Competition opens, contact Aisha Williams at awilliams@iida.org.