ASID Announces Winners of Four Design Awards
Washington, DC, May 11, 2017-The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is pleased to announce the 2017 ASID National Award winners in four categories: Designer of Distinction, Design Innovation, Design for Humanity, and the Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit Award, all presented annually.
The National Awards represent the highest level of recognition from the Society.
Steven Clem, ASID, FAIA, principal, tvsdesign, as the 2017 ASID Designer of Distinction. This award honors an ASID professional member who has established a body of superior work demonstrating creativity, excellence, and innovation. This is the premier award for personal achievement and social consciousness in the interior design profession.
ASID is pleased to announce The Design Museum Foundation as the 2017 ASID Design Innovation Award winner. This award honors an individual, institution, manufacturer, or research team for producing an innovative project, product, or body of work that makes a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession of interior design.
Susan Szenasy, publisher and editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine, as the 2017 Design for Humanity Award winner. This award honors an individual or institution for contributions made to improve the human experience through environmentally friendly and health-focused interior design projects or activities that demonstrate a far-reaching impact.
Paula Wallace, founder and president of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), is the 2017 Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit Award winner. This award pays tribute to the accomplishments of McClelland, an ardent advocate for professional recognition and the first woman president of the American Institute of Decorators (now ASID) from 1941-1944. The award honors an individual, organization, manufacturer, or research team for outstanding support of the interior design profession.
Winners will be awarded at Celebration-The ASID Awards Gala on July 15 in San Diego, California.