IDG Announces Designer Showcase Awards Winners

Manchester, NH, August 14, 2006–International Design Guild announced the winners of its 2006 Designer Showcase Awards. The awards recognize outstanding interior designs by design professionals who work with Guild members. Entries were judged and winners were determined by experienced luxury floor covering guild showroom owners, Guild staff and CCA Global’s co-CEO, Howard Brodsky. The 2006 International Design Guild Award winners are: Grand Prize Winner, recipient of $5,000 cash award: Madeleine Adams from Dominion Rug in Toronto, Ontario Canada First Runner-Up, recipient of $2,500 Cash Award Jennifer Dumoulin from The Rug Gallery in Cincinnati, OH Honorable Mention, recipient of $1,000 Cash Award Deanna Robinson, ASID allied, from Gerridy's Limited in Costa Mesa, CA Honorable Mention, recipient of $1,000 Cash Award Arlene Wright from Messner Carpeting in Pittsford, NY Honorable Mention, recipient of $1,000 Cash Award Tara Fingold from Dominion Rug in Toronto, Ontario, Canada For a second year in a row, International Design Guild’s annual Designer Showcase Awards give design professionals a unique opportunity to be acknowledged for their beautiful interior designs and unique use of floor coverings. In addition to winning cash awards, participants have the opportunity to have their work featured in the Guild’s publication Design Matters, as well as other local and national publications. Ben Baum of Dominion Rug in Toronto, Ontario, Canada boasted the grand prize winner and one of the Honorable Mentions. Baum said, “I am so elated for the designers who were acknowledged for their beautiful work. It was especially gratifying for Dominion Rug to have the forum to facilitate the sharing of their designs with their peers on an International stage and get handsomely rewarded. It’s really a win-win for all concerned,” responded Baum. Winning designers will receive a one year membership to the Guild’s exclusive Premier Professional Program which provides unique support to design professionals including design trending information, color forecasts, educational programs, discounted business programs such as Sprint, Staples, Dell Computers and various insurances. Designers interested in entering the 2007 Designer Showcase Awards may obtain an Official Entry Form from any International Design Guild Showroom or by visiting The 3rd annual Designer Showcase Awards begins September 13, 2006 and runs through April 15, 2007. Multiple entries are accepted.

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