We were thrilled to take home three ASID Design Excellence Awards from our California North Chapter this month! The competition was judged anonymously by members of other ASID chapters. The winners were selected based on functionality, creativity, originality and the best client solutions. Our winning projects include a remodel in Woodside, an eco-friendly home in Napa, and a modern condo in San Francisco.
Residential Renovation Over 6,000 square feet
Our Peninsula Estate Remodel with Andrew Mann Architecture and Peninsula Custom Homes took home the Gold award for Residential Renovation over 6,000 square feet. After purchasing a charming 1920’s home on an idyllic property in the Peninsula, our clients called in Niche Interiors and Andrew Mann Architecture to reimagine the space for their growing family. Our sophisticated clients were drawn to traditional details, global influences and saturated color. We incorporated each of these elements in an intentional way, with the goal of creating a home that was distinctive, layered and that felt collected over time.
Residential New Construction 3,000 - 6,000 square feet
Our Eco-friendly Wine Country Retreat in Napa took home the Gold in the New Construction Category. Our busy San Francisco clients were in search of a Napa Valley retreat to escape on the weekends with their young daughters. They found their dream property overlooking the rolling hills and vineyards of wine country and approached prefab builder Blu Homes with their vision of building a sustainable vacation home with expansive outdoor spaces. Niche Interiors worked closely with Blu Homes to select finishes and fixtures and to customize this energy-efficient prefab home with bespoke features. A variety of local artisans left their touch on the home, including a custom 11 foot long rift oak dining table with handmade pendant lights above. The living room is grounded by two custom eco-friendly sofas made of natural latex, organic wool, and FSC-certified wood frames.
residential space: private domain
The master bedroom in this modern San Francisco high-rise took home the Gold award, with a dramatic wallcovering and a bespoke bed. A fun-loving family of sports fans were looking for a second home in the city to enjoy front row access to the new Warriors stadium. We created a sleek, modern space that incorporated the client’s favorite color palette of black, white, and grey.
About the American Society of Interior Designers
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a professional organization that represents the interior design industry in the United States. Founded in 1975, ASID has a rich history and has played a significant role in shaping the interior design profession. ASID was formed when a group of interior designers came together to create a community where they could share their knowledge, ideas, and experiences. The organization was founded on the belief that interior design is a profession that requires education, training, and experience. ASID has been instrumental in advocating for the recognition of interior design as a profession, and in establishing standards of professionalism for interior designers.
Over the years, ASID has grown to become the largest professional organization for interior designers in the United States, with over 20,000 members. The organization offers a range of resources and services to its members, including continuing education, networking opportunities, and access to industry research and trends.
One of ASID’s most significant contributions to the interior design industry has been its advocacy for the regulation of the profession. ASID has been at the forefront of efforts to establish licensing and certification requirements for interior designers, which has helped to raise the profile of the profession and ensure that interior designers are held to high standards of professionalism and competency. ASID has also played a significant role in promoting sustainability and environmental responsibility within the interior design industry. The organization has developed a range of resources and initiatives aimed at helping interior designers create environmentally-friendly and sustainable design solutions. Niche Interiors is proud to be a long standing ASID member.
ASID Design Excellence Awards
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Design Excellence Awards is an annual event that celebrates the best of the best in interior design. It recognizes the most exceptional projects that showcase innovative design, creativity, and originality, while also meeting the functional needs of the clients. ASID has been honoring outstanding interior design projects with the Design Excellence Awards for over 40 years. The awards are open to all ASID members, including designers, architects, and manufacturers, and are judged by a panel of industry experts.
The Design Excellence Awards recognize projects across a variety of categories, including residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, and educational design. Projects are judged on criteria such as innovation, functionality, aesthetics, and sustainability. Winners of the ASID Design Excellence Awards receive a prestigious honor and recognition within the industry, including coverage in national publications and opportunities for speaking engagements and other industry events. The awards also serve as a platform for designers to showcase their work and build their portfolio.
But the Design Excellence Awards go beyond just recognizing individual designers or projects. They also highlight the importance of interior design as a profession and the impact it can have on people’s lives. The winning projects demonstrate how interior design can transform spaces, improve the user experience, and contribute to the overall well-being of individuals and communities.