The annual competition honors outstanding achievement in contract interior design and product design. An independent jury of accomplished professional architects and designers selects the winners based on projects that orchestrate color, space, form, function and materials with consummate finesse. In addition, the competition honors carpet mills for remarkable accomplishments exhibiting originality of carpet design, overall aesthetic, pricing and usability in the contract environment.
The 2007 Doc Award Competition judges include:
Lucy Aiken-Johnson, ASID, principal, ai3 Inc., Atlanta, GA
Lucy has been an interior designer for more than 13 years, leading projects in product design and the interiors of restaurants, corporate headquarters and large-scale cultural arts centers.
Mark Hirons, AIA, IIDA, LEED® AP, principal/director of design/corporate interiors, OWP/P, Chicago, IL
Focused primarily on corporate interiors projects, Mark's experience ranges from designing world headquarters to creating custom lighting, furniture and identity design for emerging companies.
Suzan Lucas Santiago, ASID, IIDA, principal/director of interiors, Grad Associates, PA, Newark, NJ
Suzan has completed interiors for bank headquarters, law firms and health care facilities, ranging from 3,000 to 600,000 square feet.
Anthony Garrett, IIDA, LEED® AP, vice president/director of design for interiors, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, San Francisco, CA
Tony has 33 years of experience in all aspects of interior architecture and has worked with several furniture manufacturers in the research and development of new furniture products.
“The Doc Award Competition has grown each year, both in quality and quantity of entries,” said Marianne Cone, director of marketing, Solutia branded carpet fiber. “These judges are well qualified to choose the 2007 winners for an award that has become a benchmark for success in the field of interior design.”
The Doc Awards will be presented on November 28th in New York.
For more information about the 2007 Solutia Doc Award Competition, contact Marianne Cone or your Ultron representative.