Archive for February, 2007

28th Annual Contract Interiors Awards

By danielle


On a blistery cold morning, over 600 industry leaders ventured out at 7:30AM to celebrate the 28th Annual Contract Interiors Awards at New York City’s elegant Cipriani restaurant. HOK Chairman William Valentine was honored with the prestigious Legend Award while Jim Richärd and Kelly Bauer of richärd + bauer were recognized as Designers of the Year.

Other awards went to:

Large office: Gensler
Small office: Lehrer Architects
Restaurant: CCS Architecture
Healthcare: OWP/P
Education: PEG office of landscape + architecture
Retail: S. Russell Groves
Sports/Entertainment: Studio Hive
Public Space: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Restoration: Westlake Reed Leskosky
Student: Christopher Petit
Environmental Design: richärd +bauer


Contract Editor Danine Alati and Art Director Steven Betts step away from the busy party to smile for the camera:


Contract Editor in Chief and Master of Ceremonies Jennifer Busch looks stunning in her custom-made dress from Designtex:


Contract Editors Katie Weeks and Sofia Galadza look bright-eyed and bushy-tailed despite the early morning hour:


Jennifer Busch poses with Legend Award winner Bill Valentine and Designers of the Year Jim Richärd and Kelly Bauer: