Hospitality Design : Winners Announced at the 15th Annual HD Awards

Hospitality Design (HD) magazine announced project and product winners during the 15th annual HD Awards ceremony in New York at Cipriani 25 Broadway last night. Jiyu Spa in Danyang, China was named Best in Show in projects, while Masque Collection by REPUBLIC OF II BY IV for Suite 22 Contract took home Best in Show for products.

With more than 1,000 entries submitted in our project and product categories, the judges selected 122 finalists and winners.

Chosen by the HD editorial staff, the HD Awards also honored ASH NYC as Hotelier of the Year for the firm’s work rehabbing landmarked buildings in underserved markets. Studio Tack took home the Design Firm of the Year designation to celebrate its work reviving rundown motels, inns, and lodges.

A talented and accomplished panel of industry professionals were selected as this year’s jury. For projects: Ave Bradley, creative director and global senior vice president of design, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants;  Alexandra Champalimaud, founder, Champalimaud; Jim Merkel, CEO, Rockbridge; Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu, founding partners, Yabu Pushelberg; and Brad Wilson, president, Ace Hotel Group and Atelier Ace.

For products: Gray Shealy, associate vice president of architectural design and innovation, Royal Caribbean Cruises; Miriam Torres, cofounder, Parker-Torres Design; Therese Virserius, founder, Virserius Studio.

Thank you to our sponsors Durkan, Fil Doux Textiles, Interiors from Spain, and Mandy Li Collection (Title Sponsors); Summer Classics and Tarkett (Event Sponsors); Preciosa (Awards Sponsor); West Elm (Student Competition); Summa International (Photo Booth Sponsor); Valley Forge Fabrics (Step and Repeat Sponsor); and Aspecta, Cortina Leather, and Studio Twist (Supporting Sponsors).

CASUAL RESTAURANT
WINNER

Loro, Austin
Interior Design Firms:
 Michael Hsu Office of Architecture,
Austin, and Ste. Marie, Vancouver
Architecture Design Firm: Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
Owner and Operator: Hai Hospitality

LIFESTYLE HOTEL
FINALIST
The Line Austin
Interior Design Firm:
 Knibb Design, Venice, California
Architecture Firm: Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, Austin
Owners: Yucaipa and Square Mile
Operator: Sydell Group

LIFESTYLE PUBLIC SPACE
FINALIST
The Line Austin 
Interior Design Firm: Knibb Design, Venice, California
Architecture Firm: Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, Austin
Owners: Yucaipa and Square Mile
Operator: Sydell Group

The full article and list of winners can be viewed HERE