IIDA HD Product Design

IIDA/HD Product Design Competition

IIDA/HD Product Design Competition
Each year during the Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo) in May in Las Vegas, the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in partnership with Hospitality Design (HD) magazine, announce the winners of the IIDA/HD Product Design Competition, which honors innovation, functionality, and aesthetic advancements in products debuting on the show floor.

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Judges, all IIDA members, are selected each year to assess entries based on design innovation, technical advancements, cost and value, environmental responsibility, aesthetics, need, and usage within hospitality applications. Performance, comfort, safety, suitability for intended use, durability, accessibility, and client/user benefits are also evaluated by the judges.

The 2016 judging panel included Susana Covarrubias, Gensler, Seattle;
Patricia Rotondo, Chipman Design Architecture, Chicago; and Adam Stover,
POPULOUS, Kansas City, all of whom are IIDA members.

2015 judging panel included Fabio Grego, AIA, LEED Associate, Hyatt
International, Chicago; Scott Hierlinger, IIDA, LEED AP, Nelson,
Minneapolis; Carlos Posada, IIDA, LEED AP, Gensler, Los Angeles; and Meg
Prendergast, The Gettys Group, Chicago. – See more at:

Winning products, manufacturers, and designers are honored at their booths, showcased in the HD Expo Show Daily, featured on IIDA’s website, and published in Hospitality Design magazine and at

The 2016 winners, representing the best of hospitality design through aesthetic and innovation, are:

Applied Finishes and Materials
Wallcoverings and Treatments

Kaza by Walker Zanger



Solstice by Brentano

Bedspread/drapery/casement fabrics

Metallic Sheers by P/Kaufmann Contract


Carpeting & carpet systems; rugs
Traces Collection by Durkan

Hard surface flooring
Satori by Laminam – by Crossville Inc

Resilient flooring
Eero by Milliken

Seating Individual

Dining seating

Pacific Stool by Thos. Moser Contract

Lounge seating 

Kyoto Petite Lounge Chair by JANUS Et Cie

Outdoor seating
La Grande Dame Swing by Neoteric Luxury

Seating Group

Lounge seating

The Hank Series by Neoteric Luxury

Outdoor seating

ELLA Lounge Chair by Koverton

Individual lamps or lighting devices

Belle by Fire Farm Lighting

Groups, series, systems, or collections
Suspenders by SONNEMAN

Casegoods and freestanding furniture

Individual furnishing items

Kawa Table by Sticks and Stones Furniture

Groups, series, systems, or collections

Form Collection by Koverton

Accessories or specialties 

Hardware or decorative metals/plastics

Axor Citterio E by Axor

Artwork, signage, or accent pieces
MDC Digital Studio by MDC