Interiors & Sources and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) presented the second annual Bloom Award winners honoring products' effectiveness and innovativeness in sustainable commercial interior design.
A panel of judges including Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, partner at Studio 2030; Kirsten Childs, director of interiors at Croxton Collaborative; and Kirsten Ritchie, director of sustainable design at Gensler, judged submissions on the following: the extent to which the product is environmentally innovative and aesthetically pleasing; how the product promotes sustainability; materials selection within the manufacturing process; resource efficiency within the manufacturing process; and recycling and waste management.
Powerbond ethos Cushion for Landscape Patterns by Tandus; Refined Collection by IceStone
The winners are: in the flooring category, the Powerbond ethos Cushion for Landscape Patterns by Tandus; in innovative materials Refined Collection by IceStone; in furniture, Silea by Gunlocke and XCube Table by Southern Aluminum; in textiles and wallcoverings, tabrasa by IdeaPaint/MDC Wallcoverings.
Silea by Gunlocke; tabrasa by IdeaPaint/MDC Wallcoverings.
The 2010 Bloom Award winners represent some of the most innovative and sustainable products on the market today in hopes of encouraging more products to continue to blossom in the commercial interiors market.