The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart and Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine will present the second annual Interior Designer of the Year this February.
The award is a recognition program acknowledging interior design talents who have made an impact on Chicago's design community. Ten nominees have been selected by a jury of Design Center and Luxe Interiors + Design representatives.
The nominees are as follows:
Lawrence Boeder of Lawrence Boeder Interior Design
Darcy Bonner, AIA of Darcy Bonner & Associates LLC
John Cannon & Cary Frank of Cannon Frank
Susan Fredman of Susan Fredman Design Group
Jessica Lagrange of Jessica Lagrange Interiors
Gary L. Lee of Gary Lee Partners
Kara Mann of Kara Mann Design
Carlos Martinez of Gensler
Frank Ponterio, NCIDQ, ASID, IIDA or Frank Ponterio Interior Design Chicago
Eva Quateman of Eva Quateman Interiors
Online voting is now open and votes can be cast through Dec. 15 at chicagointeriordesigneroftheyear.com. One entry per email address is allowed per day.
The winner will be awarded at the Awards Gala on Feb. 7 at the Merchandise Mart. Tickets will be $50 in advance, $60 at the door and $40 for groups of ten or more. Click here to purchase.