| Mar 25, 2013 |
Seattle Design Center presents North West Design Awards
Boh staff
By Staff

Earlier this month, the Seattle Design Center hosted the 14th annual North West Design Awards, honoring the best in design across categories including bathroom design, traditional and modern design, hospitality and even low-budget design.

Here is a look at this year’s winners:


First—Teresa Ryback, TDSwansburg Design Studio (Victoria, British Columbia)

Second—Cheri Wentworth, C.L. Wentworth Co. (Tumwater, WA)

Best Individual Room: Contemporary

First—Farouk Noormohamed, FNDA Architecture (North Vancouver, British Columbia)

Second—Kara Bowman, Macpherson Construction & Design (Sammamish, WA)

Best Individual Room: Traditional

First—Kassi Clark, Kasabella (Sammamish, WA)

Second—Donna DuFresne, Donna DuFresne Interior Design LLC (Portland, OR)


First—JPC Architects (Bellevue, WA)

Second—DLR Group, (Seattle, WA)

Exotic Retreat

First—Nancy Burfiend, NB Design Group ( Seattle, WA)

Second—Teresa Francis, Westport Shipyard (Seattle, WA)


First—Jessica Helgerson, Jessica Helgerson Interior Design (Portland, OR)

Second—Philip Christofides, Arellano / Christofides (Seattle, WA)


First—Sandra and Scott Gjesdahl, Bristol Design and Construction (Lynnwood, WA)

Second—Karen Ellentuck, Ellentuck Interiors, (Seattle, WA)

Modest Budget, Big Impact

First—Trisa Chomica, Trisa & Company Interior Design (Port Angeles, WA)

Second—Wendy Albee, CGP, Albee Interior Design (Bothell, WA)

Most Innovative Design Component

First—Tyler Engle, Tyler Engle Architects (Seattle, WA)

Second—Seattle Stair & Design (Seattle, WA)

Outdoor Living Space

First—Dana Foster, DTF Design (Bothell, WA)

Second—James C. Castanes, Castanes Architects (Seattle, WA)

Small Design Firm Luminary

First—Linda Sale, Linda Sale Interior Design Ltd (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Second—Patricia Gray, Patricia Gray Inc. (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Student Design

First—Yalda Daneshfarnia, Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA)

Second—Josh Small, WSU School of Design and Construction (Pullman, WA)

Whole House Less than $400,000

First—Gray, Patricia Gray Inc. (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Second—Ines Hanl, The Sky is the Limit Design (Victoria, British Columbia)

Whole House More than $400,000

First—Mitchell Freedland, Mitchell Freedland Design (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Second—Burfiend, NB Design Group (Seattle, WA)

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