Awards | Apr 4, 2017 |
Terracotta Design Build, Amy Kartheiser and others named Wayfair Tastemakers
Boh staff

The third-annual Wayfair Trade Tastemaker Awards honored top design from some 10,000 submissions, selected by jury members Chip Wade, Alison Victoria and Sabrina Smelko in categories including Designer of the Year, Best Use of Color, Best Office Space and Best Hospitality Space. There was also a People’s Choice Award. 

Terracotta Design Build, Amy Kartheiser and others named Wayfair Tastemakers

“We are always amazed by the spectacular designs created by the talented members of our Trade program and are thrilled to team up with our expert judges to recognize those who are elevating the future of the industry,” says Jessica Dowling, head of Wayfair Trade. “This year’s award-winning concepts demonstrate what it means to be a Trade Tastemaker by illustrating an exceptional balance of materials and color, and by showcasing an unwavering commitment to innovative design.”

The 2017 Wayfair Trade Tastemakers include: 

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR   |   Terracotta Design Build
BEST USE OF COLOR   |   High Park Renovation by Designtheory
BEST OFFICE SPACE  |   The Hivery by Design Renegades
BEST HOSPITALITY SPACE   |   The Drexyl by Aline Architecture
PEOPLE’S CHOICE   |   Amy Kartheiser Design

“Design is all about balance,” shares Chip Wade, owner of Wade Works Creative and host of HGTV’s Elbow Room. “Going beyond traditional while maintaining classic appeal requires bold creativity and willingness to take risks. These designers captured my attention through their ability to tell such colorful stories by transforming living spaces into exceptional masterpieces.”

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