The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the winners of its 2014 ASID Design Awards. The awards honor those who have made significant contributions to the profession while using design to enhance quality of life.
“These innovators are making bold strides in technology, evidence-based, and human-centric design and are training the next generation of designers,” Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, president of ASID, said in a statement. “They exemplify the field's strength, promise, and value.”
The winners are:
Tama Duffy Day, FASID, FIIDA, LEED AP BD+C: Designer of Distinction
Tama Duffy Day (top left), head of Gensler’s health and wellness practice area, has demonstrated the effect interior design has on productivity and health outcomes in her 30-year career. In addition to her commitment to research-driven design, Duffy Day mentors young designers.
Judith Heerwagen: Design for Humanity
Judith Heerwagen’s (top middle) leading research in biophilia examines the influences of design on organizational effectiveness and occupant behavior, performance, and health. She currently serves as a behavioral ecology and environmental psychology expert in the U.S. General Services Administration's Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings.
Amy Campos: Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit Award
Amy Campos (top right), founder of Amy Campos Architect, has found success in both her practice and the classroom. She has taught architecture, interior design, and urban design at several design institutions. Campos currently serves as an assistant professor at the California College of the Arts.
Haworth: Design Innovation
Recognized for its advances in workplace solutions, Haworth has recently launched a cloud-based system to improve collaboration among employees. Bluescape, developed in partnership with Obscura Digital, uses an interface that connects teams across time zones to communicate, work, and solve problems in real time.
The four recipients will be honored at ASID’s annual awards gala, taking place June 21 at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles.