The deadline for the 35th annual Interiors Awards is September 18th. The Interiors Awards offers recognition in an array of market segments and is the only juried program to offer recognition of design by category. Held since 1979, the competition is judged by a select group of respected design industry leaders. This year's jury includes: Siobhan Barry , Partner, iCrave; Andreas Charalambous , Principal, FORMA Design; LoriAnn Maas, Principal and Design Director of Interiors, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects; Anne Schopf, FAIA , Design Partner, Mahlum Architects; and Joey Shimoda , Chief Creative Officer, Shimoda Design Group , Contract’s 2013 Designer of the Year. For more information, and to enter, click here.
Take a look back at the Large Office category winner from the 2013 Interiors Awards: Microsoft’s Austrian headquarters in Vienna by INNOCAD.
The designers strove to give Microsoft employees the feeling of being on a “working holiday,” says INNOCAD Principal Martin Lesjak. “It’s more like a hotel than an office.”
Mod furnishings and a shag rug in a casual seating area help the office look anything but corporate.
Globus workstations from Artifort add a fun, space-age element to a visitor lounge.
The Ocean room—one of 23 themed meeting spaces in the office—features aqueous finishes and a built-in aquarium.
A unique conference room features lighting that allows for a dramatic setting.
Photography: Paul Ott