IIDA and Contract Announce NeoCon 2017 Showroom and Booth Winners

The team at the BuzziSpace showroom. All images courtesy IIDA.

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced the winners of the 22nd annual Showroom and Booth Design Competition at NeoCon 2017.

“This annual competition challenges designers and manufacturers to create uniquely branded experiences that educate and entertain in limited space,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “The winning showrooms and booths at this year’s competition were not only visually stunning, they also created a lasting impression on attendees. We congratulate the firms and manufacturers for their outstanding work at NeoCon 2017.”

Winners were chosen based on originality in design, visual appeal, effective use of materials, and remarkable use of color, texture, lighting, and graphics. This year’s jury panel included included Kelly Ennis, IIDA, The Verve Partnership; Ginger Gilden, IIDA, IA Interior Architects; Jane Hallinan, IIDA, Perkins Eastman; and Steven Smith, IIDA, Christopher Architecture & Interiors. Judging took place Sunday June 11 at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.

This year’s winners are:

Large Showroom – 4,000 sq. ft. or larger: Steelcase 

Designer: Steelcase Design Studio

The Steelcase showroom. Image courtesy IIDA.

Small Showroom – Under 4,000 sq. ft.: BuzziSpace
Designer: BuzziSpace Studio

Large Booth – 400 sq. ft. or larger: SurfaceWorks
Designer: Full Circle

The SurfaceWorks showroom. Image courtesy IIDA.

Small Booth – Under 400 sq. ft.: TURF Design
Designer: Justin Gillette & Dustin Headley

The TURF Design showroom. Image courtesy IIDA.