I wanted to congratulate the winners of my IFDA chapter’s annual Designer Showcase awards, which were announced last night at our annual members dinner. Nearly 100 members and guests gathered at the beautiful Viking Center showroom in Westwood for great networking, vendor stands and some pretty tasty food!
Pictured: Lead Judge Gail Ravgiala, Editor in Chief, Design New England magazine; Deborah Farrand, winner Specialty Spaces; Karen Dzendolet & Thom Glynn, winners Living Space; Beverly Rivkind, winner Dining Space; Christine Kay, winner Community Service Award; Shirin Tahsili, winner Kitchen/Bath space; Media Sponsor Steve Twombly, Pubisher, Design New England magazine.
And the winners are…
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Category: Specialty Spaces
Winner: Deborah Farrand for her design studio converted from a garage.
Category: Dining Space
Winner: Beverly Rivkind
Category: Living Space
Winner: Karen Dzendolet & Thom Glynn
Category: Kitchen/Bath spaces
Winner: Shirin Tahsili
(note the unexpected structural beam that was discovered when the wall was removed. If you can’t cut it out, make it an interesting focal point!
Category: Community Service Recognition Award
Winner: Chris Kay
For her work heading up the IFDA Community Service team and their signature work on the Ronald McDonald House.
Congrats to all the winners!
Pictured: me with Ray Bachand, owner of 60Nobscot, custom furniture and accessories