The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) recently announced the results of its annual Design Excellence Awards at a dinner gala at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury. Interior designers from the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, industry partners, as well as friends, family, and colleagues were in attendance at the gala where 18 chapter interior designers won a total of 30 prizes among them.

“Successful entries demonstrated exceptional design and positive impact on life and the human experience in keeping with ASID’s mission,” said Anna Maria Mannarino, Allied ASID, president of the New Jersey Chapter. “The Design Excellence awards reinforce the ASID commitment to important design principles.”

Designers could submit projects in 11 residential and 7 commercial sector categories, and entries must use at least one industry partner at the time of the project to be submitted. Judges were comprised of a diverse group of award-winning ASID members from around the country and judging was based on: effectiveness of the design solution, functional use of space, scale and proportion, color and composition, innovative use of materials, creativity of the design solution, effective use of lighting, use of sustainable design principles and use of universal design principles. Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were conferred in each category.

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