Las Vegas Market Honors Second Annual Andyz Award Winners

Nine Innovative Interior Design Projects Recognized at Summer Market

LAS VEGAS (August 1, 2016) – Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) announced today that nine pioneering interior design projects were selected as winners of the second annual ANDYZ design awards, a program created in partnership with the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to recognize and celebrate the year’s best interior design. Projects by interior designers, architects and design students based in the region were honored last night at the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market, which runs through Thursday, August 4.

“Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market are delighted once again to partner with the local interior design community in spotlighting the ‘best of the best’ in trend-setting new design projects for residential, commercial and hospitality interiors,” said Karen Olson, Senior Vice President of Marketing, International Market Centers. “We are pleased with the high levels of interest and enthusiasm in the two-year-old ANDYZ awards program and welcome the opportunity to strengthen our ties with regional interior designers and to reinforce the positioning of Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.”

The ANDYZ awards, short-hand for “Annual Nevada Design,” were created to recognize exceptional design from designers and design firms based in the Western United States.. The 2016 ANDYZ winners are:

  • Kerrie Kelly, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab, Sacramento, CA, for “Custom Product Design”
  • Laura Neuman, PepperJack, Loomis, CA, for “Interiors Individual Residential Design”
  • Cary Vogel, Interiors by Cary Vogel, Las Vegas, for “Multiple Residential Spaces”
  • Kathleen Jennison, KTJ Design Co., Stockton, CA, for “Residential Kitchen Design”
  • Jane Cunningham, Room Resolutions, Las Vegas, for “Individual Commercial Design”
  • Jane Cunningham, Room Resolutions, Las Vegas, for “Multiple Commercial Spaces”
  • Sean Tanner, Boyd Gaming, Las Vegas, for “Individual Hospitality Design”
  • Sean Tanner, Boyd Gaming, Las Vegas, for “Multiple Hospitality Spaces”
  • Jennifer Pranskevich, San Diego Mesa College for “Student Design”

The ANDYZ Awards were open to all design firms, independent designers, and students located in states west of the Mississippi. Interior design projects in residential, commercial and hospitality categories were judged by a panel of professional ASID designers, and judging focused on five main criteria: presentation; innovation/creative use of space; scale and functionality; aesthetics, and overall execution.

Las Vegas Design Center—located in Building A at Las Vegas Market—serves as a year-round resource for the regional interior design community, and a trend-setting Market resource for buyers in the furniture and home décor categories, showcasing 30 design-driven showrooms and hundreds of leading manufacturers’ lines in fine furniture, decorative accessories, wall décor, lighting, floor coverings, fabrics and trim.

Las Vegas Market is the leading furniture, home decor and gift marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 3,100+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market runs July 31-August 4. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.

About Las Vegas Market and International Market Centers, L.P.
Las Vegas Market is the most comprehensive furniture, home décor and gift market in the United States, presenting a unique cross-section of 3,100+ resources in an unrivaled market destination. With two markets each year, retailers and designers can shop a broad assortment of product from thousands of manufacturers of furniture, mattress, lighting, decorative accessories, floor coverings, home textiles, tabletop, general gift and more – delivering the most complete, cross-category wholesale tradeshow for the furniture, home décor and gift industries in the United States. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.

Las Vegas Market is produced by International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 12.1 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.

SOURCE: Las Vegas Market