INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS ANNOUNCE 2009 WINNERS
Los Angeles, CA (July 15, 2010) Angela Rodriguez of United States was awarded Third Prize in Conceptual Interior Design for the entry titled, “Melt: Dessert Bar and Lounge.”
The International Design Awards exist to celebrate the world’s most visionary designers, discover new and emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of design worldwide.
Architects and designers of interiors, fashion, products, and graphics submitted over 1000 entries from 52 countries throughout the world, proving IDA’s global emphasis. Judging was a rigorous process, with winners receiving publication of their work in the 2009 International Design Awards art book, to be distributed to museum bookstores nationwide; promotion to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges.
Jurors included Qingyun Ma, Dean of Architecture, University of Southern California; Gwynne Pugh, Pugh+Scarpa Architects; Kelly Wearstler, Judge, BravoTV’s “Top Design”; Kahi Lee, Host, HGTV’s “Design on a Dime” and Style Network’s “My Celebrity Home”; Newell Turner, Style Director, House Beautiful; Rido Busse, Chairman, German Industry and Trade Board; John Dunnigan, Chair, Department of Furniture, Rhode Island School of Design; and Brandusa Niro, Editor-in-Chief and Founder, Fashion Week Daily; and other leaders and editors in the design fields.