December 4, 2015

Best of Year 2015: Product & Material Winners

For the third year in a row, Best of Year was held at at Frank Gehry’s IAC Building in New York, where 975 designers, architects and manufacturers gathered to learn the winners and merit honorees. The program was hosted by Interior Design editor in chief Cindy Allen and publisher Carol Cisco, who revealed winners across 43 project categories, 61 product categories, and 11 materialsNew this year were an additional 24 “Best in 10” awards honoring the best projects and products of the past decade. Congratulations to all!

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Category (Winners in bold)

Product Name

Company Name

Accessories Mackenrow Jory Brigham Design
Accessories Haiku 84 Bamboo in oil-rubbed bronze Big Ass Fans
Accessories Wawama Porcelain Britto Charette
Accessories Ruutu Iittala
Accessories: Office Flip Clarus Glassboards
Accessories: Office Projectable Magnetic Glass Dry-Erase Boards Bendheim
Accessories: Office LINK Premium Powder Coated Whiteboards Ghent
Accessories: Office iBooth PETER PEPPER PRODUCTS
Accessories: Outdoor FGP Bike Rack Landscape Forms
Accessories: Outdoor The Mezzaluna Artisan Fire Bowl Eldorado Stone
Accessories: Outdoor Branch Twist Fire Features for Colombo Construction Corp
Accessories: Outdoor Ocean Master MAX Manta Cantilever TUUCI
Architectural/Building Products (doors, windows, paint etc) Tavola Divergent Beams and Baffles Ceiling System Hunter Douglas
Architectural/Building Products (doors, windows, paint etc) Hybrid Collection Mirrored Glass Doors by Mac Stopa for Casali Casali A.V. Srl
Architectural/Building Products (doors, windows, paint etc) Impressions Acoustical Tile KnollTextiles
Architectural/Building Products (doors, windows, paint etc) Velaria Rete Rimadesio
Architectural/Building Products (doors, windows, paint etc) Patricia Urquiola Skyline Design
Bath: Accessories and Hardware WallDrain QuickDrain USA
Bath: Accessories and Hardware G Series Decorative Shower Drain Infinity Drain
Bath: Accessories and Hardware Scaletta Tubes Radiatori
Bath: Cabinetry Cape Cod Vanity Duravit
Bath: Cabinetry Dressage Free-Standing Vanity GRAFF
Bath: Fittings (faucets etc.) CL.1 Dornbracht Americas Inc.
Bath: Fittings (faucets etc.) SRG Signature Collection AF New York
Bath: Fittings (faucets etc.) Axor ShowerProducts by Front Axor
Bath: Fittings (faucets etc.) Tapera by BIG Basin Faucet Set Kallista
Bath: Fittings (faucets etc.) VOLA Hand Shower VOLA
Bath: Fixtures (sinks, tubs, etc.) Continuum sink MTI Baths
Bath: Fixtures (sinks, tubs, etc.) Orbit Sink Alessandro Isola Ltd
Bath: Fixtures (sinks, tubs, etc.) Ino Bathroom Collection Laufen Bathrooms North America
Bath: Fixtures (sinks, tubs, etc.) Trough 48 Native Trails
Bath: Fixtures (sinks, tubs, etc.) Aro: Designer Bath Series Porcelanosa USA
Combination of dissimilar materials Fortina For B+N B+N Industries
Combination of dissimilar materials Hybrid Collection Mirrored Glass by Mac Stopa for Casali Casali A.V. Srl
Combination of dissimilar materials Theseus New Ravenna
Exciting indoor to outdoor solution River Stone by Mac Stopa for Tonon Tonon & C. spa
Exciting indoor to outdoor solution Sunbrella Fundamental Glen Raven, Inc.
Exciting indoor to outdoor solution Norafin Ecoline – technical nonwovens based on flax Norafin (Americas) Inc.
Flooring: Carpet/Broadloom New Neo OW Hospitality
Flooring: Carpet/Broadloom Soundtrack Bentley
Flooring: Carpet/Broadloom Modern Dobby Mohawk Group
Flooring: Carpet/Broadloom Indent Tandus Centiva
Flooring: Carpet/Modular Equal Measure Interface
Flooring: Carpet/Modular Color Field Milliken
Flooring: Carpet/Modular Moving Floors Mohawk Group
Flooring: Carpet/Modular The Park Shaw Contract Group
Flooring: Carpet/Rugs Mélange nanimarquina
Flooring: Carpet/Rugs Xylo Rug HOLLY HUNT
Flooring: Carpet/Rugs Inkblot 1 Lindstrom Rugs
Flooring: Carpet/Rugs GRID Rug Rosemary Hallgarten
Flooring: Carpet/Rugs Fresco – Turquoise WARP & WEFT
Flooring: Hard Aspecta Abstracts LVT Piermont Collection Metroflor Corp.
Flooring: Hard Umbra and Umbra Stripe J+J Flooring Group/Kinetex
Flooring: Hard Connected LVT Mannington Commercial
Flooring: Hard Kenzo Mosaique Surface Inc.
Flooring: Hard FATTAMANO by Giovanni Barbieri Vallelunga & Co
Flooring: Healthcare Teles High Resiliency Rubber Tile Mannington Commercial
Flooring: Healthcare Acczent Heterogeneous Sheet Flooring Tarkett
Flooring: Hospitality Lakir by Durkan Mohawk Group
Flooring: Hospitality Montgolfier Etosha EGE
Flooring: Hospitality New Neo OW Hospitality
Flooring: Hospitality The Studio/Painting Shaw Hospitality Group
Flooring: Tile and Stone ATLAS Mosaics Marti
Flooring: Tile and Stone AKDO Origami Collection AKDO
Flooring: Tile and Stone Orly Decorative Field Tile ArtisticTile
Flooring: Tile and Stone River Marble Colorbody Porcelain Daltile
Flooring: Tile and Stone Fossil Stone Source
Furniture: Beds Usher Daybed Elliot Eakin Furniture
Furniture: Beds Kosy Bed Huppe
Furniture: Beds Cumulus Bed Ted Boerner Inc
Furniture: Contract/Case Goods WorkStyles Collection Tuohy Furniture Corporation
Furniture: Contract/Case Goods Compositions Bernhardt Design
Furniture: Contract/Case Goods X series storage Haworth
Furniture: Contract/Desking Nomado Sandler Office
Furniture: Contract/Desking Series A Desk Poppin
Furniture: Contract/Desking Z DESK unCUBED
Furniture: Contract/Systems Canopy Kimball Office
Furniture: Contract/Systems upStage Teknion
Furniture: Contract/Systems Rescape Wall Tile Office Three H Furniture
Furniture: Contract/Systems Industrial Benching System West Elm Workspace with Inscape
Furniture: Contract/Tables Riff OFS
Furniture: Contract/Tables Reverse Occasional Andreu World
Furniture: Contract/Tables Concierge Bernhardt Design
Furniture: Contract/Tables Ratio Table Decca Contract
Furniture: Contract/Tables Mio Collaborative Tables National Office Furniture
Furniture: Education Brody WorkLounge Steelcase Education
Furniture: Education Particles Junior Encore
Furniture: Education Sway KI
Furniture: Healthcare Cama Bed Chair IoA
Furniture: Healthcare Rein+ Carolina
Furniture: Healthcare Cricket David Edward
Furniture: Healthcare Ava Recliner Nemschoff
Furniture: Outdoor/Lounge ULM Daybed VONDOM
Furniture: Outdoor/Lounge DAYBED Lamas fijas GANDIABLASCO GANDIABLASCO
Furniture: Outdoor/Lounge Sunnyside Collection LOLL Designs
Furniture: Outdoor/Lounge Zenhit Royal Botania
Furniture: Outdoor/Seating & Tables Empty Vibia
Furniture: Outdoor/Seating & Tables BuzziBreeze BuzziSpace
Furniture: Outdoor/Seating & Tables Rio JANUS et Cie
Furniture: Outdoor/Seating & Tables Chamcha River Stone Phillips Collection
Furniture: Partitions and Wall Systems BuzziFalls BuzziSpace
Furniture: Partitions and Wall Systems Full Circle Metallics 3form
Furniture: Partitions and Wall Systems FLEX LOFTwall
Furniture: Residential/Coffee Tables Los Andes Bernhardt Design
Furniture: Residential/Coffee Tables Swole Table Blu Dot
Furniture: Residential/Coffee Tables Formation Cocktail Table HOLLY HUNT
Furniture: Residential/Coffee Tables Vanbraun Phillips Collection
Furniture: Residential/Console Tables Thicket Console AKMD
Furniture: Residential/Console Tables Console Britto Charette
Furniture: Residential/Console Tables Curie Console HOLLY HUNT
Furniture: Residential/Dining Tables Volpi Dining Table Louis Kazan
Furniture: Residential/Dining Tables Hybrid Collection Mira Table by Mac Stopa for Casali Casali A.V. Sr
Furniture: Residential/Dining Tables Mad Dining Table Poliform
Furniture: Residential/Side Tables Tendu End Table Donghia, Inc.
Furniture: Residential/Side Tables Branca Table HOLLY HUNT
Furniture: Residential/Side Tables Sash Side Table JANUS et Cie
Furniture: Residential/Side Tables Fourchette Drink Table Mattaliano Inc.
Furniture: Residential/Storage Senzafine Poliform
Furniture: Residential/Storage Fretwork 72 Altura Furniture
Furniture: Residential/Storage Dreams Cabinet BD Barcelona Design
Furniture: Residential/Storage Nobu Buffet Cliff Young Ltd
Green Innovation Grove by SIXINCH – Lilly Solar Shade SIXINCH North America
Green Innovation Bella-Dura By the Yard, Series 3 Bella-Dura
Green Innovation Aqualogic by LENOVA Faucet LENOVA®
Hardware Verdura Rocky Mountain Hardware
Hardware IN120 WiFi Lock with HID Mobile Access Support ASSA ABLOY
Hardware H1055-WORDS VALLI & VALLI USA, Inc.
Innovative acoustic surface BAUX Acoustic Panels BAUX
Innovative acoustic surface Deltacoustic & Zetacoustic Acoustical Sheers Carnegie
Innovative new material for wallcovering Torrent Rieke Office Interiors
Innovative new material for wallcovering ModuLayer Visual Magnetics
Innovative new material for wallcovering Photorealistic Natural Marble Mosaic ATARES
Innovative new material for wallcovering Pebble Collection by Mac Stopa for Mosaico Digitale Mosaico Digitale
Innovative new stain resistance treatment/product FORBID SRT by Enduratex ENDURATEX
Innovative new stain resistance treatment/product STEELIA Arc Linea Arredamenti Spa
Innovative new stain resistance treatment/product Ziro Concertex
Innovative translucent shading/lighting solution Murano Collection Giovanni Barbieri/ FLLi Barbieri
Innovative translucent shading/lighting solution 90/10 Light Guide by Curio Design Curio Design
Innovative translucent shading/lighting solution I-MESH MORELLET S.I. SRL
Kitchen: Appliances Professional Series Induction Range Bertazzoni
Kitchen: Appliances Flow Kitchen Gorenje
Kitchen: Appliances RAL Custom Color Program ILVE
Kitchen: Appliances Lux Island Ventilation Hood Zephyr Ventilation
Kitchen: Cabinetry Italia PVD Champagne Arc Linea Arredamenti Spa
Kitchen: Cabinetry Elite GD Cucine
Kitchen: Cabinetry SieMatic URBAN Collection SieMatic Möbelwerke USA
Kitchen: Fittings and Fixtures (faucets, taps, sinks etc) Corsano Culinary Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet California Faucets
Kitchen: Fittings and Fixtures (faucets, taps, sinks etc) Brizo Artesso Articulating Kitchen Faucet Brizo
Kitchen: Fittings and Fixtures (faucets, taps, sinks etc) Sync Dornbracht Americas Inc.
Kitchen: Fittings and Fixtures (faucets, taps, sinks etc) GROHE Eurocube Semi-Pro GROHE
Lighting: Architectural Halo Linear Vibia
Lighting: Architectural Versatile El Torrent
Lighting: Architectural Running Magnet 2.0 FLOS
Lighting: Architectural Vaeder Modular Lighting Instruments
Lighting: Chandelier (multiple bulb) Helio Pack Modern Chandelier Niche
Lighting: Chandelier (multiple bulb) Dome BOVER
Lighting: Chandelier (multiple bulb) Cityscape LED (Large) Hubbardton Forge
Lighting: Chandelier (multiple bulb) Wireflow Chandelier Vibia
Lighting: Floor Induction Tube Light Castor Design
Lighting: Floor Vari Lamp Esrawe Studio
Lighting: Floor Elephant Luziferlamps, S.L.
Lighting: Pendant (single bulb) Mountain View Axo Light
Lighting: Pendant (single bulb) Non La BOVER
Lighting: Pendant (single bulb) Spokes Foscarini
Lighting: Pendant (single bulb)  Arne Domus Santa & Cole
Lighting: Sconce Lake Foscarini
Lighting: Sconce Icicle Wand Sconce Boyd Lighting
Lighting: Sconce Apex Fontana Arte
Lighting: Sconce Avion Single Sconce Jonathan Browning Studios Inc.
Lighting: Table Ongo Lamp Tzelan
Lighting: Table Sisifo Artemide
Lighting: Table LUX Brooklyn AC LED Task Light LUX by Mighty Bright
Lighting: Table Cyborg Martinelli Luce
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Raffia Nemo Tile
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Painterly Collection 3form
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Lux field tile ANN SACKS
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Chroma Wood Panels Architectural Systems
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Hybrid Collection Mirrored Glass Panels by Mac Stopa for Casali Casali A.V. Srl
Materials and Surfaces (including paneling) Cork Cloth HBF Textiles
Seating: Contract/Conference Code+ Bernhardt Design
Seating: Contract/Conference Flex Executive Andreu World
Seating: Contract/Conference Saiba Geiger
Seating: Contract/Conference Pelikan by Mac Stopa with M. Ballendat for Profim Profim Sp. z o.o.
Seating: Contract/Guest E005 Embrace Chair Carl Hansen & Son
Seating: Contract/Guest Nios Guest Collection Arcadia
Seating: Contract/Guest Roc COR
Seating: Contract/Guest Bloom Kimball Office
Seating: Contract/Lounge Multi Seat Chadwick Modular Seating Herman Miller
Seating: Contract/Lounge Multi Seat Steeve Arper
Seating: Contract/Lounge Multi Seat Colours Bernhardt Design
Seating: Contract/Lounge Multi Seat Block Party Lounge Collection Poppin
Seating: Contract/Lounge Single Seat Caid Lounge Chair Elan by Decca
Seating: Contract/Lounge Single Seat Ginkgo Lounge Davis Furniture
Seating: Contract/Lounge Single Seat Bing Luxe Lounge Elan by Decca
Seating: Contract/Lounge Single Seat Leaf Nienkamper
Seating: Contract/Lounge Single Seat Nagi Viccarbe Inc.
Seating: Contract/Task Mimeo Allsteel
Seating: Contract/Task You Too Allseating
Seating: Contract/Task Downtown Haworth
Seating: Residential/Accent Rolf Benz 580 Rolf Benz
Seating: Residential/Accent Fila Borgo
Seating: Residential/Accent Eames Molded Stools Herman Miller
Seating: Residential/Accent Double Zero Moroso
Seating: Residential/Lounge Field Lounge Chair Blu Dot
Seating: Residential/Lounge FH429 Signature Chair Carl Hansen & Son
Seating: Residential/Lounge Fri Fritz Hansen
Seating: Residential/Lounge Blink Collection by Yabu Pushelberg Stellar Works
Seating: Residential/Sofa Positano Casa International
Seating: Residential/Sofa Giselle Settee Donghia, Inc.
Seating: Residential/Sofa Air Sofa by Alexander Andersson LUTECA
Seating: Residential/Sofa Rolf Benz TIRA Rolf Benz
Technology PowerView Motorization Hunter Douglas
Technology Willow Byrne
Technology Thread Steelcase
Technology MicroTouch ThermaSol
Textiles: Contract Nordic collection Sina Pearson Textiles
Textiles: Contract Matter & Motion C.F. Stinson, Inc.
Textiles: Contract The Blueprint Collection Momentum Group
Textiles: Contract Kirk Nix Penthouse Collection Robert Allen
Textiles: Contract Line Language Teknion Textiles
Textiles: Healthcare Tabby Check Maharam
Textiles: Healthcare Bella-Dura By the Yard, Series 3 Bella-Dura
Textiles: Healthcare EvoFabric Virtual Concertex
Textiles: Healthcare Jubilee Collection Sina Pearson Textiles
Textiles: Hospitality Apex-Crypton Revl C.F. Stinson, Inc.
Textiles: Hospitality Xorel Havana Carnegie
Textiles: Hospitality Parker Stripe Joseph Noble
Textiles: Hospitality The Adjaye Collection KnollTextiles
Textiles: Hospitality The Joy of Hex Pollack
Textiles: Outdoor Marine Grouping Nomi Fabrics, Inc.
Textiles: Outdoor Majalis Brentano
Textiles: Outdoor Ecriture HOLLY HUNT
Textiles: Outdoor Study Maharam
Textiles: Residential Mirafiore Rubelli at Donghia
Textiles: Residential American Alligator Edelman Leather
Textiles: Residential Sunbrella Emerald Group Glen Raven Custom Fabrics
Textiles: Residential Kinetic Velvet Collection JAB Anstoetz
Textiles: Residential Sundial Weitzner
Unexpected upholstery surface Pebble Collection by Mac Stopa for Mosaico Digitale Mosaico Digitale
Unexpected upholstery surface Glazed Leatherette BART HALPERN
Unexpected upholstery surface MindLayers Visual Magnetics
Unexpected use of cement for interiors TCX – Translucent Concrete: Caribbean Agate Lavada Inc.
Unexpected use of cement for interiors Ogassian Brise in Japanese Weave Screen Block ANN SACKS
Unexpected use of metals for interiors Inflated metal screen Full Blown Metals Limited
Unexpected use of metals for interiors Noble Materials Shaw Contract Group
Unexpected use of natural materials for interiors Dukta Dukta
Unexpected use of natural materials for interiors Norafin Ecoline – technical nonwovens based on flax Norafin (Americas) Inc.
Unexpected use of natural materials for interiors Marmoreal Dzek
Use of recycled or reclaimed materials Lost Coast Redwood – Weathered TerraMai
Use of recycled or reclaimed materials Vetrazzo Mosaic Tiles Vetrazzo
Use of recycled or reclaimed materials ReSalvage Mosaic Collection Artaic – Innovative Mosaic
Wallcovering: Contract Dimension Walls MDC
Wallcovering: Contract Patty Madden Wallcovering – Bijoux Luxe Surfaces/Patty Madden Wallcovering
Wallcovering: Contract Mixed Stripe by Paul Smith Maharam
Wallcovering: Contract Paradiso SAHCO at Donghia
Wallcovering: Fabric Fade Phillip Jeffries
Wallcovering: Fabric Enigma Select Arte nv
Wallcovering: Fabric Glazed Leatherette BART HALPERN
Wallcovering: Fabric Ecorce Innovations
Wallcovering: Paper Ajiro Fanfare Maya Romanoff
Wallcovering: Paper Glacé The Alpha Workshops
Wallcovering: Paper Mock Rock Flavor Paper
Wallcovering: Paper Watercolor Washi Phillip Jeffries
Wallcovering: Treatments (including Tile and Stone) Reveal ANN SACKS
Wallcovering: Treatments (including Tile and Stone) Elements by Boris Aldridge for Cle Cle tile
Wallcovering: Treatments (including Tile and Stone) Laminam by Crossville’s I Metalli Porcelain Tile Panel Collection Crossville, Inc
Wallcovering: Treatments (including Tile and Stone) Skyline Digital Glass Portfolio/Bonnie Edelman Skyline Design
Wallcovering: Treatments (including Tile and Stone) Tierras Stone Source
Window Treatments Alchemy Carnegie
Window Treatments Voile de Venise Rubelli at Donghia
Window Treatments Fragmentations. Tjep.Cubism Collection Wolf-Gordon
Best in 10 Winners    
Best in 10: Accent/Contract QuickStand Humanscale
Best in 10: Architectural/Building Products Sun Valley Bronze Sliding Barn Door Hardware Sun Valley Bronze
Best in 10: Bath Products Axor Massaud Axor
Best in 10: Flooring/Hard EGE Atelier by Jean-Paul Gaultier EGE
Best in 10: Flooring/Soft Full Volume Tandus Centiva
Best in 10: Furniture/Contract Public Office Landscape Herman Miller
Best in 10: Furniture/Outdoor ORBIT XXL  DEDON
Best in 10: Furniture/Residential Husk Chair B+B
Best in 10: Kitchen Products Bertazzoni Professional Series Range in Arancio Bertazzoni
Best in 10: Lighting Ameba Vibia
Best in 10: Seating/Contract Guest Forest Armchair JANUS et Cie
Best in 10: Seating/Contract Task Zody Haworth
Best in 10: Textile/Contract Layers by Hella Jongerius Maharam
Best in 10: Textile/Residential Orchidea SAHCO
Best in 10: Wallcovering Flexi Mother of Pearl Mosaic Maya Romanoff

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