Designers’ Choice Awards

SOURCEBOOK 2010

Each year, HOME & DESIGN polls hundreds of industry professionals to find out who they consider to be the past year’s leaders in architecture and design—as well as those who are beginning to make their mark. Below are the results of this year’s survey.

HALL OF FAME ARCHITECT
    Hugh Newell Jacobsen, FAIA

    Jacobsen Architecture, LLC, Washington, DC
    www.jacobsenarchitecture.com

LOCAL MODERN ARCHITECT
    David Jameson, FAIA

    David Jameson Architect, Inc., Alexandria, VA
    www.davidjamesonarchitect.com

LOCAL TRADITIONAL ARCHITECT
    Stephen Muse, FAIA

    Muse Architects, Bethesda, MD
    www.musearchitects.com

HALL OF FAME DESIGNERS (tie)
    Barry Dixon

    Barry Dixon, Inc., Warrenton, VA
    www.barrydixon.com
    David Mitchell
    David H. Mitchell & Associates, Washington, DC
    www.davidmitchellinteriordesign.com

HALL OF FAME KITCHEN DESIGNER
    Jennifer Gilmer
    Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath, Ltd.,
    Chevy Chase, MD
    www.jennifergilmerkitchens.com

HALL OF FAME LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS
    Wolfgang Oehme, FASLA &
    James van Sweden, FASLA

    Oehme, van Sweden & Associates,
    Washington, DC
    www.ovsla.com

HALL OF FAME LANDSCAPE FIRM
    McHale Landscape Design, Inc.,

    Upper Marlboro, MD
    www.mchalelandscape.com

UP AND COMING. . .
    Architects (tie)           
        Donald Lococo, AIA

        Donald Lococo Architects, LLC, Washington, DC    
        www.donaldlococoarchitects.com
        Rui Ponte, AIA/NCARB
        Ponte Mellor Architects, Ltd., Bethesda, MD
        www.ponte-mellor.com
    Designer
        Joe Ireland

        JD Ireland Interior Architecture and Design,
        Washington, DC, www.jdireland.com
    Kitchen Designer
        Pamela Harvey

        Pamela Harvey Interiors, LLC, Fairfax Station, VA
        www.pamelaharveyinteriors.com

This year’s survey included even more categories for favorite industry resources. Area designers and architects weighed in on their top picks for kitchen cabinetry and countertops, bath fixtures and flooring, carpet, tile, fabrics and more; trade and retail showrooms and design events were also part of the mix. Below are the complete survey results in more than 40 categories—along with the views of some participants who chose to go on the record to explain their picks.

ANTIQUES DEALER
Tone on Tone,
Bethesda, MD, www.tone-on-tone.com

APPLIANCE SHOWROOM
Ferguson,
www.ferguson.com

ART GALLERY
Hemphill,
Washington, DC www.hemphillfinearts.com

BATHROOM FIXTURES
Kohler,
www.kohler.com

CABINET LINE
SieMatic
(through Konst), Bethesda, MD
www.konstlifestyle.com  www.siematic.com

CADY’S ALLEY SHOWROOM
Poggenpohl,
Washington, DC www.poggenpohl-usa.com

CARPET (retail)
CG Coe & Son,
Bethesda, MD  www.coeandson.com

CARPET LINE
Stark Carpets,
Washington, DC  www.starkcarpet.com

CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE SHOWROOM (retail)
Roche Bobois, Washington, DC www.roche-bobois.com
   
Honorable Mention:
    Ligne Roset,
Washington, DC www.ligne-roset-usa.com

COUNTERTOP SURFACE (manmade)
Silestone,
www.silestoneusa.com

COUNTERTOP SURFACE (natural)
Granite

CUSTOM CLOSETs
Poliform, Washington, DC www.poliform-dc.com
   
Honorable Mention:
    California Closets,
Washington, DC www.californiaclosets.com

DECORATIVE PAINTER/STUDIO
Lenore Winters Studio,
Bethesda, MD  www.lenorewinters.com

DESIGN EVENT
Washington Craft Show,
Washington, DC www.craftsamericashows.com

DRAPERY WORKROOM
Exclusive Draperies & Upholstery,
Chantilly, VA www.exclusivedraperies.com

FABRIC LINE
Donghia, Washington, DC www.donghia.com

FIXTURES SHOWROOM
Ferguson,
www.ferguson.com

FLOORING (dealer)
Floor Gallery, Inc., Rockville, MD www.thefloorgallery.com

FURNISHINGS  (to the trade)
Niermann Weeks, Washington, DC www.niermannweeks.com

HOME THEATER/ AUTOMATION DEALER
Integrated Media Systems
www.imsva.com

KITCHEN FIXTURES (tie)
Kohler
www.kohler.com
Hansgrohe www.hansgrohe-usa.com

LIGHTING DEALER
Dominion Electric Supply
www.dominionelectric.com

MODERN LIGHTING LINE
Artemide,
www.artemide.us

NEW AREA SHOWROOM
JANUS et Cie,
Washington, DC www.janusetcie.com

OUTDOOR FABRIC LINE
Sunbrella,
www.sunbrella.com

OUTDOOR FURNISHINGS LINE
Brown Jordan
www.brownjordan.com

PAINT LINE
Benjamin Moore & Co.
www.benjaminmoore.com

REFRIGERATOR LINE
Sub-Zero,
www.subzero.com

SHUTTER AND WINDOW SHADE RESOURCE
Hunter Douglas
www.hunterdouglas.com

STOVE/OVEN LINE
Wolf
, www.wolfappliance.com

SURFACE SHOWROOM
Charles Luck Stone Center,
Sterling, VA www.charlesluck.com

TILE DEALER
Architectural Ceramics,
Rockville, MD www.architecturalceramics.net

TILE LINE
Walker Zanger
www.walkerzanger.com

TRADITIONAL FURNITURE SHOWROOM (retail)
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams,
Washington, DC www.mgandbw.com
Honorable Mention:
    Colony House Furniture,
Arlington, VA www.colonyhouse.net

TRADITIONAL LIGHTING LINE
Vaughan www.vaughandesigns.com

UPHOLSTERY WORKROOM
Sosa Upholstery,
Woodbridge, VA  703-491-3516

WALLCOVERING LINE
Schumacher,
Washington, DC www.fschumacher.com

WASHINGTON DESIGN CENTER SHOWROOM
Scalamandré
www.scalamandre.com

WINDOW MANUFACTURER
Pella Windows and Doors
www.pella.com

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