A home designed by Robert M. Gurney, the 2011 Hall of Fame Architect.
Randall Mars
Anthony S. Barnes and Stephen J. Vance
Lila Fendrick
Fine Earth Landscape, Inc.
Rickard Loosle-Ortega and Janet Bloomberg
Barbara Franceski
W Hotel

2011 Designers’ Choice Awards

Our annual survey of area designers and architects reveals their industry favorites

For photos of all the winners and the award ceremony, click here.

SOURCEBOOK 2011

Home & Design
’s 2011 Designers’ Choice Awards celebrate excellence in architecture and design within our region. Each year, we poll hundreds of DC-area industry professionals to glean their picks for the leaders in this innovative, ever-evolving community—as well as their votes of confidence in those just making their mark.

HALL OF FAME ARCHITECT
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA
Robert Gurney Architect, Washington, DC
www.robertgurneyarchitect.com

LOCAL MODERN ARCHITECT
Randall Mars, AIA

Randall Mars Architects, McLean, VA 
www.ramars.com

LOCAL TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTS
Anthony S. Barnes, AIA LEED AP &
Stephen J. Vanze, AIA LEED AP

Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc., Washington, DC  www.barnesvanze.com
 
HALL OF FAME DESIGNER
José Solis 

Solis Betancourt, Inc., Washington, DC
www.solisbetancourt.com

HALL OF FAME LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
Lila Fendrick
Lila Fendrick Landscape Architects, Chevy Chase, MD www.fendrickdesign.com

HALL OF FAME KITCHEN DESIGNER
Rosalia M. Kallivokas
Clive Christian Washington, McLean, VA
www.clivechristian.com

HALL OF FAME LANDSCAPE FIRM
Fine Earth Landscape, Inc., Poolesville, MD 
www.fineearth.com

UP AND COMING ARCHITECT
Richard Loosle-Ortega, RA
Janet Bloomberg, AIA

KUBE Architects, Washington, DC
www.kube-arch.com

UP AND COMING INTERIOR DESIGNER
Barbara Franceski, ASID
Barbara Franceski, LLC, Alexandria, VA
www.barbarafranceski.com

Home & Design’s annual survey also provides an opportunity for area architects and designers to vote on their favorite industry resources, in categories ranging from lighting and appliance showrooms to drapery fabricators and art galleries. Following is a list of the complete survey results.

ANTIQUES DEALER
Grant Antiques,
Kensington, MD
www.grantantiques.com

APPLIANCE SHOWROOM
Bray & Scarff
, 12 area locations
www.brayandscarff.com

ART GALLERY
Renaissance Fine Arts,
Baltimore and Bethesda, MD
www.renaissancefinearts.com

AUDIO/VIDEO SPECIALIST
Aegis Technologies,
Leesburg, VA
www.aegistechnologies.com

CADY’S ALLEY SHOWROOM
Contemporaria,
Washington, DC
www.contemporaria.com

CARPET RESOURCE (retail)
Nash Carpet One Floor & Home
, Rockville, MD
www.carpetone.com

CUSTOM CLOSET COMPANY
Closets by Design,
Manassas, VA
www.closetsbydesign.com

DECORATIVE PAINTER/STUDIO
Faux Creations, Oak Hill, Virginia
www.fauxcreationsinc.com

DRAPERY & UPHOLSTERY FABRICATOR
Designer Workroom, Bethesda, MD
www.designerworkroomonline.com

FABRIC SHOWROOM
Kravet,
Washington, DC
www.kravet.com

FIXTURES SHOWROOM
Union Hardware,
Bethesda, MD
www.unionhardware.com

FLOORING RESOURCE (dealer)
Floors by Design,
Severna Park, MD
www.floorsbydesign.net

CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE SHOWROOM (retail)
Poltrona Frau,
Washington, DC
www.frauwashington.com

TRADITIONAL FURNITURE SHOWROOM (retail)
Baker, Washington, DC
www.baker.kohlerinteriors.com

FURNISHINGS (to the trade)
Donghia, Washington, DC
www.donghia.com

HOTEL REDESIGN (public spaces)
W Hotel,
Washington, DC
www.whotels.com

LIGHTING DEALER
Illuminations,
Washington, DC
www.illuminc.com

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Wayne Hinson

Hinson Design Group, Washington, DC
www.hinsondesign.com

LOCAL FURNITURE MAKER
David Iatesta, Inc.
through Holly Hunt, Washington, DC
www.davidiatesta.com

NEW CONDO LOBBY
Turnberry Tower
, Arlington, VA
www.turnberrytowerarlington.com

NEW RESTAURANT DESIGN
Birch & Barley
, Washington, DC
www.birchandbarley.com

SURFACE SHOWROOM
Stone Source
, Washington, DC
www.stonesource.com

TILE DEALER
Mosaic Tile Company,

Multiple area locations
www.mosaictileco.com

WALLCOVERINGS SHOWROOM
Farrow & Ball
, Washington, DC
www.farrow-ball.com

WASHINGTON DESIGN CENTER SHOWROOM
Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman
, Washington, DC
www.ef-lm.com