The New England Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers held its 2017 Annual Awards Gala at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on Friday, March 31st.
More than 250 interior designers, industry partners, and guests enjoyed cocktails, small plates, and dinner stations during the evening event, which celebrated the achievements of the New England design community.
This year’s honorees included Barbara Bradlee, ASID, Jeanne Finnerty, ASID, and Tania Kratt, Allied ASID in the Residential & Commercial Interior design category, as well as Rosemary Porto, Industry Partner Representative for Poggenpohl in the Industry Partner category, and Nancy E. Hackett, ASID in the Educator Category.
Also honored at the gala were two winners of the chapter’s Student Design Challenge competition and scholarship. Amelia Papadakis from Endicott College was the recipient of the undergraduate student scholarship. Julia Jenko from New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University was the recipient of the graduate student scholarship.
The awards ceremony was hosted by Sean Solley, Director of Interior Architecture and Design at New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University. The ceremony also included presentations by Helen Principio, ASID, President of ASID New England, and Lauren Gifford, Allied ASID, Gala Committee Chair.
“This year’s gala was an enchanting evening and a beautiful tribute to the talented individuals that shape the New England design community,” said Gala Chair, Lauren Gifford, Allied ASID.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) advances the interior design profession and communicates the impact of design on the human experience. The New England Chapter of ASID is the professional association for nearly 500 professionals, students, and educators in interior design, as well as for the industry partners who serve the industry. Visit www.ne.asid.org for additional information.