2017 ASID AwardsNov 03, 2017 05:30PM ● By Doug Meigs
Design Impact WinnerDesigner: Becky Rea, ASID Firm: Fritz and Lloyd Photographer: Lisa Guerra
The client desired a modern interior—executed with finishes of white walls, white acrylic cabinetry, and polished salt-and-pepper concrete floors. Large windows were a must-have. With strategic placement and sizing, some windows bring views of interior art walls to exterior spaces; other placements allow for privacy while providing ample natural light.
Gold WinnersDesigners: Colby Washburn, ASID, & Nancy Pesavento, ASID Firm: Interiors By Joan Photographer: Tom Kessler
Two large islands—creatively designed to fit within the constraints of this kitchen—provide ample counter space and comfortably accommodate the lifestyle of this growing family. Unique materials were chosen for ease of maintenance and to create a dramatic, contemporary kitchen.
Designers: Julie Odermatt, ASID, and Rachel Costello, Allied ASID Firm: D3 Interiors Photographer: Amoura Productions
A retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation was created through the use of natural elements, a soft color palette resembling a sandy beach, a steam shower with built–in speakers, and windows allowing the outdoors to become a part of the “spa” experience. Removing the hall closet to expand the space allowed for a private water closet, which was an important element in this design.
Silver WinnersDesigner: Courtney Otte, Allied ASID Firm: The Modern Hive Photographer: Paula Moser
The challenge for this “bachelor pad” was working with existing finishes while producing an updated environment. The client required spaces for working from home, relaxing, and entertaining. Contemporary furniture, fabrics, and finishes—using a neutral color palette—complement the existing materials and create an environment that is pleasing to all guests.
Designer: Joan Sorensen, ASID Firm: Interiors By Joan Photographer: Tom Kessler
This major renovation was the path to generating a transitional/contemporary design with European influences. Upholstered wall panels, mirrors, and a calming color palette were used to create a more spacious and airy look.
Designer: Brianne Wilhelm, Allied ASID Firm: D3 Interiors Photographer: Amoura Productions
Designing a sophisticated and modern bedroom with industrial influences for a teenage boy’s small 11-by-11-foot bedroom was a challenge. A low platform bed was centered on the longest wall. Open storage shelves with closed door storage at the bottom fit snuggly on either side of the headboard. Adjustable task lamps were clipped to each corner of the headboard and an oversized pendant provided general lighting and drama to the room. Accessories included three metal oil drums, reclaimed wood, and bronze metal items.
Designer: Kris Patton, ASID Firm: Interiors By Joan Photographer: Tom Kessler
Upon entering this home, the first thing a guest will see is the room with the player piano—which the family enjoys sharing with friends. The room was redesigned bringing the fireplace into scale and flanking it with an antiqued mirror, space for a large piece of art, and a massive carved wood panel with textured wall covering behind it. Furniture and window treatments completed the room, achieving a new level of functionality.
Designer: Michele Hybner Firm: Falcone Hybner Design Photographer: Amoura Productions
This new home boasts a minimalist look with a neutral palette and contemporary design. Generously sized closets help to minimize clutter and maintain a clean, open appearance. The busy professional couple, with three active children, required a highly functional home. To achieve this, the mud and laundry rooms were located next to the garage so backpacks and used clothing could be disposed of upon entering the house. These rooms open into the pantry and kitchen, making grocery storage an easy matter. The two bedrooms on the lower level share a built-in-study desk and space for entertaining.
Designer: Shawn Falcone Firm: Falcone Hybner Design Photographer: Amoura Productions
The love of color and art sets the stage for this custom ranch home. By using neutral tile, cabinetry, flooring, stone, and paint, the space provides the homeowner with the ability to display vibrantly colorful art and accessories (and the potential to rearrange them at will).
Designer: Lisa McCoid, ASID, AIA Firm: D3 Interiors Photographer: Tom Kessler
The overall goal of this dining room was to create an elegant, yet casual, upscale feeling for the homeowners to entertain within the home. In order to accomplish their goal, the design focused on built-in details and furnishings. The tone-on-tone color palette of soft grays and warm off-whites, accented with faux finishes and antique mirrors, brings a balance to the space and creates a beautiful dining room.
Designer: Diane Luxford, ASID Firm: Falcone D-Lux Interiors Photographer: Tom Kessler
The owner desired a contemporary feeling for their new home on a lake, which gave them an ideal living environment for summertime entertaining of friends, family, and grandchildren. The designer was able to give the space a unique design personality with tile, granite, cabinetry, mirrors, lighting, and paint/wall covering selections.
This article was printed in the November/December 2017 issue of Omaha Magazine.