Wayfair Inc., one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, announced the winners of the fifth annual Wayfair Professional Tastemaker Awards, recognizing excellence and innovation in design. This year’s judges, leading interior design editors, Katy Olson from Architectural Digest’s AD PRO and Hadley Keller from House Beautiful; Emmy-winning TV host and expert craftsman Chip Wade; as well as Ariela Kiradjian, co-founder of Boutique & Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA) and StayBoutique, carefully evaluated entries based on quality, inspiration and creativity.
After receiving hundreds of submissions for the 2020 contest, one winner was selected for each of the following categories: Most Dramatic Renovation, Best Residential Design, Best Commercial Office Design, Best Accommodations Design, and Best Restaurant or Bar Design.
“We are thrilled to announce this year’s Tastemaker Award recipients, a talented group of professionals working across industries to elevate design and bring a fresh perspective to their clients’ spaces,” said Margaret Lawrence, vice president of Wayfair Professional. “Our judges’ selections were some of our strongest to date and we are incredibly proud to share the work of this newly inducted group of design savants.”
The 2020 Wayfair Professional Tastemaker Award Winners are as follows:
Most Dramatic Renovation: Beyond 702 Interiors
Best Residential Design: Eyoh Design
Best Commercial Office Design: Galey Alix Design
Best Accommodations Design: SoSuite
Best Restaurant or Bar Design: TSG Design
“From a seaside restaurant with a teal floor to a charming resimercial office makeover, our Tastemakers delivered unique designs with both whimsy and practicality,” continued Lawrence. “Our first Most Dramatic Renovation award went to Beyond 702 Interiors’s high-contrast kitchen transformation and, in another first, the Best Accommodations Design award went to a stunning short-term rental with dramatic accent walls by SoSuite.”
Since the inception of the Tastemaker Awards in 2015, thousands of impressive entries have been submitted for consideration, but only 26 designers and firms have been named winners, representing the very best in design and ingenuity. This year’s winners will receive $1,000 to shop across Wayfair Professional and its family of brands, plus promotion of their winning design across key Wayfair Professional marketing channels.
To see all of the winning designs from the 2020 Wayfair Professional Tastemaker Awards, go to Wayfair.com/Tastemaker_Awards.