Tag Archives: Calibre Design Awards


Announcing the 2019 Circle of Excellence!

Viveca-Bissonnette_400px

Viveca Bissonnette, FIIDA, CID, LEED AP

With more than 30 years of professional experience in the fields of both cultural anthropology and interior design, Viveca Bissonnette brings a unique approach and broad breadth of experience and knowledge to her professional pursuits. As co-founder and design principal at Hollander Design Group (HDG) headquartered in San Diego, Viveca leads the firm’s workplace strategy practice employing ethnography to inform design. Outside of HDG, Viveca is actively involved in the design and art community. She is currently a member of the New School of Architecture’s interior design program advisory council and has held board positions with the San Diego Architectural Foundation (SDAF) and the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC), among other organizations. Most notably she has been deeply involved with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), beginning with her involvement as a student, leading to her recognition in 2004 as one of ten designers to watch in the country as part of IIDA’s 10-year anniversary celebrations. Viveca was elected to the International Board of Directors in 2008 advancing to the roll of President in 2010. Viveca continued to serve on the International Board of Directors for 7 years. In 2011, Viveca was inducted into IIDA’s College of Fellows—the highest and most prestigious honor IIDA bestows.

Calibre Design Awards is Friday, May 17, 2019
Beverly Hilton Hotel | 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available!
Click here for more information on sponsorship. Click here to become a sponsor today!

iida-socal.org/calibre-awards
#CalibreAwards


Congratulations to the 2018 Calibre Design Award Winners

CA2018_winners_500px

The 30th Calibre Design Awards Winners were announced at the Gala Event on Friday, May 18th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Click here to see all the 2018 nominated projects including all the winners.

Hudson Pacific Properties Hollywood Showroom-02_500px

Hudson Pacific Properties Hollywood Showroom

Category
Work Extra Small

Nominated by
Kamus + Keller Interiors | Architecture

Team
MDC Wallcoverings
Metropolitan West
Tri-West

Knoll Showroom Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA, Architect: Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Knoll Showroom Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA, Architect: Architecture Research Office (ARO)

Knoll Showroom

Category
Work Small

Nominated by
Wirt Design Group

Team
Architecture Research Office
Fanellipm
Glumac
Knoll
Taslimi Construction

RDC-S111 Urban Office-02_500px

RDC-S111 Urban Office

Category
Work Medium

Nominated by
Tierney Management

Team
Oculus Light Studio
Pinnacle Construction
Pivot Interiors
Retail Design Collaborative

Aftershock-02_500px

Aftershock

Category
Work Large

Nominated by
OKB Architecture

Team
21st Century Fox
Corporate Contractors
Image Options
Lam & Kaainoni Engineering Corp.
Unisource Solutions

Nickelodeon Animation Studios-02_500px

Nickelodeon West Coast Headquarters

Category
Work Extra Large

Nominated by
STUDIOS Architecture

Team
Environmental Contracting Corporation
KSA Design Studio
Struck
VVA Project Managers and Consultants

Maywood Center for Enriched Studies-02_500px

Maywood Center for Enriched Studies

Category
Education

Nominated by
DLR Group

Team
LAUSD
Maharam
Newson Brown Acoustics
Roshanian and Associates, Inc.
AJ Amoroso Construction Co., Inc.

Atitude Health Club at the Wilshire Grand-02_500px

Attitude Fitness at Wilshire Grand

Category
Health & Wellness

Nominated by
AC Martin

TeamZ
Artcrafters Cabinets, Inc.
Cinnabar California, Ind.
Pulp Studio
Purchasing Management International, LP
Taslimi Construction

Don Francisco's Coffee Casa Cubana-02_500px

Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana

Category
Hospitality

Nominated by
Omgivning

La Boucherie at the Wilshire Grand Tower-02_500px

La Boucherie at the Wilshire Grand

Category
Hospitality

Nominated by
AC Martin

Team
Arcrafters Cabinets, Inc.
Pulp Studio
Purchasing Management International LP
Taslimi Construction

Aventine Lobby-02_500px

Aventine Lobby

Category
Public & Community Spaces

Nominated by
Gensler

Team
Ehmcke Sheet Metal Corp.
KMP Plumbing
KPFF Consulting Entineers
Prevost Construction
RB Consulting Engineers


2017 Calibre Design Awards Video

IIDA_2017CAvideo_500px

IIDA SoCal is proud of this year’s Calibre. Our great community came together to the sold out event and celebrated the design excellence that continues to grow! Congrats to all the amazing winners & thank you to all our sponsors who help make this event possible. We look forward to next year’s 30th anniversary!

Click here to watch the video of the event.


Congratulations to the 2017 Calibre Design Award Winners

CA2017_500px

The 29th Calibre Design Awards Winners were announced at the Gala Event on Friday, May 19th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Click here to see all the 2017 nominated projects including all the winners. All the photos from the event are now up on our flickr page!

 

HyperFocal: 0

Supplyframe Design Lab

Category
Boutique Firm

Nominated by
Cory Grosser + Associates

Team
A Single Tree
CalAsia Construction, Inc
SG Engineers, Inc
Supply Frame

Loyola Marymount University Life Sciences Building-02_featured_sm

Loyola Marymount University Life Sciences Building

Category
Education

Nominated by
CO Architects

Team
IBE – Ideas for the Built Environment
Kaplan Gehring McCarroll
Thornton Tomasetti
Vantage Technology
Whitin Design Works

Saban Media Center-02_featured_sm

Saban Media Center

Category
Entertainment

Nominated by
Gensler

Team
ARC Engineering
Charles Salter
MATT Construction
Risha

Roberts Pavilion-02_featured_sm

Roberts Pavilion

Category
Health & Wellness

Nominated by
John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

Team
Buro Happold
KGM Architectural Lighting
PSOMAS
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

 Drago Petersen-02_featured_sm

Drago Petersen

Category
Hospitality

Nominated by
Felderman Keatinge + Associates

Team
ARC Engineering
Artcrafters
Drago Brothers
Mata Construction
Oculus Light Studio

 

HyperFocal: 0

Temple Beth Sholom

Category
Public & Community Spaces

Nominated by
Berliner Architects

Team
Del Amo Constrution
Fusio Studio
JR van Dijs, inc.
Newson Brown Acoustics
Temple Beth Sholom

Edmunds.com Headquarters

Category
Work Extra-Large

Nominated by
M+M Creative Studio

Team
Cherry & Mandel
Corporate Contractors, Inc.
John Labib + Associates
Lewis / Schoeplein architects
Syska Hennessy Group

Beachbody Headquarters-02_featured_sm

Beachbody Headquarters

Category
Work Large

Nominated by
HOK

Team
ARC Engineering
Environmental Contracting Corporation
Kaplan Gehring McCarroll Architectural Lighting, Inc
Lengele Associates
Sheridan Group

OluKai-02_featured_sm

OluKai

Category
Work Medium

Nominated by
H. Hendy Associates

Team
Brandow & Johnson
DBaC
Moen Woodworks
OluKai

The Pritzker Group-02_featured_sm

The Pritzker Group

Category
Work Small

Nominated by
HOK

Team
Becker Innovation
Building Solutions Group
Environmental Contracting Corporation
Tangram

Turelk Downtown Los Angeles-02_featured_sm

Turelk Downtown Los Angeles

Category
Work Small

Nominated by
Gensler

Team
California Lighting Sales
Madrid Ceiling
Nabih Youssef
Tangram


See you at the Beverly Hilton!

daa7eacb-c952-442d-9c73-f43400cf8e41

We are proud to be able to host IIDA’s Calibre Design Awards 2017 at this prestigious venue. Be sure to buy your tickets early, as a full sell-out is expected!

Here are some fun facts about our star studded venue:

  • Opened in 1955 and was designed by architect Welton Beckett (his other projects include Capitol Records, The Music Center, and LA Memorial Sports Arena).
  • The first luxury hotel to have never-before seen technology such as high-speed elevators and air-conditioning thermostats in each room.
  • Hosted the first Grammy Awards in 1959.
  • Home to the Golden Globes, Daytime Emmy Awards and the Oscar nominees luncheon.

Watch out for the paparazzi! 

Come one, come all. Get your tickets!
Click for more information about ticket sales!

Sponsorships and tickets are still available!
There are several levels of sponsorship opportunities for the Calibre Design Awards. Click here to download the full sponsorship package. Among other benefits, event sponsors get an ad in the printed program – so sign up today!

Mark Your Calendars!
Gala Event is Friday, May 19, 2017
Beverly Hilton | 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Cocktail Hour 5-7pm
Calibre Design Awards 7-9:30pm

Stay tuned…
The 2017 Calibre Design Awards nominees to be released soon!

Questions?
Contact office@iida-socal.org

iida-socal.org/calibre-awards
#CalibreAwards

Thank you to our current event sponsors!

GOLD
Environmental Contracting Corporation
Howard Building Corporation

SILVER
JDM Contractors
Clune Construction
Corporate Contractors
Sierra Pacific Contractors
Taslimi Construction

PEARL
Creative Materials Corporation
Martin Bros.
Seeley Brothers
Swinerton
Turelk
Turner


Tickets and Sponsorships are Available Now for the 2017 Calibre Design Awards!

IIDA_CA2016_BevHilton

Come one, come all. Get your tickets!
Click for more information about ticket sales!

Sponsorships and tickets are still available!
There are several levels of sponsorship opportunities for the Calibre Design Awards. Click here to download the full sponsorship package. Among other benefits, event sponsors get an ad in the printed program – so sign up today!

Mark Your Calendars!
Gala Event is Friday, May 19, 2017
Beverly Hilton | 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Cocktail Hour 5-7pm
Calibre Design Awards 7-9:30pm

Thank you to our current event sponsors!

GOLD
Environmental Contracting Corporation
Howard Building Corporation

SILVER
JDM Contractors
Clune Construction
Corporate Contractors
Sierra Pacific Contractors
Taslimi Construction

PEARL
Creative Materials Corporation
Turelk
Turner

iida-socal.org/calibre-awards
#CalibreAwards


Congratulations to the 2016 Calibre Design Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2016 Calibre Design Awards winners! Click here to see more photos of the winning projects. Thanks again to our generous sponsors, we couldn’t do it without you! See the all photos from the Calibre Design Awards here.

073-02-bldg-lobby_500px

Learn & Serve
Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center
Nominated by HKS Architects, Inc.
Charles Pankow Builders
Interior Office Solutions
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
Nabih Youssef Associates

026-02-160211_Music-Box_Calibre-Image-Submission_(REV-1)_Page_1_500px

Shop & Play
Music Box
Nominated by Gensler, San Diego
Christopher Konecki
Christopher Puzio
Exist1981
ICE
Product Etcetera

045-02-KW_0003_KW55138_Clean_500px

Work Large
Kennedy Wilson
Nominated by Wolcott Architecture | Interiors
Coffman Engineers, Inc.
L.E. Waters Construction Co.
L.H. Hajnal & Associates
SideMark
Tangram

036-02-Brookfield-Residential_1_500px

Work Medium
Brookfield Residential
Nominated by Gensler, Newport Beach
Howard Building Corporation
Tangram
Irvine Company

034-02-Opus-Bank_1_500px

Work Small
Opus Bank
Nominated by Gensler, Newport Beach
Anderson Audio Video
Corporate Business Interiors
Turelk, Inc.

035-02-Playa-C_1_500px

Judges Choice
Playa C (Work Large)
Nominated by Gensler, Newport Beach
AFD Furniture
Sierra Pacific Constructors, Inc.
Wiedenbach Brown


Join Us for the Calibre After-Party!

Announcing the first Calibre Design Awards After-Party! It will be held right after the Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. Open to Calibre ticket-holders only. You asked for more networking time and we listened! Stay tuned for information about other changes in the coming weeks.

Limited availability for Gala tickets – to be added to the wait list, please contact Amy Staszkow at Blue Room Events at 310-491-1401 or amys@blueroomevents.com.

Congratulations to all the nominated teams! See the list of 2016 nominated projects.

Gala Event is Friday, May 13, 2016
Beverly Hilton | 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

iida-socal.org/calibre-awards
#CalibreAwards


Calibre Celebrates the Winners of the Student Design Charette

Every year at the Calibre Design Awards, IIDA celebrates not only the best teams in design, but some of the up and coming talented students soon joining the local workforce!

The IIDA Southern California Student Design Charette is an opportunity for IIDA student members enrolled in a Southern California Interior Design college program to participate in a charette challenge. All Southern California schools are invited to participate on a first-come, first-served basis, sending three students to the all-day event. This year’s event was held on November 14th, 2015 at LPA in Irvine. Teams gained collaboration and teamwork experience, while challenged to develop a design presentation based on a program assigned at the beginning of the day. A panel of judges from the local design community viewed and selected the top presentations to move onto a verbal presentation round.

The first place prize of $10,000 will be divided among the winning team of students which included, (from left to right) Ashley Achleithner (Art Institute of CA, San Diego), Ghadeer Alburaiki (Otis College of Art & Design), Jackiemae Apolinario (Mt. San Antonio College), Rina Velasco (Cal State University Northridge) and Christine Oiwake (Cal State University Long Beach). Congratulations to these IIDA Student winners!

The winning team of students will receive their check at the Calibre Design Awards Gala on May 13, 2016 and will be representing the IIDA Southern California Chapter at the next round, West Coast Design Student Charrette, which will be held in Seattle, Washington in April.

Tables are selling out as the event is fast approaching. Only 2 months away! Very limited General Seating left, secure your seats now! Click here to purchase tickets and become a sponsor.

Gala Event is Friday, May 13, 2016
Beverly Hilton | 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

iida-socal.org/calibre-awards
#CalibreAwards