design et al – The International Design & Architecture Awards
Best of American Design: David Lucas’s design inspiration, Ingrao inc. and closing categories…
Here at design et al, our staff are continuing to work remotely, maintaining regular business hours and promoting the best design projects throughout the world. All awards PR, editorial, digital news edits and magazines will be published as usual.
Every part of the business will continue to work in the same way. Over the coming days and weeks we will be adding to our global communication with additional news edits and PR on a global level to help keep this industry moving. Without further ado, here is this weeks Best of American Design update.
The Hudson Yards mega-development has long been hailed as a new destination for dining, shopping, working, and living. Its tallest residential tower, 35 Hudson Yards, seeks to put it all under one roof: The David Childs and Skidmore Owings Merrill-designed building and interior architecture and design by Tony Ingrao of Ingrao Inc features ground-floor retail, Class-A office space, an Equinox Club and Spa, the world’s first Equinox Hotel, and two restaurants. On top of it all, 137 apartments will start on the 53rd floor to make the most of the light and views. The residences maximise space for tenants, with two- to six bedroom homes ranging in size from 1,500 to 10,000 square feet.
Ingrao Inc have been shortlisted for Luxury Residence – Global Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2020.
Where does your design inspiration come from?
I am inspired by experiences I have every day. I pay attention to details around me. I’m always interpreting space, objects and form and thinking about what I would do differently to make something better. A design challenge is also inspiring to me. I love the process of design and the creativity it allows me to experience.
In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
I feel that design is moving towards a more globally identifiable style. If you look at the work of designers around the world, they are considering similar themes and working with a client base that is aware of high-level design that is less about a particular region and more about lifestyle and globally-recognized indicators of luxury, quality, taste…etc.
As we continue to support and promote the global design industry, we remain inundated with applications from all over the globe. Consequently, various regional and global categories will soon close:
Living Space – Global: this category refers to the communal areas of a property, such as Living Areas, Dining and Kitchen areas on a global scale.
Interior Design Scheme – Americas: this category refers to all areas of a property, such as Living Areas, Dining and Kitchen areas, Bedrooms, Bathrooms etc specifically in the Americas.
City Space (Aparment/Penthouse) – Global: this category refers to city based apartments and penthouses, located all around the World.
Luxury Residence – Global: this category refers to all areas of a property, with a focus on the most luxurious projects. We would expect, for example, to see Home Cinemas, Swimming Pools etc as well as the usual areas of the property like Living Areas, Dining and Kitchen areas, Bedrooms, Bathrooms etc
To review our full list of Regional and Global categories, including further closing categories, please click here.
For last years winners in each category, please click here
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