NY Interiors Owner Nicole Yee Wins 2021 Interior Design Society (IDS) National Competition for Designer of the Year Award

OAKLAND, California, November 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Nicole yee made a splash at the annual Interior Design Society (IDS) Creator of the year awards gala when she won a record nine trophies. She was selected by a distinguished jury as the first place winner in seven categories, including:

  • Kitchens $ 100,000 and above
  • Bathrooms $ 60,000 and above
  • Leisure areas and wine cellars
  • Holiday design
  • New construction
  • Sustainable design
  • Whole home design: 3,000 square feet or more

She was also the first finalist in the “Whole Home Design: 3,000sf and below” and “Entryway / Foyer” categories for a total of nine awards.

“As a passionate designer, it’s so rewarding to be recognized for the work I put my soul into,” says Nicole yee. “In 2020 I completed a custom 10,000 square foot luxury home built from the ground up. I was the sole designer on the project and the stunning results were a real feather in my hat. Now, to receive these accolades makes the accomplishment even greater.I am also extremely proud that another of my projects won first place in the Sustainable Design category, because it is a path to which I am very attached.

IDS Creator of the year The competition began in 2010 and is designed to celebrate the achievements of IDS members nationwide. Over 600 people registered for the IDS Virtual Gala this year. A total of 46 prizes were awarded in more than 30 categories. IDS is one of the largest dedicated design organizations serving the residential interior design industry.

“This year’s Designer of the Year awards program has received hundreds of nominations, winning is a prestigious honor,” said Jenny cano, executive director of IDS. “The pricing program is very competitive. This year’s recipients are proven professionals and we are proud to support their work.

The Sustainable Design category has been added to the IDS competition in recent years and this is the second year that Nicole yee won in this category. The nominations were judged by Susan inglis, CEO of the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and assessed the extent to which they have incorporated “sustainable” or “environmentally friendly” or “green” furniture, which is furniture made and distributed in a way that protects our planet.

Nicole yee learned how our home furnishings industry cuts across a range of sustainability issues and made choices accordingly, seeking to minimize the impact on the environment, ”said Susan inglis, executive director of the SFC. “The most exciting thing her work demonstrates, however, is that no aesthetic compromises are necessary. Choosing to renovate rather than replace and seek out the healthier options in the materials she submitted is a victory. for the planet as well as for the owners. “

On Nicole yee
Nicole yee is the bi-coastal creative force and owner of NY Interiors, an award-winning interior design firm serving the San Francisco Bay Area and the New England coast. She is the only designer on the West Coast to have received the Interior Design Society’s “Designer of the Year” award twenty times. She was also named “Best Interior Designer in Oakland and the East Bay ”by Oakland Magazine in 2021. Nicole yee focuses on creating livable luxury. You won’t see her follow the trends. You will see Nicole taking care of the environment. Nicole Yee’s the designs are durable and distinguished, and carefully personalized for each client. His original and enduring creations can be seen on niceyee.com.

About the interior design company (IDS)
The Interior Design Society (IDS) is an independent national organization with more than 2,000 members. One of the nation’s largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, IDS embraces four core values ​​including professionalism, community, influence and growth. The IDS national headquarters are located at Highest point, North Carolina, the furniture capital of the world. Founded in 1973 by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) to support interior designers based in furniture stores, the Interior Design Society has long broadened its scope to provide support to professional design contractors in domestic nationwide.

About the Sustainable Furniture Council (SFC)
Sustainable Furnishings Council is dedicated to promoting healthy environments indoors and out, providing the most comprehensive information on environmental, safety and health issues in the furniture industry and by championing initiatives that improve products and processes. The SFC and its qualifying members respond to environmental and social issues and offer specific information to consumers, the media and other partners. Sustainable Furniture.org | @SFCouncil

Nicole yee
Owner, NY Interiors
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Jenny cano
Executive Director, Interior Design Company
336-884-4437, ext. 4
[email protected]

Susan inglis
Executive Director, Sustainable Furniture Council
(252) 368-1098
[email protected]

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