The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced the winners of the 2017 EDspaces Innovation Awards. This competition recognizes manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment.
Awards were announced at EDspaces tradeshow and conference in Kansas City, Missouri, with this year's Best of Competition honors awarded to CEF-Custom Educational Furnishings for The Edison Table. "Design exists to improve the experience of end-users, and this year's winners exemplify outstanding educational products that are elevating the learning environment," said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. "We are so pleased to once again see form, function, and innovation on display at EDspaces."
Products were evaluated by a panel of distinguished jurors that included: Elizabeth Bird, Affiliate IIDA, interior designer, Incite Design Studio; Mary Maloney, IIDA, RID LEED AP, senior interior designer, PGAL; and Erika Moody, IIDA, principal, Helix Architecture + Design. "This year's best of competition, The Edison Table, and all of the winners illustrate the type of versatile, multi-use products that present much-needed solutions in educational environments," said Moody on behalf of the jury.
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