Interior Design Society announces 2023 Designer of the Year award recipients

August 8, 2023 – High Point, NC – On Friday, August 4th members and guests of the Interior Design Society (IDS) gathered at the Marriott Marquis in New York City to honor the winners of the 2023 Designer of the Year competition. The Master of Ceremonies, Carson Kressley, had the audience laughing and celebrating the entire evening.

“The Designer of the Year Awards recognizes excellence in residential interior design from throughout North America. It’s a significant honor to be selected as an award recipient” said Jenny Cano, IDS Executive Director. “We are proud to have these designers as IDS Members.” 

Also honored were Joe Calise and John Tudisco, who received the IDS Leadership Award.

The 2023 winners of the Designer of the Year Awards are: 

Space Designs: 

Kitchens $100,000 and above: Studio Steidley

Kitchens $50,000 – $100,000: Jana Schleif Interiors

Kitchens $50,000 and below: Teresa De Pinto Scudero

Bathrooms $60,000 and above: Bethany Adams

Bathrooms $30,000 – $60,000: Elizabeth Ryan Interiors

Bathrooms $30,000 and below: Amy Switzer

Living Spaces $60,000 and above: StarrMiler Interior Design

Living Spaces $30,000 – $60,000: Barbara Owens

Living Spaces $30,000 and below: Lynae Wood, Redefine Designs Co.

Bedrooms $50,000 and above: Shayla Copas Lifestyle

Bedrooms $30,000 – $50,000 (tie): Gina D’Amore Bauerle and Juliana Oliveira

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Bedrooms $30,000 and below: The Aspiring Home Interiors

New Construction: Gina D’Amore Bauerle 

Whole Home 3,000 sqft and below: Karen Ferreyra

Whole Home 3,000 sqft and above: JSF Design Inc.

Singular Areas: 

Laundry Rooms, Closets and Pantries: StarrMiller Interior Design

Outdoor Spaces: ML Interiors Group

Powder Rooms: J Squared Home Designs by Juliana Ewer

Children’s Rooms: Michelle Kopfer Roberts

Recreation Spaces & Wine Rooms/Cellars: Gina D’Amore Bauerle

Dining Rooms: Verce Design

Home Office: Susan Hill – Susan Hill Interior Design

Entry Way/ Foyer: Susan Hill – Susan Hill Interior Design

See Also

Specialty Awards

Universal Design: Design Vision Studio

Sustainable Design: Erica Reiner

Sherwin-Williams Sponsor Award: J Squared Home Designs by Juliana Ewer

Holiday Design: Baker Design Group

Student Design Award: Catherine Petersen

Innovative Design Component: Susan Hill – Susan Hill Interior Design

Rendering: Tanna Edler

Product Design: Barbara Owens

IMPACT Awards 

Individual Impact Award: Ashley Pate, Ashley Pate Interior Design, The House That Built Me

Group Impact Award: IDS Houston Chapter 2023

About the Interior Design Society 

The Interior Design Society (IDS) is one of the country’s largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry. IDS is committed to helping interior designers grow their businesses, develop their talents, inspire each other, and impact their communities. Headquartered in High Point, NC, the organization was founded in 1973 by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) to support interior designers based within furniture stores. The Interior Design Society has long since expanded its focus to provide support to professional interior design entrepreneurs nationwide.

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