Stars Of Design Sixth Annual Award Ceremony And Reception
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Ceremony: 5:30 p.m.
Reception: 7 p.m.Design Center of the Americas
1855 Griffin Road
Event in Atrium C
Dania Beach, FL 33004
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) and Charles S. Cohen, Owner, CEO and President of Cohen Brothers Realty, will shine a spotlight on the design worldâ€™s leading professionals with the Sixth Annual Stars of Design Awards. A ceremony and reception will be held on day one of the Design Centerâ€™s two-day WinterMarket in honor of the design luminaries, at which time guests will celebrate with live music, performances, hors dâ€™oeuvres and beverages courtesy of 42 Below, AlacrÃ¡n Tequila, Mandarine NapolÃ©on and SociÃ©tÃ© Perrier.
The 2012 Stars of Design Award Honorees are:
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Clodagh
ARCHITECTURE: Chad Oppenheim
INTERIOR DESIGN: Jennifer Post
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kiran Shiva Akal
PRODUCT DESIGN: Franco Pianegonda
LANDSCAPE DESIGN: DJ Hay
PHOTOGRAPHY: Iran Issa Khan
ART: Henry Richardson
This year, DCOTA will add a new facet to its Stars of Design Awards, the â€œStars on the Riseâ€ category, which will honor five designers forty years of age or younger, who have already made a significant mark in the design world.
The 2012 Stars on the Rise are: Alison Antrobus, Eric Winnick, Joe Fava, A. Keith Powell and Donanne Ramos.
Established more than a decade ago at Cohenâ€™s Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, the Stars of Design Awards honors professionals who have attained recognition in various fields of design. Selected by a panel of industry leaders in the fields of art, design, media and beyond, the 2012 Stars of Design Award recipients are distinguished in their careers and well respected by their community in the design categories of interior design, architecture, graphic design, product design, landscape design, photography, art and lifetime achievement. These creative professionals are being honored for their significant achievements and contributions in their respective fields with special recognition of their talents, ideas, creativity and business savvy.
For more than 20 years, Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) has served the design community with the finest campus amenities and showrooms in the industry attracting world class designers, architects, design enthusiasts and their savvy clientele.
At nearly 800,000 square feet, DCOTA is the largest design campus of its kind. High design is showcased within more than 100 premier showrooms, catering to any home, yacht or office project. Fine indoor and outdoor furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen, bath, antiques, accessories, appliances, window treatments, decorative hardware, paint and surfacing are just some of the resources found within the center.
Cutting edge programming, world-class amenities, and exclusive services offer a unique experience for the international array of visitors. DCOTA serves as the preeminent design destination to Florida, the Caribbean, and Central and South America as well as to seasonal travelers from around the world. DCOTA is part of the Cohen Design Center quartet with sister locations in Manhattan (D & D Building), West Hollywood, California (Pacific Design Center), and Houston, Texas (Decorative Center Houston).
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