Five local design organizations join together to celebrate the year's best architecture, interior design, graphic design and landscape architecture projects on Friday, Nov. 13 at the Cincinnati Design Awards
. The 19th annual event will be hosted at the Woodward Theater in Over-the-Rhine, where awards in 11 categories will be presented.
CDA19 is organized by the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
(AIA Cincinnati), the International Interior Design Association
(IIDA) Cincinnati/Dayton City Center, the American Society of Interior Designers
(ASID) Cincinnati/Dayton, the Society of Experiential Graphic Design
(SEGD) Cincinnati Chapter and the Miami Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects
(ASLA). Award categories include built work, unbuilt work (studies/reseach/analysis), small projects and open design recognition for Design Excellence and Design Advancement.
Entries are reviewed in a blind jury format by a diverse panel of design professionals from around the country who are recognized leaders within their organizations. Jurors include Eddie Jones, Principal of Jones Studio in Phoenix, Ariz.; Natalie Engels, Design Director of Gensler in Silicon Valley, Calif.; Cybelle Jones, Principal and Studio Director of Gallagher & Associates in Washington, D.C.; Meg Storrow, Principal of storrow/kinsella in Indianapolis; and Mike Tittel, Executive Creative Director of gyro
The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception and dinner, with the awards presentation following at 8 p.m. and then dessert and coffee. Tickets are $75 for individuals and $600 for a discounted group of eight, with student tickets available for $25. Reservations are required and can be made here