IIDA Announces Winners of 25th Annual IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards

Honoring innovation, environmental functionality, and aesthetic or technical advancements in the hospitality industry.

IIDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards. The prestigious competition honored products that excelled across seven criteria including aesthetics, cost and value, design innovation, environmental responsibility, need, technical advancements, and usage. This year, entries were judged in person by a panel of notable design industry professionals.

“The focus on comfort and connection with the user are key to the hospitality industry’s success,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “This year’s winning selections offer all of these elements and more as designers, manufacturers, and the industry continue to anticipate and exceed guest expectations.”

This year’s jury of design professionals included HGA Senior Interior Designer and Associate Vice President Mari Ansera, IIDA, NOMA; Perkins&Will Senior Associate and Senior Interior Designer Mike Johnson II, IIDA; and One Line Design Studio LLC Project Designer Jason Valentin, IIDA.

“We were highly impressed by the winners’ unique and compelling concepts in a competitive marketplace,” said Ansera on behalf of the jury. “The winning products demonstrate a human-centered approach to innovation by integrating people’s needs, technological possibilities, and business acumen.”

Eric Engstrom Best of Competition winner: Ethnicraft Oak Eye Dining Chair

The winners of the 2022 IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards are:

Eric Engstrom Best of Competition
Manufacturer: Ethnicraft
Product: Oak Eye Dining Chair
Designer: Alain Van Havre

Applied Finishes and Materials — Wallcoverings
Manufacturer: Astek
Product: Astratta Miami
Designer: Elisa Passino

Manufacturer: Phillip Jeffries
Product: Adorn

Textiles — Upholstery
Manufacturer: Fabricut Contract
Product: Supreen Performance Fabrics

Flooring — Carpets or Rugs
Manufacturer: Nanimarquina
Product: Tones
Designer: Clàudia Valsells

Seating — Individual, Outdoor Seating
Manufacturer: JANUS et Cie
Product:  Kyoto Rattan

Seating — Individual, Dining Seating
Manufacturer: Ethnicraft
Product: Oak Eye Dining Chair
Designer: Alain Van Havre

Casegoods and Freestanding Furniture — Individual Furnishing Items
Manufacturer: Room and Board
Product: Amherst

Accessories or Specialties — Artwork, Signage, Accent Pieces
Manufacturer: VESTABOARD
Designers: Faiza Moore, Fred Bould, Anson Cheung

Accessories or Specialties — Operations Supplies/Amenities
Manufacturer: Duravit
Product: Sensowash Shower Toilet

All winning products, manufacturers, and designers will be highlighted on the Hospitality Design magazine website, on IIDA.org, and to the 400,000+ followers on IIDA and Hospitality Design social media.


IIDA is the commercial interior design association with global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of interior design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well- being of people’s lives every day. IIDA.org.


HD Expo + Conference attracts the world’s most talented and sought-after network of interior designers, architects, hoteliers, restaurateurs, owners, operators, developers, and purchasers. It’s where hospitality professionals come face-to-face with the most captivating products and resources to consider for global projects and stay on top of industry news and trends through thought-provoking conference programming, curated by Hospitality Design magazine. HD Expo + Conference is owned by Emerald. www.hdexpo.com