IIDA Announces Winners of 26th Annual IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards

Best of Competition winner – Mycotopia by Durkan

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

IIDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards. This esteemed competition recognizes products that excel in seven different criteria, including aesthetics, cost and value, design innovation, environmental responsibility, need, technical advancements, and usage. This year’s entries were evaluated by a panel of distinguished design industry experts.

“Compelling and captivating products serve as tangible evidence of how innovative design can bring a positive transformation to our everyday lives,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “Year after year, the design community and esteemed jurors are left awe-inspired by the remarkable advancements and strides from visionary designers who are continually enhancing the quality of life and workspaces in ways that were once unimaginable.”

This year’s jury of design professionals included Lamar Johnson Collaborative Senior Principal, Patricia Rotondo, IIDA; Opensquare Experience Manager, Matt Thompson, Ind. IIDA; and Echo Architecture + Interiors Partner and Interior Designer, Courtney Wilson, IIDA.

“The entrants of this year’s competition showcased the epitome of excellence in the product design industry, incorporating insights from past achievements and embracing the limitless potential of the future,” said Wilson on behalf of the jury. “Their revolutionary approach to design has set a new benchmark for the industry and has given rise to a new wave of inspiration and innovation.”

The winners of the 2023 IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards are:

Best of Competition
Company: Durkan/Mohawk Group Hospitality
Product: Mycotopia

Applied Finishes and Materials — Wallcoverings
Company:  IKONNI
Product: Milled Panels

Textiles — Upholstery
Company: Momentum Textiles & Wallcovering
Product: Vivant Collection

Flooring — Carpets/Rugs
Company: Durkan/Mohawk Group Hospitality
Product: Mycotopia

Flooring — Hard Surfaces
Company: Schluter-Systems
Product: DitraHeatDuo

Flooring — Resilients
Company: Ecore International
Product: Ecore’s Heritage Motivate Performance Vinyl Tile (PVT) 

Seating — Individual (Dining)
Company: Sandler Seating
Product: CALA

Seating — Individual (Lounge)
Company: Group M55 Design LLC
Product: Gilda

Seating — Individual (Outdoor)
Company: Walters
Product: Coast Lounge Chair 

Seating — Group (Lounge)
Company: American Leather
Product: Matteo

Seating — Group (Outdoor)
Company: Sandler Seating
Product: BLOOM 

Lighting — Individual
Company: Arteriors
Product: Weslan Lamp

Casegoods and Freestanding Furniture — Individual
Company: Azenco Outdoor
Product: k-bana 

Casegoods and Freestanding Furniture — Series/Collections
Company: Sisyphus Industries
Product: Sisyphus High-traffic Metal Coffee Table 

Accessories or Specialties — Artwork/Signage/Accent Pieces
Company: MAD Design
Product: Stitch

Accessories or Specialties — Hardware/Decorative Metals/Plastics
Company: Forest Drapery Hardware
Product: Pure Collection

Accessories or Specialties — Operating Supplies/Amenities
Company: Bryte
Product: Bryte Balance

The winners were announced and celebrated at a special reception during the 2023 HD Expo + Conference, and their exceptional products, as well as the manufacturers and designers behind them, will be showcased on the Hospitality Design website, IIDA.org, and across IIDA’s and Hospitality Design‘s social media platforms. For questions in regards to this or other IIDA design competitions, please contact competitions@IIDA.org.


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