Symmetry Closets Receives National Interior Design Society IMPACT Award: First Annual Charitable Design Recipients Announced
NEW YORK, April 15, 2016 – The Interior Design Society (IDS) announced award recipients for its first annual charitable design competition – the #idsIMPACT Awards – on Friday, April 1. Symmetry Closets is thrilled and honored to receive the Industry Partner IMPACT Award for their work on a charitable project. The Individual and Group IMPACT award winners were selected based on the widespread effect that each project had on its respective community. The Sponsor and Industry Partner IMPACT award recipients were selected based on how each company’s donations of product and/or service helped the group or individual complete the project.
The #idsIMPACT award recipients are:
Industry Partner IMPACT Award: 1st place: Symmetry Closets, donated a custom cabinet with cubbies
Individual IMPACT Award:
1st place (tie): Karen Ferreyra, Karen Ferreyra Interiors, East Meadow, N.Y. Project: Family & Children’s Association, residential home for homeless veterans
1st place (tie): Wendy Lepkoff, Wendy Interiors, Baldwin Harbor, N.Y. Project: Restoring a home devastated by Superstorm Sandy
2nd place: Tanna Edler, Tanna By Design, Snohomish, Wash. Project: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, teen center transformation
3rd place: Kimberly Joi McDonald, Designing JOI, Las Vegas, Nev. Project: Baby’s Bounty, baby nursery and mom’s retreat
Group IMPACT Award:
- 1st place: IDS Chicago & Suburban Chapter Project: Little Angels, redecoration of two children’s rooms
- 2nd place: IDS Naples Chapter Project: Habitat for Humanity of Collier County, furnishing of a model home
- 3rd place: IDS Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter Project: Feeding Children Everywhere, contributed to feeing 8,308 school children on free or reduced lunch plans
Sponsor IMPACT Award:
- 1st place: Sherwin-Williams, donated paint and tools to four projects
- 2nd place: Hansgrohe, donated a faucet and shower components
The award recipients were selected by judges Leslie Carothers and Kelli Ellis. These judges both possess backgrounds in interior design and harbor a strong commitment to community.
To learn more about the #idsIMPACT projects and to see photographs, visit www.interiordesignsociety.org/impactwinners.
About Symmetry Closets
At Symmetry Closets we have a passion for creating the best possible space for your needs and budget. We can help you organize your home and bring luxury to your spaces. At Symmetry Closets, we guide our customers through the process of designing a custom closet that’s right for them. As a business that is built on recommendations and referrals, customer satisfaction is our primary concern. We rely on our customers’ recommendations to family and friends. Our company’s foundation is built upon a solid reputation of reliability, and quality. Symmetry Closets is based in Long Island, NY.
About the Interior Design Society
The Interior Design Society (IDS) is an association of professional interior design entrepreneurs focused on helping our members grow their businesses, develop their talents, inspire each other, and impact their communities. One of the country’s largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, IDS embraces four core values including professionalism, community, influence and growth. The IDS National headquarters is located in High Point, N.C.
#idsIMPACT is a community-engagement initiative of the Interior Design Society that was launched at 2015 IDS National Conference. Commitment to community is a core value of IDS. Beginning in 2016, IDS strongly encourages each member to report the number of hours per year provided in pro bono design services to benefit their community. The work can be of general benefit for the community such as a park or community center, or the work can be for a non-profit, religious, or other charitable cause.
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