2017 Ruby Awards CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS

STUDENT

Best of Residential
Best of Commercial

EMERGING PROFESSIONAL

Best of Residential
Best of Commercial

RESIDENTIAL - Small Firm and Large Firm

Bedroom - master, guest, or children’s.
Bathroom - master, guest, or powder.
Kitchen - fully functional kitchen within a residence.
Singular Space – Common Area - dining, living, wine, game, home office, home theater, etc.
Outdoor Living - terrace, loggia, porch, outdoor kitchen, etc.
Renovation: Under 3,500 sq ft - renovated residence under 3,500 sq ft.
Renovation: Over 3,500 sq ft - renovated residence over 3,500 sq ft.
Residence: Under 3,500 sq ft - new construction residence under 3,500 sq ft.
Residence: Over 3,500 sq ft - new construction residence over 3,500 sq ft.

COMMERCIAL - Small Firm and Large Firm

Corporate - office, bank, call center, training facility, etc.
Community/Religious/Education - airport, church, library, museum, performance theatre, schools or colleges, etc.
Residential Multi-Unit/Corporate Housing – apartments/high-rise lobbies, corporate housing, etc.
Healthcare - hospital, clinic, nursing home, assisted living facility, medical office, laboratory and research facilities, etc.
Hospitality - hotel, restaurant, bar, resort, bed & breakfast, country/golf/health club, spa, arena, sporting venue, transportation, etc.
Retail - boutique, gallery, showroom, theater, dealership, storefronts, etc.

OVERALL

Designer/Industry Partner Collaboration - a feature and/or product developed and executed exclusively by collaboration between a ASID Designer and ASID Industry Partner.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Best Product Design - original custom designed product not found in existing categories.
Best Use of Flooring - wood, stone, tile, carpet, rugs, etc.
Best Use of Material – Not Flooring - millwork, stone, iron work, hardware, etc.
Best Use of Technology and/or Lighting - lighting fixtures/lamps, technology, automation.
Best Use of Textiles - drapery, bedding, unique upholstery, etc.
Best Wall Treatment - faux finishing, plaster work, wallpaper, murals, etc.