2021 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 - primary kitchen within a residence.

Living - formal living, family, or den with a residence.

Dining - formal dining, breakfast area, or dedicated room for dining within a residence.

Singular Space - wine, game, home office, media room, closet, gym, meditation, etc.

Adaptive Reuse - Dining Room turned Classroom, Home Office turned Shared Workspace, 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.

New Construction: Under 3,500 sq ft - new construction residence under 3,500 sq ft.

New Construction: 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.

COLLABORATION 

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

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Product Design - original custom designed product not found in existing categories.

Flooring - wood, stone, tile, installed carpet, etc.

Hard Surface – Not Flooring - millwork, stone, iron work, hardware, etc.

Technology and/or Lighting - lighting fixtures/lamps, technology, automation.

Textiles - rugs, drapery, bedding, upholstered furniture, etc.

Wall Treatment - faux finishing, plaster work, wallpaper, murals, upholstered walls, etc.

Builder - new construction, remodel, building addition, restoration, etc