J. Banks Design Group received six 2017 ASID awards from the Carolinas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. The 2017 ASID Awards celebrate Excellence in Design.
Our firm received top honors at the 2017 ASID Excellence in Design awards ceremony in a number of categories:
- (2) First Place Residence under 3,500-square-feet
- Honorable Mention: Bathroom
- First Place: Kitchen
- First Place: Vacation Home
- First Place: Hospitality
The event was held in Charlotte, NC; also taking place that evening was the IIDA Design Works awards gala in Greensboro, NC. The J. Banks Design team was present at both events.
Founder and Principal, Joni Vanderslice speaks to this achievement, “The quality and amount of work that is being produced by our team is simply amazing and we are pleased the design industry is recognizing our work” Celebrating over three decades of industry experience, Vanderslice has led her design team to create innovative projects around the world. Additionally, Vanderslice and her firm have been a regular fixture on Interior Design magazine’s list of Top 200 Interior Design Giants and Top 75 Hospitality Design Giants.
Esperanza Resort, luxury boutique resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, took first place in the hospitality category. After Hurricane Odile hit Cabo San Lucas, we were hired to reimagine 60 resort villas and create a modern, coastal retreat while closely observing budget and schedule parameters. The design of Esperanza Resort captures the resort’s authentic, unique personality with a bold energy and fresh approach.
The Carolinas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has more than 900 professional and allied members and is part of the oldest and largest organization of professional interior designers in the world. Professional membership is earned through accredited education, years of qualifying experience and postgraduate examinations. ASID helps protect the health, safety and welfare of consumers by encouraging and requiring members to keep abreast of evolving technologies, regulations and safety issues.