J. Banks Design Group recognized for outstanding interior design at the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) awards
J. Banks was honored to be awarded the 2018 Designer Network Member of the Year at the Coastal Living and Southern Living Home Summit in New Orleans, LA on March 1, 2018.
“We are so excited that J. Banks is the recipient of the 2018 Designer Network Member of the Year Award. This award is presented to the design firm that goes above and beyond in the design community as well as participation in the Designer Network,” said the editors of Southern Living and Coastal Living magazines.
November 20, 2017 – Joni Vanderslice, president and owner of J. Banks Design Group on Hilton Head Island, was the recipient of the Leadership Media Award at the ASID Carolinas Chapter conference held on November 17 in Charleston, SC. The award recognizes outstanding contribution to promote the profession of Interior Design and ASID.
Celebrating 31 years 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 the Top 200 Interior Design Giants and Top 75 Hospitality Design.
About ASID of the Carolinas
The Carolinas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers 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. Learn more about ASID of the Carolinas.
About J. Banks Design
J. Banks Design, a full scale residential and hospitality interior design firm of 50 professionals, believes in cultivating strong client relationships through outstanding customer service and attention to detail. J. Banks Design’s interiors are best known to reflect the personal preferences and style of each of their clients in an elevated manner. Luxury without pretense, unique scale and proportion, and a blending of old and new are signature elements found within the firm’s designs. J. Banks Design offers a full service retail store at its Main Street location.
J. Banks Design is regularly ranked as a Top 200 Interior Design Giant and Top 75 Hospitality Design Giant by Interior Design magazine; has been named as the Southeast Contract Designer and their Italian Project was bestowed with a Gold Key Award for Best Resort Design. The firm has recently published a design book with Gibbs Smith publishers, Southern Coastal Living, and their work has been featured in leading publications including Coastal Living, Southern Living, Traditional Home, Bridge for Design, Interior Design Magazine, Hospitality Design, Boutique Design and Robb Report.
J. Banks Design Group was a 2017 Gold Key Award Finalist for their work at Moreland Village in Palmetto Bluff. The 37th Annual awards program honors the best-in-class hospitality projects in 21 categories. Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design are the industry’s oldest and most prestigious awards program, which is sponsored by Boutique Design magazine.
Best Hotels in Italy: No. 5, Castello di Casole
Top Hotels in Colorado: No. 5, The Sebastian-Vail
Top Resorts in the South: No. 7, Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton
Castello di Casole was recently named one of the 100 Best Hotels in the World by TIME Magazine, ranking prominently on the list at #15. You can view the placement at the link below, which reaches over 18 million unique monthly viewers. http://time.com/4798699/100-best-hotels/
J. Banks project Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico was ranked in the Top 10 Resorts in Mexico in Travel + Leisure’s 2017 World’s Best Awards.
J. Banks project Castello di Casole was named the No.1 Resort Hotel in Europe, No.1 Resort Hotel Italy and among the Top 100 Hotels in the World, ranking as No. 22 in Travel + Leisure’s 2017 World’s Best Awards.
The Courtyard Charleston Summerville hotel has been named “Hotel of the Year” by the Marriott Courtyard franchise. J. Banks Design Group was the interior designer for the award-winning hotel, specifying the furniture and fixtures for the lobby, corridors and guestrooms as well as fitness center and outdoor amenities area. The Courtyard Charleston Summerville was selected as the premier Courtyard out of more than 1,100 Courtyards worldwide.
The Courtyard Charleston Summerville, A Diamond Hotel, is owned by Southeastern Development (Augusta, GA) and consists of 96 guest rooms, a café, meeting space and fitness center. Criteria for the award designation includes being the best in the brand in five different guest satisfaction categories.
J. Banks project Frenchman’s Reserve in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, received Honorable Mention in Golf Inc.’s Clubhouse of the Year award category.