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Optimo Hat Company, Winner of IIDA Award, Featured in Interior Design Magazine

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SOURCE: Interior Design

As the International Interior Design Association celebrates its 25th anniversary, its annual Interior Design Competition continues to recognize and encourage innovation in the design and furnishing of interior spaces. Its counterpart, the annual Will Ching Design Competition, is still doing the same with awards for commercial projects by firms with five or less employees.


Three of the winning projects had previously been published in our pages: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Optimo hat atelier in Chicago; Asthetíque’s Ice Scream parlor in the Bronx, New York; and One Plus Partnership Limited’s Wuhan Panlong Plaza Yinxing Cinema in China, also the winner of the Interior Design Best of Year Award in the entertainment category.

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