Nomination Form for the ASID 2016 National Awards
The Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit Award pays tribute to the work and accomplishments of Nancy Vincent McClelland, an ardent advocate for professional recognition in the interior design field and the first woman president of the American Institute of Decorators (now ASID), from 1941 to 1944.
The Design Innovation Award recognizes an individual, organization, manufacturer or research project for having produced a significant and innovative product, project or body of work that contributes to interior design by positively impacting human behavior; promoting comfort, efficiency or communication; exemplifying a commitment to the profession; exhibiting a commitment to sustainability; and displaying an overall appreciation for design.
The Design for Humanity Award celebrates an individual or institution for having significantly contributed to improving the environment for humanity through design-related activities or projects. The impact of these activities must have demonstrated far-reaching effects. The award includes, but is not limited to, environment, health, universal or barrier-free design, energy conservation, safety, communication, transportation and technology.
The Designer of Distinction Award recognizes an ASID professional member who exemplifies a commitment to the profession as demonstrated by a significant, high-quality body of work representing excellence in interior design. The award also celebrates the ASID member’s attention to social concerns within the interior design profession and to the member’s expression of creative, innovative concepts that have advanced the profession.