IDIBC Announces 2022 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The Interior Designer Institute of British Columbia (IDIBC) has announced the winners of the 2022 Awards of Excellence. A total of 25 awards were given out, in nine categories, with design solutions that span commercial and residential interiors.

This year’s Interior Designer of the Year award was presented to Jennifer Hoffbeck, RID, for her “stunning restaurant design,” says IDIBC, and Andrea McLean, RID, was awarded the prestigious Robert Ledingham Award for her residential design entitled Big Sky Beach House.

“The pandemic changed our lives in many ways and continues to impact every decision made by IDIBC registrants. These talented and skilled designers showed they could overcome any challenge, with a renewed emphasis on simplicity, resilience, and adaptability in their design solutions” said Shelley Penner, IDIBC President.

“We are excited to be holding the 2022 Awards of Excellence in person at the Vancouver Convention Centre,” said Andrew Gardiner, IDIBC Executive Director. “The awards ceremony allows us to highlight the best and brightest in the interior design profession, as well as the important role they play in the built environment.

The winners include:

Interior Designer of the Year

  •     Jennifer Hoffbeck RID IDIBC; 300 Main; Food and Beverage category

Robert Ledingham Award

  •     Andrea McLean RID IDIBC; Big Sky Beach House; Residential Total category


Awards of Excellence

  •     Andrea McLean RID IDIBC; Big Sky Beach House; Residential Total category
  •     Andrea McLean RID IDIBC; White Rock; Residential Total category
  •     Jennifer Hoffbeck RID IDIBC; 300 Main; Food and Beverage category
  •     Jennifer Hoffbeck RID IDIBC; Sherway; Food and Beverage category
  •     Deborah Day RID IDIBC and Kathe Epp RID IDIBC; Pleasant Valley Dental; Health Care and Personal Service Facilities
  •     Josianne Berube RID IDIBC; Sea to Sky Veterinary Clinic; Workplace Total category
  •     Annie Woolsey RID IDIBC; Flax Home Showroom; Retail and Kiosk category
  •     Andrea McLean RID IDIBC; White Rock; Specialty Design category


Awards of Merit

  •     Denise Ashmore RID IDIBC; Camosun; Residential Total category
  •     Josianne Berube RID IDIBC; Cedar Grove; Residential Total category
  •     Christina Oberti RID IDIBC; Solo District – Cirrus; Multi-Residential and Sales Centres
  •     N. Y. Chu RID IDIBC; Avenue One; Multi-Residential and Sales Centres
  •     Monica Jeffers Mcleish RID IDIBC; THE ROOF at Black & Blue; Food and Beverage category
  •     Karen Wong RID IDIBC; Prova Bar & Kitchen; Food and Beverage category
  •     Karen Wong RID IDIBC; Stock & Supply; Food and Beverage category
  •     Jay Brooks RID IDIBC; CASK Whisky Vault; Food and Beverage category
  •     Karen Wong RID IDIBC; Hotel Belmont Vancouver – MGallery; Hospitality category
  •     Jacqueline Brynjolfson RID IDIBC; Pacific Plastic Surgery; Health Care and Personal Service Facilities
  •     Julie Campbell RID IDIBC and Robin Bailey RID IDIBC; Wesgroup Properties; Workplace Total category
  •     Ashlen Thomson RID IDIBC and Jenn Lembke RID IDIBC; Hudson; Workplace Partial category
  •     Janay Koldingnes RID IDIBC; ISL Engineering; Workplace Partial category
  •     Kenna Manley RID IDIBC; Capilano Trading Post; Retail and Kiosk category
  •     Denise Ashmore RID IDIBC; Camosun; Specialty Design category

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