< return to TopID main page

“We work hard at Shea to create experiences that hit on every touchpoint of design, and our staff has passion for what we do and to help our clients achieve their goals—that’s what really drives us as a firm. We’re honored to have been recognized by NEWH as a TopID 2020 winner, and to be in such great company with firms from around the country.”

Cori Kuechenmeister
Design Director

“We are honored to have our work recognized by NEWH for 2020 and to be included as one of this year’s distinguished award recipients. We love what we do and appreciate our growing list of clients who allow us the opportunity to demonstrate our talents as part of their project teams.”

Kelly Gaddes
Vice President, Hospitality Design
CR architecture + design

“We are honored to be recognized in our field by an organization that supports scholarship and leadership development. We are also extremely grateful for our team of masters and the inspired spaces they create.”

Giana DiLeonardo
DiLeonardo International

“Receiving the NEWH TopID award is a true honor as we take pride in creating thought provoking hospitality designs and exceptional experiences. Our team at Bar Napkin Productions has such a strong sense of passion and drive in everything that we do, so being honored and awarded for doing what we love means a lot. We are grateful to be recognized by NEWH for the third year in a row, as it motivates us to continue to make our hospitality design mark around the world.”

Haley Balzano and Jeffrey Rausch
Bar Napkin Productions

“As a firm focused on elevating the human experience through design, DLR Group is honored to be recognized for creating hospitality spaces that inspire and excite. Being named one of NEWH’s Top ID Firms is a testament to our commitment to designing uniquely-curated guest experiences, a reflection of our strong support for our local and regional NEWH chapters, and signals our firm as a recognized leader within our respective communities. Our team is proud to be among such an accomplished group of peers – thank you for this distinction, NEWH!”

Staci Patton
Hospitality Leader | Principal
DLR Group

“We are honored to be recognized by NEWH for TopID 2020 because they are the premier organization of the Hospitality industry. We believe in the work they are doing through their scholarship program and connecting people in the industry nationwide.”

Libby Patrick
Sims Patrick Studio

“Hospitality Furnishings & Design, Inc. is honored to be recognized as a TOPID 2020 design firm. We are very grateful for the opportunity to work with so many amazing clients who trust our partnership and allow our design team to collaborate and create intricate hotel experiences. In an industry that is constantly evolving, we acknowledge what an honor it is to be recognized for the fourth year in a row. This award not only symbolizes the hard work and dedication of our team, but it also creates a platform for us to continue to grow and contribute to the hospitality community. We recognize the value of being part of NEWH and are thankful for the continuous support that this opportunity provides.”

Robert Cormier
Hospitality Furnishings & Design, Inc.

“Thank you NEWH for this award of Top ID 2020. Your support and recognition is a tremendous honor. We share this distinction with our many colleagues and industry partners that help us to bring excellence to our field. We will display our award with honor and as a reminder to always bring our best forward and to continue striving for excellence every day.”

Anita Degen
Degen & Degen architecture and interior design

“The distinction and honor of being named a TopID firm by NEWH Inc. is an incredible achievement and we are grateful to receive this award. Our team here at Rice Fergus Miller has worked hard to establish itself as a firm of choice in the Pacific Northwest and believe our commitment to this industry has brought us this recognition. NEWH Inc. and our local Northwest Chapter are important to our team, our commitment to giving back, and is why our firm and individuals continually give of our time, talent and treasure to the cause that NEWH Inc. supports. Thank you to NEWH Inc. and our Northwest chapter for this honor.”

Jennifer Fleming, NCIDQ
Rice Fergus Miller

“SOSH Architects is honored to be recognized and acknowledged for our design excellence by NEWH and the 2020 Top ID Award. Our talented design team is passionate and enthusiastic about what we do! We are grateful for the opportunity to offer creative design solutions that result in beautiful spaces and meaningful guest experiences. Thank you NEWH and our peers in the hospitality design industry for the recognition and continued support!”

Michael Mangini
Director of Interior Design
SOSH Architects

“Our Hospitality Studio at KTI is beyond flattered to be recognized as a Top ID recipient for the third year in a row by a group of our talented peers. Our team is constantly driven by the belief that creating stimulating, thoughtful, functional spaces while listening to our clients’ vision results for their acknowledgment of our dedication to the industry and are very humbled by receiving this honor again for 2020.”

Kimberly Timmons-Beutner
Kimberly Timmons Interiors

“It is truly an honor to be recognized for the third consecutive year as a Top Interior Design Firm! Throughout all of our designs, we strive to provide extraordinary guest experiences, brand loyalty, and lasting value in all sectors. Gensler’s Houston office thanks and recognizes NEWH for its leadership in advancing our profession and in mentoring the careers of our future leaders.”

Simona Furini, INTL. ASSOC. AIA
Design Director

“We are incredibly honored to be chosen by the Sunshine Chapter as Top ID for 2020. This is our third consecutive year to receive this award. NEWH is an amazing organization that promotes industry networks, education, student scholarships and opportunities for both person and professional growth. This would not have been possible without the amazing team at Niemann Interiors. Thank you NEWH!”

Pam Niemann
Principal / Owner
Niemann Interiors

“BraytonHughes Design Studios is truly honored for being recognized with a TopID award from NEWH this year. 2019 was a milestone year for us, with the completion of ambitious projects like the newly opened Grand Hyatt at San Francisco’s International Airport, the Yellowstone Club, and top-to-bottom interior renovation at the InterContinental San Francisco, which reflect our passion for elevating hospitality experiences with design features that resonate through the stories they tell. In such a competitive industry, BraytonHughes is grateful for NEWH’s ongoing networking, education, and business opportunities, and we are deeply humbled for this prestigious distinction.”

Joel Villalon
BraytonHughes Design Studios

“We are truly honored to be named a Top ID firm by NEWH! Our entire team sincerely appreciates being recognized, and it makes it even more special to be directly acknowledged by our industry colleagues and peers.”

Lesley Hughes Wyman, RID, IIDA, NEWH, ASID
Principal/Partner, Registered Interior Designer
MatchLine Design Group, LLC

“Design Continuum, Inc. is honored and grateful to have received the NEWH Top ID award for 2020. To be recognized as a Top ID firm encompasses not only the performance and drive of our employees, but also the wonderful relationships we have built with our clients. Each project we have completed over the past 48 years is a collaboration with our clients, brands and many others- that we will always appreciate and aspire to maintain in the future.”

Woody Faust
Design Continuum, Inc.

“With our Florida studio opening just over 3 years ago, to be selected among our talented peers as a NEWH TopID firm is extremely meaningful to our IIG team. We are honored to be a part of an organization that recognizes our dedication to our profession and creating meaningful spaces and experiences for others.”

Leslie Schultz, FL-ID, NCIDQ
Senior Vice President of Design
Interior Image Group

“Curve Hospitality is honored to be recognized as one of Houston’s Top ID Award Winners for 2020. This coming year marks our company’s 10 year anniversary and we are excited to have earned this award in celebrating our continued growth and success. We would like to thank our clients for their trust and continued support throughout the years. Also, we would like to acknowledge our creative design team for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. Thank you NEWH for this award!”

Sargent Hussian & Mickey Sidhu
Curve Hospitality

“It is a PRIVELEGE to go to work every day, push boundaries, be challenged, dream, and be entrusted to create memorable experiences for our clients and their guests! It is an HONOR to work alongside our clients and this phenomenal team, and receive this recognition alongside peers for whom I have so much respect.”

Debra Lemons
L2 Studios, Inc.

“Thank you NEWH for the continued honour of being recognized again as a Top ID Winner for 2020. Our hardworking team at Moncur Design Associates is incredibly grateful to be recognized among our peers and the industry. We have many exciting projects in the works and are eager to share these and our recent accomplishments with the hospitality interior design community.”

Robynne Moncur
Moncur Design Associates, Inc.

“We are once again honored and humbled to be voted on by our peers. We continue to be inspired by the students that our chapter serves in their quest to join our amazing industry.”

Stacy Elliston
Co-Founder and Principal
Studio 11 Design

“Baskervill is delighted and humbled to be a NEWH TopID firm for 2020. Though the industry is ever-evolving, we pride ourselves on the ingenuity and authenticity of our designs and are grateful to be recognized for our work with this honor. We are thrilled to continue our relationship with NEWH well into the future.”

Hannah Markham, NCIDQ
LEED Green Associate

“With so many high caliber studios in Vancouver, it is truly a privilege to be honored again with the Top ID Award for the 2nd consecutive time and 3rd time in general. This recognition is another example of the great support that NEWH has given us throughout the past. CHIL is very fortunate to be affiliated with such an internationally established organization. Thank you for cementing our passion in doing what we love to do! We will do our best to merit this recognition.”

Adele Rankin
Principal, Global Design Lead
CHIL Interior Design

“Boxx Creative are delighted to be selected as a TopID firm for the NEWH U.K. chapter. It’s a great honor and terrific opportunity for us as a new and up-and-coming interior design studio, we are excited to continue working with the NEWH and its members during 2020.”

Nicola Lindsell and Nicola Keenan
Co-founders and Directors
Boxx Creative

“We are truly thrilled to be recognized by our NEWH colleagues and to join this prestigious group of honorees. The TopID award belongs to our entire family at Klai Juba Wald architecture + interiors — every employee is vital to our success in creating beautiful spaces for our inspiring and visionary clients.”

Ann Fleming
Principal of Interior Design
Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors

“It is such an honor to be recognized by our NEWH Chapter as a Top ID Recipient. We all strive for excellence in our project work, but we also are invested in supporting our amazing design community. Having our peers recognize our efforts makes what we do even more meaningful.”

Barbara Best- Santos
Associate Principal
ForrestPerkins San Francisco

“To be recognized as TOP ID by our local NEWH chapter amongst some of the industry’s best and brightest is an incredible honor. NEWH consistently supports the advancement and out of the box development of incredible design. From students to seasoned craft makers, NEWH provides a place to participate and support our design community.”

Callin Fortis
BigTime Design Studios

“LRK has grown over the past year and expanded our hospitality and restaurant market influence. Being recognized in the industry by our peers in design is a true honor. From the collaborative nature of our teams and the substantial projects we have had an honor to be a part of, LRK is creatively elevating the design language in hospitality and corporate work.”

Jodi Davis, IIDA
Senior Associate
Looney Ricks Kiss (LRK)

“Truly honored and grateful to be named one of the topID firms for 2020. What an incredible recognition and such an exciting start to the new year. Guided by the dedication and passion for each individual project, Minarc continues to strive towards creating more beautiful designs and the support of NEWH is invaluable to our growth.”

Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir and
Tryggvi Thorsteinsson
Principal Designers

“We are so proud and excited to be recognized as an NEWH Top ID recipient for the Chicago Chapter. NEWH has been instrumental in the success of our business (Marcie and I met at an NEWH event!) and we are thrilled to be honored by an organization that is so important to the hospitality industry.”

Natalie Sheedy
Sheedy/DeLaRosa Interiors

“Our small and mighty team at VANROOY is honored to be recognized by NEWH and our peers in the Orange County chapter as a TopID Recipient for 2020. We pride ourselves on creating hospitality environments that influence human behavior, creating a positive psychological impact on all users; guests, employees and the management teams that work within them … our goal is to “create happiness”. In a community with an esteemed collection of design firms we’re grateful for our team, our clients, and organizations like NEWH who exhibit so much passion for the people who make the hospitality industry great.”

Christine van Rooy
Managing Principal

“As a firm driven by design and culture and focused on every client relationship, Dyer Brown is delighted to be honored as a Top Firm by NEWH, the premier networking resource in hospitality, one of our key market sectors. Like NEWH, our team seeks to recognize excellence and help our networks succeed, so this is an especially meaningful honor.”

Brent Zeigler, AIA, IIDA
President | Principal
Dyer Brown Architects