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Quotes from 2023 TopID winners

“Campbell House is incredibly honored to be included in the TopID of 2023! We love the core values and founding principles that are shared by NEWH and Campbell House – building client relationships, growing the next generation of designer professionals, and constantly innovating ways to deliver guest-centric experiences that elevate the industry. Building upon the momentum crafted during our first two years, Campbell House is very much excited about a strong 2023.”

Beth Campbell
Campbell House

“Bergmeyer is incredibly honored to be recognized by NEWH New England as a TopID Firm for 2023! We are passionate about hospitality design and being part of this supportive community, and we are beyond grateful to be recognized by our peers for our efforts. We also greatly appreciate our collaboration with our clients and partners to bring these projects to life and look forward to future opportunities.”

Jessica Williams
Senior Interior Designer

“ChangeUp is thrilled to be recognized by NEWH for our work designing Panera Bread’s next generation restaurant concept. This TopID honor is particularly special, as our peers in the hospitality industry are the ones who truly understand what it takes to design for the future. Congratulations to all the other winners for their achievements this past year!”

Jamie Cornelius
Executive Creative Director

“Our receipt of the TopID awards for the Toronto Chapter is both an honour and a privilege. We aspire to the mantra “design for the real world with substance” in all our work. We also wish to express our gratitude to everyone who contributed on the projects.”

Design TWG Team

“We pride ourselves in continually pushing the envelope of conventional design. To be recognized as a 2023 TopID firm is a true testament to the talent of our team, the collaboration with our clients, and the support of our industry peers and partners. Our San Francisco studio is grateful for the dedicated leadership of NEWH and the incredible network it has created. A heartfelt thank you to NEWH for this honor.”

HBA International Team

“Our team at CHIL has created some tremendous work in this past year and we are incredibly thrilled to be recognized by our industry peers at NEWH for the 6th consecutive year! Words cannot express the gratitude we have for the wonderful opportunities given to us to design and collaborate on these stunning hospitality projects. We cannot wait to share more beautiful and compelling spaces in 2023 and beyond. Thank you NEWH for your support!”

Adèle Rankin
Principal & Global Design Lead
CHIL Interior Design/Vancouver

“We are so excited and honored to have been selected by the NEWH Board as a TopID 2023 firm. It means the world to us that our work and team are being recognized by our community. We strive to make a difference with our designed environments and office culture. Receiving this prestigious award is a huge validation that we are on the right path. Thank you!”

Christian Schnyder

“We are delighted to have been selected as a TopID Firm for NEWH for 2023. We thank our local chapter and members for selecting Dawson Design Associates. As one of the founding members in the Seattle Chapter, NEWH has always played a large part in the design community in the Northwest. We really appreciate the acknowledgement and recognition that this prestigious award gives us. Along with the members of our teams working in England and in India, I want to thank everyone for this honor. We take pride in our team’s diversity and celebrate a group of clients who routinely push for innovation while allowing us to push the boundaries of experiential design. Being a part of NEWH helps us to better connect to great companies that are critical partners in our continuing success.”

Dawson Design Associates Team

“We are honoured to have been selected as TopID for the Milan Chapter. Studio NOA* has always been passionately dedicated to the world of hospitality, seeking to develop projects that tell a unique story, reflecting the hotel’s location and the client’s aspirations. Being part of an international network allows us to widen our view, to enrich our inputs. It is an excellent opportunity and we want to continue the quality of work that has enabled us to achieve such recognition.”

noa* network of architecture Team

“It is a great honor to be again a winner of NEWH TopID prestigious award for the Milano’s chapter. My studio and I are committed to developing fluid projects with a strong focus on focal points such as to maintain one’s own identity and personal culture and at the same time looking to the future: enhance the existing and design the new according to the needs of contemporary man. This attitude runs through our entire design activity, from the product to urban design, until the hospitality sector, where our commitment is to conceive and offer our customers not only the best possible design, but also a new vision aimed at achieving other ‘values’ that can help to create a better world. Equity, inclusion, and diversity, the founding principles of NEWH network, are at the base of Studio Marco Piva planning philosophy, and so we feel deeply involved in their activity and so it’s a real pleasure to be recognised by them.”

Marco Piva
Studio Marco Piva

“Cuningham is honored to see our work recognized for its excellence in hospitality design by NEWH’s Las Vegas Chapter. We share NEWH’s commitment to supporting scholarship and education in the hospitality industry and are delighted to be awarded the prestigious TopID award again in 2023. Thank you!”

Cuningham/Las Vegas Team


“We would like to thank the NEWH and NEWH Vancouver Region for this ongoing recognition as a 2023 TopID recipient! Also, congratulations to all recognized firms! HDI absolutely loves the hard work and time the NEWH and the Vancouver Region puts into bringing industry leaders, designers and suppliers together to create such a wonderful community of sharing and collaboration. We also would like to thank NEWH for your dedication to the support of student scholarships which are awarded to such deserving students. The entire team at HDI feel honoured and privileged to be a part of this community. Thank you!!”

Karl Travis
Senior Interior Designer, Partner
Hager Design International

“CHIL is honored to receive the 2023 TopID Award. NEWH has been such a great support to the hospitality industry, especially over these trying last few years and it is truly a privilege to be included and affiliated with such a wonderful organization and community.”

CHIL Interior Design Team/Toronto

“Being recognized by NEWH Inc. as a TopID firm is an honor that we do not take lightly. Our firm and team are committed to NEWH, Inc. and your mission of making college attainable through scholarship. Our commitment to NEWH shows up through the volunteer work we do for our local chapter and the giving we support annually. For over 35 years our firm has dedicated itself to creating meaningful hospitality experiences for all and we are grateful for this recognition and honor.”

Jennifer Fleming
Rice Fergus Miller

“Having been involved with NEWH for a very long time we are constantly in awe of the mission and the support that students receive from the organization. We are truly honored to be recognized as a TopID firm for the Washington DC Metro chapter of NEWH.”

David Tracz

“It is such an honor to be selected as a NEWH TopID firm for 2023! NEWH is an invaluable resource for the hospitality design profession, and we couldn’t be more excited to be part of the talented group of firms representing TopID this year. Thank you to the NEWH South Florida Chapter for all you do for our industry and the support you provide to the next generation of hospitality professionals.”

Leslie Schultz
SVP of Design
Interior Image Group (IIG)

“We are thrilled to be selected as one of the NEWH TopID firms for 2023. The continued support and recognition from such a highly respected organization in the Hospitality industry means a lot to us and our team. It drives us to keep pushing and growing so we can serve our clients, the hospitality community and the design industry with continued momentum.”

Anissa Mendil
Co-Founder + Creative Director
Mendil + Meyer Design Studio

“What an honour to be chosen by our peers firm to represent quality of design. We are so proud to be a part of the NEWH organization who aspire to support all levels of design and designers within their community. We are inspired everyday by their passion to continuously give back to the design community with unwavering encouragement, promotion and support.”

Yellowbird Design Studio Team

“Banko Design is a firm that honors and supports people – our studio members, our clients, and users of our dwellings. Design is our drive. NEWH supports that ideal, and we are honored to be aligned with such an impactful organization. We are humbled to be selected as a TopID 2023 winner amongst a talented and prestigious lineup of firms we truly look up to. Banko Design values education and the dedication, sacrifice, and hard work it demands. Thank you, NEWH, for supporting students in their educational journey. We are built for each other and are better together. Banko Design has worked very hard in the eight years we have been in business to build a reputable brand and to prove to ourselves and others we could make a lasting footprint on the design world. To be recognized by NEWH, and the industry at large, is a dream. We are so grateful!”

Banko Design Team

“Aria Group is extremely honored to receive the TopID award for the second time. It is such a privilege to live out our passion for not only design but also creating enhanced and meaningful experiences. We feel very fortunate for the wonderful clients, consultants, and contractors we work with and are proud of the hardworking, dedicated staff we have to make this all possible. Thank you, NEWH, for your continued support, your recognition, and the leadership your organization provides for the hospitality industry!”

Aria Group Architects Team

“Hendy is thrilled to be named TopID for 2023! Thank you so much for this special recognition. Our Lifestyle Team at Hendy has a strong passion for what we do, and we love the fact that we can make a difference in people’s lives through their environments. It is extra special to be acknowledged by our peers and NEWH on top of that. We are thankful for our success which is attributed to our incredible clients, passionate team, and loyal vendors. We thank you NEWH for your support and your efforts in keeping us informed.”

Hendy Team

“It is an honor to be recognized as a 2023 TopID by NEWH. We are grateful to the organization for their continued support and contribution to our industry. Most of all, I must express the highest gratitude for our team; whose hard work, passion, and collaboration led to this achievement!”

Giana DiLeonardo

“Being productive and expressing one’s artistic natural gifts as an Interior Designer, is the highest form of success. Creative minds have the luxury of making every day a masterpiece! Being recognized by the industries top hospitality focused organization, NEWH, who supports, and fosters students pursuing this dream and recognizes excellence in design is the greatest privilege of all.”

Balongue Team

“PIVOTstudio is thrilled to be recognized by the NEWH Cincinnati Chapter as a TopID firm for 2023. We are proud of what we achieve everyday, together as a team, and for our clients. Thank you NEWH for recognizing us – it is truly an honor, and reminder, to challenge ourselves to be brave and deliver PIVOTal guest experiences – ones that are unforgettable.”

PIVOTstudio Team

“Larson Nichols is beyond honored to be selected as one of the TopID firms for 2023. We continue to be in awe of NEWH and everything this organization does for our industry. As a young company, we were pleasantly surprised to be recognized with this award. Can’t wait to keep this momentum going in 2023.”

Larson Nichols Team

“MONOGRAM at BBGM is proud to announce that we have been selected by NEWH as a TopID Firm for 2023! Our team members are active participants in this great organization. We continue to enjoy and support many networking, awards, social, and charity events sponsored by NEWH. It is a great way to share ideas, meet new colleagues and help the community.

In 2020 MONOGRAM was honored to win the ‘Best Upcoming Project’ award for the Ritz Carlton Paradise Valley Resort at the NEWHonors event held in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2021 we were honored to win TopID Firm, and ‘Best Upcoming Project’ award for the Omni Tempe hotel.

We look forward to continuing to be a part of the NEWH community for years to come and are honored to be recognized by NEWH.”


“It is an honor to be recognized by NEWH as a TopID firm for 2023. Luminaut is a place where talent is nurtured and ideas are born, where spaces are transformed to illuminate and inspire. Our culture is built for collaboration and celebration—to generate good energy and great work. We do what we love and we love what we do, and we’re proud to be a part of an organization that encourages the next generation of designers to do the same.”

Luminaut Team

“We are thrilled to have been selected by NEWH Vancouver as TopID 2023. As a small firm it really means a lot to be to recognized for the work that we have been doing. We are grateful to our clients for their trust in us and to NEWH for supporting and promoting the hospitality industry.”

KurtzDesign Team

“We are beyond grateful to have been selected by NEWH as a TopID firm for 2023. Our design team continues to expand their knowledge of the industry and create unique designs that reflect our clients’ visions. This recognition means a lot to us as it gives us the opportunity to be part of a talented group of designers, vendors, and industry professionals and engage with our local community. Thank you again for this prestigious honor and congratulations to all of the winners this year!”

Hospitality Furnishings and Design – Design Team

“NEWH has played a huge role in providing the Bandura Design team quality educational and service-oriented opportunities. We have made the DC Chapter a part of our design tribe and have been able to establish meaningful relationships over the years. We are honored to be named among some of our brightest peers in the industry here in the DC area.”

Jennifer Farris
Bandura Design

“On behalf of our team, I would like to thank NEWH for recognizing Baskervill as a TopID firm for 2023. We’re honored to be listed amongst such talented firms who share our passion for crafting hospitality spaces that truly connect people. We look forward to continued engagement with NEWH and the ever-evolving and always-exciting community they foster.”

Patricia Lopez, CID, NCIDQ, LEED AP

“HBG Design is honored to be recognized again as a Top ID by the NEWH Mid-South Chapter. The HBG interior design team is passionate about creating transformative hospitality design experiences. We greatly appreciate this acknowledgement of our achievements by the NEWH organization.”

Emily Marshall, IIDA, NCIDQ
Interior Design Director / Principal
HBG Design

“I am so honored to have dash design recognized by NEWH as one of the top ID firms this year. It’s so meaningful to me and my team. NEWH upholds such amazing values in the work they do and I am so thankful for their partnership over the past number years. Thank you NEWH and the design industry for this recognition.”

David Ashen
dash design

“Design Command are delighted to have been selected as TopID firm for 2023. We are grateful for the support and recognition this award brings us, it really means a lot to be acknowledged for the creative work that we are doing in the Hospitality sector. What an honour to have been awarded by an organisation as prestigious and inspiring as NEWH. For this to coincide with our 10th year makes even more special, and we are very excited for the future!”

Design Command Team

“Being selected as a winner for the UK Chapter of NEWH TopID 2023 for the second year consequently is a clear sign that we are going in the right direction. We are grateful to be part of this community, that constantly inspires our work and development. Our mission is, and will continue to be, to create memorable experiences through a strong design narrative. This is our way to allow each interior and every hotel to express itself both authentically and creatively.”


“The TopID is a great honor to be awarded, which recognizes our hard work, commitment to this industry, and being recognized for our amazing team and projects among our peers.”

Dawn Sena
Sena Hospitality Design Inc.

“It is a tremendous honor to be named (for the second consecutive year) by the NEWH Dallas Chapter as a TopID firm. We’re proud and grateful to be acknowledged by our peers at NEWH for the dedicated work our hospitality design team delivers with owners, developers, investors, operators, and brands to deliver distinctive, thought-provoking environments (such as the new American Airlines Hospitality Complex) that create memorable experiences.”

Steven Upchurch
Co-Managing Director, Principal

“Design takes hard work and determination. Luckily – We love what we do. Being honored for it in the icing on the cake and it feels humbling to be appreciated by your peers.”

Elementum Interiors Team

“Studio 11 Design is honored to once again be recognized as a TopID firm for NEWH. We value our role as part of the list of esteemed mentors and leaders in the industry that continues to forge the path ensuring that interior design is an approachable and obtainable career path for everyone. We’re excited to continue evolving and growing with the NEWH community, helping open doors to new talent that brings fresh ideas and exciting creativity into this wonderful industry.”

Studio 11 Design Team

“Shea is proud to be named a TopID firm as it’s a true testament to the hard work, talent and creativity of every member of our team. We pride ourselves on creating impactful experiences and solutions for our clients, and this designation recognizes our success as we continue to grow and innovate.”

Shea, Inc. Team

“What an honor it is to be selected in both of our studios for excellence from an organization that does so much to give back to the future generations of hospitality. The reason we keep coming back to our friends at NEWH and supporting the organization and attending events is because not only do they know how to have a good time, but they are constantly evolving to give back to their members and the students. Every year they bring something fresh to their community and we are grateful for them!”

DLR Group Team

“Working in the hospitality market is the best job in the world. After all, we design luxury spaces that impact people’s lives. And being recognized by our peers through NEWH is like icing on the cake. We are honored to be part of this network of design professionals and humbled by our inclusion among the 2023 TopID recipients, especially because it comes from NEWH, a network of designers focused on creating lasting impressions. Thank you sincerely.”

LEO A DALY Hospitality Interior Design Studio

“We are grateful to receive the TopID Award, especially as a smaller women-led design firm. We’re passionate about infusing hospitality into all aspects of our project types, so receiving the recognition for our work from The Hospitality Industry Network is an honor. We look forward to continuing our delivery of highly designed spaces with hospitality at the forefront.”

Studio Grey Team

“Winning the NEWH Top ID firm for 2023 is a humbling and grateful moment for the UNUM team. It is a recognition of the hard work and effort put in by each and every member of our team. This award is not just about our individual successes, but it represents the collective effort and support of all those who have helped us along the way. We are grateful for this honor and will use it as motivation to continue to make a positive impact through serving our community through design.”

UNUM:Collaborative Team