AWARDS & LECTURES

AWARDS & JURIES

BOY Finalist
Interior Design Magazine
Mason for Weitzner, 2017

BDNY Finalist
Mason for Weitzner, 2017

Best of Year Award
Interior Design Magazine
Rotunda for Weitzner, 2016

Product Design Finalist
NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards
Ives for Weitzner, 2016

Product Design Finalist
NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards
Chateau for Weitzner, 2015

Best of Year Award, Interior Design Magazine
Panorama for Weitzner, 2014

Product Design Finalist
NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards
Sonnet for Weitzner, 2014

Best of Year Award
Interior Design Magazine
Cumulus for Weitzner, 2012

Best of Year Finalist
Interior Design Magazine
Stratum for Weitzner, 2011

Good Design Award
Newsworthy for Weitzner, 2011

Designpreis Deutschland, Federal Republic of Germany
Nomination for Nimbus, 2010

Good Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum:
Museum of Architecture and Design
Nimbus for Weitzner, 2008

Best of NeoCon, Silver Medal
The Enduit Collection for Weitzner, 2008

Best of Year Merit Award
Interior Design Magazine
Oracle for Weitzner, 2007

Hospitality Product Design Award
IIDA/Hospitality Design Magazine
The Masterworks Collection - Oracle for Weitzner, 2007

ADEX Silver Award
Jaks and Criss Cross Collection for Pallas Textiles, 2005

Jack Lenor Larsen: The Company and the Cloth,
American Textile History Museum, 2002

Jack Lenor Larsen: The Company and the Cloth,
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2001

The 2000 Objects for the New Millennium,
Gallery 91, 2000

Good Design 1998, Chicago Athenaeum:
Museum of Architecture & Design, 1998

Memory of the Hand: Making Sense of Art
Through Touch, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1998

Good Design 1997, Chicago Athenaeum:
Museum of Architecture & Design, 1997

Good Design 1996, Chicago Athenaeum:
Museum of Architecture & Design, 1996

Objects of Desire, Glasgow International
Design Festival, 1996

Rhythm and Line, multi-media exhibition
at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, l994

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Wonder, Where We Find Inspiration
University of Minnesota, November 2019

Tech Talks, Keynote
D & D New York Fall Market
October 2019

The Moth Main Stage
The Majestic Theatre
San Antonio, Texas April 2019

Ode to Color
Cleveland Design Center
Cleveland, OH, April 2019

LuAnn Niagra Live
New Jersey, March 2019

IFDA NY NOW: Ode to Color
Jacob Javitz Center
New York, NY, February 2019

Little Yellow Couch
2018 IFDA Global Trends
New York, NY, October 2018

ASID Connecticut, Ode to Color
Aldrich Museum, CT, September 2018

Ode to Color
Neocon, Chicago, IL June 2018

Coffee and Couture
Boston, MA, June 2018

Greenwich Design Day
Waterworks, June 2018

AD Design Show
Seeing the World Through Colored Lenses, Moderator
New York, NY, March 2018

Chaise Lounge 2018

Lu Ann Nigara’s A Well Designed Business 2018

Ode To Color
Home Polish
New York, NY, September 2017

Ode To Color
Carriage Barn Arts Center
New Canaan, CT, May 2017

Ode To Color
Savanah College of Art & Design
Savanah, GA, April 2017

Ode To Color
92nd Street Y
New York, NY, February 2017

TOde To Color
DCTA
Dania, FL, February 2017

Ode To Color
Winter Market
San Francisco, CA, February 2017

Talking Textiles
Parsons School of Design
New York, NY, September 2016

Forward Thinking
Museum of New Mexico Foundation
Santa Fe, NM, November 2015

The Preservation of Passion
Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL, October 2015

The Preservation of Passion
Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón
San Juan, PR, September 2015

Textiles Lecture
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, February 2015

The Preservation of Passion
UNLV School of Architecture
Las Vegas, NV, October 2014

Luxury From Across the Pond
Panel Discussion
Decorex, London, September 2014

Discover Your Style:
Imaginative Ideas For Modern Living
Focus/14, London, September 2014

Forward Thinking:
Handmade Products for the Modern World
San Francisco Spring Market Keynote, 2013

Forward Thinking:
Handmade Products for the Modern World
Decoration and Design
Melbourne, 2013

Decorex, London, 2011

Co Van der Horst
Amsterdam, 2011

The Preservation of Passion
Pei Partnership
New York, NY, November 2010

The Preservation of Passion
Seattle Design Center
Career Day Keynote
Seattle, WA, November 2011

The Preservation of Passion
Dallas Design Center
Keynote Fall Market
Dallas, TX, October 2010

Veranda - The Art of Design
Featured Panelist
San Francisco, CA, October 2010

The Preservation of Passion, Gensler
San Francisco, CA, October 2010

The Preservation of Passion
Michigan Design Center
Troy, MI, September 2010