ida red carpetMay 10, 2013, Philadelphia, PA – Pamela Kofsky of Elegant Interior Designs won two Interior Design Awards, Honorable Mention Award in the Singular Space Category and the People’s Choice Award at the 3rd Annual Interior Design Awards hosted by the Pennsylvania East Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

The IDA’s are Philadelphia’s only interior design competition open to all those involved in the design community, including Interior Designers, Architectural and Design Firms (commercial and residential), Kitchen and Bath Designers, and Interior Decorators with a total of 19 categories for entry. In a point system, each category had an opportunity for 1st place or Honorable Mention, however, not all categories had a winner.  There were a total of 59 entries and 14 designers/firms won awards.

Voting was conducted by a team of six industry professionals who evaluated all submissions based on a point system including before and after images, content, concept statement, supporting images, color composition, scale and proportion, effective use of lighting, materials, furnishings and detail, and overall project.

In a social media showdown for votes, tallying close to 700 votes each, Pamela Kofsky also won the People’s Choice award along with Edwardo Ardiles of Studio Edo.  The competition for this category was so close and votes were still coming in at the last hour.  The judges decided that both designers deserved to win the “People’s Choice” Award.

Want to see the transformation of Pam’s winning design, click here.