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2021 NYCxDESIGN Awards Project Finalists

Congratulations to the project finalists for this year's NYCxDESIGN Awards!

This year’s NYCxDESIGN Awards Ceremony, hosted by editor in chief Cindy Allen, will be live-streamed on DesignTV by SANDOW on Monday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 18 (1:30 PM ET). Tune in to see the project winners revealed! The ceremony will live-stream on Interior Design’s Facebook page as part of DesignTV by SANDOW programming and ICFF's CLOSEUP.

This Fall, we’ll celebrate in person, giving all winners an opportunity to pick up their awards and come together as a community.

Download 2021 NYCxDESIGN Awards finalist seals here.

*Please note, categories may have been expanded, consolidated, changed or removed per editorial discretion.

Category Firm Name Project Name
Exhibition/Installation  Sarah Sze and Amuneal Shorter than the Day
Exhibition/Installation FrenchCalifornia and Gabriel & Guillaume Steinway Landmark Penthouse Exhibition
Exhibition/Installation  L'Observatoire International and Roman and Williams The Metropolitan Museum of Art British Galleries
Exhibition/Installation The Brooklyn Home Company, FrenchCalifornia, and Maison Gerard Votre Maison
Graphics + Branding Crème Bel-Fries
Graphics + Branding Design Republic The Kaufman Lobby Art Experience
Graphics + Branding Whitney Museum of American Art Vida Americana 
Small Health + Wellness Alda Ly Architecture and CallisonRTKL HealthQuarters
Small Health + Wellness BHDM Design REal
Small Health + Wellness Gensler Columbia Primary Care Manhattan Valley
Large Health + Wellness EwingCole Physicians Pavilion, Brooklyn Hospital Center
Large Health + Wellness Handel Architects Inspir Carnegie Hill
Large Health + Wellness Perkins Eastman Center for Community Health, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Large Health + Wellness Perkins Eastman COVID-19 Centers of Excellence, NYC Health+Hospitals/Gotham Health
Outdoor Space Handel Architects and Gachot Studios Two Blue Slip
Outdoor Space Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Rockwell Group Edge
Outdoor Space MdeAS Architects The Jacx
Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Adjaye Associates 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Architecture Outfit Theatre Row
Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Deborah Berke Partners The Wallace Foundation
Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Imrey Studio The Renaissance Project, Harlem School of the Arts, Herb Alpert Center
Greater Good: Social + Environmental Impact Marble Fairbanks Architects Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center
Club/Lounge AvroKO Chief
Club/Lounge Carpenter & Mason Talea Beer Co.
Club/Lounge EwingCole Irving Plaza
Club/Lounge FXCollaborative Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge, Moynihan Train Hall
Club/Lounge Rockwell Group and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill  Ticketed Waiting Room, Moynihan Train Hall
Outdoor Dining NYC Economic Development Corporation Design Corps
Outdoor Dining Rockwell Group DineOut NYC
Outdoor Dining WXY Architecture + Urban Design, Body Lawson Associates, and JPDesign Renaissance Pavilion, Strivers' Row
Hospitality ForrestPerkins Penthouse Suite, Lotte New York Palace 
Hospitality Rockwell Group Murray’s Cheese Shop & Cheese Bar
Hospitality Rockwell Group Peak
Hospitality SHoP Architects Essex Market
Small Corporate Office ENV Architects Hello Fresh
Small Corporate Office Float Studio Nomad Financial Startup
Small Corporate Office Gensler Confidential Real Estate Investment Firm
Small Corporate Office MKDA Betterment
Large Corporate Office Architecture + Information Equinox Headquarters
Large Corporate Office FCA EisnerAmper Headquarters
Large Corporate Office Spectorgroup Confidential Client
Large Corporate Office Ted Moudis Associates Mizuho Americas 
Creative Office David Bers Architecture Kurimanzutto
Creative Office Jeffrey Beers International Roc Nation
Creative Office Perkins&Will Firm's Own Studio
Creative Office Studios Architecture Project Worldwide
Tech Office Corgan and Kuchar FinTech
Tech Office Desai Chia Architecture and Flank Architecture Spark Capital
Tech Office Unispace Justworks
Tech Office WRNS Studio Confidential Tech Client
Commercial Lobby / Amenity Space FXCollaborative 250 Park Avenue Lobby
Commercial Lobby / Amenity Space Gensler 135 W 50th Street
Commercial Lobby / Amenity Space Gensler One Vanderbilt Amenity Space
Commercial Lobby / Amenity Space Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates One Vanderbilt Lobby
Commercial Lobby / Amenity Space MdeAS Architects The Jacx
Building Facade Andre Kikoski Architect 75 Kenmare
Building Facade DXA Studio 215-225 W 28th Street
Building Facade Fogarty Finger The Dime
Building Facade Heatherwick Studio Lantern House
Building Facade INC Architecture & Design Parlour
Residential Lobby / Amenity Space Bromley Caldari Architects 101 West End
Residential Lobby / Amenity Space Fogarty Finger Hollingsworth
Residential Lobby / Amenity Space March and White Design Lantern House
Residential Lobby / Amenity Space Mesarch Studio and Fischer + Makooi Architects 111 Montgomery
Residential Lobby / Amenity Space Span Architecture Zeckendorf
Small Multi-Unit Housing Mesarch Studio and Fischer + Makooi Architects 111 Montgomery
Small Multi-Unit Housing Perkins Eastman and Meshberg Group The Bath Haus
Small Multi-Unit Housing ODA New York 98 Front
Small Multi-Unit Housing StudioSC 83 Eagle Street
Large Multi-Unit Housing Fogarty Finger The Dime
Large Multi-Unit Housing Heatherwick Studio and March and White Design Lantern House
Large Multi-Unit Housing Whitehall Interiors and Hill West Architects Skyline Tower
Small Apartment Grade New York Olympic Tower Residence
Small Apartment Enze Architects TriBeCa
Small Apartment Re-a.d Architecture Design Harlem Penthouse
Large Apartment Archi-Tectonics Tribeca Apartment
Large Apartment David Bers Architecture Desbrosses Street Loft
Large Apartment Michael K. Chen Architecture Carnegie Hill Apartment
Large Apartment Steven Harris Architects and Rees Roberts + Partners Park Avenue Apartment
Large Apartment StudioSC Greenpoint Apartment
Urban House Architecture in Formation Upper West Side Townhouse
Urban House Harper Design + Build Landmark Townhouse
Urban House The Brooklyn Home Company Carroll Gardens Townhouse
Residential Transformation Megan Grehl and Re-a.d Architecture Design  Dumbo Loft
Residential Transformation Michael K. Chen Architecture Clinton Hill Brownstone
Residential Transformation The Brooklyn Home Company Park Slope Townhouse
Kitchen + Bath Andrew Mikhael Architect Modern Nostalgia Apartment
Kitchen + Bath DXA Studio Soho Development
Kitchen + Bath  Harper Design + Build Landmark Townhouse
Model Apartment Kravitz Design and Andre Kikoski Architect Penthouse B, 75 Kenmare 
Model Apartment RR Interiors Residence 65, 53 West 53
Model Apartment Alloy and RR Interiors 168 Plymouth 
Model Apartment White Arrow Brooklyn Point
Small Retail/Showroom Asthetíque and Juniper Juniper
Small Retail/Showroom Guilherme Wentz and Sossego Sossego
Small Retail/Showroom Re-a.d Architecture Design and Lambert & Fils Lambert & Fils Flagship
Large Retail/Showroom Andreu World Andreu World 
Large Retail/Showroom ENV Architects Carnegie Fabrics
Large Retail/Showroom Gabellini Sheppard Associates David Yurman
Large Retail/Showroom West Chin Architects & Interior Designers West | Out East Fifth Avenue 
Staircase Gensler and Amuneal 399 Park Avenue
Staircase Ot/tra and Zimmerman Workshop Architecture + Design Red Hook Flagship 
Staircase Pembrooke & Ives West Village Penthouse
Iconic NYC Project INC Architecture & Design, Marvel Architects, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Iconic NYC Project James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf High Line
Iconic NYC Project LSM Milbank
Iconic NYC Project Rottet Studio and Studios Architecture New York Stock Exchange
On The Boards: Commercial CLB Architects Filter
On The Boards: Commercial DXA Studio The Great Bridge: Path to Equilibrium
On The Boards: Commercial Re-a.d Architecture Design Atmospheric Veil
On The Boards: Commercial Soluri Architecture Mount Pleasant Christian Academy
On The Boards: Commercial WXY Architecture + Urban Design and Tvsdesign Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Expansion
On The Boards: Residential CetraRuddy Architecture One Essex Crossing
On The Boards: Residential Ramona Albert Architecture Fort Greene Residence
On The Boards: Residential SheltonMindel Salon de Soleil
On The Boards: Residential SHoP Architects 9 DeKalb
On The Boards: Residential Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Jean-Louis Deniot The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria
NYC's Shining Moment Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Rockwell Group Edge
NYC's Shining Moment  Rockwell Group and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill  Ticket Waiting Room, Moynihan Train Hall
NYC's Shining Moment  Sarah Sze and Amuneal Shorter than the Day
NYC's Shining Moment  SHoP Architects Essex Market