Interior Design Top News Stories of 2009
Staff -- Interior Design, 12/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
We're counting down the top 10 design news articles on InteriorDesign.net! Here are the 10 most popular design stories of 2009.
Hong Kong Tenements Go Green
KF Development retrofit Chinese-designed tenements from the 1960s with renewable energy sources and green building concepts in Atria Green Residencies.
Hilton Hotels Launches New Global Brand
The global lifestyle Denizen Hotels will employ top designers like David Rockwell, Clodagh, and Charles Allem to shape the look and feel of the label.
AIA Selects 17 Residential Structures for Housing Awards
The American Institute of Architects has named the recipients of the 2009 annual Housing Awards.
SJA Designs Seven New Marc Jacobs Stores
The five Marc Jacobs Collection and two Marc by Marc Jacobs stores by Stephan Jaklitsch Architects will all open during 2009.
Room Mate Debuts Three International Hotels
The Madrid-based hospitality outfit is set to launch Emma in Barcelona, Carlos in Buenos Aires, and Valentina in Mexico City by the end of this year.
Brad Pitt's Make It Right Does Duplexes
The A-lister's charitable foundation has begun to build the two-family homes following its selection of 14 architects, all of whom created unique designs. See all 14 renderings here.
Kips Bay Decorator Show House Opens April 17
The Upper East Side mansion of real estate mogul and art collector Aby Rosen plays host to the 37th annual edition of the New York designer showcase.
Pantone Chooses 2009 Color of the Year, Collaborates with Gap
Pantone recently launched its fashion partnership with Gap to promote the 2009 color of the year, Mimosa.
Ethan Allen Undergoes a Modern Makeover
As more Americans embrace contemporary furniture styles and clean, modern lines, furniture manufacturer Ethan Allen wraps up a brand overhaul to stay on target with the latest evolution of interior design.
Fifth Annual DreamHome Ready for NeoCon
The nine-room showcase created by hometown designers will be open for the World's Trade Fair, starting June 15 at Chicago's Merchandise Mart.