SOUTHEAST DESIGNERS & ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR
At a gala hosted on Thursday, April 27, 2017, the 2017 Southeast Designers & Architect of the Year Awards were presented by ADAC and VERANDA to the designers and architects who exemplify outstanding talent in their fields. Finalists and winners were selected from nearly 100 entries by a panel of three esteemed judges including VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith; interior designer Darryl Carter of Darryl Carter, Inc.; and architect Anne Fairfax, AIA, RIBA of Fairfax, Sammons & Partners Architects, each of whom brought a unique perspective on architecture and interior design to the judging process.
“ADAC is honored that so many elite professionals submitted their projects for consideration this year. These honorees absolutely represent the highest level of design in the southeast today,” stated Katie Miner, ADAC’s General Manager. “The awards gala was extraordinary because the room was filled with such talented people who are passionate about the design community. This is our biggest night of the year. No one, including myself, knows in advance who will win; this always adds to the excitement of the evening!”