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The annual DesignOvarion Awards, presented May 30, 1997 by the Dallas Association of the American Society of Interior Designers, recognized the finest achievements in interior design, architecture and special contributions to the community.

The onnual DesignOvation event sponsored by the ASID Dallas Association is the “Academy Awards” for design in the Dallas/Fr. Worth Metroplex. This gala event honors the winners of a juried design competition encompassing a wide range of categories. Sponsorship, making this event possible, is provided by local and national home furnishings vendors and interior design companies.

A5ID is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers and your assurance of a designer who has mer the most rigorous standards achievable within the design community. A5ID designers employ their education and professional experience to fulfill their clients’ design goals. For more information on hiring an ASID interior designer, call your local ASID referral service or O00/775-A5ID.


Tony Foy Award: For a distinguished career in Interior Design: Mr. Floyd Davenport, ASID. Given to a professional member of the Dallas Association who has exhibited honor and integrity in the design profession, has elevated the level of design over a sustained career and who has been a continuing influence and inspiration to the design community.

ASID Service Award: For sustained service to the Society and the Profession: Mr. John Morrs, ASID. Given to a professional member of the Dallas Association for outstanding contributions to the design profession through service to ASID.

IF Service Award: For sustained and meritous contributions to the Society and the Design Industry: Ms. Sharon McGannon and Mr. Dill E. McGannon, McGannon & Associates Inc. Given to an IF member of the Texas Chapter who exhibits commitment to excellence in business practices and in trade relations with the design profession.

The O’Neil Ford Award: For distinguished lifetime achievement in architecture: Mr. George Dahl, FAIA. Given to a Dallas member of AIA who has exhibited integrity and ability in the field of architecture, who has elevated the level of design over a sustained career and who has been a mentor and inspiration to other architects.

Community Service Award: For contribution to excellence of design in Dallas: Ms. Elizabeth Drown. Given to an individual, organization or institution in the Dallas Metropolitan Area for projects improving design and/or quality of life within the community.

Philanthropist or Entrepreneurial Award: For contribution to excellence of design in Dallas: Mr Raymond Nasher. Given to an individual, foundation or corporation for meritous service.

Education Award: For meritous contribution to education in the field of design: University of North Texas and Baylor University.



ASID Committee Front Row: Virginia Buford: Program Chairman, Judy Cody: Co-Choirman Fundraising, Chairman Invitations, Programs, Announcements, Curtis Med-ford: Co-Chairman Fundraising, DesignOvation Chairman, Mary Holland: Co-Char-man Program Fellows and Medalists, Bock Row: Connie Roschlou: Co-Chairman Event Coofdination, Rosemane Rene: Event Coordination Chairman, Greg Coffen: IF. Master of Ceremonies, Kimberly Lefner: financial Officer, Michael Schleuse: Co-Mosrer of Ceremonies, Jan Hawkins: Chairman Achievement Awards, Chairman Awards and Name Tags, Cheryl Von Duyne: Chairman of Registration. Not Shown: Leslie Dell: IF Member, Compertition Chairman

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