2011 A.R.E. Design Awards
Mitch Abbott, The rockport company
Luiz Andrade, sony electronics inc.
Jessie Bove, DDi magazine
Anne Dinardo, VMsD magazine
Elizabeth Dowd, rei
Katherine Field, chain store age
Danette Kroll, Foot Locker inc.
Charles Sparks, charles sparks & co.
A.R.E. Design Awards Committee
Co-Chairs: Jim Wiemer, Dci Marketing and Mike
haddon, american installation companies
Darcy DiFazio, allegheny store Fixtures inc.
Tim Fearney, nielsen Business Media,
a Division of the nielsen company
Jackie Glanz, Mg concepts
Roelena Manning, retail Marketing services east
Johnathan Sanders, chippenhook
Richard Stolls, Lifestyle/ Trimco inc.
A.R.E.’s Sustainability Awards
John Blattel, eMi industries
Nancy Everhart, aia, cDT, ncarB, LeeD aP, Little
Bob Johnson, bjohnson Design
Michael Payne, aia, ncarB, mikemade design
Bob Riley, Dsa/Phototech
Lisa Russell, LeeD aP, ecoxera
Richard Shelley, LeeD aP, Fetzer architectural
Lisa Thompson, assoc. aia, LeeD aP,
Rick Troxel, roseburg
Wesley Woelfel, greneker
On March 28 in Las Vegas,
57 awards were presented in 23 categories of retail design
before a crowd of retail industry leaders. The 2011 a.r.e. Design
awards recognized store and shop designs, and individual store
fixtures, visual presentations, flooring, lighting, wall treatments,
and in-store communications. The announcement of the store of
the Year, Visual Presentation of the Year, and Fixture of the Year
completed the evening.
The sustainability awards portion of the program honored
three retail projects for outstanding green building achievement,
including the sustainable Project of the Year and a special award
for innovation in energy.
Look for detail about next year’s competition online by mid-July.
Mark your calendar now for our next competition’s early-bird
deadline to enter: December 15, 2011.