2015 GRAND JURY PRIZE WINNERS
Big thanks to the 2015 CommerceDesignWinnipeg Jury:
Travis Cooke, Architect, Principal of 1x1 Architecture Inc.
John Kieran, Director of Property Planning & Development, City of Winnipeg
Nancy Maruca, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba - Department of Interior Design
Liz Wreford Taylor, Principal Landscape Architect, Plain Projects
75 Forks Market Road
Owner: Sparrow Hotels
Interior Design: McKinley Burkart
Smith is a good use of space,creating comfort, consistency, and sophistication. Quality design and production value is evident and well put together. The Canadiana style reinforces the identity and comfort of the space.
Lunch Bell Bistro
662 Main Street
Owners: Changes Supporting Living Services Inc.
Architect: WORK/SHOP Projects
The pallete of wood and white work well together creating consistency in this small space. Well-designed ceilings and benches bring the space together and create its unique identity.
The Merchant Kitchen & Bar
314 Donald Street
Owner: Bobby Mottola
The Merchant demonstrates an eclectic, colourful, contemporary interpretation of a Middle Easter bazaar. It highlights excellent design detailing, great layout, and flow. Clearly designed for use by groups.
280 Fort Street
Owner: Rick & Ida Bel
Interior Design: Belinda Albo Design Studio
This space boasts excellent planning and flow with compatible character of design to yoga. In addition to high-quality contemporary finishes with good design knowledge, the connection between the street and interior is noteworthy. Elegant furniture, high-quality materials, and interesting graphics are used in this Asian-mix design.
818 Notre Dame Avenue
Owner: Justin Ludwar
Furniture Designer: Ben Borley
Graphic Designer: Urbanlink
Strong branding with fun and inviting street presence welcome visitors into this space. It has a consistent, playful design, attractive ceiling heights, and good layout and flow. The use of bright colours and the natural, subtle lighting add the well-crafted and thoughtful design.
Green Apple Skateboard Shop
836-A Corydon Avenue
Owner: Mike McDermott
Architect: Jon Ferrer
A quirky and sophisticated skateboard shop with great street appeal. The design is clean and far from cliche. The small front desk is the appropriate scale, and interesting wood products are used to display each separate brand, boosting the originality.