Boston Design Week 2019 Design Awards


Watch here for the Nominations process for the 2020 Awards!

What a Fantastic Evening!

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Boston Design Week and the 2019 Design Awards. Close to 300 guests enjoyed a catered event with special sponsors, music by DJ Jacob Sound and dancing with the designers. 


Our 2019 award recipients were:

The Boston Design Week Lifetime Achievement Award

is presented to an outstanding individual in the world of design
 whose work has spanned both the 20th & 21st centuries.

The 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to:
Roger Thomas, Executive Vice President of Design, Wynn Design and Development, and Principal, The Roger Thomas Collection.  Current Project: Encore Boston Harbor

Previous Lifetime Achievement Award recipients include designers Vladimir Kagan, Dakota Jackson, Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Vicente Wolf, architecture critic Robert Campbell, museum curator Jonathan Leo Fairbanks, and others.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh


John P. Axelrod and Darwin Cordoba


Nancy E. Berry, Northshore Magazine


Laura Carlo, WGBH Radio


Dawn Carroll, Founder,
Over My Shoulder Foundation


Jaci Conry, Editor,
Modern Luxury Interiors Boston


Sean Cutting, President,
Cutting Edge Home Architects and Builders


Dr. David B. Dearinger


Julia H. Donahue


Joanne DiFrancesco, President, JDCommunications


Jennifer Driscoll, President,
Broadview Marketing


David G. Dudley


Kathy Bush Dutton, Publisher,
New England Home


Bob Ernst, President, FBN Construction

Fabio J. Fernandez


Colleene Fesko


Moe Finegold, FAIA

Finegold Alexander Architects


Richard Frank, Marketing Director,
Artists for Humanity


Rita A. Fucillo, Art New England


Nonie Gadsden, Curator, Decorative Arts + Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Marc Hall, President, marc hall design

Eric Haydel, Principal-Creative Director,
Eric Haydel Design


Kyle Hoepner, Editor-in-Chief,
New England Home


Allison Iantosca

Owner/President, F.H. Perry Builders


David & Diane Jensen, Jensen Fine Arts


Cheryl and Jeffrey Katz


Joyce Kulhawik & Andrew Cohen


Dr. Ted Landsmark, Director,
Dukakis Center, Northeastern University 

Denise Lebica, Executive Director

Fuller Craft Museum

Mary E. Lewey


John MacDonald, Principal

Morehouse MacDonald & Associates


Meghan Melvin, Sharf Curator of Design,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Marilee Boyd Meyer


Thomas Michie

Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tim Montgomery, Publisher, New Venture Media


Shannon Pastuszak, Publisher,
Modern Luxury Interiors Boston


Melanie Perillo, Publisher, Boston Design Guide


Louis Postel, Editor, Design Times

Michael Roffi, Roffi Salon


Susan Rodgerson, Founding Executive/ Artistic Director, Artists for Humanity


Michelle Simpson, Executive Director,
School of Fashion Design


John Smiroldo, InCollect


Tracey Thomas, Publisher, Venü Magazine


William Trifone, William Trifone, Inc. 


Rebecca Velazquez, SOCO\New England Monthly​

As of 3/14/2019

Presenting Sponsors

Gold Sponsors 


Silver Sponsors 

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