NYSID Honored Industry Innovators

New York, New York – March 7, 2018 – More than 250 Interior designers, industry innovators, professionals, and design enthusiasts were in attendance for the annual New York School of Interior Design Gala on Tuesday night, March 6, in Midtown Manhattan, which honored the achievements of visionaries who have had a significant impact in the worlds of interior and landscape design, while raising scholarship funds for the next generation of creative leaders.

This year’s guests of honor included the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement recipient, Suzanne Rheinstein; the Thomas N. Armstrong III Award in Landscape Design recipient, Jorge Sánchez; and the Green Design Award recipient, Edwina von Gal.

“Curiosity and generosity are two things I would like to be remembered for – a curiosity about so many things in this wondrous world,” said, Suzanne Rheinstein as she accepted her award. “Tonight, I want to thank you for your generosity. The funds raised at this event will provide scholarships to talented students to explore their studies – contemporary and historical – about which they’re curious and I am so pleased to be a part of making this happen.”

“For over a century, NYSID has been leading the study of interior design and is consistently ranked as one of the top interior design schools in the country.  Now that we are in our second century, we have renewed our commitment to providing a high quality and affordable education to our students, to the profession of interior design, and to promoting an appreciation of the important contributions design makes to our lives and society.”

The gala’s attendees included: Bunty Armstrong; Charlotte Barnes; Peter Bentel; Alexander Brodsky; Katherine R. Brodsky; Hodding Carter; Ellie Cullman; James P. Druckman; Carolyn Englefield; Leta Foster; Mark F. Gilbertson; Alexa Hampton; Duane Hampton; Gerald Holbrook; Celerie Kemble; David Kleinberg; Elizabeth J. McCormack; Dennis C. Miller; Susan B. Nagle; Campion Platt; Whitney Robinson; Sabine Rothman; Betsey Ruptecht; Bill Ruprecht; Brian Sawyer; Patricia M. Sovern; Alison Spears; Maria Spears; Christopher Spitzmiller; David Sprouls; and Newell Turner.


About New York School of Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design is a private, nonprofit college focused exclusively on interior design. The college offers certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs for students at all stages of their careers—whether they’re just becoming familiar with the discipline, considering a career change, or looking to deepen knowledge in a particular area. Consistently ranked one of the top interior design programs in the United States, students study both residential and commercial interior design, some with specialties in sustainable design, lighting, and healthcare interiors. NYSID students enjoy a small class size and sharp focus, a great deal of personal attention from dedicated faculty, and they go on to practice at the highest levels of the profession. To learn more, visit NYSID.edu.

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