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Congratulations 2021 GRAY Awards Winners!

Announced at the program's 5th annual black-tie event, here are the 2021 GRAY Awards winners.

2021 GRAY Awards Party in ballroom with red balloons and confetti

2021 GRAY Awards Party winning announcements. Photographed by The Fix Photo Group

December 10, 2021 | Seattle, Washington - Champagne popped and confetti flew as the winners of the 5th annual GRAY Awards were announced in true GRAY fashion.

Each year, the cross-disciplinary awards program invites the best and brightest in the fields of architecture, interiors, design, and fashion to enter their work for a coveted opportunity: to be honored at the party of the year as one of the most exciting practitioners in design today.


Together, this 2021 panel of design luminaries selected the winners in the GRAY Awards’ 11 categories, listed below.

2021 GRAY Awards Judging Panel








Architecture - Commercial

Blu Dot Showroom

Blu Dot Showroom in Portland, OR - White sprawling interior architecture for furniture retailer

Photographed by Jeremy Bittermann

Architecture - Residential

Hill Country Wine Cave

Wine cellar and tasting room cave built into the side of a mountain

Photographed by Casey Dunn

Interior Design - Commercial

Miss Lee

Colorful vegetarian restaurant in Hong Kong

Photographed by JJ Xu Liang Leon

Interior Design - Residential

Old Las Palmas

Rustic livingroom interior design with yellow velvet sofa, modern art, and blue chair

Photographed by Douglas Friedman

Landscape Design - Commercial


Pink ice skating path in snow - landscape installation

Photographed by Buio Assis

Landscape Design - Residential

The Dean

Residential Landscape design, wood planter with built in bench

Photographed by Lincoln Barbour

Product Design - Lighting, Furniture

The Greensboro Chair

Cedric Hudson - Contemporary Athletics

Ben Boutros - Bennu

inspired wooden chair design

Photographed by Jesse Rowell Jr.

Product Design - Other

Joyful Glassware

Colorful handmade glasses, goblets

Photographed by Better Things Studio

Fashion Design - Apparel, Accessories


Handmade blue scarf

Photograph Courtesy of Studio Variously

Wild Card

Oblique Intersection

Fascinating large sculpture installation

Photograph courtesy of LEAD PENCIL STUDIO

Student Design

Via Handheld Printer & Scanner

Matthew Koscica, Jasmine Schubert, Dylan Willis

Western Washington University

Handheld printer and scanner

Rendering courtesy of Matthew Koscica, Jasmine Schubert, Dylan Willis




Design for Good

A project or product that has made a positive impact through design on a humanitarian, community, or environmental issue.

Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters

Meyer Memorial Trust Building exterior

Photographed by Jeremy Bittermann

The Legacy Award

This lifetime achievement recognition is reserved for a designer based in the Pacific Northwest.

Susan Marinello - Principal, Design Director

Portrait of Susan Marinello, Interior Designer

Photograph Courtesy of Susan Marinello Interiors, Inc.

Cover of GRAY magazine, No. 61, The Legends Issue



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