Los Angeles, California - June 27, 2016 - Joyce Penas Pilarsky just won 3rd place (Fashion Jewelry category) at the prestigious 9th Annual International Designer of the Year Awards 2016.
Joyce always wanted to promote the Philippine that’s why she decided to join in this competition to showcase her creativity using Filipino materials such as real peals, mother of pearls, shells and natural stones.
The International Design Awards (IDA) exists to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic, and Fashion Design. IDA aspires to draw attention to the iconoclasm of design world wide, conceptualizing and producing great work. Farmani Group assembled IDA as the design sibling of the Annual Lucie Awards for Photography, which has emerged as one of the world’s most prestigious photography awards.
"I'm so honored, proud and thankful that they noticed my work, joining an international competition is a big challenge for any artist, and winning is a gift from God, to God be the glory."
The fashion designer of the year will receive publication of his/her work in the International Design Awards Book of Designs, to be distributed to museum bookstores internationally; promotion in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by distinguished panel of judges. He/she will also receive the IDA certificate of achievements and winners seal to use it online announcing his/her winning, along with a personalized press release and the IDA awards winning stainless steel trophy.
Board of Judges:
ALICE BLACKWOOD - Editor, DESIGN QUARTERLY
Editor-in-Chief, TL (Trends & Living) / Director, Pro Material
HANS FONK Editor-in-Chief, OBJEKT International
EMILY HARDING - Editor, District-W magazine
ALEX GOH - Editor-in-Chief, founder and Publisher, TAXI
DAVID HERTZ - Founder and Principal David Hertz, AIA Architects
JOSH RUBIN - Editor-in-Chief, Founder, and Publisher, Cool Hunting
CELESTE HOLT-WALTERS - Senior Art Producer, McCann Erickson NY
EMILY HOOPER - Associate Editor, Contract Magazine
AARON KENEDI - Editor-in-Chief, Print
JORDAN ALYSSA LANDES-BRENMANI - CEO and Founder, Haute House PR & Marketing + Haute Blue Web
REBECCA EPSTEIN KONG - Co-founder, Artware Editions
KAHI LEE - Host, HGTV's "Design on a Dime," Style Network's "My Celebrity Home"
NICOLE LLOYD - Senior Art Buyer, Deutsch, Inc.
WILLIAM MENKING - Founder, Editor-in-Chief, The Architects' Newspaper
RAJ NANDAN - Managing Director, Indesign Group
JEFFREY NEMEROFF - Co-Founder, Creative Director, Entra Magazine
LAURENCE NG - Publisher, IdN
BRANDUSA NIRO - Editor in Chief, The Daily Group / Senior Vice President, IMG Publishing
FEDERICO ROCCA - Fashion Director, Fashion Fm Milano
Dawn Garcia - Publisher + Editor-in-Chief of ATOD Magazine
ROBERT SCHAFER - Chief Editor, Topos Magazine
MELISSA STERRY - Interdisciplinary Design Scientist, Founder, Societás
NEWELL TURNER - Style Director, House Beautiful
MARTIN VENZKY-STALLING - Senior Advisor, CMU STeP