Mac Stopa Receives International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Titan Award 2017
Mac Stopa received the Titan Award 2017 from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) during the IIDA’s 23rd Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The Titan Award recognizes significant contributions to the Interior Design profession by an individual, company or organization in the field.
IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA, presided over the meeting and awards ceremony. She was joined on stage by IIDA’s Board of Directors, including outgoing President of the 2016-2017 IIDA Board of Directors Marlene Liriano, who presented Mac Stopa with the Titan Award 2017 before an audience of approximately 300 IIDA members and guests in the museum’s Edlis Neeson Theater, along with IIDA Members who participated via livestream, representing 58 countries and 15,000 members.
In the IIDA press release announcing Mac Stopa as the 2017 Titan Award Recipient, Cheryl Durst said, “Mac’s work spans architecture, interior design, industrial design, art, and fashion, allowing his multi-disciplinary sensibility to both inspire the industry and deeply influence how spaces are experienced.” Introducing Mac Stopa during the awards ceremony, Marlene Liriano added, “Mac is leading the way for flexible design, adaptable to both the environment and the end user. We are so pleased to honor Mac Stopa as the recipient of this year’s IIDA Titan Award. Please join me in congratulating Mac, our 2017 IIDA Titan Award winner.”
Past recipients of the Titan Award include: Dorothy Cosonas (2016), Patricia Urquiola (2015), Michael Vanderbyl (2014) and Suzanne Tick (2013), to name a few.
IIDA is the Commercial Interior Design Association with global reach. It supports design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through its network of 15,000+ Members across 58 countries. IIDA advocates for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day. www.iida.org
Click here to view the full IIDA Titan Award 2017 Press Release and Mac Stopa’s bio
Click here to view the Mac Stopa 2017 Titan Award certificate