Good design to great design- A Masterstroke IIID Anchor Awards 2015 add new stars to the Interior Design Fraternity



January 16, Mumbai – Institute of Indian Insterior Desingners (IIID) in collaboration with Anchor by Panasonic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation celebrates excellence in Interioir Design for  the fourth successive year. In the 18th yeat of the Awards, IID takes forward its legacy of excellence for hosting the most coveted award in the country. Senior management of tanchot electrical pvt.Ltc as well as IIID were Present at the Function

A pan India event , contesting in the IIID- Anchor awards is an Unparalleled experience, with the Designers, showcasing their work & Competing with the best in their region & the country. It is conducted at two levels: Zonal and National; with the winners of the Zonal level Qualifying for the National adjudication. The unique format that is fine-tuned over the years ensures widespread participation and aims to identify emerging talent. It also works as a great leveler by highlighting work and aspirations of the designers and clients from across the country. The Zone II Awards for the West were held today at The Leela Banquet in Mumbai.

Eminent architects ,  interior designers, design consultants, academicians, artists and editors as jury holistically review and critique the designs in a process that is very transparent and efficient. Architect Madhav Joshi , Jury member and town planner states, “ Participation from Youngsters is a very good sign, they are the ones who dare to think out of the box and one sees different interpretations of old ideas as good and having some fresh energy infused in the whole design direction that is very Important.”

Director Sales and Marketing, Anchor by Panasonic Mr. Ashok Gangar   stated ,  “a good design is inspired, while a Great Design Inspires !  A  great design is one that identifies and Addresses the futuristic needs of all spaces as well as the inhabitants of those spaces. This is true not only in architecture, interior design, landscaping, but also for designing, manufacturing & marketing of various products and solutions. For a manufacturing company like anchor by Panasonic, IIID is a scintillating platform to understand the nuances of design, Enabling us to design products appropriately”


President IIID Mumbai, Architect Ketan  Vaidya, Says “With each Year the number of entries have increased and it is very heartening to see the new Participants competing to get the awards in turn translating innovative and appealing designs. It wouldn’t be surprising that in the years to come the winner of Anchor Awards will Set a benchkmark in design.”


A whopping 207 entires were received for ten categories for Zone II from the Entire State of Maharashtra with the largest number of participants in the West Zone .

The awards saw some interesting entries across the ten categories from Artha Studio, Varshaand Deepak Guggari Associates, Lab language architechture, DIG,  Collaborative Architecture, Vivek Popli & Vipasana Designs, Nishita Kamdar, Gaikwad Interior Design Studio and Rooshad Sharoff.