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SHOWDO WN JUDGES • Many thanks to our
judges, who enthusiastically volunteered
for the job and spent many hours reviewing all the entries before selecting our eight
finalists and carefully weighing their projects and final presentations before deciding
on the first-place winner and runner-up.
Principal, Ramsay Gourd Architects &
Ramsay Gourd Home
Paul R. Guitard
Business Development Officer,
Woodmeister Master Builders
Principal, Interior Designer, Haddad
Hakansson Design Studio
Interior Designer, Stibler Associates,
Cofounder, Senior Vice President of Design,
THE AWARDS • Monique LaJeunesse
and Michael Trimpol, the husband-and-wife owners of Little River HotGlass Studio ( littleriverhotglass.com) in Stowe, Vermont, designed and created the beautiful glass mementos our winners received.
They started with chips of colored glass
representing “the facets of ideas one has
when taking on a project,” says LaJeunesse.
Covering the chips in molten glass encapsulates them, she says, yet the fluidity of
the material keeps them moving forward.
“The colors start to swirl and the concept
really starts to take shape. The bubbles
represent alternative ideas and challenges
that occur along the way. Finally, the ideas
(colors) reach their final form in the finished
in the winners circle (from left): DNE Editor
Gail Ravigala, Nicolette Gordon, Alicia Kosasih,
Blake Swanson, DNE publisher Molly Campbell.