AIU London graduating student Erica Deam received first prize at the prestigious Janine Stone Young Interior Designer Award 2012 competition on Thursday, May 3rd. The award, which was established to bring recognition to emerging interior design students across the United Kingdom, marks a huge moment in Erica's academic career as she nears the completion of her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design.
Erica will take home a £10,000 cash prize and a six month paid internship at the London or Manchester studios of Janine Stone. In addition, the AIU London Interior Design department will receive a £1000 prize that can be used on studio equipment.
Mark Gower, Program Chair of the AIU London Interior Design program, reflected on the evening:
All of us at AIU London, and specifically the Interior Design department, are so proud of Erica and this wonderful accomplishment. By taking first prize in the Janine Stone Young Interior Designer Award competition, Erica has proven to be an emerging designer with a bright future ahead of her.
Everyone at American InterContinental University would like to congratulate Erica and our Interior Design department on this incredible news!
Photo courtesy Mark Gower.
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