The ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards will be presented Sun., June 24 during the annual meeting of the American Library Association (ALA) in Anaheim, Calif. This biennial competition honors excellence in library interior design, and promotes examples of extraordinary design reflected through innovative concepts.
Award winners will demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s objectives. The Buildings and Equipment Section (BES) of the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, administers the program in partnership with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).
The American Library Association (www.ala.org/ ) provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
IIDA (www.iida.org) is committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge. IIDA advocates for interior design excellence; provides superior industry information; nurtures a global interior design community; maintains educational standards; and responds to trends in business and design.
The mission of the Library Administration and Management Association (www.ala.org/lama) is to encourage and nurture current and future library leaders, and to develop and promote outstanding leadership and management practices. LAMA is a division of the American Library Association.