Keeler Brass Co. Wins IIDA Product Awards Competition
December 29, 2023
In November, luxury hardware brand Keeler Brass Co. made its first appearance at the WestEdge Design Fair located at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and took home top honors at the IIDA/WestEdge Design Fair Product Awards.
“We knew we had something special with Anthology,” said Knikki Kennedy Grantham, creative director for Belwith Keeler Décor Solutions, parent company of Keeler Brass Co. “In our first appearance with the Keeler Brass Co. brand at WestEdge, this award continues to solidify the impact the bespoke hardware collection is making on the design industry.”
Sponsored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the IIDA/WestEdge Design Fair Product Awards honor innovation, environmental functionality, function, and aesthetic or technical advancements in the commercial industry across 11 categories. Winners of the Product Awards are recognized for excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity and function, as well as the suitability of the design solution to the product challenge. Keeler Brass Co. won the Kitchen design (accessories, appliances, cabinetry, and countertops) category overall for its Anthology series.
Winners were announced and celebrated at a special reception during the 2023 WestEdge Design Fair in Los Angeles on November 16.
The Award was presented by members of this year’s jury of design professionals including IIDA International Board of Directors Vice President and Gensler design director, Bill Bouchey, FIIDA, ASID; co-director of the IIDA Southern California Chapter Los Angeles City Center Jorge Colón, IIDA, AIA; and IIDA Southern California Chapter President Brett A. Shwery, FIIDA, AAIA; and IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA.
Designed completely in house by Keeler Brass Co. and manufactured in the U.S., Anthology offers more than 30,000 combinations of textures, finishes and Greenguard leather colors to create personalized pieces.
Photo credit: Keeler Brass Co.
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