What an exciting week it has been! First off, I had a M A J O R interview with a potential client… I should know their decision of working together by next week. Fingers crossed because this will be a fun one! Second, my new iPhone 6s arrived in a pretty little box this Friday morning (need I say more?)! And last but not least, the most exciting part of my week….. I was selected by HGTV as one of twelve finalists in the Big City Digs category of the Fresh Faces of Design competition! EEEEEK! I can’t even begin to explain the flood of happy emotions I’m experiencing.
This marks HGTV‘s second year of highlighting new spaces and searching for the many design talents from across the country. The contest features a “public voting” component (think American Idol!). Here’s the scoop: with twelve categories and twelve designers in each, America (that’s JU) will have the opportunity to vote once a day, per device, in each category for their favorite project. Voting started Friday, September 25 at 6am EST and continues through October 30. After category winners are determined (based on number of votes), a panel of esteemed HGTV judges will select an overall winner!
Lisa Escobar Design is represented in the Big City Digs category for our “Asian High Rise Condo.” This category focuses on urban environments that offer a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the streets. We’re totally biased because we know our project dictates just that! Located at the Mandarin Oriental residences on the Las Vegas Strip, our client was in need of a relaxing, Zen-like sanctuary. For progress shots and details on this project, see previous blog posts HERE and HERE.
So APJ friends, we’re calling on you for help. We’d be most grateful if you could take the time and vote for us! We’re the only Las Vegas contenders in this category and we’re eager to put residential design on the map. To vote, go to the Big City Digs category and select “Asian High Rise Condo” by Lisa Escobar. Click through the pictures for 60 seconds minimum (continue on to other people’s projects too if you’ve gone fast). A quick popup appears in blue “I’m ready to vote,” if you blink you may miss it! Next exit to the main Big City Digs page and click the blue VOTE button on my project. You can then publish your vote on all social media platforms. Please feel free to share this with your friends and use #HGTVFreshFaces. Thank JU for your support!