Estero, FL- Miromar Design Center’s 2011 Designers of Distinction were honored at an awards ceremony held during an industry appreciation cocktail reception on Tuesday December 6 at Miromar Design Center.  Guests included all industry trade associations, architects, builders, realtors, showroom partners, honored guests and media. 

 The annual Designers of Distinction awards recognize the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals doing business at the Miromar Design Center. The center’s 45 distinctive showrooms nominate a designer each month, based on their professionalism, talent and commitment to the showroom partners. 

This year’s recipients were Janet Bilotti of Janet Bilotti Interiors, Kira Krümm International Design, Brigitte Mareschal of Edom Design, Candice Sebring-Kelber of Candice Kelber Interior Design, Melissa Allen of MGA Interior Design, Kevin Steffanni of Kevin Steffanni Design Group, Robert Bowen SPACE Interior Design Firm, Lisa Baldwin of Lisa Baldwin Interiors, Ivy Scheinholz from Ivy Mary, Inc, Beth Ann Tuyls from Remodeling with Innovation by Bay Builders, Creasha Weglarz Interiors, Inc. & Weglarz Design and the team of Elizabeth Lodge and Tracey Rowley from Four Step Design.  The 2011 Designers of Distinction will serve a term on an interior design advisory board at Miromar Design Center.  The program will continue with the selection of the January 2012 Designer of Distinction. 

Miromar Design Center is the only design center in Southwest Florida and one of only 19 major design centers in the nation. It is the premier one-stop shopping destination for design professionals and consumers.  The 45 stores feature a worldwide collection of the most desired names in furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories, and wall coverings such as Baker, Ann Sacks, Fendi Casa, Henredon, Ralph Lauren Home, Poggenpohl, Roche Bobois, Walker Zanger, Francesco Molon and many more.  Also, a Clearance Showroom features home décor guaranteed to be a minimum of 50% off regular retail pricing. Interior Design Referral services are available and consumers who do not already have a designer can meet with a design professional for a free consultation upon request.  Miromar Design Center also inspires both consumers and designers through its ongoing free seminars and events.  Visit the website at www.MiromarDesignCenter.com for a complete list of upcoming events and registration. 

Hours are Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • First floor stores and the Clearance Showroom are open on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; second and third floor stores are open by appointment only.  Located at 10800 Corkscrew Road, I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples and Fort Myers across from Miromar Outlets • (239) 390-5111