November 5, 2020
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Lauren Coburn, LLC is proud to announce that we were awarded both an International Property Award and an Americas Property Award for "Villa Blanco" and "Glen Ellyn Residence. 

CHICAGO, IL – November 5, 2020 – Prominent interior architecture and design firm, Lauren Coburn, LLC, has been honored as 2020-21 Design Recipient for the USA & Americas Region. The firm has received the with the International Property Awards’ “World’s Best” Award for two of its Illinois projects.  The awards, which are in the Residential Interior Private Residence category, are for the firm’s Casa Blanco and Glen Ellyn Residences.  Recognition for two properties in the same year is virtually unprecedented and is an extraordinarily high honor. The competition is set regionally by stages, culminating in the International Property Awards’ bestowal of the World’s Best Award, which will take place in early 2021.  The level of the award that each honoree has won will be revealed at the November 10 awards event, which will occur virtually this year. 

“I am honored that the International Property Awards recognized Lauren Coburn LLC for two of its projects,” said Lauren Coburn, principal of the firm. “I was incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to conceptualize, design, and make these projects a reality for my clients.  To be able to completely transform the aesthetic of a home, to have had the opportunity to design my own pieces, and bring the project to life is a designer’s dream.  Being recognized for these projects is incredible for my company and is a testament to the quality of my team and each of the other teams with whom I worked to make these projects a reality.  As we move forward through the pandemic and beyond reimagining the spaces where we live and work, these projects highlight and underscore the level of creativity, service, and diligence that Lauren Coburn, LLC. offers its clients,” Lauren said.

The International Property Awards’ USA & Americas Property Awards are the largest, most prestigious, and widely recognized program in the region.  The awards are judged by an independent panel of more than 80 industry experts, who focus on the projects’ design, quality, service, innovation, originality, and commitment to sustainability. The judging panel is chaired this year by Lord Caithness, Lord Best and Lord Waverley, members of the House of Lords in the UK Parliament. The Awards are in their 27th year and cover over 45 different residential and commercial categories. Regional heats are staged for Arabia, Europe, Africa, Canada, Central & South America, the Caribbean, USA, UK, and the Asia-Pacific region. The top winners in each region will automatically be entered into the overall international awards, culminating in the announcements of the International and World’s Best winners at the end of the process. The official Awards website is 

About Lauren Coburn, LLC

Lauren Coburn, LLC is a full-service interior design and renovation firm.  Founded in 2004, the firm designs and undertakes both residential and commercial projects, in Chicago, where it is headquartered, and across the United States. The firm has been featured in prominent publications, such as CS Interiors and Elle Décor, as well as in the books Spectacular Homes of Chicago and Structure and Design.  Lauren Coburn, the firm’s principal, is a professional member of the Interior Design Society, and is certified as a licensed residential interior designer.  To learn more about Lauren Coburn, LLC and its award-winning work, visit its website, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

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