ai Design Group Wins Good Design Challenge People’s Choice

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Photo courtesy of Chuck Eaton.


ai Design Group won the People’s Choice Award at the Good Design Challenge, a fundraising event held by Alfred Williams & Co. and Herman Miller to support the Joe Martin ALS Foundation. In total, the event raised over $3,000 for the Foundation, which supports families facing the challenge of living actively with ALS by providing free home care services.

For the challenge, eight design firms were asked to use a classic Eames molded plastic chair as a canvas for expression. The aiDG team, led by Interior Designer Lacey Johnson, used felt to create a sculptural surface inspired by the beauty and complexity of the human brain.

Read Mecklenburg Times’ coverage of the event here (subscribers only):

Read the event press release on the Charlotte Chamber website.


Everyone in the office lent their support, including (clockwise from top left) Alyssa Barrerra, Principal John Weller, and Kristian Hinds.


aiDG Interior Designer Lacey Johnson, our Good Design Challenge team leader.

aiDG Interior Designer and Good Design Challenge Team Leader Lacey Johnson with The Felt Chair.


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