Awards

2017 BUILD Best Independent Interior Design Firm: North America— Gary Lee Partners

2016 BUILD Excellence for Versatility in Design Award: Architecture Awards— Gary Lee Partners

2016 Who Shapes Chicago Design 50 - Newcity DesignGary Lee

2016 Best of the United States: US Business Executive— Gary Lee Partners

2013 ASID Illinois: Best of Hospitality DesignLounge 1447 at the Merchandise Mart Chicago, IL

2012 Almost Home Kids Share the Care Gala: Distinguished Donor Award— Gary Lee Partners

2012 Interior Design’s Best of the Year: Residential Tables Furniture WinnerGem Table for Chai Ming Studios

2012 Interior Design’s Best of the Year: Mid Size Office HonoreeLaughlin Constable Chicago, IL

2012 Interior Design’s Best of the Year: Residential Public Space HonoreeThe Landmark Club at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Chicago, IL

2012 Crain’s Chicago Business: Coolest Places to WorkProphet Chicago, IL

2012 ASID Illinois: Best of Hospitality DesignThe Landmark Club at The Ritz-Carlton Residences Chicago, IL

2012 ASID Illinois: Best of Residential Design The Ritz-Carlton Residences Chicago, IL

2011 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Award — YMCA of the USA Chicago, IL

2011 ASID Illinois: Furnishings 1st PlaceChai Ming Studios: Dante Chair

2011 ASID Illinois: Furnishing Honorable MentionChai Ming Studios: Ion Table

2011 ASID Illinois: Honorable Mention Residential over 3,000 SFTribeca Loft New York NY

2010 GOOD DESIGN AwardHalcon: Proximus Casegoods Collection

2010 AIA Chicago Design Excellence AwardsTribeca Loft New York NY

2010 ASID Illinois: 1st Place ProductHalcon: Proximus Casegoods Collection

2010 ASID Illinois: 1st Place Residential under 3,000 SFGold Coast Condo

2010 Dorothea Haaning Partnership AwardGary Lee Partners

2010 Best of NeoCon: Gold AwardHalcon: Proximus Casegoods Collection

2010 South Bend Pride of Place Award — Baker & Daniels South Bend IN

2006 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards — Armani Exchange Headquarters New York NY

2006 Best of NeoCon: Gold Award — Gianni: Metallo Collection

2006 ADEX Award for Design Excellence — Halcon: Mitre Casegoods Collection

2003 Finalist FX International Design Awards — Gary Lee Partners Chicago IL

2002 DuPont Merit Award — Winston & Strawn Chicago IL

2001 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards — Russell Reynolds Associates Chicago IL

2001 IIDA Best Office Design — Madison Dearborn Partners Chicago IL

1998 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards — American College of Surgeons Chicago IL

1998 Best of NeoCon: Gold Award — FCI: Delinea Collection

1997 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards — Newport News, Inc. New York NY

1997 IIDA Best Office Design — Baker & Daniels Fort Wayne IN

1997 IIDA Best Showroom Design — Loewenstein/Gregson Showroom Chicago IL

1996 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards — Amerin Guaranty Corporation Chicago IL

1996 IIDA NeoCon Showroom Competition — Loewenstein/Gregson Showroom Chicago IL

1996 Interiors Awards: Best Large Office — Amerin Guaranty Corporation Chicago IL

1995 Interiors Awards: Healthcare/Senior Living — Spectrum Center for Integrated Care Chicago IL

1993 Interior Design Hall of Fame Induction — Mr. Gary Lee

1992 Interiors Magazine: Designer of the Year — Mr. Gary Lee

1990 Metropolitan Review: Designer of the Year — Mr. Gary Lee