Awards

Frank Ponterio is an award-winning interior designer whose primary goal is to help his clients live exceptionally well. The firm has received recognition for preservation efforts as well as multiple ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards in various categories from historic restoration to residential design. Since 2001, Frank Ponterio Interior Design has also participated in the prestigious Lake Forest Showcase House, benefiting the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.

2015 ASID Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Lighting
1st Place: Retail

2014 ASID Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Hospitality Design
1st Place: Historic Restoration

Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Midwest Chapter - Chicago, 2013 Acanthus Award

Excellence in Interior Design - Thorndale Library

2013 ASID Design Excellence Award

Best Lighting - Frank Ponterio Collection for Avrett, Francesco Fixture

2013 IIDA RED Award

Awarded Select Residential Singular Space

2012 Chicago Interior Designer of the Year

Runner-up

2011 Chicago Interior Designer of the Year

Nominee

2011 ASID Design Excellence Award

1st Place: Historic Restoration

2009 ASID Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Historic Restoration
1st Place: Singular Residential Room

2008 Preservation Award

Awarded by the Lake Forest Foundation for Historic Preservation

2007 ASID Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Showcase Room
1st Place: Historic Restoration
Honorable Mention: Over 3,000 sf.

2006 ASID Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Historic Restoration
Honorable Mention: Singular Residential Space
Honorable Mention: Showcase Room

I have had the pleasure of working with Frank and his fine team of professionals for many years. His drive to create truly unique design that is also timeless is his trademark. A few words to describe Frank: creative, relentless, focused, value oriented, attention to detail and most importantly, fun! I am very proud to have worked side by side with someone I am convinced is the “Best of the Best”.

Frank Mariani
Residential Landscape Client