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.

2017 ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Furnishings

2016 ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Lighting

2015 ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards

1st Place: Lighting
1st Place: Retail

2014 ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards

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

2013 ICAA (Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Midwest Chapter) Acanthus Award

Excellence in Interior Design - Thorndale Library

2013 ASID-IL Design Excellence Award

Best Lighting - Frank Ponterio Collection for Avrett, Francesco Fixture

2013 IIDA (International Interior Design Association) 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-IL Design Excellence Award

1st Place: Historic Restoration

2009 ASID-IL 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-IL Design Excellence Awards

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

2006 ASID-IL Design Excellence Awards

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

We have completed two homes with Frank and his team over the course of three years, and we are in the process of working on our third…We have learned to trust Frank and his team when it comes to design, scope and delivering the overall lifestyle we want. He opened our eyes to many different colors, textures and furnishings we would have never put together on our own. Both of our homes are designed in different styles, and each of them has exceeded our expectations.

Liz Stone
Residential Client