Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. was recognized with the 2017 International Achievement Award (IAA) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications.
Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures received an Award of Excellence for its Maggie McFly’s project. The project was recognized in the competition’s Fabric Graphics category.
For seven decades, IAA has recognized excellence in design and innovation, highlighting truly spectacular work in the specialty fabrics and technical textiles industry. The International Achievement Awards competition is sponsored by IFAI, a not-for-profit trade association who’s over 1,600-member companies represent the growing international specialty fabrics and technical textiles marketplace.
IFAI received a total of 235 entries from 11 countries that were submitted for 42 categories in this year’s competition. Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. Judges included industry experts, editors, architects, educators and design professionals who were chosen for their knowledge in a particular field of study or product area.
All entries receive prominent recognition at the IFAI Expo, the largest specialty fabrics tradeshow in the Americas. Winners receive additional publicity through coverage in IFAI magazines and press releases distributed to media professionals.