Kylie Ponton was presented with the prestigious ASID Ones to Watch Award on July 14th, 2020 for outstanding Design and Leadership. Kylie Ponton was selected for this prestigious designation out of the thousands of ASID accredited designers in the United States.
The ASID Ones to Watch Awards Ceremony has been a tradition within the design industry since 2017. The program began as an initiative that seeks to ensure that diversity is reflected at all levels of the design industry.
ASID Ones to watch recognizes rising leaders in the interior design profession who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and a willingness to push the boundaries of the industry. ASID is committed to showcasing the impact of design on the human experience and the value interior designers provide.
“In an effort to ensure that diversity and inclusion is reflected and valued across every facet of design, Ones to Watch was developed to shine a light on diverse, future leaders within the design profession,” remarks Randy Fiser, Hon. FASID, CEO, ASID. “We are thrilled to honor this year’s extraordinary lineup of award winners and scholars, and we look forward to seeing how they continue to push our industry forward.”
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ASID recognizes the need to grow diversity and inclusion in the interior design profession. Through the ASID Ones to Watch program, the Society supports rising leaders to ensure that diversity is reflected at all levels of the industry. Join us on Tuesday, July 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET for a virtual awards presentation honoring this year’s inspiring award winners and scholars who all demonstrate exceptional leadership potential and a willingness to push the boundaries of the profession. . The 2020 Ones to Watch Scholars are: Kendra Locklear Ordia, ASID, RID, LEED AP; Santiago Rivera; Greer May, Allied ASID; Mike Goetz, ASID, AIA, LEED AP; Heather Sutherland, Allied ASID; Kelsey Davidson, ASID; Taruan Mabry; and Madison Miller Kester, ASID. . The 2020 Ones to Watch Award Winners are: Jennifer Auman; Moira Gannon Denson, ASID; Melissa Hanley; Brooke Horan, ASID, LEED AP, EDAC; Shelby Mamizuka, ASID; Kylie Ponton, ASID; Nestor Ramos Marchena; Laura Hendrix; Brennen Birch; Shane Jones; Lindsay Jones, ASID; and Rich Kinnard. . The eight selected ASID Ones to Watch Scholars will participate in an invaluable leadership development training program. Supported by @steelcase, the two-year program teaches scholars to lead with authenticity through experiential learning, coaching, and mentoring. Link in bio to register and learn more about the scholars and winners. . . . #OnestoWatch #ASIDOnestoWatch #ASID #Spotlight #ASIDSpotlight #Awards #VirtualAwards #Winners #Scholars #Leadership #Diversity #Inclusion #InteriorDesigners #DesignImpactsLives #DesignStandsTogether
The American Society of Interior Designers believes that design transforms lives. Kylie Ponton is using her design expertise and philanthropic heart to demonstrate the way that design can impact lives through her work with Savvy Giving By Design. Savvy Giving By Design is a non-profit that provides room makeovers for children facing medical crises at no cost to their family. Truly providing elements of healing through design. Through her leadership as the President of the Florida Chapter, Savvy Giving by Design has transformed rooms for twelve children in just two years in the Tampa Bay area.
ASID Ones to Watch 2020
With over 15 years of experience in the design industry, Kylie leads Ponton Interiors to create inspired homes with an emphasis on clean lines and meaningful details, all curated with thoughtful attention to classical design elements. Ponton Interiors launched the Tampa Bay Chapter of Savvy GIving By Design in 2018.
“As a mother of three, some of my favorite rooms to design are for kids. As soon as I heard about Savvy Giving By Design, I knew I had to help bring this to Florida. My hope was that these spaces will give the children and their families hope, love and a touch of whimsy,” says Kylie Ponton.