Tuscan Blue Design of Frederick, MD Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award
First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country
Frederick, MD — May 23, 2012 – Tuscan Blue Design of Frederick, MD has been awarded “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. The Frederick-based interior design studio was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community.
The Houzz “Best Of Remodeling” award for 2012 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from architects, and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionals. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the 1.2 million members, also known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 16.5 million professional images to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site and iPad/iPhone app.
“Today’s homeowners are looking for inspiration and strong interior architecture solutions that are both stylish and livable. And these are the watchwords we work by,” says Meredith Ericksen, founder and principal designer. “We are proud to be recognized by the members of the Houzz community for our commitment to creating living spaces that are both pulled-together and family-friendly.”
“With 3.5 million monthly unique users and 80 million monthly page views, Houzz has rapidly become the largest community of active remodelers, providing homeowners and design enthusiasts with first-hand advice from Houzzers who have been through the renovating and decorating process,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of marketing for Houzz. “This is a real stamp of approval for Tuscan Blue Design from the Houzz community and we’re thrilled to welcome them to this elite group of ‘Best Of’ winners.”
With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like Tuscan Blue Design, but also those whose work visually aligns with their own design goals. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and evaluating their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.
About Tuscan Blue Design Tuscan Blue Design (www.tuscanbluedesign.com) was founded by Meredith Ericksen, an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)–the oldest, largest, and leading professional organization for interior designers. As principal designer/owner of Tuscan Blue Design, Ericksen’s forte is interior architecture, which combines the striking finesse of a gorgeous interior design with the fundamentals and structural knowledge of architectural design. You can learn more about Meredith’s design point of view on her blog, Design Sense & Sensibility, at www.tuscanbluedesign.com/blog.
About Houzz Houzz (www.houzz.com) is the leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, advice and support for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. Houzz features the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 1.2 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. @houzz_inc