Carlyn and Company Wins Top Two National BALA Awards for Archstone First + M

2Carlyn and Company Interiors + Design is pleased to announce that on February 5, 2014 the firm received the top regional and national awards from the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) program presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for their interior design achievement. Carlyn and Company was awarded the “Best in Mid-Atlantic Region” and the “BALA Platinum Award for Multifamily Development” for their work at Archstone First and M. This cycle represents the third year in a row that Carlyn and Company has competed and been honored in these prestigious national awards.

The BALA Awards exist to promote good design and recognize outstanding achievement in all sectors of the residential housing industry. The BALA Platinum Award is the highest achievement in the BALA system and recognizes excellence throughout the country. Carlyn and Company is proud to have their interior design work for Archstone First and M singled out in such a competitive pool and identified as the best new Multifamily Development project 5+ Stories for Rent in the nation. Additionally, Carlyn and Company was recognized locally with its award of “Best in Region,” celebrating the interior design as the best of 2013 in the Mid-Atlantic area.

Archstone First and M is a nationally acclaimed multi-family rental project located in the NoMa district of Washington, DC whose dramatic design has made it one of the most talked-about projects of the year. Carlyn and Company has been honored with numerous local and national awards for its design of Archstone First and M including a National Pillars of the Industry Award for Best Interior Merchandising.


About Carlyn and Company Interiors + Design

Carlyn and Company Interiors + Design is a full service interior architecture and design firm headquartered in metropolitan Washington, DC with expertise in multi-family design, renovation, adaptive re-use, and model home merchandising. In its 20 year history, the firm has been recognized by the building industry with over 400 national, regional and local awards for excellence in interior design. The firm works in a multitude of markets for clients that include The Bainbridge Companies, Boston Properties, Bozzuto, The Carlyle Group, Dittmar Company, Equity Residential, EYA, Foulger-Pratt, The JBG Companies, Jefferson Apartment Group, Mill Creek Residential, Miller and Smith, MRP Realty, Post Properties, Roseland, and WC Smith.

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