The New York Design Awards celebrate creativity, courage and innovation in design from the perspective of both creator and commissioner. The awards provide a distinctive opportunity for all sectors of the industry to participate across an extensive range of categories and achieve marketplace recognition. GMS projects received Gold Awards in various categories.




From the modernist ‘machine for living’ to the post-modernist ‘machine for creating’ NeueHouse is a radically new kind of office: a series of spaces, experiences and amenities especially suited to ambitious innovators.

A private membership work collective intended for both solopreneurs and those leading teams of up to 10 people, NeueHouse is a complete rethinking of the ideal working environment for today’s creators in such fields as film, design, fashion, publishing, the arts and tech.

Category: Services – Corporate

This award celebrates creative and innovative solution design for the successful delivery and provision of services. Consideration given to system integration, user experience, product design

Architect: Rockwell Group



YouTube Space NY / Google BrandLab

Six floors above Manhattan’s Chelsea Market—and encompassing approximately 20,000 sf, including a mezzanine—two highly innovative groups share resources and cultivate synergies.

YouTube Space NY houses professional-grade production and support spaces/equipment for emerging and established online content “creators.” With access to sound and green-screen stages, state-of-the-art recording and post-production video/audio edit capabilities, and areas for wardrobe, makeup, and equipment distribution, YouTube’s “channel partners” have the human and technological resources to be ambitious in developing and realizing their ideas. Central to the design concept, YouTube Space NY is also about congregating and learning with fellow creators and industry professionals. Workshops on creative strategy and audience development are held in the training areas. From cozy meeting areas to elevated lookouts, a multitude of touchdown and teaming spaces are available for collaboration.

Google BrandLab is a custom workshop experience designed to help brands grow their brand-building capabilities. The Google BrandLab space provides the resources and environment to support partnerships in advancing digital strategies for brand development online. The workshop space, with its “campfire” and cozy seating, is ideal for informal discussions and gatherings. The NanoKitchen is for snacking and “kitchen table” discussions. And, four distinct breakout areas provide space for brainstorming.

Category: Interior Design – Corporate

This award celebrates innovative and creative building interiors, with consideration given to space creation and planning, furnishings, finishes, aesthetic presentation and functionality. Consideration also given to space allocation, traffic flow, building services, lighting, fixtures, flooring, colours, furnishings and surface finishes.

Architect: HLW International