We challenged builders and designers to put their world-class design skills to the test by creating a room featuring Metrie™ Then & Now Finishing Collections™. The entries are in, and now it’s time to vote for your favorite!

GRAND PRIZE

All qualified entries will be evaluated between October 9-31, 2017 by our panel of professional judges & one talented individual or team will be selected as the Grand Prize Winner.

The winner will receive:
  • $10,000 cash prize
  • $12,500 Metrie marketing package
  • A Trip for two to the 2018 International Builder’s Show in Orlando, FL
  • Reimbursement of Then & Now Finishing Collections products used in their room project

The winner will be announced at IBS 2018.

If you have questions about the contest please contact us at challenge@metrie.com

Congratulations to the
2016 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

People’s Choice Prizes

Three People’s Choice Winners

All qualified entries will be evaluated during the public voting period, October 9-31, 2017 & three talented individuals or teams will be selected as the People’s Choice winners.

Each of the three winners will receive:
  • $1,000 cash prize
  • A Trip for two to the 2018 International Builder’s Show in Orlando, FL
  • Reimbursement of Then & Now Finishing Collections products used in their room project

The winners will be announced at IBS 2018.

If you have questions about the contest please contact us at challenge@metrie.com

Congratulations to the
2016 PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNERS

MEET OUR JUDGES FOR 2017

Heather Maloney

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Heather Maloney started Definition:Design LLC in the fall of 2006 as a full service interiors consulting business that specialized in product design, residential design and hospitality design.

As Heather was building the company over the past 9 years she was involved in building the Chelsea Hotels brand, formerly King & Grove Hotels, as Vice President of Design and was instrumental in the development of its aesthetic and standards which are illustrated in the 2014 relaunch of the Martha Washington and McCarren Hotel & Pool.

Prior to joining Chelsea Hotels, Ms. Maloney previously worked as Director of Design at Morgans Hotel Group ; Vice President of Design and Development, Furniture at Restoration Hardware, and Director of Hospitality Projects at David Easton Inc. In 2010, Ms. Maloney was honored to be named to the Boutique Design “Boutique 18”. In 2013, Ms. Maloney was a Hospitality Design “Wave of the Future” honoree for young designers that are considered visionary and accomplished.

Erin McLaughlin

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Erin McLaughlin is best known for her approachable, effervescent design persona in person, on TV and of course, in magazine. As leader of the Style at Home brand since 2009, Erin’s impact has been felt on every page of the magazine, as well as in regular TV appearances, product development, decorating seminars and public speaking engagements.

Erin grew up in a household of design aesthetes, informing the notion that surrounding yourself with items you love is the best — and easiest — way to decorate. Erin’s energetic approach to decorating encompasses mixing trends and styles, bright colors with classic neutrals and, more than anything else, making style simple in every area of the home.

Before taking the helm and revitalizing the Style at Home brand, Erin’s career included stints as the editor of Canadian Home & Country and features editor of Canadian House and Home. Erin has lent her expertise to numerous media outlets, including Steven and Chris, Canada AM, CityLine, Breakfast Television, W Expert Challenge and countless radio stations across the country.

Erin lives in Toronto with her husband and two stepdaughters, and when she’s not renovating and decorating houses, she can be found at the barn with her horse.

Aly Velji

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For the last 12 years Alykhan Velji’s boutique design company has brought an energetic flavor to the Canadian design scene. A lover of bold pattern and texture, he loves to add a hint of the unexpected to each of his projects—ensuring that each designs is personalized, goes beyond the current trends, and stand the test of time.

Serving both residential and commercial clients, Aly is also a familiar face in the Canadian television industry, appearing on shows including “Designer Superstar Challenge,” “The Style Dept,” “My RONA Home” and is a resident design expert on “The Marilyn Denis Show.” Aly has received numerous awards for his designs and most recently was short listed for the 2015 Designer of The Year awards from Western Living Magazine.