Category: Awards & Contests

GOGO design group, PHS Award Winner

YouTube Marketing Campaign Produces Two-Time Winning Results

First Place – Two Years Running

1st place PHS award winner

GOGO design group is beyond thrilled to announce that we have again won a First Place Honor in the PowerHouse SMART® Stellar Sales & Marketing Success Story Awards!  This year we won First Place with our entry in the Results Driven Online Marketing Category with our DesignMuse Video Social Media Marketing Campaign.

Introducing the DesignMuse Design Influencer

As the DesignMuse/Design Influencer, GOGO design group collaborated with CAI Designs, the national furnishings showroom in Chicago, Arlington Heights, Denver and Scottsdale, to create 6 Quick Tip videos to be distributed by both GOGO design group and CAI Designs. The goal was to produce beneficial marketing content via the power of video to distribute among GOGO’s and CAI Design’s online marketing platforms.

As a growing small business, GOGO design group must always sustain the Entrepreneurial Spirit in cutting edge and innovative strategic marketing. Always honing our WHY, and communicating our Design Well-Being message to the world in the most authentic way possible fuels all of our marketing efforts. We will never cease to create content that will inspire and educate our audiences. After all, this is our passion and we LOVE it!

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2017 Best of Houzz for Service award

Interior Designer Awarded Best of Houzz 2017

Houzz Best of 2017 Service badge
The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of recent client reviews.

GOGO design group is thrilled to have received the Best of Houzz 2017 badge! The Houzz Community is THE place to go for design inspiration and the expertise to bring your dreams to life. It is such an honor to be recognized among the Best in the Design/Build Industry!

Thank you to Houzz and to all who have collaborated with GOGO on and off this incredible design platform. Let’s keep empowering and inspiring each other to live our best lives!

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GOGO Living

GOGO Living Wins First Place Award at PowerHouse SMART Event

On October 13, 2016, I accepted a First Place Prize at PowerHouse SMART’s industry Stellar Success Story Awards Ceremony for my GOGO Living video series, (formerly Luxe for Less). My video series was selected by the judges in the category, Results Driven Online Marketing Campaign.  What an honor to be singled out among all the Stellar Marketers in the Luxury Design/Build Industry.

The evening festivities were captured in photos and video. See all the details on the PowerHouse SMART website!

PowerHouse SMART RNDD Stellar Sales & Marketing Awards


2 awards won by GOGO design group

GOGO design group Receives 2 Prestigious Awards

Living an authentic life, keeping it real and fostering human connection and a sense of design well-being is my MO. So it makes sense that a huge part of WHY at GOGO design group is to improve people’s lives by empowering them to discover what nourishes their soul and make them feel good.

With that said, I am beyond words honored and humbled to be recognized by our luxury industry’s finest membership community, PowerHouse SMART®. We were recently informed GOGO design group has won first place in PowerHouse SMART’s industry Stellar Success Story Awards. Our entry, GOGO Living, (formerly Luxe for Less), was selected by the judges in the category, Results Driven Online Marketing Campaign. In addition, I am thrilled to have received second place in the category, Successful Sales & Marketing Event, for our entry, “Educate before you Renovate, or Build New, my consumer seminar series. According to PHS, the competition was fierce and the judging panel had several outstanding entries to judge. I know I am in good company among my peers, who are all Stellar Marketers.

Attend the next Educate before you Renovate, or Build New seminar titled Today’s SMART Kitchen and Home by clicking here!

Presenting Winning Entries at PowerHouse SMART’s Industry Stellar Success Story Awards Ceremony

I encourage my clients to embark on their own self-discovery journey when we begin work together, and I can say that producing my GOGO Living video series has been an incredibly enlightening and inspiring journey for me. Writing and creating videos is a wonderful, creative outlet which brings me tremendous joy, while allowing me to connect to my client and trade audiences, of course until we can meet face to face. GOGO Living has become my voice in sharing my passionate WHY!

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I look forward to presenting my first place Success Story, GOGO Living’s video series at the Awards Celebration Party on October 13th, where all entries will be recognized. This is a collaborative event with PowerHouse SMART & River North Design District, hosted by Mike Cao, owner of Casa Spazio, River North – Chicago. It is going to be a magical and inspiring evening for all who attend!

Creating GOGO Living would not have happened without my beloved people: my virtual marketer – Janet Janowiak of eZone Virtual Services, my videographer – Pasquale Iannino of Rockit Projects and my consultant – Wendy Cohen of PowerHouse Advisors. I am filled with gratitude!

Houzz 1K Saves

GOGO design girl Receives Houzz 1K Saves Badge

I am honored and thrilled to announce that the Houzz Community has saved images of my Interior Design work to Houzz Ideabooks 1,000 times or more. I currently have 18 projects on One of these projects has an image that was saved 2,325 times as of this writing. Wow! Sending out a huge thank you to all of the Houzz users out there. Let’s all keep inspiring each other!

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This image was saved to 2,325 Houzz Ideabooks. Click the image to view the entire project on

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CAI Designs chair contest entry

CAI Design’s Chair Contest Entered

A good challenge always keeps us on top of our game and Gogo Design Group had the privilege to take on another one recently as part of the Palecek & Kravet Inspiration Chair Contest.    We were one of six design firms nominated by CAI Designs to compete.

The Challenge:  create your own inspired chair using in stock Kravet fabric and any Palecek furniture finishes.

Setting out to the Kravet Showroom, I had my vision and chomping at the bit dove into the fabrics.  Thinking color and texture are what’s going to make my chair sing, I selected a creamy and soft faux fur fabric for the seat and back and a red and yellow Ikat fabric.  But to my disappointment, these fabrics were not in stock and this would disqualify me from the contest.

Click to vote for The GoGo ChairI dove in again and since I wanted a contrast between color and texture –  my daily approach to breathing energy and personality into inanimate objects – I found an in-stock Ikat pale turquoise and yellow fabric for the inside back of the chair to coordinate with a silver/taupe metallic and striated fabric for the seat and back.  The welting around the seat and inside back was created with velvet muted turquoise, and I selected antique bronze nail-heads to pick up the gray/taupe tones in the fabric.  Finally, I selected a distressed yellow chair frame to connect all of the design elements of the chair together.  The result – The GoGo Chair!

It’s so great to seize opportunities and squeeze the most out of them.  This was one such opportunity.   You can go to CAI Designs Facebook page and vote for my chair for the next week.  The chair with the most “likes” will be the winner!  Winners will be announced on October 8 at the CAI Design showroom at the Merchandise Mart, as part of Design Chicago Week.   Gogo Design Group would like to shout out a huge thank you to Kyle Blevins of CAI Designs for nominating us for the Contest.   It’s such a blast working with Kyle on our various projects, and this one was especially fun!

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