Top interior designers know unique design can make a house a home. That explains why this magazine highlighted the best in local interior and outdoor design projects by resurrecting the Ladue News Design Awards. At the Oct. 25 awards event at Palladium Saint Louis, guests mingled with area designers while enjoying an open bar and passed appetizers. During the awards presentation, LN honored Alspaugh Kitchen & Bath’s Chris Paul as the winner in the bathroom category, Beautiful Rooms Design’s Nancy Barrett as the winner in the bedroom category, Savvy Surrounding Style’s Brett Clark as the winner in the dining room category, Karr Bick Kitchen & Bath’s Jenny Rausch as the winner in the kitchen category, Amy Studebaker Design’s Amy Studebaker and Jamie Reeves as winners in the living space category and Gigi Lombrano Interiors’ Gigi Lombrano as the winner in the outdoor space category.