Awards & Affiliations

Here at Sharp Design Studio we are very proud of what we do. To be recognized by the elite is the highest compliment. We focus on designing top notch buildings that keep the environment in mind. Awards that we have recently won are listed below.

2019 AWARDS

2019 Aurora Awards

2019 Grand Aurora Award: Best on the Boards Custom Home; The Alamere House by Sharp Design Studio & built by Adobe Homes – Davis Island, FL

2019 Excel Award for Best Special Event/Charity: St. Pete High School Tiny House Project design by Sharp Design Studio.

Parade of Homes Tampa Bay Builders Association 2019

2019 Grand Award: Maderia III by Sharp Design Studio for Homes by Westbay at Pristine Lake Preserve $700,000 – $749,000

2019 Best in Class Floor Plan: Le Jardin – Tuscan at Magnolia Farms by Sharp Design Studio for Adobe Homes

2019 Grand Award: Key Largo II by Sharp Design Studio for Homes by Westbay at Waterset $650,000 – $699,000

2019 Grand Award: Bayshore II by Sharp Design Studio for Homes by Westbay at Bexley $600,000 – $649,000

2019 Grand Award: Grand Caymen II by Sharp Design Studio for Gulfwind Homes at Creekview Estates $800,000 – $899,000

2019 Best in Class Curb Appeal: Madeira III at Pristine Lake Preserve by Sharp Deisgn Studio for Homes by Westbay

2019 Silver Award: Cypress by Sharp Design Studio for Homes by Westbay at Bexley $400,000 – $449,000

2019 Silver Award: Le Jardin – Tuscan by Sharp Design Studio for Adobe Homes at Magnolia Farms $1,300,000+

2019 Silver Award: Biscayne II by Sharp Design Studio for Homes by Westbay at Hawks Fern $600,000 – $649,000

Parade of Homes Sarasota 2019

Entry #19 – The Floridian at Mill Creek by Gator Construction of Manatee County

  • Best Curb Appeal
  • Best Kitchen
  • Best Floor Plan (tie)
  • Best Overall

Entry #36 – Sapphire at Amberly by M/I Homes

  • Best Master Suite

Entry #38 – Regatta at Harbour Walk in The Inlets by Medallion Home

  • Best Curb Appeal
  • Best Master Suite
  • Best Floor Plan
  • Best Overall

Entry #40 – Florence III at The Reserve in The Inlets by Medallion Home

  • Best Curb Appeal
  • Best Floor Plan

Entry #81 – Calusa at Hidden Creek by M/I Homes

  • Best Curb Appeal
  • Best Kitchen
  • Best Master Suite
  • Best Architectural Detail
  • Best Overall

Entry #67 – Santa Maria at Waverly by Medallion Home

  • Best Curb Appeal
  • Best Kitchen
  • Best Master Suite
  • Best Floor Plan
  • Best Architectural Detail
  • Best Overall

Entry #39 – Regatta II at The Reserve in The Inlets by Medallion Home

  • Best Kitchen
  • Best Master Suite
  • Best Floor Plan
  • Best Architectural Detail
  • Best Overall
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2018 AWARDS

Manatee – Sarasota BIA – Best overall design, Best master suite, Best Kitchen and best floor plan – Designed by Sharp Design Studio for MI Homes, the Crystal at the Woods at Sylvan Lea.

Manatee – Sarasota BIA – Best floor plan – Designed by Sharp Design Studio for MI Homes, the Solace at Twin Rivers.

Tampa Bay Builders Association – Silver Award: $750,000 to $799,000. Sharp Design Studio for Homes By Westbay, The Madeira III at Legacy Ridge.

Tampa Bay Builders Association – Silver Award: $800,000 to $899,000. Sharp Design Studio for Homes By WestBay, Keywest II at Longleaf.

Tampa Bay Builders Association – Silver Award: $900,000 to $999,000. Sharp Design Studio for Homes by WestBay, Gasparilla at Fishhawk Ranch.

Tampa Bay Builders Association – Best overall outdoor Living space – Claybourne by Sharp Design Studio for CalAtlantic Homes at Promenade at Lake Park.

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2017 AWARDS

Best Overall 2017 Parade of Homes – Best Overall Single Family – Category 10 – Medallion Home, Florence at The Inlets

Grand Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Hyde Park at Waterset – $476,000-$500,000, Homes by Westbay

Merit Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Key Largo at Waterleaf – $626,000-$650,000, Homes by Westbay

Merit Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Beach Park at Connerton – $576,000-$600,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Merit Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Biscayne II at Lakeshore Ranch – $501,000-$575,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Merit Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Verona at La Collina –$476,000-$500,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Merit Award 2017 Parade of Homes – The Le Jardin at Pine Cove Estates –$1,000,000 – $1,250,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Grand Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Gasparilla at FishHawk Ranch –$850,000-900,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Grand Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Key Largo at Starkey Ranch –$751,000 – $850,000 category, Homes by Westbay

Grand Award 2017 Parade of Homes – Bayshore II at Bexley –$576,000 – $600,000 category, Homes by Westbay

2017 National Aurora Award: Biscayne II – Best Single Family Detatched Home 3,000 to 3,499 SF, Homes by Westbay

2017 Greater Orlando Building Association – The Newcastle, First Place – Production Single Family $650,000-$750,000 category, MI Homes

2017 Awards of Excellence

Best Floorplan

  • 3000-3999 sq. ft.
  • Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay
  • Biscayne II

Best Floorplan

  • 4000+ Sq. ft.
  • Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay
  • Gasparilla

Best Floorplan

  • 2000-2999 Sq. ft.
  • Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay
  • Sandpiper

2016 AWARDS

Merit Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $301,000-$325,000. Sharp Design Studio / Minto Communities, The Banyan at Sun City Center – Verona.

Merit Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $451,000-$475,000. Sharp Design Studio / Minto Communities, The Montecito at Sun City Center- Renaissance.

Grand Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $476,000-$500,000. Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay, The Verona at La Collina.

Grand Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $526,000-$550,000. Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay, The Biscayne II at La Collina.

Merit Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $601,000-$650,000. Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay, The Key Largo at Waterleaf.

Grand Award 2016 Parade of Homes Tampa Bay: $701,000-$800,000. Sharp Design Studio / Homes by Westbay, The Key Largo II at La Collina.

2016 Award of Excellence

Best Floorplan

  • Sharp Design Studio – The Chancellor Model

2015 AWARDS

THE 2015 AURORA AWARDS

Sharp Design Studio swept the 2015 Aurora Awards with a total of 12 Auroras, including three Grand Auroras, Best in State, and People’s Choice. This accomplishment can be attributed to the cutting edge work produced by our talented team of men and women. Congratulations to all the innovators here at Sharp Design Studio for their dedication and forward-looking vision.

2015 Grand Aurora Award
DETACHED SINGLE-FAMILY HOME – $200,001-$300,000
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The Capri
Riverview, FL

2015 Grand Aurora Award
GREEN CONSTRUCTION – $1,000,001-$2,000,000
(NEW CONSTRUCTION)
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The Element House
Bellaire Beach, FL

2015 Grand Aurora Award Best of State: Florida
DETACHED SINGLE-FAMILY HOME – $200,001-$300,000
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The Capri
Riverview, FL

2015 Aurora Award
DETACHED SINGLE-FAMILY HOME – $200,001-$300,000
Sharp Design Studio
The Capri
Riverview, FL

2015 Aurora Award
DETACHED SINGLE-FAMILY HOME – $500,001-$750,000
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The Colonnade II
Wesley Chapel, FL

2015 Aurora Award
CUSTOM HOME ONE OF A KIND – $1,000,001-$1,500,000
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME – $1,000,001-$1,500,000
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
WATER-WISE HOME – $1,000,001-$1,500,000
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
SOLAR ENERGY HOUSE – $1,000,001-$1,500,000
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
NATURAL GAS HOME – $1,000,001-$1,500,000
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
GREEN CONSTRUCTION – $1,000,001-$2,000,000
(NEW CONSTRUCTION)
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 Aurora Award
PEOPLE’S CHOICE
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The Element House
Belleair Beach, FL

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Merit Award: $276,000-$300,999. Sharp Design Studio, The Sandpiper at Waterset.

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Grand Award: $376,000-$400,999. Sharp Design Studio, The Capri at Forest Glen.

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Grand Award: $701,000-$750,999. Sharp Design Studio, The Biscayne Key Largo Grand at Union Park.

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Merit Award: Over $1,000,000. Sharp Design Studio, The Venezia at FishHawk Ranch Preserve.

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Best Curb appeal: The Carrera at Innisbrook. Sharp Design Studio

2015 – TBBA Parade of Homes, Best Architectural detailing: The Nantucket at Mirabay Bay Breeze. Sharp Design Studio

2014/2015 – Sharp Design Studio designed a home for Tampa Bay Buccaneer Vincent Jackson. Incorporating Universal design was one important feature for the home.

March 2015 – Cavanaugh Residence designed by Sharp Design Studios recently became a Diamond LEED green certified home.

2015 LEEDership Awards – U.S Green Building Council, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter – Element House for Outstanding Project of the Year.

Don Sharp and Sharp Design Studio was chosen to be in the HGTV professional network on March 3rd, 2015. HGTV wanted to feature our work and we are working towards a partnership with them.

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2014 AWARDS

2014 National Aurora Awards – Cat No. 07-006 Best Detached Single-Family Home $300,001-$500,000 – Madiera Model – Winner Sharp Design Studio

2014 National Aurora Awards – Cat No. 08-007 Best Detached Single-Family Home $500,001-$750,000 – Venezia model – Winner Sharp Design Studio

2014 Parade of Homes – Merit Award: The Verona at Terra Bella.
$451,000-$474,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Grand Award: The Nantucket at Mirabay Bay Breeze.
$475,000-$500,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Grand Award: The Biscayne III at FishHawk Ranch.
$551,000-$600,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Merit Award: The Key Largo II at Connerton.
$551,000-$600,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Grand Award: The Madeira at Forest Glenn.
$601,000-$650,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Merit Award: The Sanibel at FishHawk Ranch.
$601,000-$650,999 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Grand Award: The Venezia at FishHawk Ranch Preserve.
Over $1,000,000 category.

2014 Parade of Homes – Best Kitchen: The Nantucket at Mirabay Bay Breeze.

2014 Parade of Homes – Best Architectural detailing: The Nantucket at Mirabay Bay Breeze.

2013 AWARDS

2013 Parade of Homes – Grand award for the Solana / Minto Communities
$276,000 – $300,000 category.

2013 Parade of Homes – Grand award for the Capri / Homes by Westbay
$376,000- $400,000. category .

2013 Parade of Homes – Merit award for the Calusa / Homes by Westbay
$451,000-$450,000. category.

2013 Parade of Homes – Merit award for the Gasparilla / Homes by Westbay
$601,000. – $750,000. category.

2013 Parade of Homes – Best of class award – Award for Best Kitchen
– Capri model at Forest Glen.

2013 Parade of Homes – Best of class award – Award for Best Master Suite
– Capri model at Forest Glen.

2013 Parade of Homes – Best of class award – Award for best Architectural Detailing
– Capri model at Forest Glen.

2013 Parade of Homes – Grand Diamond Award – (Highest overall judging score) Homes by Westbay
– Capri at Forest Glen.

2012 AWARDS

TBBA Awards of Excellence – December 2012 – Award for Best floor plan – The Biscayne

TBBA Awards of Excellence – December 2012 – Award for Best floor plan – The Madeira

7-28-12 Aurora award for the Homes by Westbay Key Largo III – category for Residential Construction Detached Single-Family $500,001 -$700,000 category.

7-28-12 Aurora award for the Homes by Westbay Nantucket – category for Best Kitchen in the $225,001 – $500,000 category.

The Aurora Awards honors the Southeast’s most outstanding builders, planners, architects, developers, designers, interior merchandisers and other housing-related professionals within a 12-state region and the Eastern Caribbean.

Awards We’ve Won:

Homes priced $551,000-$650,000 category:

  • Grand Award – Homes by WestBay, the Key Largo III at Live Oak Preserve, Tampa.
  • Merit Award – the Gasparilla in Starling at FishHawk Ranch, Lithia.

Homes priced $451,000-$500,000 category:

  • Merit Award – Homes by WestBay, the Calusa at LakeShore Ranch, Land O’Lakes.

Homes priced $401,000-$450,000 category:

  • Merit Award: Homes by WestBay, the Nantucket in Bay Breeze at MiraBay, Apollo Beach.

Homes priced $201,000-$250,000 category:

  • Merit Award – Ryland Homes, the Bonita at Bahia Lakes, Ruskin.

1/2012 – Professional Builder – Design Awards – 20 projects that reflect the latest trends in Home Design.

  • Merit Award – Biscayne II at Starling at FishHawk Ranch, Lithia, Fla.
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Sharp Design Studio teams up with Sunstone Construction and Gramatica Sips on net zero energy efficient homes and LEED designed homes.

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