The World Market Center Las Vegas has selected Jamie Drake, as its 2012 Design Icon. The award, which recognizes an interior or furniture designer who has made a significant contribution to the industry, will be presented at the upcoming Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3.

“Each year, as a market, we strive to deliver what’s new on every front,” explains Robert Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers, parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas. “We’ve seen Jamie Drake do the same with his bold, colorful designs and believe he is very deserving of such accolades and industry recognition.”

Drake’s other acknowledgements include the IFDA New York Circle of Excellence for Interior Design and the Andrew Martin International Designer of the Year. His work has been widely published in top-tier media outlets and he has appeared on Bloomberg TV, CNN, and HGTV over the years.