Designer Adriana Hoyos to host American Furniture Hall of Fame banquet
Karyn Peterson -- Furniture Today, August 21, 2013
HIGH POINT — Adriana Hoyos, an internationally known designer with a vast portfolio of projects, will host the 25th American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Oct. 20 during the High Point Market.
"Adriana is a natural-born designer who enriches the industry with her passion for timeless, sophisticated design. With a career that spans more than 25 years, seven furniture collections, retail stores and 500-plus interior design projects, it is fitting that she help celebrate our 25th anniversary," said George Cartledge, foundation president.
Known for a distinctive style that ignites warmth through natural woods, stunning textures and sleek lines, Hoyos has led projects in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, France and the United Kingdom.
"I'm truly honored and humbled to be a part of the foundation's 25th anniversary celebration," Hoyos said. "I'm sure countless others share my gratitude to these men and women whose innovative ideas, passionate commitment and hard work have built the home furnishings industry. Their leadership inspires me."
Industry Fellows who will be recognized for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and contributions to the furniture industry are Aminy I. Audi, John D. Bassett III, Milo Ray Baughman Jr., A. Leon Capel Jr., Hassell H. Franklin and Eugene Rosenberg. Inductees into the Hall of Fame also will be announced at the banquet.
The new slate of Industry Fellows was selected based on their contributions to the growth and development of the furniture industry in America including these standards: enduring excellence, superior accomplishments, innovation and creativity, and philanthropic generosity.
The deadline for reservations is Oct. 4. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased online at http://furniturehalloffame.com/banquet_tickets.aspx. Reservations may also be made by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the foundation office at (336) 882-5900. Checks should be mailed to the American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation, 202 Neal Place, High Point, NC. 27262.
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