ASFD names finalists for 2017 Pinnacle Awards

HIGH POINT — The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) has a new class of finalists in the running for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards, the industry’s highest honor for outstanding design.

The ASFD was created more than two decades ago to advocate for outstanding design and the designers whose creativity drives the home furnishings industry’s engine. Now in it’s the 22 nd year, this year’s Pinnacle Awards competition includes 64 finalists competing in 17 categories.

The competition culminates Oct. 16 at the 2017 Pinnacle Awards banquet held at the High Point Market.

John Conrad, ASFD executive director, said, “As we continually seek to elevate the role of design in the industry, our focus now is on announcing the finalists, all of whom are waiting to hear whether their work has been recognized by the elite mix of industry leaders encompassing manufacturing, retailing, education, journalists, designers and home fashion forecasters who serve as the Pinnacle Award judges.”

The 2017 Pinnacle Awards finalists are:

Occasional Tables

Amethyst Accent Tables - ByMandy Shanahan, ASFD & Jason Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Arctic Cocktail Table - By Erica Wingo & Mike Jolly for Bernhardt

Molten Brass Accent Tables - ByMark Phillips, ASFD & Julie Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Panavista - By Richard Schroeder, ASFD & Denis Kissane, ASFDfor Stanley Furniture

Occasional Storage

Amora Vanity - By Alex Ginestra for Ronbow

Enigma Cabinet - By Windsor Smith for Century Furniture

Shanghai Credenza - BySelamat Designs for Florence Broadhurst; Selamat Design

Turn A New Leaf - by Caracole Design Team for Caracole

Youth Furniture

AXIS - By Mike Warren, ASFD; Shannon Lookabill & Andrea Otto for Universal Furniture - Smartstuff

GTI Red Twin Race Car Bed - By Cigdem Esra Kanberoglu for Cilek USA Inc.

Mushroom Table and Stool - By Julie Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Casual Dining

Aero - By Catina Roscoe, ASFD for Borkholder Furniture

Elixir - By Abby Lane, ASFD, for Hooker Furniture

Calico Bay - By Wilson Keel for Charleston Forge

Split Raw Dining Table - By Henrik Pedersen for Gloster

Formal Dining

Atlantis Dining Table - By Windsor Smith for Century Furniture

Elowen Dining Chair - By Jerri Hobdy for Anthropologie

The Jayden Collection - ByRodd Rafieha, ASFD for Abbyson Living

Panavista Dining - By Richard Schroeder, ASFD & Denis Kissane, ASFDfor Stanley Furniture

Motion Upholstery

Aston Re-Invented Recliner - ByJessica Green, ASFD for American Leather

Harvard Power Recliner - By Stanley J Friedman, for Moroni Inc.

Paceco IV - By Kelvin Ng, ASFD for Kelvin Giormani by Planum

Vida Re-Invented Recliner - By Jessica Green for American Leather

Stationary Upholstery

Come Full Circle - By Christopher Sandomenico for Caracole

Cosway Chair - By Roger Turnbow, ASFD & Ron Lackey, ASFD for Bernhardt

Orson Sofa - By Robert Law for Moroni Inc.

Micha Chair - By Alex Bernhardt, Jr., Roger Turnbow, ASFD, Ron Lackey, ASFD for Bernhardt

Versa Sofa Sectional - By Jessica Green for American Leather

Leather Upholstery

Casa Blanca Sectional - ByStanley J. Friedman for Moroni Inc.

Emmitt Lounge Chair and Ottoman - ByWilson Keel for Charleston Forge

Oscar Accent Chair - ByStanley J. Friedman for American Leather

Lighting

Huntsman Lighting Collection - ByClarence Mallari for Currey and Company

Layered Onyx Table Lamp - By Mandy Shanahan, ASFD, for Phillips Collection

Onyx Triangle Trio Lamps - By Mandy Shanahan, ASFD, for Phillips Collection

Siros Table Lamp - By Pride Sasser, ASFD for Century Furniture

Accessories

Birch Leaf Wall Art - By Julie Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Karlson Screen - By Aimee Kurzner for Currey and Company

Molten Aluminum Wall Art - By Mark Phillips, ASFD, Julie Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Onyx Bowls - By Mandy Shanahan, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Home Office

Angled Drawing Desk - By Jason Phillips, ASFD, Mandy Shanahan, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Duo Pedestal Desk - By Matthew Weatherly for BDI

Gentlemen's Desk - By Andrew Griffing, Daniel Lee for Griffin Lee Artisans, LLC

Roseline Home Office - By Dave Clark, ASFD, Keith Binns & Michael Houston for A.R.T. Home Furnishings

Home Entertainment

Christian Media Console - By Randy Austin for Dimplex North America Ltd.

Elements Media + Storage Consoles - By Al Glass and Jason Guidry for BDI

Haley Media Console (White) - By Randy Austin for Dimplex North America Ltd.

Tyson Media Console - By David Miedema for Dimplex North America Ltd.

Summer/Casual

Array Modular Seating - ByJohn Caldwell, ASFD for Texacraft

Cooper - By Frederic Spector, ASFD, Alan Antonelli for Lane Venture

DIVA - By Normand Couture, ASFD for COUTURE Jardin

Wildwood Lounge Chair - ByLloyd Flanders Design Team for Lloyd Flanders

Bedroom

American Modern Collection - By Michael Robinson, ASFD for Country View Woodworking

Arden Vanity & Mirror - By Aimee Kurzner, ASFD for Currey & Company

Bungalow-Paula Deen Home - By Dudley Moore, ASFD & Lenny Chapman, ASFD for Universal Furniture

The Maxwell Bedroom Collection - ByFrederic Spector, ASFD Alan Antonelli for Casana Furniture Company Ltd.

Student Award

Bell Chair - ByXin Chen, Iowa State University

Calla Stool - By Walter Mingledorff, ASFD, Appalachian State University

Declan Guest Chair - ByBen Bridges, ASFD; Appalachian State University

Miss Ruby Swivel Chair - By Yen-Wen Lu, ASFD, Savannah College of Art & Design

Green Leaf Award

Geometry Accent Tables - By Jason Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Waterfall Accent Tables - By Jason Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Major Collections

Cityscapes - By Dave Clark, ASFD, Keith Binns & Michael Houston for A.R.T. Home Furnishings

Hill Country - By Dudley Moore, ASFD & Lenny Chapman, ASFD for Hooker Furniture

Postscript - By Dudley Moore, ASFD; Lenny Chapman, ASFD, Alexander Julian, ASFD for Universal Furniture

Windsor Smith Collection - By Windsor Smith for Century Furniture

 

For more information or to purchase tickets for the 2017 Pinnacle Award Banquet, please visit bit.ly/2017PinnacleTickets.

 

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