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ISFD Announces 2019 Pinnacle Awards Winners
“The judges all agreed that selecting just one winner in each category was a difficult task,” said John Conrad, executive director, ISFD. “The designs from all of the finalists were extremely noteworthy and the designers should be very proud of their work. I am also pleased to say that we had a record number of entries this year and the new luxury and broad appeal categories were very well received.”
The ISFD thanks all of the judges for their discerning eye for detail and quality designs. The judging panel included Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design; John Gill, Haverty’s; Diane Falvey, Furniture, Lighting & Décor; Gary Inman, Baskervill; Adam Kessler, AWFS; Greg Kincaid, Sherwin Williams; Kaitlin Peterson, Business of Home; June Sedlak, Studio J; Dorian Stacy Sims, Stacy Furniture & Design and Patrizia Torelli, Australasian Furniture Association.
The 2019 Pinnacle Awards Winners:
Outstretched Arms Sculpture by Timboel Raharjo for Phillips Collection
Broad Appeal - Meyers Park by Abby Lane, ISFD for Pulaski Furniture
Bedroom – Luxury
Midtown Bedroom by Mike Warren, ISFD; Shannon Lookabill, ISFD and Andrea Otto, ISFD for Universal Furniture
Dining – Broad Appeal
Artisan Cove by Catina Suarez Roscoe, ISFD for Style Craft
Dining – Luxury
Modern Dining; Kubrick Dining Table & Brooks Arm Chair by Dudley Moore, ISFD and Lenny Chapman, ISFD for Universal Furniture
Code Media + Storage Console by Matthew Weatherly and Al Glass for BDI
Kallista Writing Desk by Aimee Kurzner, ISFD for Currey and Company
Leather Upholstery – Broad Appeal
Marco Chair by Bernhardt Upholstery Design Team for Bernhardt
Leather Upholstery – Luxury
Turin by Kevin Nguyen, Spencer Bass, Doug Gasol, Anders Larsen and Stephen Huddleston for Style in Motion by American Leather
Ruffle Chandelier by Mandy Shanahan, ISFD for Phillips Collection
"Secret Spirits" by Bruce M. Schuettinger, ISFD for MosArt, Inc.
Student Pinnacle Award
“Stool Samples” by Emily Miller, ISFD for Appalachian State University
Green Leaf Award
Chainsaw Sculpture by Mark Phillips, ISFD & Nikom Sankantha for Phillips Collection
Melker Recliner by Robert Law for Moroni, Inc.
Poppy Armoire by Justin Abee, ISFD for Morris & Co. by Selamat Designs
Barclay by D. Scott Coley, ISFD for Bernhardt
Maya by Mark Gabbertas for Gloster
Stationary Upholstery – Broad Appeal
Kylie Chair by Bernhardt Upholstery Design Team for Bernhardt
Stationary Upholstery – Luxury
The Haute Seat by Christopher Sandomenico, ISFD for Caracole Signature by Caracole
Pari Carved Wood Wall Décor by Anthony Venetucci for A&B Home Inc
Loft Collection by Otto & Moore Design Team, ISFD and Bernhardt Design Team for Bernhardt
“We would also like to thank our keynote speaker, co-host/emcee Christiane Lemieux, co-founder/CEO of The Inside; and co-host/emcee Bill McLoughlin, editor-in-chief of Furniture Today for their help with this annual event. Thanks also to Ray Allegrezza, IHFRA; Hilary Farr, Hilary Farr Designs; Gary Inman, Baskervill; Libby Langdon, founder Libby Interiors, Inc; Ida McCausland, IFDA; Kaitlin Peterson, editor in chief of Business of Home,” concluded Conrad.
The 2019 Awards were sponsored by the High Point Market Authority, Leggett & Platt, International Market Centers, Designers Today, Continental Hardware, Furniture Today, Furniture Design Studios and Sherwin-Williams, IHFRA and Royal Brass.