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52 Finalists Named for Pinnacle Awards

Stanley FurnitureThe American Society of Furniture Designers partnered with the Las Vegas Market to announce the 52 finalists for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards, the design award that recognizes designers of furniture and accessories.

Bob Maricich, president and CEO of International Market Centers, kicked of a press announcement Tuesday at market to highlight the finalists.

 "It was a distinguished honor for IMC to be the first to reveal these outstanding designer talents to our industry and the public," Maricich said. "Since many of the designers are represented at WMC, we have an opportunity to extend congratulations personally."

Pinnacle finalists will receive a special recognition card for product display in both Las Vegas and High Point Market showrooms. The 52 finalists are:


Occasional Tables

Aviator by Kim Price, ASFD for KAVANTE, Inc.

Cage Cocktail Tables  by Jason Phillips, ASFD for Phillips Collection

Fiore by Michael Wolk for Johnston Casuals Furniture

Froissage by Kim Price, ASFD for KAVANTE, Inc.


Occasional Storage

Aroma by Shane Evans for John-Richard

Create A Curio by Davide Tonizzo for Buhler Furniture

Lotus Bar Cabinet by Charlie Zagaroli for Century Furniture

Supai Credenza by Kim Price, ASFD for KAVANTE, Inc


Youth Furniture

Abigail by Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD for Stanley Furniture

Boardwalk by Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD for Stanley Furniture

Paula Deen Kids Guys by Mike Warren, ASFD; Shannon Lookabill, ASFD; Andrea Otto for Universal


Casual Dining

Flight Woven Collection by John Caldwell, ASFD for Brown Jordan

Pin Dining Table by Drew Lambert, Ryan Mercer for Phillips Collection

Skeletal by Mandy Shanahan, ASFD for Phillips Collection


Formal Dining

Cabinetmaker's Cherry by Robert Mulder for Harden Furniture, Inc. 

Candice Olson Collection  by Scott Goodson; Joe Green, ASFD; Candice Olson for Highland House Furniture

Interval by Berry & Clark Design Associates for Universal Furniture


Motion Upholstery

Cloché Swivel Chaise  by Michael Amini, Jack Schmitt, Brandon Schmitt for AICO/Amini Innovation Corp.

Dean Comfort Theater by Tom Garland, Paul Zaidman, ASFD; Glenn Wiecek for American Leather

Levice III by Kelvin Giormani by Planum for Arredamenti Company Ltd.


Stationary Upholstery

Black Beauty by Christopher Sandomenico for Schnadig International

Elka Chair by Roger Turnbow; Ron Lackey, ASFD; James Fogle for Bernhardt Furniture

Orson Sofa by Jeffrey Goodman for American Leather


Leather Upholstery

Anguleux by Stanley Jay Friedman for Moroni, Inc. 

Miller Chair by Jessica Green for American Leather

Multiplo I by Kelvin Giormani by Planum for Arredamenti Company, Ltd.



Cavaletti by David Kitts, ASFD; David Martin, ASFD; Zach Pyle, ASFD for Hubbardton Forge

East Village by Sergio Orozco, ASFD for Pegtom International 

Grand Tour Lamp by Pride Sasser, ASFD for Century Furniture



New Wave by Carol Canner for Carvers' Guild

Square Root Wall Decor by Mark Phillips for Phillips Collection

Zahra Collection by Lauren Jordal for Surya


Home Office

Austin Desk by Clayton Oxford for Phillips Collection

Chic Coterie by Taylor West for Hooker Furniture Corporation

iNfinity by Kathy Ireland for Martin Home Furnishings


Home Entertainment

Classic Chic by Jena Hall, ASFD; Stephanie Lena, ASFD for HGTV/Bassett Furniture

Gravity by Bryan Heers, Patrick Hayes for Martin Home Furnishings

Modern Mosaic by Boyd Kezerian for Walker Edison Furniture                                                                      



Bella Arm Chair by Carsten Astheimer for Gloster Furniture, Inc. 

Marin Lounge Chair by  Michael Berman for Brown Jordan

Redington by Frederic Spector, ASFD; Alan Antonelli for Lane Venture

Source Lounge Chair by  Mathias Hoffmann for Gloster Furniture, Inc.



Fitzrovia by Davide Tonizzo for Buhler Furniture

Montreat by Mark Tucker III, ASFD for Kincaid Furniture Company

Vintage by Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson, ASFD for Stanley Furniture


Green Leaf Award

Folded Glass Tables by Ni Made Sukerni for Phillips Collection

Pastiche Chest by Timothy Ledford for David Francis Furniture

Traper Sideboard by Julie Phillips for Phillips Collection


Major Collections

Candice Olson Collection by Joe Greene, ASFD; Scott Goodson; Glen Morgan for Highland House

Charleston Regency by Rick Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson, ASFD for Stanley Furniture

Chin Hua by Charlie Zagaroli, ASFD; David Vanderbloemen; Scott Goodson for Century Furniture

Salon Whole Home by Lenny Chapman, Laura Niece, ASFD, Dudley Moore, Jr., ASFD for Bernhardt Furniture

Finalists will be recognized and winners announced at the Pinnacle Awards banquet will be held on Monday evening, Oct. 21 during the High Point Market. For more information and Pinnacle banquet tickets, e-mail ASFD Executive Director, Christine Evans.  

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