Pinnacle Awards deadline extended
Submissions due by Monday, June 18
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, 6/12/2012 10:04:04 AM
The American Society of Furniture Designers is still accepting submissions for the 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards.
Pinnacle entry forms and guidelines are available for download here.
The competition includes accessories and lighting categories, among other home furnishings.
"The Pinnacle Awards provide our industry the opportunity to recognize the work of talented designers," said ASFD president, Dudley Moore, Jr., of Otto & Moore, Inc. in High Point. "It is the preeminent way to honor individuals and companies who create, support and encourage originality of thought and design innovation."
Home Accents Today sister publication Furniture/Today is the major underwriter of the Pinnacle Awards. This year's sponsors include AF Lighting, Continental Hardware, enLightenment, Furniture Design Studios, Hafele America Co., Hickory Springs Mfg. Co., High Point Market Authority, Home Furnishings Business, International Market Centers, Leggett & Platt Inc. and The Sherwin-Williams Co.
ASFD also announced the 2012 judges: Dr. Richard Bennington, High Point University; Jenny Heinzen York, Home Accents Today; Mary Brehm, Norwalk Furniture & Design, Raleigh, N.C.; Tom Gattis, Savannah College of Art & Design; Jackie Hirschhaut, American Home Furnishings Alliance; Michael Lennon, City Furniture, Tamarac, Fla.; Bruce Mulder, Kendall College of Art & Design; Powell Slaughter, Home Furnishings Business; Connie Post, Connie Post Global Media; Dianne Ray, Garden City Furniture, S.C.; Becky Warner, Louis Shanks Furniture, Austin, Texas; and Rhonda Wolf, Havertys Furniture, Atlanta..
Pinnacle finalists will be announced following judging in late June. On Oct. 15, during the Fall High Point Market, ASFD will present the winners at the Pinnacle Awards banquet.
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