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Avalon Heights  Occasional Tables 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson, ASFD for Stanley Furniture
Stylish, graceful lines lend a glamourous appeal to accent tables in the Avalon Heights Collection by Stanley Furniture. The modern design is clean and beautiful with a geometric grid motif expressed in a handsome combination of metal and glass.

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Le Papillion Chest    Occasional Storage 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Cindy Hall, Erica Wingo for Hooker Furniture
The Melange Collection by Hooker Furniture takes an eclectic blend of color and texture to deliver artistry in unique accent pieces. We love the complex combination of materials that pairs a textural burlap finish with decorative painting. The chest has great proportion of scale to create a fun, cute gem that is pleasing to the eye.

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Abby   Youth Furniture 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:   Taylor West for Hooker Furniture
Hooker Furniture presents a versatile touch of feminine flavor in the youth category that also translates into a broader appeal that is suitable for the second bedroom. The Abby Collection translates good design from a younger to older child at a good price point. The padded headboard gives the group a special glamour. 

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Artisan   Casual Dining 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:   Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson, ASFD for Stanley Furniture
Stanley Furniture gives a modern twist to casual dining with metro design elements. Inspired with a sense of nostalgia, Artisan features a pleasing mixture of materials.  The use of woven leather as the seat cover is an unexpected component. 

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Arrondissement   Formal Dining 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson, ASFD for Stanley Furniture
Stanley produces easy elegance for the dining room with the blend of vintage flavors found in Arrondissement. The design is impressive in its nice use of wood and striking table top detail. We also applaud the variety of finish tones.. 

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Brayden   Motion Upholstery 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Tom Garland; Paul Zaidman, ASFD for American Leather
American Leather takes a modern approach to classical recliner design with Brayden. The clean, contemporary styling provides a graceful silhouette. We admire the ergonomic adjustability of the frame and take notice of the patented mechanism.

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Varese Sofa   Stationary Upholstery 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:  Joseph Mallison, ASFD for Century Furniture
The Varese Sofa by Century Furniture is simply a beautiful upholstery frame. The shaped lines of the silhouette exude a comfortable grace that is heightened through the multi-pillow back and dressmaker skirt. 

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Meridien Series   Leather Upholstery 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:  David Vanderbloemen for Century Furniture
The Meridien leather series by Century Furniture offers a blend of elegance and masculinity. The handsome curved back detail of the seat is nicely paired with the shaped arm. We also like the decorative saddle stitching detail.

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Autumn Twilight Chandelier   Lighting 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Danielle Elise Dzurik, John A. Fretz III, ASFD for Golden Lighting
The Autumn Twilight Chandelier by Golden Lighting demonstrates an updated use of crystals in a modern interpretation of classic overhead lighting. The organic shape is very distinctive and unique. We think this delicious design is a great piece of bling for the home.

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Gilded Lotus Wall Decor   Accessories 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:   Andrew Palecek for Palecek
When it comes to dressing up a room, Palecek portrays a versatile art form in Gilded Lotus Wall Decor. The very interesting natural material exudes a glamorous ambience that is chic and eco-friendly.

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MIJO   Home Office 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:   Caryn Donovan for Planum/Mobil Fresno, S.L.
Planum creates home office furniture with an innovative play of two- and three-dimensional elements with MIJO. We think this is cool – actually very cool! The multi-medium form is sophisticated with high-performance functionality.

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MIJO   Home Entertainment 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:   Caryn Donovan for Planum/Mobil Fresno, S.L.
The winning design in home entertainment turns to the urban modern combination of lacquer with wood in MIJO by Planum. The sleek lines of this wall system exude a chic, forward-looking theme in form and functionality.

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Elements Collection   Summer/Casual 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  Richard Frinier, ASFD; Martha Lopacki, Greg Robb for Brown Jordan
Brown Jordan brings ultra chic design to the outdoor room with the highly sophisticated mixture of diverse materials in the Elements Collection. This is an especially well coordinated modular group that also suggests an eco quality.

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Caracole   Bedroom 2012 pinnacle award winner

designer:   Jon Russell Koch for Schnadig International
Imagine taking a vacation at home with the Cabana Bed from Caracole. The resort-like design makes a dramatic statement and yet is adeptly scaled for a stunning master suite.

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Brindille Lamp   Green Leaf Award 2012 pinnacle award winner

designers:  David Kitts, ASFD; David Martin, ASFD; Zachary Pyle, ASFD for Hubbardton Forge
Hats off to Hubbardton Forge for putting rebar back to work in sophisticated simplicity. The Brindille Lamp represents a very creative and elegant use of a common material. The handforged metal is a perfect medium for the natural twig motif.

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