Runners up for the 2013 People's Choice award include: Snow Woodworks, Marshall, VA, for Game Cube Table; MGC Inc., Houston, TX, for San Jacinto College South Williams Library; and Whittington Gallery, Camden, SC, for The Equestrienne Bed.
The People's Choice winner and runner ups were selected based on votes by industry peers tallied as of the morning of Dec 16, 2013. Visit WoodworkingNetwork.com/DesignPortfolioGallery to view all entries.
2013 Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio winners were also named and selected by a panel of industry experts. Winners were chosen in seven categories: Residential Furniture Freestanding, Residential Furniture Built-in, Specialty, Commercial/Institutional, Countertops/Solid Surface, Kitchen/Bath and Architectural Millwork.
The Overall Award winner went to Bespoke located in Larchwood, IA, for "Regency Radial Table," which was crafted with East Indian rosewood and figured English sycamore using hand-cut marquetry methods. This project also took top prize in the Residential Furniture Freestanding category.
This year's contest also saw a tie in the Kitchen/Bath category with two top winners and two honorable mentions. Interior Woodworks, Bismarck, ND, "Cherry Kitchen and Great Room," tied with William Stowe Fine Woodwork, Newtown, PA, "1850s French Kitchen" for first place honors.
Residential Furniture Built-in: Bespoke, Larchwood, IA, for "Royal Crescent Kitchen England"
Honorable Mention: Select Woodworking, Cincinnati, OH, for "Rosswood"
Specialty: Mark Levin Studio, Albuquerque, NM, for "Receptionist Desk"
Honorable Mention: Interwood Forest Products, Shelbyville, KY, for "Architectural + Design Studio"
Commercial/Institutional: KCM Custom Woodworking, Newfield, NJ, for "Library"
Honorable Mention: Mountaineer Wood Industries, French Creek, WV, for "The Swiss Room"
Architectural Millwork: Select Woodworking, Cincinnati, OH, for "Concourse Gallery"
Honorable Mention: D&L Wood Products, Crown Point, IN, for "500 Lake Shore Drive"
Countertop/Solid Surface: BKI Woodworks, Boulder, CO, for "Solid Surfaces Brighten Contemporary Home"
Residential Furniture Freestanding: Bespoke, Larchwood, IA, for "Regency Radial Table,"
Honorable Mention: Studio of Michael McDunn, Greenville, SC for "Illusion Series No. 3"
Kitchen/Bath: Interior Woodworks, Bismarck, ND, "Cherry Kitchen and Great Room," tied with William Stowe Fine Woodwork, Newtown, PA, "1850s French Kitchen"
Honorable Mention (tie): Mike Lucci Cabinets, Monaca, PA, for "Kristen's Dream Kitchen"
Honorable Mention (tie): BKI Woodworks, Boulder, CO, for "The Beauty of Koa Wood"
All Design Portfolio winners will be recognized during a gala reception at the 2014 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo at the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, NJ, April 9-11. For more information about the Northeast Show, visit cabinetsandclosetsexpo.com.
Now in its 21st year, the Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio Awards are given annually to honor custom woodworkers for their outstanding design and craftsmanship.
A print copy of the 2013 Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio Design edition is now available for order.