NEW LONDON, NC - The American Society of Furniture Designers announced the judges' selections as 16 category finalists for the 17th annual ASFD Pinnacle Awards.

The design team of Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson has three products contending in four of the categories, the most finalist entries of any designers entered int he competition.

Top Furniture Designs Selected as 2012 Pinnacle Award FinalistsThe Pinnacle Awards are intended to push the envelope on home furnishing designs. Winning designers will be honored at an Oct. 16 awards banquet during the Fall High Point Market in High Point, NC.

Finalists for each category, product / designer(s) / manufacturer or distributor, include:

Accessories
* Gilded Lotus Wall Décor / Andrew Palecek / Palecek
* Marjorelle Mirror / Cecil Adams / Currey & Company
* Maxwell Ottoman / Amaud Pacaut / American Leather

Bedroom
* Avignon / Hilco Woudstra / Folio21 Furniture
* Caracole / Jon Russell Koch / Schnadig Intl
* Vintage Oak Homecoming / Tim Annas / Kincaid Furniture

Casual Dining
* Artisan / Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson / Stanley Furniture
* Coronado / Dudley Moore Jr., Stephen Giles and Lenny Chapman / Palmetto Home
* Lancine / Andrew Palecek / Palecek

Formal Dining
* Down Home by Paula Deen / Otto & Moore Design / Universal Furniture
* Arrondissement / Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson / Stanley Furniture
* Moultrie Park / Thomas McDaniel and D. Scott Coley / Bassett Furniture

Green Leaf Award
* Brindille Lamp / David Kitts, David Martin and Zachary Pyle / Hubbardton Forge
* Koi Lounge Chair / David Francis / David Francis Furniture
* Oil Drum Lamps / Mandy Hayden Shanahan / Phillips Collection

Home Entertainment
* Downing Street / Troy Hollis / Aspenhome/Furniture Values Intl
* Mijo / Caryn Donovan / Planum/Mobil Fresno SL
* Vintage Oak Homecoming / Tim Annas / Kincaid Furniture

Home Office
* Arrondissement /Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson / Stanley Furniture
* E2 Class Villager / Glenn Weisgerber / Aspenhome/Furniture Values Intl
* Mijo / Caryn Donovan / Planum/Mobil Fresno SL

Leather Upholstery
* Hamilton Sofa / John Mascheroni / American Leather
* Meridien Series / David Vanderbloemen / Century Furniture
* Sean Chair / Roger Turnbow / Bernhardt Furniture

Lighting
* Autumn Twilight Chandelier / Danielle Elise Dzurik and John A. Fretz III /Golden Lighting
* Crux Table Lamp / Shaun Melvin / Baker Furniture/Kohler Interiors Group
* Madison Manor / Sergio Orozco / Quoizel

Major Collections
* Archipelago / Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson / Stanley Furniture
* Chateau Lyon / Pride Sasser / Century Furniture
* European Market / Berry & Clark Design Associates / Drexel Heritage
* Small Spaces / Thomas McDaniel, D.Scott Coley and Barbara Kurgan / Bassett Furniture

Motion Upholstery
* Brayden / Tom Garland and Paul Zaidman / American Leather
* Buck Recliner / Michael F. Garlardo / Elite Leather
* Novara II / Kelvin Ng / Planum/Kelvin Giormani

Occasional Storage
* Holloway End Table / Shaun Melvin / Baker Furniture/Kohler Interiors Group
* Le Papillion Chest / Cindy Hall and Erica Wingo / Hooker Furniture
* Trinity Sideboard / Megan Perry Yorgancioglu /Dorya

Occasional Tables
* Arcos / Fredrick Delafield / Bassett Mirror
* Avalon Heights / Richard Schroeder, Denis Kissane and Gary Hokanson / Stanley Furniture
* Petrified Wood Waterfall / Andrew Palecek / Palecek

Stationary Upholstery
* 220 Chair / Jennifer McConnell and Bruce Ward / Pearson
* Bonn / Tina Nicole / Nathan Anthony Furniture
* Varese Sofa / Joseph Mallison / Century Furniture

Summer Casual
* Elements Collection / Richard Frinier, Martha Lopa cki and Greg Robb / Brown Jordan
* Maison Jardin / Richard Frinier / Century Furniture
* Westport Chaise / John Caldwell / Kingsley-Bate

Youth Furniture
* Abby / Taylor West / Hooker Furniture
* Solutions / Charles Harris / Legacy Classic Kids
* Twin Loft Bed /  Derek West / Lea Inds.

 

 

 

 

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