HIGH POINT, NC -- The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) announced the Finalists for the 2011 Pinnacle Awards.

A total of 45 products remain in the competition, three in each of 15 categories ranging from occasional, home office and bedroom furniture through accessories and lighting. 

The Pinnacle Awards promote better design quality and encourage the recognition of furniture designers within the retail home furnishings industry.

Finalists will be presented and the winners announced Oct. 24 during the High Point Furniture Market, The Pinnacle category finalists are shown below in alphabetical order. Click here to view images of all 2011 Pinnacle Award finalists.

2011 Pinnacle Finalists

Occasional Tables
Arro Cocktail Table Desmond Miller, Jerry Cmehil for Design Institute American (DIA)

Lille Cocktail Table Shaun Melvin, ASFD for Baker Furniture

Rafferty Console Cindy Hall, Erica Wingo for Hooker Furniture Corporation

Occasional Storage
Avery Avenue Cabinet Jesse Schopmeyer, ASFD; Les Killian, Gary Huffstetler for Broyhill Home Furnishings

Classique Scroll Chest Cindy Hall, Erica Wingo for Hooker Furniture Corp.

Formation Credenza/Buffet Rick Berry, ASFD for Design Institute America (DIA)

Juvenile Furniture
Ava Matthew Hurley, ASFD for Hooker Furniture Corporation

MIX Young America Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD for Stanley Furniture

The Overachiever Crib Jonsara Ruth, ASFD; Robert Peavey for Q Collection Junior

Casual Dining
Latitude Charles Harris, Legacy Classic Furniture Inc.

Mirren Point/Harbor  Les Killian, Jesse Schopmeyer, ASFD; Gary Huffstetler for Broyhill Home Furnishings

Pompadour Table Steven Shell, ASFD for Steven Shell

Formal Dining
Artisan Dave Clark, ASFD for Planum/Mobil Fresno

New Lou Mike Warren, ASFD; Shannon Lookabill, Andrea Otto for Universal Furniture

PerspectivesJesse Schopmeyer, ASFD; Les Killian, Gary Huffstetler for Broyhill Home Furnishings

Motion Upholstery
Comfort Recliner Tom Garland, Paul Zaidman, ASFD for American Leather

Ellie Recliner Sofa Albert Choy for Moroni, Inc.

Pilot Recliner Michael F. Galardo, ASFD for Elite Leather Company

Stationary Upholstery
Evasion Sectional  Normand Couture, ASFD for Couture International

Moore Goodman Charlton for American Leather

Uno Accent Chair  Stanley Jay Friedman for Moroni, Inc.

Leather Upholstery
Fonte II Kelvin Ng for KELVIN GIORMANI by Planum

Fleetwood Stefanie Lucas for Rowe Furniture

Strada II Kelvin Ng for KELVIN GIORMANI by Planum

Lighting
Chatham LED Table Lamp Bret Curtain for Woodard Furniture

Flair Linear Pendant Ron Henderson for Varaluz

Gallery Collection David Kitts, ASFD; David Martin, ASFD for Hubbardton Forge

Accessories
Brass Ostrich Figure Mary Garvin, Basilio Silawan for Maitland-Smith

Copenhagen Bench Shaun Melvin, ASFD for Baker Furniture

DOTZ Screen Carl Muller, ASFD for Elite Manufacturing Corp.

Home Office
European Farmhouse Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson for Stanley Furniture

Reede's Landing aspenhome Design Team for aspenhome

Serenity Collection Joe McCambridge, ASFD for Sligh Furniture Co.

Home Entertainment
Grove Imagination Home Theatre Curt Christian, ASFD for Martin Home Furnishings

Louis Phillippe Credenza D. Scott Coley, ASFD; Tommy McDaniel, ASFD for Bassett Furniture

Northport Mike Warren, ASFD; Shannon Lookabill, Andrea Otto for Sligh Furniture Co.

Summer/Casual
Cloud Nine Richard Frinier, ASFD for Brown Jordan

Embrace Sectional Normand Couture, ASFD for Couture Jardin

Flight John Caldwell, ASFD for Brown Jordan

Bedroom
Artisan Dave Clark, ASFD for Planum/Mobil Fresno

Felton Matt Hurley, ASFD for Hooker Furniture Corp.

Perspectives Jesse Schopmeyer, ASFD, Les Killian, Gary Huffstetler for Broyhill Home Furnishings

Major Collections
Coastal Living Resort Richard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD; Gary Hokanson for Stanley Furniture

Marbella Pride Sasser for Century Furniture

Vintage Patina Chris Bergelin, ASFD; Thad Bergelin for Bernhardt Furniture

Green Leaf Award
Gallery Collection David Kitts, ASFD; David Martin, ASFD for Hubbardton Forge

Homecoming Vintage Pine Tim Annas, ASFD for Kincaid Furniture

MIX Young AmericaRichard Schroeder, ASFD; Denis Kissane, ASFD for Stanley Furniture

Posted by Rich Christianson

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