TIVERTON, R.I. – KL Communications and Rockler Woodworking are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Baltimore Fine Furnishings Show - Best in Show award recipients. A panel of Baltimore area industry professionals reviewed over 45 talented exhibitors, their work, and booth layouts to select the finalists in eight categories.

Furniture– Traditional – Piece: 

Tim Eastman – Dressing Table 

Eastman Woodworking

(Baltimore, MD)

Furniture – 20thCentury – Piece:

William Doub – Art Nouveau Desk

William Doub Custom Furniture

(Deerfield, NH)

Furniture– Traditional – Body of Work:  

Chris Robertson 

C.W. Robertson: Traditional Cabinetmakers

(Parkton, MD)

Furniture –Contemporary – Body of Work:

Dwight Sargent 

Pompanoosuc Mills

(East Thetford, VT)

Accessory– Body of Work: 

Cheryl R. Riley


(Jersey City, NJ)

Fine Art / Craft – Body of Work:

Elissa O’Loughlin

New Pond Studio

(Baltimore, MD)

Best New Product Debut:  

Todd Leback 

Vaneri Studio

(Charlottesville, VA)

Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence:

Swede McBroom

The Natural Woodworking Company

(Floyd, VA)

The judges included Rita St. Clair, FASID of Rita St. Clair Associates, Marietta Ries – Senior Designer at Alexander Blank Fabrics, and Laura Renshaw of the Baltimore Sun Media Group.

According to the judges, the selected winners received recognition due to elements such as fluid lines and attention to detail as well as function, application and interpretation of furniture styles. In regards to the selection of The Natural Woodworking Company as the recipient of The Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence, the judges agreed that Swede McBroom’s booth offered a pleasing layout that displayed his entire portfolio. They liked the integration of the signage within the booth as well as the incredible doors on display.

Learn more about the Best in Show Award winners and the other talented exhibitors at www.FineFurnishingsShows.com where you can also view the 2012 show schedule, sign up for the show eNewsletter and access photos. Show your support for annual shows offering American made, handcrafted furniture & accessories!

Soiurce: KL Communications

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