ISFD Declares Libby Langdon as Keynote Speaker for 2022 Pinnacle Awards Gala


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The Worldwide Society of Furnishings Designers (ISFD) has chosen inside design icon, creator, product designer and makeover tv persona, Libby Langdon, because the keynote speaker for the organizations’ 26th annual Pinnacle Awards, the trade’s highest design honor. The gala reception and awards ceremony, the place winners from 20 design classes shall be revealed, takes place Monday, Oct. 24 on the Nido and Mariana Qubein Enviornment and Convention Middle on the campus of Excessive Level College. Tickets can be found by visiting the Pinnacle Awards Gala web site.

Often called the inventive power behind the New York Metropolis-based design agency Libby Interiors, Langdon additionally travels the nation presenting her dwelling décor seminars about all issues design to shoppers, design professionals, and retailers. She is legendary for her “Simple, Elegant, On a regular basis Type,” in addition to her licensed dwelling furnishings collections, together with lighting for Crystorama, rugs for KAS, paintings for Paragon, a whole dwelling assortment of upholstery and case items for Fairfield Chair, and equipment for A&B Dwelling. Her inside design work and residential merchandise have been featured in main shelter magazines, together with Architectural Digest, Home Lovely, Conventional Dwelling, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, Higher Properties and Gardens, and Lady’s Day. Langdon has been an everyday design knowledgeable on NBC’s TODAY Present, HGTV’s Small Area, Massive Type, The View, The Rachael Ray Present, The Early Present and NBC’s Open Home. She additionally serves on the Boards of the Sustainable Furnishings Council and The Bienenstock Library.

The trade authorities who served as this yr’s all-star judging panel had been tasked with reviewing the extremely aggressive Pinnacle Awards entries and choosing the right from every of 20 dwelling furnishings classes. The 2022 judges are:

  • Andrea Banda, Vice President of Merchandising, Rooms To Go
  • Michelle Castagna, IFDA Florida Chapter President
  • Scott Coley, Impartial Product Designer and ISFD Board Member
  • Diane Falvey, Editor in Chief, Furnishings, Lighting & Décor
  • Susan Inglis, Resident Knowledgeable & Educator-in-chief, Sustainable Furnishings Council
  • Andrea Lillo, Government Editor, Designers Right this moment
  • Lewis Mabon, Impartial Product Designer and ISFD Board Member
  • Kristen Moonjian, Director of Dwelling Interiors + Design, Vogue Snoops
  • Jennifer Nutt, Rooms To Go
  • Chris Rayle, VP Case Items Product Growth, Rooms To Go
  • Katherine Shoaf, Director of Merchandising and Gross sales, Radiate Textiles
  • Julie Talbert, Merchandiser Stylist, P/Kaufmann
  • Marcia Weiss, Director of the Vogue & Textiles Future Middle, Director of Textiles Future Middle, Director of the Textile Design Applications and the Harold Neuman Textile Design Chair at Philadelphia College and Thomas Jefferson College

The Pinnacle Awards judges chosen the finalists after which, after in depth assessment, will title the final word profitable designs. The profitable merchandise shall be promoted to retailers within the U.S. and all over the world. In some circumstances, profitable a Pinnacle Award has helped launch design careers and elevated producers to new ranges of recognition. Profitable merchandise may even have the precise to function the 2022 Pinnacle Awards brand on all associated media, collateral, and packaging.

The 2022 Pinnacle Awards sponsors are: Continental {Hardware}, Components Studios, Furnishings Design Studios, Furnishings Right this moment, Excessive Level Market Authority, Worldwide Market Facilities, Kendall Faculty of Artwork and Design of Ferris State College, Leggett & Platt, and Sherwin-Williams. Additionally, because of Excessive Level College and the Worldwide Textile Alliance (ITA) for his or her continued help.


About The Worldwide Society of Furnishings Designers

The Worldwide Society of Furnishings Designers (ISFD) is an affiliation advocating for excellent design and the furnishings designers whose creativity drives the trade’s engine. They search to raise the function of design and designer by way of networking, mentorship, {and professional} growth alternatives, and repeatedly promote, advance, and help the occupation of furnishings design and its constructive impression.

With skilled and scholar members all over the world and throughout the nation, their various skilled membership makes a speciality of residential and contract furnishings and equipment. Extra details about ISFD and their awards packages, please go to their web site, ISFD.org.  It’s also possible to comply with them on Instagram, Fb, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.