ISFD twenty sixth Annual Pinnacle Awards® Celebration at Excessive Level Market


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The Worldwide Society of Furnishings Designers (ISFD) will have fun its twenty sixth annual Pinnacle Awards on Monday, October 24, 6-9 pm. This yr’s theme “Creating Tomorrow’s Properties” focuses on the types, types, finishes, and performance of the furnishings that might be a part of our future lives. The reception and industries’ highest awards ceremony honoring the winners from 20 aggressive design classes will happen on the Nido and Mariana Qubein Enviornment and Convention Middle on the campus of Excessive Level College. A portion of the ticket gross sales will profit the ISFD Basis Scholarship Fund which helps gifted scholar designers from colleges throughout the nation. For ticket info go to isfd.org.

“On the annual Pinnacle Awards Celebration, we acknowledge the artistic designers whose work is delivered to life by producers after which launched into our properties by retailers and inside designers,” said John Conrad, ISFD govt director. “This celebration additionally supplies a wonderful alternative for designers, producers, and retailers to community and reconnect with mates, colleagues, and trade veterans as they expertise firsthand the award-winning designs created for tomorrow’s properties.”

The night’s festivities will embrace co-Masters of Ceremonies Libby Langdon, inside design icon, writer, product designer and makeover tv character, who may even share her ideas because the keynote speaker together with Invoice McLoughlin, editor in chief of Furnishings At present.

Dignitaries from the house furnishings trade that may current the Pinnacle Awards embrace: Ray Allegrezza, govt director, IHFRA; Emily Boyst, gross sales & product supervisor, Hooker Furnishings and vice chairman/president elect, WITHIT; Daybreak Brinson, nationwide president, IFDA and president, The Media Issues; Patti Carpenter, International Pattern Ambassador; Andy Counts, CEO, American House Furnishings Alliance; Jane Dagmi, managing director, HPXD; Carrie Dillon, managing director, Worldwide Textile Alliance; Diane Falvey, editor in chief, Furnishings Lighting & Décor; Nancy Hearth, co-founder, Design Works Worldwide; Bob Maricich, CEO, Worldwide Market Facilities; Jaye Anna Mize, vice chairman, Style Snoops; Kaitlin Petersen, editor in chief, Enterprise of House; Mark Schumacher, president, HFA.

Conrad added, “I’d additionally wish to thank the judging panel who represents an influential mixture of high-profile trade leaders and innovators together with: Andrea Banda, vice chairman of merchandising, Rooms To Go; Michelle Castagna, president, IFDA Florida Chapter; Scott Coley, impartial product designer and ISFD Board Member; Diane Falvey, editor in chief, Furnishings, Lighting & Décor; Jonsara Ruth, design director, Wholesome Supplies Lab, affiliate professor, Inside Designs, Parsons Faculty of Design; Andrea Lillo, govt editor, Designers At present; Lewis Mabon, impartial product designer and ISFD Board Member; Kristen Moonjian, director of residence interiors + design, Style Snoops; Jennifer Nutt, senior furnishings purchaser, Rooms To Go Child, Children & Teen; Chris Rayle, vp case items product improvement, Rooms To Go; Katherine Shoaf, director of merchandising and gross sales, Radiate Textiles; Julie Talbert, merchandiser stylist, P/Kaufmann; Marcia Weiss, director of the Style & Textiles Future Middle, director of Textiles Future Middle, director of the Textile Design Packages and the Harold Neuman Textile design chair at Philadelphia College and Thomas Jefferson College.

A listing of all of the finalists together with photos of their merchandise may be discovered at 2022 Pinnacle Awards finalists.

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

About ISFD: 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 networking, mentorship, {and professional} improvement alternatives, and repeatedly promote, advance and help the occupation of furnishings design and its constructive affect.

With skilled and scholar members world wide and throughout the nation, their numerous skilled membership focuses on residential and contract furnishings and equipment. Extra details about ISFD and their awards packages, please go to their web site, ISFD.org.