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Manufacturers compete for Design Excellence Awards

Many innovative designs will be showcased next month at Chicago's International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market. Most will compete for the Design Excellence Awards, a top honor for manufacturers and their designers in the casual industry. In the past, products were honored in nine categories, but, due to major growth within the category, this year will mark the first for the Outdoor Lighting category. From the 10 category winners, one design is awarded the Lillian B. Winchester Best of Show Award. Everyone is invited to the market Welcome Party at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, where winners will be announced. If you can't make it, stay tuned for the winners in Casual Living's October issue. Meanwhile, check out who's competing on the following seven pages.

Outdoor Lighting

Cast Metal Furniture

Shade Products

Tubular Materials Furniture

Cast Combination Furniture

Wrought Iron/Wrought Aluminum Furniture

Resin/Fiberglass Furniture

Rattan/Wicker/Woven

Wood Casual

Complementary Casual

1. Olympia Lighting Products/Roberto FlorezNantucket Portable Outdoor Patio Floor Lamp Market Suite 8E-236

2. Brown Jordan International Captiva Table Lamp Showroom 16-100

3.Terra Furniture/Joe RuggieroChelsea Outdoor Lamp Market Suite 8D-312

4. Treasure GardenQuasar Umbrella Light Showroom 1655

5. Olympia Lighting Products/Paul MurchCasabanca Outdoor, Wicker Accented End Table Lamp Market Suite 8E-2364.

6. Shady Lady OutdoorSurveyor's Stand Market Suite 8E-316

1. TUUCI/Dougan ClarkeLaguna Cabana Market Suite 2-1303

2. The HammockSourceHammock Sun Shade Market Suite 8E-302

3. LaneventurePalm Beach Sun Lounger with shade canopy Showroom 1748

4. TUUCI/Dougan ClarkeAtlantis Pavilion with Vector Vent Market Suite 2-1303

5. Treasure GardenAKZ — 11-ft. Cantilever Umbrella Showroom 1655

1. WhitecraftMabuhay Lounge Chair Showroom 1626

2. Woodard LandgraveSumatra Dining Chair Market Suite 8A-229

3. Woodard/Shaun SweeneyFreemont Sling Dining Arm Chair Market Suite 8A-229

4. Mallin Casual FurnitureDynasty Chair Showroom 1766

5. Tropitone FurnitureSantorini Sling Dining Chair Showroom 1780

6. Terra Furniture/Joe RuggieroChelsea Dining Table Market Suite 8D-312

7. O.W. Lee/Brian LeeMoroccan Arm Chair Showroom 1786

8. Pride Family Brands/Scott M. CooganVizcaya Dining Chair Showroom 1754

9. Health in MotionRelaxation Recliner Dual Swing Market Suite 8C-306

10. Health in MotionRelaxation Recliner Loveseat Swing Market Suite 8C-306

11. Rock Wood/Kirsten WhiteMalta Lounge Chair Showroom 1760

12. Rock Wood/Kirsten WhiteMalta Stacking Dining Chair Showroom 1760

13. Barlow TyrieEquinox Lounge Showroom 1659

14. Laneventure/Raymond WaitesNew America Chair Showroom 1748

15. Laneventure/Raymond Waites New America Cuddle Chair Showroom 1748

16. Lloyd/Flanders The Shores Tea Scuttle Table Showroom 1650

17. Lloyd/FlandersThe Shores 3-Seat Glider Showroom 1650 Glider base not pictured

18. Kettler/MWHLandhaus Chair Showroom 1661

19. KettlerAvant Garde Lounger Showroom 1661

20. Gloster/Staffan HultgrenTwist Rectangular Table Showroom 1768

21. Gloster/Staffan HultgrenIcon Spring Lounge Chair & Ottoman Showroom 1768

22. Brown Jordan InternationalHarmony Chaise Showroom 16-100

23. Brown Jordan InternationalAria Lounge Chair & Ottoman Showroom 16-100

24. Winston by BJIRegency Dining Chair Showroom 17-100

25. Telescope Casual Furniture48-inch Round Perforated Aluminum Dining Table Showroom 1776

26.Century Furniture/Richard FrinierGulf Stream/Sectional Showroom 1700 not pictured

1. Suncoast FurnitureDevereaux Supreme Dining Chair Showroom 17-105

2. Woodard Landgrave/Shaun SweeneyToledo Sling Dining Arm Chair Market Suite 8A-229

3. Woodard/Shaun SweeneyCortland Sling Dining Arm Chair Market Suite 8A-229

4. Pride Family Brands/Scott M. CooganSugar Reef Chair Showroom 1754

5. Pride Family BrandsCabana Bay Deep Seating Lounge Chair Showroom 1754

6. Groovystuff/Chris BruningRockdale Rocking Chair Market Suite 8J-210

7. Groovystuff/Chris BruningCoal Miners Patio Chair Market Suite 8J-210

8. Carter GrandlePark Ridge High Back Dining Chair Market Suite 8G-422

9. Laneventure/Bob WhiteAt Home in Tuscany Round Dining Table Showroom 1748

10. Laneventure/Bob WhiteAt Home in Tuscany Armoire Showroom 1748

11. Lloyd/FlandersReminisce Parlor Chaise Showroom 1650

12. HomecrestAlaire Dining Chair Showroom 1757

13. Homecrest/Phillip BehrensAlvia Dining Chair Showroom 1757

14.Gloster/Staffan HultgrenIcon Lounger Showroom 1768

15.Gloster/John CaldwellEthos Armchair & Ottoman Showroom 1768

16.Tommy Bahama by BJIIndochine Dining Chair Showroom 16-100

17.Winston by BJIArtisan Cushion Lounge Chair & Ottoman Showroom 16-100

18.Winston by BJISeadrift Cushion Dining Chair Showroom 16-100

19.Cast ClassicsAristocrat Double Chaise Showroom 17-107

20.Telescope Casual FurnitureCape May Rocker Showroom 1776

21.Telescope Casual FurnitureSavona Sling Arm Chair Showroom 1776

22.Lloyd/FlandersPerennial Dining Chair Showroom 1650 not pictured

1. Woodard/Shaun SweeneyRegent Dining Arm Chair Market Suite 8A-229

2. Woodard/Shaun SweeneyBoardwalk Bench Market Suite 8A-229

3. Laneventure/Bob WhiteAt Home in Tuscany Accent Table Showroom 1748

4. O.W. Lee/Brian LeeChateau Spring Base Club Chair Showroom 1786

5. Laneventure/Bob WhiteAt Home in Tuscany Oval Cocktail Showroom 1748

6. Kettler/MWHSirio Chair Showroom 1661

7. Kettler/MWHDegament Table Showroom 1661

8. Brown Jordan InternationalVintage Cushion Dining Chair Showroom 16-100

9. Brown Jordan InternationalVintage Sling Lounge Showroom 16-100

10. MeadowcraftTuscany Party Bar Showroom 17-103

1. Century Furniture/Oscar de la RentaCast Dolphin Table Showroom 1700

2. Poly-Wood/Doug RassiNautical High Back Chair Market Suite 8A-318

3. KettlerAvant Garden Table Showroom 1661

4. KettlerTiffany Chair Showroom 1661

1. WhitecraftBy The Sea Lounge Chair Showroom 1626

2. Woodard/Darrell LowmannSouthport Gliding Lounge Chair Market Suite 8A-229

3. Woodard/Carl MullerTrinidad Bar Market Suite 8A-229

4. LaneventureHarbor Breeze High Dining Swivel Chair Showroom 1748

5. LaneventureHemingway Chaise Showroom 1748

6. Ficks Reed/John BlackCatalina WeatherKing Double Chaise Market Suite 8E-226

7. Lloyd/FlandersCaribe Swing A Round Sofa Showroom 1650

8. Lloyd/FlandersOcean Air Infinite Comfort Chaise Showroom 1650

9. Gloster/John CaldwellPlantation Siesta with canopy Showroom 1768

10.Gloster/John CaldwellCasablanca Armchair & Ottoman Showroom 1768

11.Tommy Bahama by BJIHana Chaise Showroom 16-100

12.Brown Jordan InternationalOasis Chaise Showroom 16-100

13.WhitecraftSavannah Lounge Chair Showroom 1626 not pictured

14.Classic RattanBodega Bay/Swivel Glider Recliner Market Suite 8G-234 not pictured

1. Century Furniture/Oscar de la Renta Balcony Sofa Showroom 1700

2. Rock Wood/Carl MullerMendocino Rotating Bar Stool Showroom 1760

3. Rock Wood/Natura DesignsCharleston Stacking Chair Showroom 1760

4. Groovystuff/Chris BruningAdirondack Rocking Chair Market Suite 8J-210

5. Barlow TyrieEquinox Circular Dining Table Showroom 1659

6. LaneventureAt Home in Tuscany Wine/Olive Tasting Table Showroom 1748

7. Lister U.S./Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen Seat Market Suite 8H-310

8. Laneventure/Keith CroweAt Home in Tuscany Serving Cabinet with sink Showroom 1748

9. Lister U.S./Mads OdgardS-Line Lounger Market Suite 8H-310

10. Kettler/HerlagClou Chair Showroom 1661

11.Kettler/HerlagWien Chair Showroom 1661

12.Gloster/Povl EskildsenBristol Square Gateleg Table Showroom 1768

13.Tommy Bahama by BJISouthseas Lounge Chair Showroom 16-100

14. Tommy Bahama by BJI Southseas Cocktail Table Showroom 16-100

15.Kingsley-Bate/Fred SpectorAlgarve Deep Seating Chair Market Suite 8B-308 not pictured

1. Century Furniture/Oscar de la RentaMedium Cobweb Planter Showroom 1700

2. Suncoast FurniturePresidio Service Cart Showroom 1700

3. WhitecraftMabuhay Baker's Rack Showroom 1626

4. O.W. Lee/Brian LeeO.W. Lee Party Pit Showroom 1786

5. Pride Family Brands/Scott M. CooganCabana Bay Service Cart Showroom 1754

6. Rock Wood Casual FurnitureAlaska Ice Chest Showroom 1760

7.The HammockSourceWishbone Hammock, Stand & Pillow Combination Market Suite 8E-302

8. The HammockSourceHatteras Marine Hammock Market Suite 8E-302

9. Laneventure/Bob White & Keith CroweAt Home in Tuscany Serving Cart Showroom 1748

10. Laneventure/Keith CroweJill Rosenwald Collection Ameba Cocktail Table Showroom 1748

11. Health in Motion Teeter Totter Market Suite 8C-306

12. Pacific Casual/Cathy Chian Ulysses Urn & Pedestal Showroom 1646

13. Pacific Casual/Anna SuenMon Chariot de Fluers Plant Trolley Showroom 1646

14. Lloyd/FlandersEstate Wine Steward Showroom 1650

15. Lloyd/Flanders The Shores Buffet Showroom 1650

16.KettlerAvant Garde Teacart Showroom 1661

17.Gloster/John CaldwellPlantation Sushi Table & Stools Showroom 1768

18.Gloster/John CaldwellPlantation Party Bar Showroom 1768

19.MeadowcraftCortez Baker's Rack Showroom 17-103

20.Tommy Bahama by BJISouthseas Credenza Showroom 16-100

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