TUUCI wins top International Interior Design Association award
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, May 29, 2012
TUUCI received the top design award for its Ocean Master MAX cantilever parasol during the recently completed Hospitality Design Expo + Conference in Las Vegas -- standing out from more than 900 exhibitors during a crowded trade show attended by more than 7,000 people.
For the past 16 years, the International Interior Design Association, in cooperation with HD Expo, has presented design excellence awards in several product categories, recognizing the most innovative offerings during the hospitality industry's largest annual trade show. The Ocean Master MAX Cantilever was selected as the leader in the category of individual furnishings in the case goods and free-standing furniture segment.
"The gratifying aspect of this award is the fact that it's presented by design professionals who truly appreciate the commitment required to create products that are as beautiful as they are effective in meeting customer needs," said Dougan Clarke, chief shade architect for Miami-based TUUCI. "Our team is focused intensely on service to professional interior designers and the hospitality industry, which makes this award during HD Expo a validation of our strategic direction as an organization."
As is true of the entire TUUCI product line, the Ocean Master MAX Cantilever merges art and engineering within a highly functional shade structure. A polished and anodized marine-grade canopy structure cantilevers from a sturdy oval-shaped mast, easily closing over tables and chairs. With a patent pending 4:1 tandem-retrieving crank system, the Ocean Master MAX Cantilever provides up to 144 square feet of uninterrupted shade.
Available in a Classic canopy style, the Cantilever is crowned with TUUCI's "Ocean-Sail" finial design. It offers graceful and generously proportioned shade to any sun drenched environment, timelessly designed for all enclaves, traditional and contemporary.
The International Interior Design Association consists of more than 12,000 members in 50 countries.