Brown Jordan receives top design honor
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, October 1, 2007
Brown Jordan's Zephyr lounge chair, designed by John Caldwell, won the Lillian B. Winchester Best of Show Award, the highest honor of the 2007 Design Excellence Awards, during the recent International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market.
A record number of outdoor products were entered in this year's competition within nine categories.
Winners in each category are:
Cast Metal — Pride Family Brands
Extendable cast table; Tubular Materials — Agio International/Fred Doughty, South Beach cushioned lounge chair
Wrought Iron/Wrought Aluminum — Kettler International, Landhaus club chair
Resin/Fiberglass — Laneventure, Terrace Collection 60-inch round dining table
Rattan/Wicker/Woven Materials — Brown Jordan, Zephyr lounge
Wood Casual — ScanCom North America, Pinoi Double Lazy Susan table
Shade — Wanda Technology/Wanda Li, U938 Primo Sing 2 U
Complementary Casual — Laneventure, Leeds Castle large Planter Box
Outdoor Lighting — Woodard/Kichler, Oriental Garden floor lamp.
Judges for the competition included Johnene Adams, principal designer, AHA Designs; Laura Barnett, principal designer, Laura Barnett Designs; Morlen Sinoway, principal designer, Morlen Sinoway Ltd.; Jim Carper, associate editor, Home Decor Buyer; Deborah Donvan, editor, The Daily Herald, and Romy Schafer, executive editor, Furniture Style.