ASFD accepting applications for Pinnacle design awards
April 3, 2006,
The American Society of Furniture Designers is accepting applications for its 2006 Pinnacle design achievement awards. Now in its eleventh year, the awards competition promotes outstanding furniture design quality by recognizing and honoring furniture designers within the retail home furnishings industry.
The 2006 Pinnacle Awards sponsors include APA-The Engineered Wood Association, Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Elmo Leather, FurnitureFan Inc., Leggett & Platt, The October Company, Weyerhaeuser, World Market Center Las Vegas and various trade publications. Judges will include Dr. Richard Bennington, High Point University; Gary Evans, Furniture/Today; Leslie Fishbein, Kacey Fine Furniture; Francel Goude, RFG Global Design Group; Jackie Hirschhaut, American Home Furnishings Alliance; Dr. Thelma Lazo-Flores, Savannah College of Art & Design; Sheila Long O'Mara, Home Furnishings Business; Dan Minor, Boyles Furniture; Julie Smith, Furniture Style; Max Shangle, Kendall College of Art & Design; Steve Walker, N.C. State University and Rhonda Wolf, Havertys Furniture.