ASFD announces call for Pinnacle entries

HIGH POINT—The American Society of Furniture Designers has announced their call for entries for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards. Submissions will be accepted through July 1. Submissions can be made through the Pinnacle Award entry website.

The Pinnacle Awards, created in April 1995 by the ASFD, celebrate design excellence across the retail home furnishings industry. These prestigious awards showcase the best designs introduced each year across 16 individual categories, including: Accessories, Casual Dining, Formal Dining, Leather Upholstery, Occasional Storage, Summer/Casual, Youth, Bedroom, Entertainment Centers, Home Office, Lighting, Motion Upholstery, Occasional Tables, Stationary Upholstery and Major Collections.

“We had a record-setting competition in 2016 with an unprecedented level of exposure for our winners,” said John Conrad, ASFD executive director. “This year’s event is positioned for even more dramatic growth.”

The 2017 awards program will be held Monday, Oct. 16 in the IHFC Ball Room. Commenting on this year’s program Jason Phillips, 2017 Pinnacle Awards Chair, noted, “We had an extraordinarily creative group of designers recognized at the 2016 Pinnacle Awards and look forward to honoring the remarkable work of this year's top industry designers."

“It all starts with the product! And the best product is represented each year at the ASFD Pinnacle Awards,” said Tom Conley, CEO of the High Point Market Authority.

The 2017 Pinnacle Awards are made possible with the generous support of lead sponsor and Casual Living sister publication, Furniture Today. Supporting sponsors in 2017 include Continental Hardware, Furniture Design Studios, HSM Solutions, High Point Market Authority, Home Furnishings Business, International Market Centers, Leggett & Platt, Autodesk, Furniture.com and Sherwin‐Williams Corp.

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