ICFA honors Design Excellence winners

Best of Show winner to be announced at gala

HIGH POINT, N.C.—The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has recognized 10 manufacturers of outdoor home furnishings for their outstanding product designs and accessories.

The Design Excellence category winners include:

Lane VentureLane Venture's Winterthur daybed

• Chaise Lounge: Lane Venture Winterthur Estate Daybed – John Black for Winterthur
• Complementary Casual Products: Gloster Furniture Bar Cart – Henrik Pedersen
• Dining Bar Chair: Telescope Casual Furniture Jetset MGP Aluminum Dining Chair – William Vanderminden
• Dining Bar Table: Barlow Tyrie Aura Narrow Dining Table – Mark Tyrie
• Fabric: Glen Raven – Sunbrella Midori Indigo – Glen RavenSunbrella Design Team
• Heating/Firepit: Ebel Lucca Fire Table – Kai Ebel
• Lounge Seating with Cushion: Jensen Leisure Furniture Cordial Lounge Chair – Alan Morley
• Lounge Seating without Cushion: Gloster Furniture William Lounge Chair – Henrik Pedersen
• Rugs and Flooring: Jaipur Living Waveny Flume Birch/Phantom – Jaipur Living Design Team
• Shade: Tucci Ocean Master Max Integrated Lighting System – Dougan Clarke

From among the 10 category winners in ICFA’s Design Excellence competition, two products will be selected for the Lilly Award for Outdoor Furniture and Outdoor Accents, and one product will be honored with the Lillian B. Winchester Best of Show Award. These honors will be announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on Thursday, September 14, at the Field Museum in Chicago.

The Design Excellence judging took place on August 30 in Chicago. The 10 category awards will be presented in company showrooms on Tuesday, September 12, the opening day of the 2017 Casual Market Chicago.

Entrants for the Design Excellence competition must be exhibitors at Casual Market Chicago at the Merchandise Mart. Eligible designs are slated for introduction in the marketplace at the annual trade exhibition and represent exceptional design and technical product innovation in the category. To see all the products entered into this year’s competition, visit icfadesignexcellence.org.

design excellenceTelescope Casual's Jetset MGP aluminum dining chair
design excellenceTucci Ocean Master Max integrated lighting system
glen ravenSunbrella Midori Indigo
design excellenceGloster's bar cart
design excellenceJensen Leisure's Cordial lounge chair
design excellenceJaipur Living Waveny Flume/Birch Phantom
design excellenceGloster William lounge chair
design excellenceEbel Lucca fire table
design excellenceBarlow Tyrie Aura narrow dining table

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