HIGH POINT — The International Society of Furniture Designers named the winners of the 2020 Pinnacle Awards on Saturday, Oct. 24, during the Great Designs Unmasked, an online program on the ISFD’s YouTube channel.
Acclaimed interior designer Corey Damen Jenkins keynoted the awards ceremony.
“We not only had a record number of entries but the designs from all of the finalists were exceptional this year creating very stiff competition,” said John Conrad, ISFD executive director. “The designers should all be very proud of their work.”
And the winners are:
Morris & Company Acanthus Bowls, by Dustin Witzel, ISFD, for Selamat Designs
Bedroom – Broad Appeal
Park Avenue Dresser, by Shenxing Liu, for Greenington Fine Bamboo Furniture
Bedroom – Luxury
Modern Decker Wall Bed + Soren Bedside Tables + Soren Dresser, by Dudley Moore, ISFD, and Laura Niece, ISFD, for Universal Furniture
Dining – Luxury
Morris & Co. Kelmscott Farmhouse Dining, by Justin Abee, ISFD, and Dustin Witzel, ISFD, for Selamat Designs
Three-Door Console, by Hooker Design Team for Hooker Furniture
Barcelona Desk, by Dave Clark, ISFD, and Jonathan Charles Design Studio for Jonathan Charles Fine Furniture
Leather Upholstery – Broad Appeal
Murray Collection, by Robert Law for Moroni Inc.
Leather Upholstery – Luxury
Francesca, by Kelvin Ng, ISFD, and Caryn Donovan, ISFD, for Kelvin Giormani by Planum
Emmet Lamp, by Dean Babin, ISFD, for Dean Babin Furniture
Kodama Bar Stool, by Marshall Wollum for Kodama Designs
Student Pinnacle Award
Curva chair, by Daniela Duarte for Savannah College of Art and Design
Green Leaf Award
Linn Bed, by Tim Copeland and Armin Driver for Copeland Furniture
Tenero Collection, by Kelvin Ng, ISFD, for Kelvin Giormani by Planum
Roscoe Credenza, by Scott Hamed for ST2
Occasional Tables – Luxury
Barcelona Nesting Tables, by Dave Clark, ISFD, and Jonathan Charles Design Studio for Jonathan Charles Fine Furniture
Wailea Swivel Chair, by Bernhardt Design Team for Bernhardt
Stationary Upholstery – Broad Appeal
Danica Chair, by Shenxing Liu for Greenington Fine Bamboo Furniture
Stationary Upholstery – Luxury
Maya Sofa and Maya Chair ½, by Bernhardt Upholstery Design Team for Bernhardt
Moveable Man Shelves, by Nikom Sankantha and Jason Phillips, ISFD, for Phillips Collection
Nina Magon Collection, by Nina Magon, Dudley Moore, ISFD, and Laura Niece, ISFD, for Universal Furniture
The judging panel this year included: Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design; Everick Brown, Everick Brown Design; Kelly DiFoggio, International Textiles Alliance president, Yarn and Loom; Diane Falvey, Furniture Lighting & Décor; John Gill, Haverty’s; Susan Inglis, Sustainable Furnishings Council; Stephanie James, Allen and James Interior Design; Kris Kolar, Clive Daniel Home; Ida McCausland, International Furnishings Design Assn.; Kaitlin Petersen, Business of Home; Rick Schroeder, professional furniture designer; Jomo Tariku, Ethiopian American artist and industrial designer; Maria West, Maria West Photography.
The 2020 Awards are sponsored by the High Point Market Authority, Leggett & Platt, International Market Centers, Herzog Veneers, Inc., Continental Hardware, Furniture Today, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Furniture Design Studios, Senlong Wood Company, Sherwin-Williams, High Point University and Elements Studios.
Visit ISFD.org to see photos of the finalists and winning entries.