ASID N.Y. Metro chapter names 'Best of the Best' products at NYIGF
Richard Gottlieb -- Gifts & Dec, January 28, 2013
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) N.Y. Metro Chapter recognized seven exhibitors from At Home at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF) as the "Best of the Best" in the winter 2013 market. At Home, one of 10 divisions presented semi-annually at the NYIGF, runs through Tuesday, Jan. 29, at New York City's Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94.
Recipients of the winter 2013 ASID "Best of the Best" awards are:
Imaginative Product Presentation:
Middle Kingdom (Manassas Park, Va.)
Innovative Product Design:
Canopy Designs Ltd. (Long Island City, N.Y.)
Social Responsibility/Ecological Sensitivity:
Cisco Brothers (Los Angeles)
Luna Bella, Inc. (Hialeah, Fla.)
Lostine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Carson & Company (Charlotte, N.C.)
Itinerant Studio (Springfield, Ohio)
Judges for the winter 2013 ASID "Best of the Best" awards were: Arlene Angard, Allied ASID from Arlene Angard Designs; Maggie Cohen, ASID from Room Service Designs Inc.; Jacqueline Hosford, ASID from Jacqueline Hosford Interior Design, LLC; Benjamin Huntington, ASID from Veritate Design; Pedro Lima, ASID from Pedro Lima Interiors; Diane Susoev, Allied ASID from Red Square Studio; Michele Taylor, Allied ASID from Michele Taylor Interiors; and Carolyn Tierney, ASID from ECOterior Solutions.
"ASID members recognize NYIGF as a leading market for design-oriented home resources," said Jacqueline Hosford, ASID, president of the ASID NY Metro Chapter. "Among all the considerable design innovation and creativity the judges have seen at NYIGF, these companies and products are truly visionary."
Founded in 1975, ASID is a professional organization with more than 40,000 members in the U.S. and Canada and comprised of practicing interior designers, design students and industry representatives. For more information, visit www.asidnymetro.org.
"Working with ASID's New York Metro Chapter on these awards is the result of a great partnership," said Christian Falkenberg, NYIGF director and GLM vice president. "At Home is the ideal marketplace for interior designers looking for home décor resources and inspiration."
At Home offers a complete range of hard lines and soft goods - from indoor to outdoor and traditional to contemporary - presented at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94. The summer 2013 edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 17, through Wednesday, Aug. 21.
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