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ICFA Announces Design
Excellence Category Winners

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Eleven manufacturers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories have been recognized for their outstanding product designs, the International Casual Furnishings Association announced today.

From among the 11 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 27, at the Swissotel 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 upcoming trade exhibition and must represent exceptional design innovation and technical product innovation in the category.

The Design Excellence judging took place on August 30, in Chicago. The 11 category awards will be presented in company showrooms on Tuesday, September 25, the opening day of the 2018 Casual Market Chicago.

The Design Excellence category winners include:

Chaise Lounge:
Lane Venture Jewel Chaise
– Fred Spector

Complementary Casual Products:
Gloster Deco Bird Feeder
– Mark Gabbertas

Dining Bar Chair:
Barlow Tyrie Titan High Dining Chair
– Mark Tyrie

Dining Bar Table:
IndoSoul USA Montage Dining Table
– IndoSoul Design Team

Elaine Smith Birds & Cages
– Elaine Smith

Lloyd Flanders Round Teak Fire Table with Faux Concrete Top
– Lloyd Flanders Design Team

Lounge Seating with Cushion:
Lane Venture Jewel Lounge Chair
– Fred Spector

Lounge Seating without Cushion:
Gloster Sway
– Henrick Pedersen

Rugs and Flooring:
Jaipur Living Polaris Collection Stowe Rug
– Jaipur Living Design Team

Outdoor Lighting:
Klaussner Outdoor Slant Table Lamp
– Klaussner Outdoor Design Team

TUUCI Automated Max Cantilever
– Dougan Clarke

ICFA Casual Market

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