Thursday, May 28, 2015

IFDA Selects Chooses Best In Show for ICFF in New York City on May 18, 2015

What is IFDA Selects?
IFDA Selects is committed to spotting and awarding stellar design. 
A select group of hand-picked judges are on hand at major design shows in New York City area to award Best In Show in various categories.  The judges walked the show at ICFF on May 18th at the Jacob Javits Center.  
Take a look at the winners...
Furniture – Bernhardt Design Chairs (Collective)
Judge Kim Price, Kavante
“The bold bright colors incorporated into fresh new seating designs clean lines innovative handles, livable, functional" 
Lighting- Work&Design “Golden Night”
Judge Andrea Algaze
“This handmade light fixture series is so simple and elegant, they would work in any space – clean, colorful, and impactful. Made in BROOKLYN.”
Textiles – Abigail Edwards – “Bird Shadow Wallpaper”
Judge Yasue Ishikawa
“Natural and elegant, unique wall covering & fabric. Hand drawn printed on traditional rollers.
Environmental friendly.”
Decorative Accessories – Bueno Glass
Judge Andrea Algaze
“A collaboration between husband and wife artists from the Penland School of Crafts in the mountains of North Carolina. These hand blown stones can be used as a tabletop display or wall sculpture. Both the Stone Series and the Silver Series can be curated independently or combined in any design. They are both beautiful, organic exciting & calming, and can be specified for residential as well as commercial environments.”
Innovative Booth Design – 
Apparatus (also a former IFDA NY Rising Star)
Judge Michael Tavano
“Great use of simple chic architecture - frames the product beautifully and creates an encapsulated environment to experience 
a modern palace of lighting.”
Art – Cosmopolitan Glass
Judge Deborah Martin
“Large crackled glass art pieces.”
Bath – Franz Viegener
Judge Andrea Brodfuehrer
“FRANZ VIEGENER’s handcrafted products are designed with uncompromising attention for detail. Creativity, innovation, quality and customer satisfaction are at the heart of the FRANZ VIEGENER and their stunning faucet design.”
Flooring – M&M Design– “Carpeting”
Judge Maureen Klein
“Loved the beautiful crisp colors and designs and the companies dedication to help those devastated by earthquake in Nepal”
Kitchen – Tapologie
Judge Atsuko Mayachi
“Decorative faucets, hand blown glass made in England.  Beautiful and elegant.”