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Accent on Design Award Winners

NY NOW® RECOGNIZES DESIGN EXCELLENCE WITH WINTER 2016 ACCENT ON DESIGN® AWARDS

The Accent on Design® Awards recognize design excellence among Accent on Design’s 150+ contemporary designers. Accent on Design® Award winners are determined by a select committee based on criteria such as ingenuity, creativity, innovation, function, originality and design.

The winter 2016 Accent on Design® Award winners are:

Best New Product: The BULBING LED Lamps from Ameico for Studio Cheha are laser-engraved clear acrylic glass with hidden LED elements that deceive the eye into thinking that there is a shade, offering a space-saving, truly unique design.

Overall Excellence: Chilewich creates original textiles – renowned worldwide for their durability, ease of care and inventive design – that have been enhancing interiors around the world since 2000, and each season brings a new collection for table and floor that embodies the company’s distinctive aesthetic and unique vision that is created by founder and creative director Sandy Chilewich.

Consistent Excellence in Creative Material Application: Born in 2007 in Rome after designer Rosanna Contadini discovered neoprene yarn in a hardware store, NEO delivers high-end objects for the home and personal accessories that are knitted, crocheted, woven, simply plaited, twisted or knotted with this velvety, flexible, smooth material.

Product Collection Excellence: Founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings, Fort Standard is an independent contemporary American design studio focused on creating unique high quality functional home goods and furniture. Their “warm contemporary” style of collaborative design is compelling in their innovative approach to material, connections and production processes.