Elevate the Best In Furniture Design

American Society of Furniture Designers announces 2017 Pinnacle Awards call for entries

If you saw a product at Market last year that simply knocked your socks off, this is your chance to give it the glory you think it deserves. The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) is now accepting entries for the 2017 Pinnacle™ Awards, our industry’s most prestigious honor for furniture design.

“It all starts with the product! And the best product is represented each year at the ASFD Pinnacle™ Awards.”
- Tom Conley, President and CEO, High Point Market Authority

The competition is open to all furniture designers and manufacturers; products entered must be in current production and must have been shown and sold at one of the world’s major furniture markets (such as High Point Market); or be available to U.S. consumers via internet retailers, catalog retailers, or brick and mortar retail stores. Submissions will be accepted through July 1, 2017, and can be made through the Pinnacle Award entry website.

“We had a record-setting competition in 2016, and this year’s event is positioned for even more dramatic growth.”
- John Conrad, ASFD executive director

The Pinnacle™ Awards, created in April 1995 by the ASFD, celebrate design excellence across the retail home furnishings industry. These highly prestigious awards showcase the best designs introduced each year across 16 individual categories, including: Accessories, Casual Dining, Formal Dining, Leather Upholstery, Occasional Storage, Summer/Casual, Youth, Bedroom, Entertainment Centers, Home Office, Lighting, Motion Upholstery, Occasional Tables, Stationary Upholstery, and Major Collections.

“We look forward to honoring the remarkable work of this year's top industry designers.”
- Jason Phillips, 2017 Pinnacle™ Awards Chair

The 2017 Pinnacle™ Awards are made possible with the generous support of lead sponsor – Furniture Today. Supporting sponsors in 2017 include Continental Hardware, Furniture Design Studios, HSM Solutions, High Point Market Authority, Home Furnishings Business, International Market Centers, Leggett & Platt, Autodesk,, and Sherwin‐Williams Corp. This year’s awards program will be held Monday, October 16 in the IHFC Ball Room.