October 16, 2012

Bernhardt, Four Hands, Surya Awarded for Display Excellence at High Point Market

Bernhardt's display snagged the Best of Market Award.

Bernhardt’s display snagged the Best of Market Award.

Fall’s biggest home furnishings event is happening right now in North Carolina, where the

High Point Market

is on full speed through October 18th. Yesterday, the show’s annual showcase for excellence in showroom design culminated with the presentation of three awards honoring the most creative and innovative exhibitors in the High Point Market Showroom Design Competition.


snagged the Best of Market Award, which singles out the best display for Fall 2012 as determined by a jury of respected industry editors, including Mark McMenamin, senior editor at

Interior Design

; Newell Turner, editorial director of

Hearst Publications

; and Tobi Fairley of

Tobi Fairley Design

.  The season’s runners up were

Miles Talbott


Standard Furniture.

Surya won the first-ever Fashion Focus Award.

Surya won the first-ever Fashion Focus Award.

For the first-ever Fashion Focus Award,


was recognized for its very fashionable display featuring a couture dress in the company’s fabrics. Runner up was Elaine Smith.

Four Hands won the People's Choice Award.

Four Hands won the People’s Choice Award.

For the People’s Choice Award, all attendees were invited to vote for their favorite showroom design via Twitter or text messaging. For the fourth year in a row,

Four Hands

was the People’s Choice Award winner, while runners up included

Universal Furniture


Wesley Hall.

Each winner received a crystal trophy cup to display – where else? – in their respective showrooms.

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