Carpet design

ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners

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

Of the 10 category winners in ICFA’s Design Excellence competition, two products will be shortlisted for the Lilly Award for Outdoor Furniture and Outdoor Accents, and one product will receive the Lillian B. Winchester “Best of Show” award. These accolades will be announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on Wednesday, July 20 at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier.

Design Excellence category winners include:

  • Lounge Chair: Windward Design Group – Waters Edge Chair – Windward Design Group Design Team
  • Complementary Casual Products – Accents: TUUCI – Ocean Master Mega Max – Dougan Clarke
  • Complementary Casual Products – Furniture: Ratana – Roca Stool – Ratana Design Team
  • Dining Bar Chair: Castelle Furniture – Berkley Sling Dining Chair – Curtis Bulleman
  • Dining bar table: Hi Teak – Rectangular dining table Cambria – Hi Teak Design Team
  • Fabric: Outdura – Sherwood Taupe/Bark Taupe – Mariia Elizrova
  • Heating/Firepit: The Outdoor GreatRoom Company – Uptown Fire Table – Outdoor GreatRoom Design Team
  • Lounger with cushion: Jensen Outdoor – Tempo All Weather lounger – Edi and Paolo Ciani
  • Lounge chair without cushion: Alfresco Home – Luc Lounge – Sako Wijma
  • Carpets and floor coverings: Trans-Ocean Import Company – Orly Stripe Natural – Liora Manne.

Entrants to the Design Excellence competition must be exhibitors from Casual Market Chicago at theMART. Eligible designs are scheduled to be introduced to market at this month’s trade show and must represent outstanding design innovation and technical product innovation in the category. To see all of the products entered into this year’s contest, click