Smartstuff by Universal, Legacy Classic Kids
nominated for Pinnacle Awards 2014
Among 64 companies nominated for the Pinnacle Award by the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) at the Las Vegas Market were Smartstuff by Universal Furniture (the Bellamy Collection and Black and White Collection) and Legacy Classic Kids' Inspirations by Wendy Bellissimo. Winners of the awards will be announced in October at the High Point Furniture Market.
Founded in 1981, the Pinnacle Awards are dedicated to excellence, innovation, education, and originality in the practice of furniture design. ASFD serves as the unified voice of the furniture design community, advocating professional practice and integrity at all times. ASFD seeks to demonstrate the value of design to the furnishings industry.
Held in June, the Pinnacle judging is done by a jury of 12 industry professionals and is based on design excellence including form and function, innovation, retailer and manufacturing benefit, and consumer benefit.
Universal Furniture's Bellamy group is termed a youthful, elegant collection with a strong, independent spirits designed to fit "every girl at every age."The carefully curated girls’ collection combines beautiful heirloom styling with a thoroughly modern frame of mind. With traditional European and American silhouettes and a touch of timeless Victorian elegance, this collection embodies vintage simplicity. A textured Daisy White finish adds timeworn
appeal to gracefully shaped case fronts, egg-and-dart molding, and turned bun feet. Two accent finishes, Antique Rose and French Grey, add eclectic appeal.
Legacy Classic Kids' Smartstuff Inspirations by Wendy Bellissimo collection speaks directly to the heart of nursery and youth environments with chic styles focused on elegance and comfort. Along with youth-focused pieces, the collection features the Grow with Me Crib and Changing Station Hutch and Dresser to appeal to the nursery market. Also available in the group are mirrors, dhest and night stand, desk, chair, and hutch. Countless bed configurations are avaiilable including the Avalon Platform Bed, Catalina Panel Bed, and Westport Poster Bed with customizable options such as daybed configurations, under-bed storage drawers and trundles.