Best of BDNY Product Design Competition and Best Exhibit Winners and Finalists Revealed

A successful BDNY 2021 has wrapped, and yesterday on the trade fair floor, selections for the winners and finalists of this year’s Best of BDNY Product Design Competition and Best Exhibit selections were awarded. Selected by panels of industry experts, product winners and finalists were chosen for their aesthetic progress, functionality, and innovation; while best exhibit display honorees earned nods for creativity in design; visual impact; effective/efficient use of materials; and outstanding use of space, color, texture, lighting, and graphics in the exhibit.

Congratulations to the winners and finalists!


Judged by:

  • Sara Duffy, Stonehill Taylor
  • Sequoyah Hunter-Cuyjet, Determined by Design
  • Danu Kennedy, Parts and Labor Design



Winner: Stylenations #1232
Winner: Art of Floors #1236
Finalist: Coronet LED #1159


Winner: Renwill #1819
Winner: Provado (Best Interactive) #928
Finalist: Wolf Gordon #741
Finalist: PTY Custom Lighting (Best Lighting) #1763


Winner: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. #2219
Winner: Bryan Ashley #535
Finalist: Gabby Contract #1427
Finalist: RH Contract #835

Best in Show

Stylenations #1232


Judged by:

  • Paula Azevedo, PJA Create Studios
  • Christina Hart, Studio Partnership
  • Alvaro Montoya, Hyatt
  • Kavitha Iyer, IHG
  • Stacey Sefcik, HBA


Architectural Materials

Winner: Teaki Tiles, Teaki Tiles
Finalist: Cosmopolitan, Smith and Fong Company

Art & Accessories

Winner: Roll Tray Set by Workshop/APD for Arteriors


Winner: San Diego, Concretti Designs
Finalist: Frank Lloyd Wright Single Function Raincan Showerhead with Integrated Lighting, Brizo


Winner: Supreen Fabrics, KB Contract
Finalist: TF3537 Hand-embroidered Raffia, Taffard Fabrics


Winner: Postcard Collection, Tarkett Hospitality
Finalist: Emerge Collection, Signature Flooring


Winner: Switch Bed Sectional, CF Kent Contract
Finalist: Switch Hospitality Wardrobe Cabinet, CF Kent Contract

Health & Wellness

Winner: Vaask, Vaask
Finalist: The Sani Sensor: Sensor Hand Sanitizer, JACLO


Winner: Pina Pro Lamp – Black, Zafferano America
Finalist: Pond Pendant, BEACON Custom Lighting


Winner: Facets,
Winner: MBRACE Club Chair, DEDON
Finalist: ROII, DEDON


Winner: Cask, Expormim
Finalist: The Henry Bar Stool, Charter Furniture


Winner: Teaki Tiles, Teaki Tiles


Winner: Strata, Innovations in Wallcoverings
Finalist: Urban, from the Costura Collection by Arte

Best in Show

CF Kent Contract’s Switch Bed Sectional


  • Architectural Materials
    (architectural hardware, architectural panels/cladding systems, ceiling panels, doors and partitions, green architectural materials, millwork, and poured concrete)
  • Art & Accessories
    (custom art, decorative accessories, decorative mirrors, digital art, sculptures, and wall art)
  • Bath/Spa
    (mirrors, shower surfacing, accessories, casegoods, spa lighting, bathtubs, faucets/fixtures, bath/spa products, showers/enclosures and sinks for bath/spa use)
  • Health & Wellness
    (all product categories)
  • Fabric
    (leather, non-wovens, upholstery, vinyl, wovens, and fabrics)
  • Flooring
    (carpet, green floorcoverings, luxury vinyl tile, rugs, tile and stone flooring, and wood flooring)
  • Furniture
    (casegoods, occasional furniture, and tables)
  • Lighting
    (ceiling fans, chandeliers, energy-efficient lighting, floor lamps, lighted mirrors, lighting system, overhead lighting, pendants, sconces, and table lamps)
  • Outdoor
    (accessories, ceiling fans, fabrics, fireplaces, furniture, lighting, surfacing materials, and umbrellas/cabanas for outdoor use)
  • Seating
    (bar seating, dining/banquet seating, guest room/lounge seating, non-upholstered seating, task seating, and upholstered seating)
  • Sustainable
    (all product categories)
  • Wallcovering
    (fabric wallcoverings, green wallcoverings, laminate wallcoverings, mosaics, murals, paint, vinyl wallcoverings, and wall panels, wallpaper)
  • Window Treatments
    (draperies, shades)
  • Other
    (If your product doesn’t fit in a category above put it in “other” if necessary we will move it to the appropriate category or it will be judged against the entries in the “other” category. Product examples: bedding/beds, energy-saving technology, sound systems, TVs, signage)


Katie Kervin
Senior Managing Editor, Boutique Design
Keisha Byrd
Conference & Event Manager