Winner of the Iconic Award 2016’s prestigious ‘Best of Best’ prize in the outdoor category, MBRACE by Sebastian Herkner takes a joyfully unconventional approach to lounge furniture. Combining a teak base with wrap-around woven-fiber seating, the collection practically cocoons its users in luxurious comfort. And now, this winning approach has been extended to the MBRACE daybed, an iconic new addition to what is quickly becoming a signature DEDON collection. Visually, the daybed has all of the characteristics that make MBRACE such a hit, from the eye-catching organic curves to the understated Nordic elegance of the solid teak base to the mesh-like triaxial weave in three rich and distinctive color ways, Atlantic, Pepper and Spice. But what really marks this daybed as a member of the MBRACE family is the sense of comfort — warm, welcoming, embracing — that one feels when sinking into it.
WINNER: Schotten&Hansen / Wood Concepts
Acoustical Wood Paneling
WOOD sound-absorbing acoustic panels for any application, with all the unique characteristics enhanced by a hand finishing process. Up to 300,000 holes per square meter. The hole patterns provide sound insulation that’s as effective as yet is very attractive. Different species, customized colors and finishes available.
FINALIST: Schotten&Hansen / Wood Concepts
KD9 Interior Wood Wall Cladding and Floorboard
The KD9 Engineered Cladding and Floorboard – is our “thin” wooden product used for a variety of applications. The KD9 has the same high end finish treatment as our custom longboards, yet offers versatility when it comes to durable wood products that are needed for walls, ceilings, door cladding and can even be applied on luxury yachts and cruiseships. For areas with restricted thickness, this product is ideal. Even in extreme climates, bathrooms and wet areas this product a reliable source – whether it’s 5% humidity in Aspen/Colorado or 95% humidity in Hong Kong
WINNER: PI Fine Art
Lenticular Art Piece
Make Your Mark. Inspired by street style and flashing neon lights, our three-way lenticular art piece transforms from a sleek and sophisticated portrait to an explosion of vibrant color and expressive line-work. With active engagement, the piece changes in front of the viewer as they move from one side of the piece to the other – revealing three separate images.
FINALIST: Fabric Innovations
Custom Ombre Printed Pillow Collection
Premium plush decorative pillows with an ultra-smooth hand. Bring colorful, warmth and style to any room with these custom ombre-printed velvet pillows! Beautiful digital printing saves time while making a visually-pleasing impact at a fraction of the cos
WINNER: room360° by FOH
NEW Austin Collection
NEW Austin Collection from room360° by FOH, which consists of handstitched, distressed faux leather is the first innovative collection of it’s kind to reflect the rustic stylings seen in trend-forward bath and guest room design concepts today. Water-resistant and extremely durable, this unique worn-textured collection is available in two colors, Saddle and Black, and consists of 7 functional product solutions including a waste bin, tissue cover, 10” x 15” service tray, 10” square tray, amenity tray, jar with lid, and a reversible tray liner.
FINALIST: room360° by FOH
NEW Tokyo Collection Ice Scoop
The Stainless Steel Ice Scoop is the newest addition to the Tokyo Collection from room360° by FOH. It has a chic domed scoop and an easy to hold handle, and the Ice Scoops are available in Brushed, Matte Black, and Matte Brass finishes. Made of commercial-grade Stainless Steel and coated in worry-free PVD, you can rest assured that your investment has lasting durability and is dishwasher-safe. Pair it with the Tokyo 2qt and 3qt Stainless Steel Ice Buckets, or mix n’ match it with a stylish ice bucket from another room360° by FOH collection.
WINNER: Justin David
ON TREND AND BEHOLDEN TO WOW. Justin David’s new Esprit chenille upholstery fabric surpasses all expectations in design and wow factor. Innovative textile technology with lurex yarns that give it a metallic shine and intrepid cool. This fabric is 95,000 double rubs on the face and the back is 50,000, so it’s reversible. It comes in 10 colors and is washable.
FINALIST: Justin David
Urban Upholstery Collection
Let Justin David show you 16 ways and 265 colors to jump start your design mojo with the introduction of our Urban Upholstery Collection. The fabrics are inspired by urban environments from Los Angeles to New York. Each of 16 high performance upholstery patterns evoke the textures and patterns of the city streets found between commercial buildings and city lights. These fabrics have an unending array of interesting design aesthetics while maintaining the tactile comforts expected from interior upholstery. Pattern BRETON is a tweed like texture with a west coast vibe while HANOVER resembles the textures found in urban pavement. TABITHA has nuances of lights that glimmer on a rainy street night. ETIQUETTE is iconic and stylish, a true classic herringbone. MONOGRAM is artisanal with a soft brushed woolen hand balances the natural with the manmade. BEVEDERE has an uptown sophistication that is intricately woven and multicolored like authentic urban living. The collection includes a wide variety of highly durable fabrics suitable for the finest hospitality upholstery.
Fiandre, the leader in high-tech innovative Italian porcelain surfaces, presents Calacatta Light in a polished finish on the back wall of its booth at BD West. Calacatta Light is displayed in 120”x60” large format porcelain and shows three Faces of veining patterns.
Produced in Italy, the classical veining pattern of Calacatta Light is part of the Maximum Marmi collection is inspired by very sophisticated and rare marble varieties, available in polished or semi-polished finishes. The large format porcelain flooring and wallcovering collection combines classic marble looks, unique color variations and vein effects that are comparable to the most exquisite and rare marble varieties that allow endless interior design combinations with various styles of furnishings.
FINALIST: Creative Touch
Benson-Cobb Enigma Area Rug
Enigma, is one of the most recent designs in the Benson-Cobb collection by Creative Touch. Together, the two companies are pioneering an unprecedented modern style of adaptable art. Enigma’s design embodies the signature custom colorization and fluid composition of a Benson-Cobb piece. The rug’s hand-knotted wool and silk combination is further enhanced with accents of high low texture. This design is available in a variety of standard sizes and two weave qualities. The collaboration between Benson-Cobb and Creative Touch began by transforming five fine-art pieces into hand-knotted area rugs. The collection has since expanded into three new rug designs, pillow collections in a variety of materials, and textiles. The two companies have labored intensively since the partnership began to fine tune their materials, designs, and colors to create an exceptional line of high-end products.
WINNER: Bernhardt Hospitality
Clarendon Bar Cabinet
Clarendon Bar Cabinet, made with ash solids and quartered white oak veneers with 2 doors. Case and doors wrapped in Vienna walnut bonded leather with contrasting stitching. Six stemware holders, which will accommodate up to 18 stems. “X” shaped wood base with stainless steel metal collars and center stretcher in burnished brass finish.
MBRACE Dining Table and Chairs
Having firmly established itself as a poolside and lounging favorite, MBRACE by Sebastian Herkner now brings its welcoming embrace to the dining area. The new additions are characterized by the same joyful unconventionality, deep comfort and rich material mix that has made the MBRACE collection such a hit. Like the original loungers, the new MBRACE dining chairs feature a solid teak base and wrap-around seating that cocoons users in cosy comfort. The seats themselves are woven in the collection’s distinctive, mesh-like triaxial weave of DEDON Fiber, which gives them a breezy openness. As Herkner notes, this allows the chairs to “embrace their surroundings, becoming one with the environment.” Made of solid teak and available in two sizes, the dining table shares the design language of the chairs, from the construction of the base to the surfboard-like curves of the tabletop.
WINNER: Troy Lighting
The Everett is an all brass sconce suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Utilizing an internal LED, the 2700K array casts a warm glow onto any surface. ADA compliant and UL wet rated, the Everett is appropriate nearly everywhere.
FINALIST: Hennepin Made
The Foliole Chandelier takes inspiration from natural form and balance, and pushes Hennepin Made into a new direction by incorporating wood, metal and glass together for the first time. By designing with intention, the elements within the piece provide for fluid form, seamless lines, and translucent texture which are fundamental to the beauty of the piece. The chandelier’s frame is comprised of hand-finished, contoured wood which pairs flawlessly with refined metal components. Balancing from the frame are three glass shades which come from a simple interpretation of a leaf form. Their flattened shape has rich texture, diffusing and shifting the light as it radiates outward. The Foliole Chandelier’s well-designed form hangs from the ceiling by three thin coaxial cables which allow for a delicate balanced appearance making the fixture float in the air.
WINNER: MODIO Guestroom Acoustic Control
MODIO Guestroom Acoustic Control
Noise tops the list of complaints across all property types, impacting guests’ sleep, wellness and satisfaction. Financial impacts can be significant. Dissatisfied guests are less likely to return and more inclined to post a negative review. Reputation and bookings suffer. This problem persists because traditional fixes don’t get at the root cause: the background sound levels in guest rooms are so low that any small noise seems loud and disruptive. More barriers and absorptive materials can’t address this. MODIO Guestroom Acoustic Control introduces a soothing, electronic, airflow-like background sound allowing guests to adjust their room’s acoustic ambience the same way they control temperature and lighting, reducing both the frequency and severity of noise ‘spikes.’ Easily controlled by all guests; no app required. MODIO’s unique, patented design balances acoustical performance, aesthetics and ease of installation. The device can be retrofit, with no lost room nights, in one, several or all rooms. In minutes, hotel staff can mount it to the back of a flat screen TV, to furniture or a wall. Far superior to ‘white noise’ apps or gadgets, MODIO is a commercial-grade device developed by a company with 40 years’ experience engineering sound masking technology. It produces a more comfortable, evenly-diffused, full-frequency sound spectrum that’s more effective at covering a wide range of hotel noises. Unique custom frequency control ensures rooms consistently get the correct sound. Low power consumption. 5-year warranty. Just pennies a day to address one of the industry’s most persistent problems. Prevent complaints rather than apologize.
Do you tend to take the road less traveled while marching to the beat of your own drum? Adventurers, we’ve got the perfect signs for you. Introducing a sign style for the bold: Diverge. This one-of-a-kind sign collection features a frosted acrylic faceplate available in over 80 standard colors. Its backplate, made with non-glare acrylic, is also available in over 80 colors. And for you nature buffs, the backplate also comes in 14 wood grains! Ready for something really exciting? Diverge’s crowning glory is its 7 cut-out accent patterns that add a truly unique element to any interior décor. With pattern names like “Thicket,” “Lotus,” and “Abacus,” you know right from the start that Diverge is something special. For a dynamic, edgy look, check out the Kaleidoscope pattern. Going for a calm, soothing ambiance? Tide’s the cut-out accent of your dreams. Exclusive to HOTELSIGNS.com, Diverge is an exceptional sign style that you don’t want to miss. Order your Diverge signs with confidence knowing that each one is backed by our ADA Compliance and Life-of-the-Building Guarantees. So go ahead—break the mold. Check out the Diverge sign style today, only at HOTELSIGNS.com!
WINNER: Gloster Furniture
Loop Lounge Chair
Broad horizontal lines and assertive angles combine to form the bold, indulgent proﬁle of Loop. But Loop isn’t just about ﬁrst impressions. Look closer and details can be found that further emphasize Gloster’s reputation for quality and design. Subtle curves add a level of sophistication. Back straps are deliberately wide to unite materials used. And the junction between strap and teak is proudly displayed, creating a conﬁdent line that further unites all seating options. Loop was conceived by Henrik Pedersen with the purpose of creating a collection that would stand out in any space. As the name suggests, Loop’s iconic lines were ﬁrst drawn with the notion that they would cross design boundaries. Simple and ever popular Scandinavian nuances give way to cleverly integrated comfort. A variety of seating and occasional table options offer far more than Loop’s simple ﬁrst impressions imply. The Danish designer says “Loop is Loop for so for many reasons – to me and perhaps to others it represents a circle in design – looking back to styles that have come before but moving on, all at once. Then of course the materials are physically a loop for structure.“ A Lounge Chair, Ottoman, 2-Seater and 3-Seater Sofa represent the full seating offer with alternating width slatted coffee and side table to accompany. Teak frames and luxurious cushions are supported by partially elasticated outdoor webbing straps available in 3 colourways – Cadet, Charcoal and Pebble.
FINALIST: Gloster Furniture
Archi Bar Chair
Natural teak frame with wrapped back in outdoor rope. Outdoor Rope Color: Dune. Accessories – Seat Pad. W – 22.5, D – 20, H – 40.5, SH – 30.5
Flourish is an exclusive collection of mosaics based on the abstract beauty of botanical shapes and patterns. The collection offers 12 highly customizable designs, which can be altered to fit any space, floor or wall. Featured on the wall is Artaic’s 3/8″ vitreous glass tile option, also available in 3/4”. Over 65 Colors are available for customized design. Many of these designs are repeating and can easily be cropped, flipped, or inverted, to seamlessly transform a space into a “living entity” that never needs watering. Artaic’s lead designer mentions “Conceptualizing these designs gave me a whole new perspective on flowers. The warm tones and vibrant greens used throughout speak to the depth of the collection.” Whether it is a massive attention-grabbing feature in a lobby or a personal accent of a bathroom, these designs are easily adaptable. Artaic is revolutionizing an age-old craft utilizing our Tylist™ designers and robotic manufacturing to create remarkable works of art. Inspired by your concept or our collections, Artaic delivers.
FINALIST: Astek Wallcovering Inc.
Inspired by the traditional Japanese method of shibori, Natsukashii combines old world technique with present day printing. Shibori, dating back to the 8th century, is a method of resist dyeing by which cloth is bound, stitched, folded, twisted, and compressed. Each design was hand crafted in-house using both traditional and experimental methods to create interesting patterns and marks. The collection includes 15 designs, all printed on Type II vinyl.
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