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ISFD Announces INNOVATION + DESIGN People’s Choice Photography Winner

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This year’s winner is Andrew Bowen from Andrew Bowen Studios in Greensboro, NC who shot the Large Pendant Chaos Lamp which was designed by Ashoke Chhabra.

As part of the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) INNOVATION + DESIGN 2021 exhibition local photographers were invited to creatively shoot the 31 INNOVATION + DESIGN finalists’ projects and enter them into the People’s Choice Photography competition. This year’s winner is Andrew Bowen from Andrew Bowen Studios in Greensboro, NC who shot the Large Pendant Chaos Lamp which was designed by Ashoke Chhabra.

 

“We were very happy to have 22 area photographers enter our People’s Choice Photography competition this year,” stated John Conrad, ISFD executive director.” As part of the exhibition, we created a fine art exhibit at the Loft at Congdon Yards in High Point and encouraged visitors to vote on their favorite photo. Andrew’s creative interpretation of the Chaos Lamp was certainly an overwhelming favorite. He received a $1000 check for his Best of Show winning entry.”

 

Andrew Bowen Studios specializes in helping dancers craft their stories, dreams, and vision through artistic expression and museum-quality photography. His creative philosophy revolves around collaboration; listening to his co-creatives and working with them to craft results that exceed expectations.  Bowen is a Certified Professional Photographer who earned his Master of Photography from Professional Photographers of America.

 

INNOVATION + DESIGN 2021 was hosted by Business High Point — Chamber of Commerce and supported by ISFD, International Market Centers, the High Point Market Authority, Furniture Today, Congdon Yards, Alderman Company, Phillips Collection, Bienenstock Furniture Library, IFDA, HPXD, Drive High Point Foundation and Steelyard.

 

 


About ISFD.

 The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) is an association advocating for outstanding design and the furniture designers whose creativity drives the industry’s engine. They seek to elevate the role of design and designer through networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities, and continuously promote, advance, and support the profession of furniture design and its positive impact.

 

With professional and student members around the world and across the country, their diverse professional membership specializes in residential and contract furnishings and accessories. More information about ISFD and their awards programs, please visit their website, ISFD.org.  You can also follow them on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter

 

About Business High Point 

 Business High Point- Chamber of Commerce (BHP-CC) mission is to initiate, inspire and accelerate the kind of change that propels members to success and High Point to prominence. As a driving force behind the city’s downtown revitalization, BHP-CC spearheaded the development of Congdon Yards, which fuels innovation and business growth across our community. The International Society of Furniture Designers Competition and Exhibit at The Loft at Congdon Yards furthers the Chamber’s efforts to encourage entrepreneurship, design, education, and workforce development in downtown High Point.

 

 

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