Over 154 Years of Service to the Furniture Industry
 Furniture World Logo

Join ISFD for the 4th Annual INNOVATION + DESIGN “Meet the Designers” Market Reception and Exhibition

Furniture World News Desk on 3/15/2023

Enjoy an evening of design inspiration. Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 20th from 5-7 pm for the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) INNOVATION + DESIGN 2023 (I+D) “Meet the Designers” Market Reception held at The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards, 400 W. English Rd. in High Point. This event with complimentary food and drinks will recognize the winners of the designer-maker juried INNOVATION + DESIGN Awards. The exhibit and event are free to everyone attending the High Point Market.

The prestigious INNOVATION + DESIGN competition and exhibition is a juried furniture industry sponsored event intended for professional designer-makers and the next generation of serious woodworking students who are anticipating a career in the custom wood and related home furnishings industries. Professional and student finalists will receive a certificate of merit and will be entered into the designer-makers category of ISFD’s 2023 Pinnacle Awards. INNOVATION + DESIGN category winners will receive $250. Best of show winners will receive $1000 along with 5 hours of Congdon Yards Generator time. The INNOVATION + DESIGN exhibit will be open April 21, 12pm-5pm and April 22 - April 25, 9 am-5 pm.

ISFD wishes to thank the INNOVATION + DESIGN 2023 sponsors: gold level High Point Market Authority  and bronze level International Market Centers, along with partners: Furniture Today,  IFDA,   The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards,  and The Earl and Kathryn Congdon Family Foundation.



About ISFD
The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) is an association of professional and student furniture designers in residential and contract furnishings and accessories. Its mission is to promote and advance outstanding design and to elevate and support the furniture designer through networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Its Pinnacle Awards® recognize the very best in furniture design each year, and its INNOVATION + DESIGN awards promote the outstanding work of designer–makers. Visit ISFD.org for more information about the organization and its programs, or follow its activities on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.