At the October High Point Market, two lighting companies received Pinnacle Awards  from the American Society of Furniture Desginers  (ASFD); Hubbardton Forge  won the Green Leaf category for sustainable design and Golden Lighting  won the lighting category.
Hubbardton Forge’s winning lamp, the Brindille, is made of recycled steel. The round bar stock is heated to a red hot temperature then repeatedly hammered with a vintage trip hammer to create its signature, organic twig aesthetic.
“It's an honor to be recognized, for the 8th time, by such a prestigious organization as ASFD for both our design leadership and environmental posture,” says Bruce Hathaway, National Residential Sales Manager for Hubbardton Forge. “We see product design and our ‘green awareness’ as intertwined, fundamental foundations of Hubbardton Forge. It's who we are as a company. Winning the Green Leaf Pinnacle Award is confirmation that our environmental stewardship is critically important at every level of our decision making process.”
Golden Lighting’s winning chandelier, Autumn Twilight, features steel branches sculpted with crystal to create a forest canopy and faceted amber-tinted crystal beads and leaves that glisten when lit.
“We are extremely excited by this achievement,” says Danielle Dzurik, Product Development Manager at Golden Lighting. “This award demonstrates that Golden Lighting is committed to producing creative lighting designs for our customers. But more importantly, it has inspired us to continue developing innovative lighting, and encouraged us to push the boundaries of conventional lighting design.”