The winter 2011 winners and finalists, selected from more than 100 products, are:
|Kajaal Home Couture|
Viceroy Collections (New York) for Kajaal Home Couture, a collection of 100 percent cashmere blankets and pillows of the highest quality, manufactured in Italy.
|Kimberly House's Owl Wrap baby blanket|
Finalist: Pine Cone Hill (Pittsfield, MA) for Honfluer Linen.
Finalist: DwellStudio (New York, NY) for Ikat Dot bedding.
|Altinbasak Tekstil Deluxe towel and bathrobe|
Winner: Altinbasak Tekstil (Denizli, Turkey) for its DeLuxe Towels & Bathrobes, inspired by historical patterns and featuring a sheared loop to create a dramatic design.
Finalist: Peacock Alley Inc. (Dallas, TX) for its Montauk towel.
Finalist: SFERRA (Edison, NJ) for its Bellow towels.
Winner: Allem Studio (Marietta, GA) for its Aqua Fish placemat, a playful, 100 percent cotton canvas placemat featuring a traditional Polish peasant motif in a contemporary and coastal way.
Finalist: Blissliving Home (Rockville, MD) for its Victoria half apron.
Finalist: Scents and Feel (Miami, FL) for its Fouta jacquard weave guest towel.
HOME ACCESSORIES CATEGORY
Winner: Happy Blanket LLC (Fairfield, CT) for its Sky Blue cashmere blanket, a digitally printed 100 percent cashmere blanket offering both luxury and comfort.
Finalist: Better Living (New York, NY) for its African Butterfly decorative pillow.
Finalist: Alicia Adams Alpaca (Stanfordville, NY) for its Pacatote alpaca tote.
Winners and finalists are selected by a panel: of trade and consumer editors based upon innovation in design, creative use of materials/construction and new fiber, material or technology. Judges were: Wanda Jankowski, editor-in-chief, LDB; David Gill, senior editor, HFN; Jenny Heinzen York, editor-in-chief, Home Accents Today; Melody Udell, associate editor, Home Fashion & Hospitality; Julia Noran, managing partner, Editor at Large; Eugenia Santiesteban, senior style editor, Veranda; and Laura van Zeyl, publisher, Home Fashion Forecast.