BREAKING: Kenneth Cobonpue Just Won A Major International Award!
May 7, 2018
Last May 3 2018, the International Interior Design Association in partnership with Hospitality Design magazine, held the 22nd IIDA/HD Product Design Competition Awards. Held annually, the design competition awards the best products for hospitality design, from textiles to lighting to accessories. This 2018, Kenneth Cobonpue’s Peacock Easy Chair is hailed as the best seating for the Individual Seating Lounge category.
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The 2018 judging panel included Chris Evans, senior associate with Rottet Studio; Michelle Reichert of MGM Resorts International; and Antunovich Associates senior principal and director of interior design Patricia Rotondo, IIDA. According to the IIDA and HD’s official statement, the winners are chosen based on “technical advancements, cost efficiency, environmental consciousness, aesthetics, client-user benefits, and need and usage in the hospitality industry.
“Beautiful in iridescent green and blue, Peacock is a modern take on the traditional wicker chair. Like the regal bird, this lounge chair truly stands out among the flock.” Kenneth Cobonpue on the chair.
The Peacock Easy chair packs an incredible visual statement. Its height demands your attention, its curves remind you of the seas, and its overall craftsmanship showcases the creativity of Filipino design. It comes in two colors: Peacock blue and classic neutral wicker brown.
Peacock wins an award for Best Seating at arguably the most important show for hospitality in the USA, HD Expo in Las Vegas. Quote from the official press release: New York, NY: “With numerous international accolades to his name, Cobonpue has positioned himself as an international symbol of the artistry and craftsmanship for which the Philippine archipelago is globally known.” #kennethcobonpue #peacockchair #cobonpue