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GRAFF Named Finalist in the Architizer A+ Awards Competition
The manufacturer’s Dressage Free-Standing is an honoree in the Plumbing: Bath-Cabinetry Category. Vote Now!
MILWAUKEE—March 2016—GRAFF® is excited to announce that it’s Dressage Free-Standing Vanity, designed by Nespoli and Novara Design Studio, has been selected as a finalist in the Plumbing: Bath-Cabinetry category in the fourth annual Architizer A+ Awards competition. Architizer, the world’s largest online database of architecture, hosts the prestigious awards program each year to honor the best in architecture, spaces, and products across the globe. Product categories are evaluated by a jury of elite members of the architecture and design industry, who evaluate each product based on form, function, and innovation.
The judges recognized GRAFF’s Dressage Free-Standing Vanity as a finalist in the Bath-Cabinetry category for its impeccable craftsmanship and unique style. Made from DuPont Corian®, the compact, freestanding vanity features canaletto walnut solid wood and is positioned on a minimalist, shaped base that conceals all plumbing. The Dressage Free-Standing Vanity stands out with its contemporary design, harmonious lines and traditional detailing. The vanity is a fully customizable slim unit that includes a complementing adjustable mirror, shelf and towel hook. The vanity is part of a full collection that includes, a tub, other furniture and accessories.
This year’s Architizer A+ Awards was judged by a global jury of over 300 industry leaders comprising equal parts architects, designers, cultural thought leaders and developers. The jury includes industry luminaries such as Steven Holl (Steven Holl Architects), Sou Fujimoto (Sou Fujimoto Architects), Winy Maas (MVRDV), Iwan Baan (photographer), Charles Adler (Kickstarter), Jared Della Valle (Alloy Development), John Edelman (Design Within Reach), and Roy Kim (Extell Development Company).
The general public is welcome to vote for the Dressage Free-Standing Vanity on the A+Awards voting website from March 15th through April 1st: http://awards.architizer.com/public/voting/?cid=90. Winners will be announced on April 12th and celebrated at a New York City gala event in May.