Modfire Wins Dwell on Design Award

 

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MODFIRE WINNER FOR BEST FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES DESIGN IN THE 1ST ANNUAL DWELL ON DESIGN AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, CA JUNE 25, 2011 - Dwell Magazine today named Modfire as Best Furniture and Accessory Design at the 2011 Dwell on Design show in Loas Angeles. This honor was awarded by an independent jury of five industry professionals representing the breadth and depth of the design community – including the fields of product design, architecture, media and beyond.

Modfire is a modern outdoor fireplace designed and manufactured by Modfire, LLC in Phoenix, AZ. The designer, Brandon Williams, first created Modfire to complement his own mid-century ranch home in Phoenix. Each one is fabricated by steel artisans who hand finish each piece to maintain the level of quality and design. More information on the product and company can be found at www.modfire.com.

The award was given by Dwell Editor Samuel Grawe during a presentation at the Dwell on Design show on June 24.2011. Over the past five years, Dwell on Design has grown in size and stature to become a leading showcase for the modern design community. The Dwell on Design Awards were introduced at the 2011 show to honor the exhibitors whose commitment and vision bring this event to life.

“We’re always inspired by the caliber of talent on view at the exhibition,” says Dwell Media President Michela O’Connor Abrams. “We established the Dwell on Design Awards to celebrate the quality and innovation of this work.” More information on the Dwell on Design Awards and a full list of winners can be found athttp://www.dwell.com/articles/2011-dwell-on-design-awards.html.

“The level of design talent at Dwell on Design was inspiring,” says designer Brandon Williams. “It was such a thrill to be included in the same show with so many amazing products. Actually winning a design award there is an incredible honor.”

ABOUT MODFIRE, LLC

Modfire, LLC is a steel design and fabrication studio based in Phoenix, AZ. Our design philosophy combines modern lines and organic shapes into designs that blend the strength of cold steel into the softness of space and light. The company launched its line of Modfire outdoor fireplaces in 2011. These fireplaces are modern odes to the ancient campfire, providing a communal gathering space in urban environs. For more information, visit www.modfire.com.

Contact: Martin Young at myoung@modfire.com or 855-MOD-FIRE with all media inquiries.

 

ABOUT DWELL MEDIA

Dwell Media, LLC (Dwell) is the parent company of Dwell magazine, Dwell Digital, Dwell on Design, Dwell Research + Strategy, and The Dwell Homes Collection. Founded in 2000 by Lara Hedberg Deam, Dwell has received countless industry awards and is widely regarded as the leading voice of the modern design movement. For more information, go to www.dwellondesign.com.

Contact: Haily Zaki at haily@dwell.com or 323.712.0298 with all media inquiries

 

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