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more details, see the article in this issue
beginning on page 20.) Other awards
presented at the gala included PAVE’s
Rising Star Award, which was granted to
Andrea Buccasso of FITCH. Design:retail’s
(formerly DDI) Winning Windows Awards
for excellence in New York City holiday
window design were presented to: Macy’s
Herald Square (Platinum Award), Bergdorf
Goodman (Gold Award) and Anthropologie
Rockefeller Center (Silver Award). Additionally, VMSD’s Excellence in Visual
Merchandising and Design Awards, honoring top New York City retail design, were
presented to Hugo Boss, Tommy Bahama,
and Saks Fifth Avenue.
The 2013 Gala was co-chaired by PAVE
Gala Vice President Bill Goddu, Fleetwood
Fixtures, and PAVE board members Harry
Cunningham of Saks Fifth Avenue, and
Denise Waldo of Leggett & Platt Store
Next year’s Gala will be held December 3,
during the first day of the 2014 Retail
The Gala recognized up-and-coming design talent with the 19th annual Student Design
Competition, sponsored by Sephora. Retail design students and schools received a total of
$25,000 in grants.
Eric Feigenbaum, LIM, with Andrew Braun, Hugo
Boss, and Patricia Sheehan, VMSD.
Veronica Romano-Cagliero, FIT, with
Richard Stolls, Global Visual Group.
Ken Albright, Seven Continents, with Denise Waldo,
Leggett & Platt, and David Kong, visual merchandiser.
Laraine Schubert and Jim Schubert,
Showbest Fixture Corp., with Jackie Glanz,
Gilbert Displays, with