Press and Awards

Mar 2004 Boston Globe

Christine Temin, writer for the Boston Globe, describes the Capelli Stool as "An ingenious, two-part affair that easily comes apart for moving or storing" in her article on RISD Works.


Jan 2003 ID Magazine

The Mambo Chair is named "the best office chair of the new century" by ID Magazine Jan/Feb 2003 issue.


Jun 2002 IDEA Awards

The Capelli Stool wins the Silver Award in the furniture category of the IDSA & BusinessWeek 2002 IDEA Awards.


Jun 2002 Metropolis Magazine

The Mambo Chair is discussed in the June/July '02 issue.


Mar 2002 A Place to Sit Competition

The Mambo Chair is the first place winner in the "A Place to Sit Competition" sponsored by Knoll and Adaptive Environments.


Jun 2001 Herman Miller

The Capelli Stool is offered for sale by Herman Miller for the Home.


Jul 1999 International Furniture Design Fair

The Capelli Stool wins the silver prize at the International Furniture Design Fair Asahikawa, in Japan.

Oct 2007 20th Anniversary

Catalano Design celebrates their 20th Anniversary.


May 2006 Popular Science

The SPG555 subwoofer designed for Boston Acoustics is featured in the May 2006 Popular Science article The Woofer that Just Won't Die.


Feb 2006 BusinessWeek Online

Carol Catalano and Catalano Design are profiled in the BusinessWeek Online article A Designer's Sense of Scale.


Nov 2005 Housewares Design Finalist

The V-lo Knife Line designed for Dexter Russell is selected as a finalist in the 2006 Housewares Design Awards.


Oct 2005 CES Jury

Carol Catalano is selected to be on the panel of judges for the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Competition.


Apr 2005 IDSA Communications Committee

Carol Catalano is invited by the IDSA to chair a newly formed Communications Committee to oversee the creation of a communication plan, a roadmap for IDSA's efforts to raise the profile of the profession and the Society.


Nov 2004 IHA Jury

The International Housewares Association invites Carol Catalano to participate on a panel of design and merchandising experts to judge entries in the 2005 Housewares Design Awards.


July 2010 Herman Miller "Discover"

Carol Catalano is interviewed by Kate Convissor on Herman Miller's blog "Discover".


May 2010 Television Feature

The DuoGlide Knives are featured on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television. Tune in to see Carol Catalano, Principal of Catalano Design talking about the research and design process.


Dec 2009 Housewares Design Finalist

The DuoGlide 8” Chef’s Knife designed for Dexter Russell is selected as a Finalist in the Cutlery category by the 2010 Housewares Design Awards.


Oct 2009 Arthritis Foundation

The DuoGlide Knives designed for Dexter Russell are the recipients of the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-Use Commendation


Nov 2008 Design New England

Tom and Carol Catalano are featured as the Back Story, pg. 112 of the November/ December 2008 issue of Design New England magazine.


Apr 2008 RISD Athena Awards

Carol Catalano presented the RISD Athena Award for Excellence in Furniture Design at the headquarters of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in New York City.


Mar 2008 Cooper-Hewitt Design Award

Carol Catalano was nominated for the 2008 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Product Design.

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