Denali Home Collection Announces Design-A-Throw Winners

Thu April 19, 2018

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­­Mount Pleasant, Michigan (March 29, 2018) – During a special awards ceremony held at Central Michigan University, Denali Home Collection announced the winners of their 7Th Annual Design-A-Throw-Contest. The winning design was submitted by Abigayle Swan of Central Michigan University, who received a $1000 Grand Prize for her outstanding idea. There were four winners present from Central Michigan University, which took top honors for the total number of winners from one school.

The 2017 theme requested ideas centered on Halloween and Valentine’s Day. Overall, 360 designs were submitted by more than 160 students from 14 colleges and universities across the country… Proof that the home décor design community is alive, active and prospering across many campuses.

$1000 Grand Prize Winner

Abigayle Swan – Central Michigan University

$500 Second Place Winners

Cheri Khomani – Mount Mary University

Angela Thomas – University of Arizona - Tucson School of Art

Emily Zeman – Montclair State University

$200 Third Place Winners

Haylee Black – Central Michigan University

Morgan Bohn – Montclair State University

Nicole Esper – California State University Northridge

Joshua Simon – Central Michigan University

Chloe White – Central Michigan University 

Ms. Swan’s Grand Prize winning design will be featured in the 2019 Denali Home Collection catalog and available for sale to the general public at

“We’re absolutely thrilled with the entries we received but also the quality of the designs. Each year the bar gets set a little higher and our participating students never cease to knock our socks off with their creativity,” stated Dan Sinykin, President and CEO of Denali Home Collection. Sinykin continued, “We are so pleased with the success of this program that we’ve decided to expand the number of annual themes and open up the process to any amateur designers in the country.”

Denali Home Collection will announce the design themes for 2018 at over the next several weeks.

Denali Home Luxury Blanket Collection is a line of high-end products made by Monterey Mills, a major U.S. manufacturer of pile products with over 65 years of experience producing quality consumer goods. Denali Home Collection was launched in 1998 and its products were instantly recognized as distinctive gift items due to their plush feel and luxurious appearance. The blankets in the collection are well known for their astonishing comfort, bringing consumers a level of warmth and softness not found in your run of the mill blanket. Warmer than fleece, these unique blankets are made from an innovative fabric, called Micro-Plush®, that’s been 20 years in the making.

Denali Home Collection uses the highest quality materials, take great pride in our workmanship, and do all the little things by hand that make a big difference in our products. They're steadfastly committed to providing an upscale experience through American-made products and world-class customer service. If you’re looking for the absolute best blankets and bedding on the market, look no further than the Denali® Home Collection, where you’ll find luxury and comfort in every fiber. Denali Home Collection includes Blankets, Bedspreads, Bed Skirts, Pillows, Pillow Shams and our famous Denali® Down Under Sleeper made of 100% lamb’s wool.