Jan 22, 2018
ARTS Awards recipients announced at Dallas Market

Dallas Market Center, the largest and most successful open-daily home décor marketplace in the country, and ART, the Creative Home Furnishings Network, announced the recipients of the 29th Annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held Friday, Jan. 19 at the Hilton Anatole hotel and attended by more than 650 guests. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program for the home industry honoring manufacturers, retailers, designers, and sales representatives and is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. 

“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients who are quite simply the best of the best,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “This program is a year-round initiative to identify and then recognize individuals and companies for their innovation and hard work, and we applaud this year’s amazing honorees.” 

At this year’s ARTS Awards eighteen industry leaders, style experts, and celebrity designers presented the awards. Guest presenters included Beatriz Ball, Julia Buckingham, Corey Damon Jenkins, Donna Moss, Greg O’Neal, Tamara Day, and Nancy Price. Also in attendance were the ARTS Awards judges, the ARTS Awards committee members from ART, and members of the ARTS Awards nominating panel.

“The ARTS Awards serve to honor and inspire, and this year’s winners are an incredible list of leaders,” said Sharon Davis, executive director of ART. “No other group personifies the strength of innovation and creativity. We congratulate them after a well-deserved evening of celebration.”

29th ARTS Awards Recipients

Lighting Showroom

  • East/Atlantic: Hermitage Lighting Gallery – Nashville, Tennessee
  • Midwest/Southwest: Lightology – Chicago, Illinois
  • West: Elume – Park City, Utah

Sales Representatives

  • East/Atlantic: Martha Graham, Martha Graham and Associates 
  • Midwest/Southwest: Joann Crawford, InDetail 
  • West: Laura Fast, Ivystone Group 

Green Award — Varaluz

Home Accents Store

  • East/Atlantic: Candelabra Mount Pleasant, South Carolina  
  • Midwest/Southwest: Coco & Dash – Dallas
  • West: Bella Casa – Portland, Oregon

Furniture Store — IBB Design Fine Furnishings Frisco, Texas 

International Retailer — Living Lighting on King Toronto, Canada

Product Designer — Jason Phillips, Phillips Collection  

Interior Designer — Erinn Valencich, Erinn V. Design Group

Manufacturers

  • Area Rugs: Loloi Rugs
  • Home Accents: Regina Andrew Design
  • Accent Furniture: Phillips Collection
  • Home Textiles: in2green
  • Tabletop: Vietri
  • Outdoor Living: PALECEK
  • Wall Décor: Oliver Gal
  • Lamps: John-Richard
  • Lighting Fixtures: Currey & Company 

Academy of Achievement Award — Randy Eller, Eller Enterprises

Humanitarian Award — Houston Furniture Bank

Sponsors for the 29th annual ARTS Awards include enLIGHTenmentGifts & Decorative AccessoriesGiftware NewsHFNHome & Textiles Today, Home Accents Today, Interior Design Society, and Lighting & Decor.




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