Annual ARTS Awards winners announced
ART and Dallas Market Center announced the winners of the 27th annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held Friday, January 22 at the Hilton Anatole attended by more than 500 guests. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program for the home industry honoring designers, manufacturers, retailers and sales representatives and is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Awards were given across categories including manufacturing, retail and specialty.
“We extend our sincerest congratulations to all the winners from this year’s ARTS Awards,” Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center said. “As a market center it is imperative for us to recognize the hard work and dedication of the many individuals and companies that sculpt the home industry. We are privileged to have such strong ties to the design community and be able to cultivate the growth of so many individuals and companies.”
Internationally recognized style expert Robert Verdi served as the master of ceremonies for the ARTS Awards along with a presenter slate composed of more than 17 industry stars including Kelli Ellis, Lori Dennis and Jeffrey Allan Marks as well as designers, retailers and industry pioneers.
“The ARTS Awards is our way of showing appreciation to those individuals and companies who have worked exceptionally hard in the past year,” Sharon Davis, executive director of ART said. “By recognizing the strides they’re making we hope to encourage the constant move forward in the home industry.”
This year’s Academy of Achievement Award was presented to Robert Currey of Currey & Company. Tommy Mitchell Company, received the Rising Star Award, which recognizes innovation and modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years, selected by a panel of industry peers.
27th ARTS Awards Winners
East/Atlantic Russ Jones – Ivystone Group
Midwest/Southwest Richard Alan – Richard Alan & Associates, LLC.
West Andrea Combet – Art & Function
Jason Phillips – Phillips Collection
Erinn Valencich – Erinn V. Design Group
24e Design Co. – Single Store Location
The Arrangement – Multiple Store Locations
Home Accent Store
East/Atlantic J Banks Design – Hilton Head Island, SC
Midwest/Southwest Leon & Lulu – Clawson, MI
West Bella Casa – Portland, OR
East/Atlantic Pace Lighting – Savannah, GA
Midwest/Southwest Hinsdale Lighting – Hinsdale, IL
West Accent Lighting Oregon – Lake Oswego, OR
Aaron Stewart Home – San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gabby – Pelham, AL
Loloi Rugs – Dallas, TX
Phillips Collection – High Point, NC
Coral & Tusk – Brooklyn, NY
Hubbardton Forge – Castleton, VT
Seasonal Living – Austin, TX
Holtkoetter – South St. Paul, MN
Beatriz Ball Collection – Harvey, LA
Spicher and Company – Carlisle, PA
Jaipur Rugs Inc. – Norcross, GA