Mar 21, 2022
ARTS Awards nominations open

Dallas Market Center (DMC) and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced that nominations are officially open for the 33rd ARTS Awards. The event will take place during the January 2023 Total Home & Gift Market. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement.

“Nominations are the first step toward an exciting event honoring the best in the business,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of DMC. “Please help us recognize individuals and companies from across the country and internationally. We have seen incredible innovation, creativity, and leadership over the last year that deserve to be recognized,” added Sharon Davis, executive director of ART.

The Process

The ARTS Awards process begins with the nomination of retailers, manufacturers, designers, and sales representatives. Nominations are received online at dallasmarketcenter.com/ArtsAwards/nominations/ through June 28, 2022.

After nominations are received, a nomination committee of industry peers evaluates the entries and determines finalists. A separate judging panel then convenes in the fall to review and score finalists’ materials. Winners will be announced during a gala event on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Neither membership in ART nor representation at DMC is necessary to nominate or to be a nominee.

33rd ARTS Awards Nomination Categories

  • Manufacturer
  • Retailer
  • Sales Representative
  • Product Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Academy of Achievement

Sponsors

  • Sponsors for the ARTS Awards include:
  • Aspire Design & Home
  • Business of Home
  • Designers Today
  • Décor News Now
  • Furniture, Lighting & Décor
  • Furniture Today
  • Gifts & Decorative Accessories
  • Home Accents Today
  • Home Textiles Today
  • Interior Design Society
  • Sustainable Furnishings Council

About the ARTS Awards

The ARTS Awards is an international awards program dedicated to the home industry. Up to 28 categories exist under the headings Manufacturer, Retailer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, Sales Representative, Green Award and other specialty honors. Anyone in the industry can nominate including manufacturers, retailers, sales representatives, designers, suppliers, consultants, and other industry officials. Companies that have won an ARTS Award five times are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Current Hall of Fame members are:

  • Arteriors Home
  • Beatriz Ball
  • Bella Casa
  • BJ’s Home Accents
  • C.S. Wo & Sons
  • Distinctive Designs International Inc.
  • Elements at Home
  • Feizy Rugs
  • Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting
  • Global Views
  • HW Home
  • Loloi Rugs
  • Montaage
  • Natural Decorations Inc.
  • Palecek
  • Paragon
  • Phillips Collection
  • Robb & Stucky
  • Schonbek Worldwide Lighting
  • Seasonal Living
  • Vietri

About ART

ART is a creative home furnishings network representing manufacturers, retailers, representatives and other individuals and companies interested in promoting and enhancing the market position of the home furnishings industry. Each year ART sponsors programs such as the ART conference, regional educational seminars, the ART card, and the ARTS Awards. The ART website is available at www.accessoriesresourceteam.org.




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