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32nd ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

—Home industry’s highest honor to return to in-person event in January 2022—

DALLAS – August 30, 2021 – Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the finalists for the 32nd ARTS Awards. The finalists will submit materials for judging in the fall, and award recipients will be announced at a live event in Dallas on Friday, January 7, 2022.

“Congratulations to these finalists who represent resilience, creativity, and leadership,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. Added Sharon Davis, executive director of ART: “Even in challenging times these accomplished individuals and companies have led with purpose. We look forward to celebrating all of them in January.”

The 32nd ARTS Awards finalists are:

MANUFACTURER

Accent Furniture

Currey & Company

Moe's Home Collection

Norwalk Furniture

REVELATION

Area Rugs

Feizy

Momeni

Nourison

Rizzy Home

Home Accents

A&B Home Group

Accent Decor

Cyan Design

GO Home

Park Hill Collection

Phillips Collection

Home Textiles

Ann Gish

Avasa Home

Aviva Stanoff Design

Lili Alessandra

Lamps

Elk Home

John-Richard

Pacific Coast Lighting

PORT 68

Lighting Fixtures

Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting

Hubbardton Forge

Kuzco Lighting

Visual Comfort

Outdoor Living

Kannoa

POLYWOOD

RATANA

Seasonal Living

Tabletop

Annieglass

Beatriz Ball Collection

Rosenthal China

The Fiesta Tableware Company

Wall Décor

Celadon Art

Itinerant Studio

Paragon Wall Decor

Renwil

The Howard Elliott Collection

PRODUCT DESIGNER

Barry Goralnick, Barry Goralnick Architecture and Design

Kim Salmela, Kim Salmela

Lisa McDennon, Lisa McDennon Design

Rick Janecek, Revelation

Ron Henderson, Varaluz

SALES REPRESENTATIVES

East/Atlantic

Amy Lynn Schwartzbard, Life Designs Group

Karen Landes Scherr, Loloi Rugs

Ken Grillo, Grillo Group

Midwest/Southwest

Amy Golightly, In-Detail

Courtney Komlosi, The Buhmann Group

Richard Alan, Richard Alan & Associates

West

Andrea Combet, Art & Function

Leslie Taglio, Taglio and Co.

Sally Simerson, Sally Simerson Inc.

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Ginger Curtis, Urbanology Designs

Holly Hickey Moore, Holly Hickey Moore Interior Design

Jan Showers, Jan Showers & Associates

Kristi Hopper, Kristi Hopper Designs

Libby Langdon, Libby Langdon Interiors

Starr Miller, Starr Miller Interior Design

RETAILERS

Furniture Store - Multiple Locations

Clive Daniel Home - Naples, Florida

J. Allan's Furniture | Interior Design - Brookhaven, Mississippi

HOM Furniture - Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Lee Douglas Interiors - Omaha, Nebraska

Furniture Store - Single Locations

Henry Home Interiors - Norman, Oklahoma

IBB Design Fine Furnishings - Frisco, Texas

Lulu's Furniture & Decor – Greenwood Village, Colorado

Urban Cottage Inc. - Atlanta, Georgia

Home Accents Store - East/Atlantic Region

Bountiful Home - Easton, Maryland

Design Supply - Birmingham, Alabama

Dixon Rye – Atlanta, Georgia

La Maison - Raleigh, North Carolina

Home Accents Store - Midwest/Southwest Region

Coco & Dash - Dallas, Texas

Leon & Lulu - Clawson, Michigan

Nell Hill's - Kansas City, Missouri

Home Accents Store - West Region

Absolutely Fabulous - Huntington Beach, California

Drees - Olympia, Washington

Jonathons Coastal Living - Fountain Valley, California

Lighting Showroom - East/Atlantic Region

Dominion Lighting – Arlington, Virginia

Hermitage Lighting – Nashville, Tennessee

Patdo Light Studio - Port Chester, New York

Lighting Showroom - Midwest/Southwest Region

Capital City Lighting – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Circa Lighting – Houston, Texas

Southern Lights - Burnsville, Minnesota

Lighting Showroom - West Region

Black Whale Lighting - Encinitas, California

North Coast Lighting - Seattle, Washington

Western Montana Lighting - Missoula, Montana

Design Studio

Alara The Label - Fort Worth, Texas

In Detail Interiors – Pensacola, Florida

The Design Bar - Burr Ridge, Illinois

The ARTS Awards process begins with the nomination of retailers, manufacturers, designers, and sales representatives. 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 including creative digital presentations that vary based upon category and may consist of product development, marketing, merchandising, company differentiation examples, and/or professional information. Once all components of judging are complete, a designated accounting firm tabulates and secures the scores until the winners are announced for the first time at the ARTS Awards gala on Friday, January 7, 2022. Neither membership in ART nor representation at Dallas Market Center is necessary to nominate or to be a nominee.

Sponsors for the ARTS Awards include Aspire Design & Home; Business of Home; Designers Today; D Home; Furniture, Lighting & Décor; Furniture Today; Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Home Accents Today; Home Textiles Today; Interior Design Society, and Sustainable Furnishings Council.

For more information visit the ARTS Awards website: https://dallasmarketcenter.com/artsawards/. Keep up-to-date with Dallas Market Center events and happenings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and use #ARTSAwards to stay connected.

About the ARTS Awards

The ARTS Awards is the premier 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, and Vietri.

About ART

ART is the 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.

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in lighting, home décor, furniture, gifts, and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.

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