Nominations for 35th ARTS Awards Now Open

DALLAS – April 5, 2024 – Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced that nominations are officially open for the 35th ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement.

“Nominating an exceptional company or designer in the ARTS Awards is open to everyone,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. Sharon Davis, executive director of ART, added: “The community that is nominating these great companies and individuals is recognizing and honoring excellence within the home furnishings industry. We invite everyone to participate.”

The ARTS Awards process begins with the nomination of retailers, manufacturers, designers, and sales representatives. Nominations are received online at through June 26, 2024.

Once nominations are received, an esteemed committee consisting of industry peers will thoroughly evaluate the entries and select the finalists. In the fall, a separate judging panel will convene to assess the entries submitted by the finalists. The winners will be announced during ARTS Award gala on Friday, January 10, 2025. It's important to note that membership in ART or representation at Dallas Market Center is not a prerequisite for either submitting a nomination or being nominated.

The 35th ARTS Awards Nomination categories are:

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

Media and organization sponsors for the ARTS Awards are: Home Accents Today; Gifts & Decorative Accessories; HFN; Designer’s Today; Furniture/Today; Home Textiles Today; Aspire; Furniture, Lighting, & Décor; Interior Design Society; Luxe Interiors + Design; Modern Luxury; PaperCity; Business of Home; and Décor News Now.

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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

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