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Dallas Market Center Names ARTS Awards Finalists

Dallas Market Center, producer of the ARTS Awards, and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the finalists for the 29th annual ARTS Awards, which will be presented Jan. 28 at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.

“These finalists are the industry’s best representatives and reflect the highest level of creativity, passion, innovation, and dedication,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We congratulate all of this year’s finalists and look forward to a wonderful evening of celebration.”

The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program in the U.S. honoring top manufacturers, retailers, designers, and sales representatives in the home industry. 

“The 29th ARTS Awards finalists include legends and impressive new leaders,” said Sharon Davis, executive director of ART. “We look forward to working with each of them on the submission process and to honoring all of them in January."

The finalists each submit a creative digital presentation to a panel of independent judges. Digital submissions vary based upon category and may consist of product development, marketing, merchandising, or company differentiation examples.

In November, the judges will convene in Dallas for two days to review each individual or company submission. 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.

Finalists are:


Accent Furniture

-          Noir

-          Phillips Collection

-          Bliss Studio

-          Abbyson

-          French Heritage

Area Rugs

-          Loloi Rugs

-          Company C

-          Nourison

-          KAS Rugs

Home Accents

-          ZUO

-          Regina Andrew Design

-          Sagebrook Home

-          Jan Barboglio

-          A&B Home Group, Inc.

-          The Howard Elliott Collection

Home Textiles

-          Villa Home Collection

-          Lacefield Designs

-          in2green

-          Daniel Stuart Studio

Lighting Fixtures

-          Currey & Company

-          Visual Comfort & Co.

-          Varaluz, LLC

-          Feiss (Generation Brands)

-          Progress Lighting

Outdoor Living

-          Palecek

-          Brown Jordan Company

-          Castelle

-          Kannoa


-          Dimond Lighting (Elk Group International)

-          John-Richard

-          Couture Lamps

-          Port 68, LLC


-          Abigails

-          Juliska

-          Vietri

-          Montes Doggett

-          Caskata

Wall Décor

-          Oliver Gal

-          Paragon

-          RFA Décor

-          Design Legacy by Kelly O’Neal

-          Uttermost


Furniture Store

-          Furnitureland South, Inc., Jamestown, North Carolina

-          Lovelace Interiors, Miramar Beach, Florida

-          Atchison Home, Mobile, Alabama

-          IBB Design Fine Furnishings, Frisco, Texas

-          Jonathons Coastal Living, Fountain Valley, California

-          The Arrangement, Dallas, Texas

Home Accent Store


-          Candelabra, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

-          Redefined Home Boutique, Atlanta, Georgia

-          Bountiful Interiors, Easton, Maryland

-          Clive Daniel Home, Naples, Florida

-          Mitchell Hill, Charleston, South Carolina


-          Coco & Dash, Dallas, Texas

-          Homeology, McKinney, Texas

-          Urban Farmhouse Designs, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


-          Bella Casa, Portland, Oregon

-          Slifer Designs, Edwards, Colorado

-          Homefest, Fort Collins, Colorado

Lighting Showroom


-          Capital Lighting, Columbus, Ohio

-          Shades of Light, Midlothian, Virginia

-          Hermitage Lighting Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

-          Pace Lighting Inc., Savannah, Georgia


-          Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, The Woodlands, Texas

-          Lightology, Chicago, Illinois

-          Passion Lighting, Grapevine, Texas

-          Lights Fantastic, Dallas, Texas


-          Elume, Park City, Utah

-          Light Bulbs Etc., Montclair, California

-          Accent Lighting, Lake Oswego, Oregon

International Retailer

-          Living Lighting on King, Toronto, Canada

-          Ma Maison, Mexico City, Mexico

-          Casa Studio Europa Sa de Cv, Mexico City, Mexico

-          Living Lighting at Station12, Dartmouth, Canada

-          Montreal Lighting & Hardware, Mount-Royal Canada

Product Designer:

-          Dann Foley, Dann Inc.

-          Aimee Kurzner, Currey & Company

-          Libby Langdon, Libby Langdon Interiors

-          Jason Phillips, Phillips Collection

-          Michelle Workman, Michelle Workman Interiors

Interior Designer:

-          Denise McGaha, Denise McGaha Interiors

-          Erinn Valencich, Erinn V. Design Group

-          Kerrie Kelly, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab

-          Kim Scodro, Kim Scodro Interiors

-          Shay Geyer, IBB Design Fine Furnishings

Sales Representatives:


-          Gary Bice, Gary E. Bice Mfg. Reps

-          Orlando Cancel, Ivystone Group, LLC

-          Martha Graham, Martha Graham and Associates

-          Amy Lynn Schwartzbard, Life Designs Group


-          Joann Crawford, In Detail

-          Steve Day, CODARUS

-          Pamela Tresp, Progress Lighting


-          Laura Fast, Ivystone Group, LLC

-          David Michael, Lite Quest

-          Nancy Williams, Nancy Williams, LLC

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