From Home Furnishing Business
2020 ARTS Awards Named
Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have named the recipients of the 31st Annual ARTS Awards, the premier international awards program for the home industry honoring manufacturers, retailers, designers, and sales representatives.
Following a judging process guided by a panel of industry experts, category winners were announced at a black-tie gala on Friday, Jan. 10 at the Hilton Anatole hotel co-hosted by Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley. In addition, the Academy of Achievement honor was awarded to Michael Amini, founder, chairman, and CEO of Aico.
“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients and to our special honorees,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “It was an amazing evening of celebrating entrepreneurs and artists, sales leaders and legendary figures.”
This year’s award recipients were:
East/Atlantic: Chloe Winston Lighting Design, Norwalk, Connecticut
Midwest/Southwest: Idlewood Electric Supply, Highland Park, Illinois
West: Western Montana Lighting, Missoula, Montana
Home Accents Store
East/Atlantic: Dixon Rye, Atlanta, Georgia
Midwest/Southwest: Fleurish Home, Hamilton, Ohio
West: Maker & Moss, San Francisco, California
Furniture Store—Single Location
BB Design Fine Furnishings, Frisco, Texas
Furniture Store—Multiple Location
Mecox Gardens, Southampton, New York
Robinson Lighting & Bath Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Academy of Achievement Award
Michael Amini, Aico
Sean Lavin, Visual Comfort & Co.
Laura Umansky, Laura U. Interior Design
East/Atlantic: Rush Muzekari, Global Views/Studio | A Home
Midwest/Southwest: Stacy Coulter, Stacy Coulter and Associates
West: Leslie Taglio, Taglio and Co.
Green Award: Currey & Co.
Area Rugs: Jaipur Living
Home Accents: Howard Elliott Collection
Accent Furniture: Revelation by Uttermost
Home Textiles: Lili Alessandra
Tabletop: Caskata Artisanal Home
Outdoor Living: Polywood
Wall Décor: Phillips Collection
Lamps: Visual Comfort & Co.
Lighting Fixtures: Currey & Company