ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

       

       

DALLAS—Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have  announced the 22nd annual ARTS Awards finalists.
 
The ARTS Awards for the home decorative accessories industry is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market (Jan. 19-25, 2011). This year’s gala will take place on Jan. 22, 2011, in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart.
 
New this year is the Green Award, which will be judged by Susan Inglis, executive director of The Sustainable Furnishings Council and founder of From the Mountain. The Green Award recognizes a manufacturer’s excellence in sustainable practices and standards.
 
Finalists are:
 
Manufacturers

Accent Furniture
Four Hands – Austin, Texas
GuildMaster – Springfield, Mo.
Peninsula Home Collection Co. – Irvine, Calif.
The Phillips Collection – High Point, N.C.
The Platt Collections – El Monte, Calif.
 
Area Rugs
Company C – Concord, N.H.
Jaunty  – Los Angeles
Loloi Rugs – Dallas
Surya  – Calhoun, Ga.
 
Decorative Accessories
18Karat International – Langley, British Columbia
Cyan Design – Fort Worth, Texas
IMAX – Tulsa, Okla.
Lazy Susan USA – New York
 
Home Textiles
db Sources  – Rockwall, Texas
ETOFFE MAKARA – Tacoma, Wash.
Mario & Marielena – Cookeville, Tenn.
 
Lighting Fixtures
Corbett Lighting – City of Industry, Calif.
Currey & Company – Atlanta
Hubbardton Forge – Castleton, Vt.
Kichler Lighting – Independence, Ohio
Maxim Lighting – City of Industry, Calif.

Green Manufacturer
Antonini Outdoor North America, LLC – McKinney, Texas
Corbett Lighting – City of Industry, Calif.
GuildMaster  – Springfield, Mo.
Hubbardton Forge – Castleton, Vt.
Loloi Rugs – Texas
Seasonal Living – Austin, Texas
Somerset Studios, Inc. – Morganton, N.C.
The Phillips Collection – High Point, N.C.
 
Outdoor Living
Antonini Outdoor North America, LLC – McKinney, Texas
Emissary – Atlanta
Seasonal Living – Austin, Texas
 
Permanent Floral
Artistry in Silk – Lawrenceville, Ga.
Distinctive Designs – Russellville, Ala.
The French Bee – Phoenix
 
Portable Lamps
26th & Soho – Amarillo, Texas
Arteriors Home – Dallas
Gallery Designs – Forney, Texas
Uttermost – Rocky Mount, Va.
Visual Comfort & Co. – Houston
 
Tabletop
Abigails – Alexandria, La.
Juliska – Stamford, Conn.
VIETRI, Inc. – Hillsborough, N.C.
 
Wall Décor
Artisan House  – Wilton, Conn.
Propac Images – Albertville, Ala.
Soicher-Marin – Sarasota, Fla.
Somerset Studios  – Morganton, N.C.
Wendover Art Group – Clearwater, Fla.
 
Sales Representative

National/Key Accounts
Rene Crosby – Four Hands
Kelley Ireland – Southern Accessories Today
JJ Pepper – HomeStyle
 
East/Atlantic
Martha Graham – Martha Graham & Associates
Josh Jarboe – jdouglas
Pamela Willis – Walker & Willis
 
Midwest/Southwest
Richard Alan – Richard Alan & Associates, LLC
Ruben Chacon – CODARUS
Denise S. Smith – In-Detail
 
West
Dennis Parkin – Integrity Lighting Sales
Lori Del Secco – Dillon-Wells
Michael Ruvo – Ruvo Reps – Moda Dora
 
Product Designer
Tom Caldwell – Currey & Company
Beth Lacefield – Lacefield Designs
J. Michael Sandel – GuildMaster
Renee Wightman – Lazy Susan USA
 
International Retail Store
Design Lighting – Surrey, British Columbia
Prima Lighting  – Vaughan, Ontario
Union Lighting & Furnishings – Toronto, Ontario
 
Rising Star Retailer
BellaLu Home & Design – Englewood, Colo.
Colorado Villa DeCor – Palmer Lake, Colo.
Room 22 – Oklahoma City, Okla.
 
Retailer

Furniture Store
East/Atlantic
Albert’s Interiors – Newtown Square, Pa.
Castleberry’s Fine Furniture – Chamblee, Pa.
Midwest/Southwest
American Country Collection – Santa Fe, N.M.
Dream Interiors – Downers Grove, Ill.
The Arrangement – Dallas
West
Bravado Home & Design – Portland, Ore.
Interior Illusions – West Hollywood, Calif.
Seaside Home – Coronado, Calif.
 
Home Accent Store
East/Atlantic
At Home Furnishings – Birmingham, Ala.
Red Barn Mercantile – Alexandria, Va.
Retropolitan – Nashville, Tenn.
Midwest/Southwest
AREA – Houston
Leon & Lulu – Clawson, Mich.
The Garden Gates – Metairie, La.
West
Bella Casa – Portland, Ore.
Birdcage Fine French Country Furnishings – Solana Beach, Calif.
The Picket Fence – Ketchum, Idaho
 
Lighting Showroom
East/Atlantic
Capitol Lighting – Boca Raton, Fla.
Cleveland Lighting – Lyndhurst, Ohio
LUMEN Lamps – Nashville, Tenn.
Midwest/Southwest
Light by Design – San Antonio, Texas
Metro Lighting – Brentwood, Mo.
Passion Lighting – Grapevine, Texas
West
Black Whale Lighting – Encinitas, Calif.
Kilohana Lighting, Inc. – Lihue, Hawaii
Phillips Lighting & Home – Modesto, Calif.