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:



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



Abigails - Alexandria, La.

Juliska - Stamford, Conn.

VIETRI, Inc. - Hillsborough, N.C.


Wall Decor

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



Martha Graham - Martha Graham & Associates

Josh Jarboe - jdouglas

Pamela Willis - Walker & Willis



Richard Alan - Richard Alan & Associates, LLC

Ruben Chacon - CODARUS

Denise S. Smith - In-Detail



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.



Furniture Store


Albert's Interiors - Newtown Square, Pa.

Castleberry's Fine Furniture - Chamblee, Pa.


American Country Collection - Santa Fe, N.M.

Dream Interiors - Downers Grove, Ill.

The Arrangement - Dallas


Bravado Home & Design - Portland, Ore.

Interior Illusions - West Hollywood, Calif.

Seaside Home - Coronado, Calif.


Home Accent Store


At Home Furnishings - Birmingham, Ala.

Red Barn Mercantile - Alexandria, Va.

Retropolitan - Nashville, Tenn.


AREA - Houston

Leon & Lulu - Clawson, Mich.

The Garden Gates - Metairie, La.


Bella Casa - Portland, Ore.

Birdcage Fine French Country Furnishings - Solana Beach, Calif.

The Picket Fence - Ketchum, Idaho


Lighting Showroom


Capitol Lighting - Boca Raton, Fla.

Cleveland Lighting - Lyndhurst, Ohio

LUMEN Lamps - Nashville, Tenn.


Light by Design - San Antonio, Texas

Metro Lighting - Brentwood, Mo.

Passion Lighting - Grapevine, Texas


Black Whale Lighting - Encinitas, Calif.

Kilohana Lighting, Inc. - Lihue, Hawaii

Phillips Lighting & Home - Modesto, Calif.

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