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32nd ARTS Awards Recipients Announced

—Industry’s highest honor extended to more than twenty companies and leaders—

DALLAS – January 8, 2022 – Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the recipients of the 32nd ARTS Awards. Following a judging process guided by a panel of industry experts, category winners were announced at a gala event on Friday, January 7 at the Hilton Anatole hotel co-hosted by Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley. In addition to category winners, the Academy of Achievement honor was awarded to Caroline Hipple of Norwalk Furniture and a special HEARTS Award was presented to The Malouf Foundation.
“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients and to our special honorees,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center said. “It was an amazing evening of celebrating entrepreneurs, top sales people, and legendary leaders.”

32nd ARTS Awards Recipients

Retail Categories

Lighting Showroom

East/Atlantic: Hermitage Design Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Midwest/Southwest: Southern Lights, Burnsville, Minnesota

West: Black Whale Home, Encinitas, California

Home Accents Store

East/Atlantic: Bountiful Home, Easton, Maryland

Midwest/Southwest: Coco & Dash, Dallas, Texas

West: Absolutely Fabulous, Huntington Beach, California

Furniture Store—Single Location: Henry Home Interiors, Norman, Oklahoma

Furniture Store—Multiple Location: Clive Daniel Home, Naples, Florida

Design Studio: In Detail Interiors, Pensacola, Florida

Special Awards

Academy of Achievement Award: Caroline Hipple, Norwalk Furniture

HEARTS Award: The Malouf Foundation

Product Designer: Barry Goralnick

Interior Designer: Jan Showers


Sales Representatives

East/Atlantic: Karen Landes Scherr

Midwest/Southwest: Amy Golightly

West: Leslie Taglio

Manufacturer Categories

Green Award: Polywood

Area Rugs: Rizzy Home

Home Accents: Phillips Collection

Accent Furniture: Norwalk Furniture

Home Textiles: Ann Gish

Tabletop: Beatriz Ball Collection

Outdoor Living: Seasonal Living

Wall Décor: Itinerant Studio

Lamps: Pacific Coast Lighting

Lighting Fixtures: Hubbardton Forge

Sponsors for the 32nd ARTS Awards include Aspire Design & Home; Business of Home; Designers Today; D Home; Furniture, Lighting & Décor; Furniture Today; Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Home Accents Today; Home Textiles Today; Interior Design Society, and Sustainable Furnishings Council.

For more information visit the ARTS Awards website and use #ARTSAwards to stay connected. Also, keep up-to-date with Dallas Market Center events on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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 Lamps, 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 www.accessoriesresourceteam.org.

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 home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the world’s largest western marketplace, opening in 2021; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80 percent of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center and Lightovation Apps. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.

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