33rd ARTS Awards Recipients Announced

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

DALLAS – January 7, 2023 – Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the recipients of the 33rd ARTS Awards. Following a judging process guided by a panel of industry experts, category winners were announced at a gala event on Friday, January 6 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 The White Family and a special HEARTS Award was presented to Culp.

“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients and to our special honorees,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. Added Sharon Davis, executive director of ART: “It was an heartfelt evening of celebration for the industry and for the creative leaders who were honored.”

33rd ARTS Awards Recipients
Retail Categories
Lighting Showroom
East/Atlantic: Dominion Lighting – Arlington, VA
Midwest/Southwest: Alcott & Bentley – Louisville, KY
West: Black Whale Lighting – Encinitas, CA
Home Accents Store
East/Atlantic: Foundry 42 – Port Jervis, NY
Midwest/Southwest: Kenneth Ludwig – Chicago, IL
West: Lulu's Furniture & Décor – Greenwood, CO
Furniture Store—Single Location: IBB Design Fine Furnishings – Frisco, TX
Furniture Store—Multiple Location: Lee Douglas Interiors – Lincoln, NE
Design Studio: Dixon Rye – Atlanta, GA
Special Awards
Academy of Achievement Award: The White Family: Gabby, Summer Classics, Wendy Jane
HEARTS Award: Culp
Product Designer: Ian Thornton - Currey & Company
Interior Designer: Corey Damen Jenkins
Sales Representatives
East/Atlantic: Dana Carvey - The Carvey Group
Midwest/Southwest: Cherry Bernish - In-Detail
West: Stephanie Murphy - Global Views
Manufacturer Categories
Green Award: Casafina Living
Area Rugs: Loloi
Home Accents: The Howard Elliott Collection
Accent Furniture: Currey & Company
Home Textiles: Aviva Stanoff Design
Tabletop: Beatriz Ball
Outdoor Living: POLYWOOD
Wall Décor: Phillips Collection
Lamps: Visual Comfort & Co.
Lighting Fixtures: Hubbardton Forge

Sponsors for the 33rd ARTS Awards include Aspire Design & Home; Business of Home; Décor News Now; Designers Today; 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: IBB Design Fine Furnishings, 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.