Arts Awards Presented During Dallas Market
GDA Staff -- Gifts & Dec, March 9, 2011
Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team announced the winners of the 22nd annual ARTS Awards during a gala event in January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.
ARTS Awards recipients were named in 28 categories.
HGTV was honored with the Academy of Achievement Award for its significant impact on the home and garden décor industry. Sabrina Soto, HGTV designer, and Freddy James, senior vice president of program development and production, accepted the award on behalf of the media and marketing company. The event was attended by more than 600 attendees, representing all aspects of the home furnishings industry.
The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, is the premier awards program for the decorative accessory industry and recognizes excellence from retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers.
The atrium of the Trade Mart, prior to the start of the awards ceremony.
Decorative Accessories: 18 Karat
Permanent Floral: The French Bee
Area Rugs: Loloi Rugs
Wall Décor: Wendover Art Group
Home Textiles: DB Sources
Outdoor Living: Seasonal Living
Accent Furniture: The Phillips Collection
Lighting Fixtures: Corbett Lighting
Portable Lamps: Arteriors Home
Green Manufacturer: Hubbardton Forge
Renee Wightman, Lazy Susan
HOME ACCENT STORES
East/Atlantic: Red Barn Mercantile, Alexandria, Va.
West: Bella Casa, Portland, Ore.
Midwest/Southwest: Area, Houston, Texas
East/Atlantic: Albert's Interiors, Newtown Square, Pa.
West: Bravado Home & Design, Portland, Ore.
Midwest/Southwest: American Country Collection, Santa Fe
East/Atlantic: Lumen Lamps, Nashville, Tenn.
West: Kilohana Lighting, Lihue, Hawaii
Midwest/Southwest: Light By Design, San Antonio, Texas
RISING STAR RETAILER
Colorado Villa Décor, Palmer City, Colo.
Design Lighting, Surrey, BC, Canada
National/Key Accounts: Kelley Ireland, Southern Accessories Today
East/Atlantic: Josh Jarboe, J. Douglas
Midwest/Southwest: Richard Alan, Richard Alan & Associates
West: Lori Del Secco, Dillon-Wells
Sharon Davis and Bill Fortson, Accessories Resource Team.
Sabrina Soto, HGTV.
Renee Wightman, Lazy Susan USA.
Cindy Morris and Bill Winsor, Dallas Market Center.
Presenters Rawlins Gilliland and Robin Avni.
Mark Phillips, The Phillips Collection.
Susan Gravely, Vietri.
Richard Forsyth, Wendover Art Group
Richard Codanti, Bella Casa
Amir and Stephen Loloi, Loloi Rugs.
Corey and Vanessa Turney, Light by Design.
Deborah Wilson, DB Sources.
Grant Ohman, 18 Karat.
Kelley Ireland, Southern Accessories Today.
Brad Clifford, Bravado Home.
Leslie Livingston, American Country Collection.
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