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30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

The top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives in the home industry will be honored at the awards gala in January.

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Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the full list of finalists for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019.

The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, is the premier awards program in the U.S. honoring top manufacturers, retailers, designers, and sales representatives in the home industry.

“These finalists are the best of the best and signify the utmost originality and dedication to our industry,” said Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “Congratulations to all of the 30th Annual ARTS Awards finalists. We look forward to applauding your accomplishments in January.”

The finalists each submit a creative digital presentation to a panel of independent judges. Digital submissions vary based upon category and may consist of product development, marketing, merchandising, company differentiation examples, or professional information. In November, the judges will convene in Dallas for two days to review each individual or company submission. Once all components of judging are complete, a designated accounting firm tabulates and secures the scores until the winners are announced for the first time at the ARTS Awards gala.

“For the 30th anniversary edition of the ARTS Awards we are pleased to present such an impressive slate of finalists,” said Sharon Davis, Executive Director of ART. “Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate a deserving company or individual, and we look forward to honoring and celebrating all of them."

30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists

Manufacturer Categories:

Accent Furniture:

- Currey & Company

- Theodore Alexander

- Zuo Modern

Area Rugs:

- Jaipur Living

- KAS Rugs

- Nourison

Home Accents:

- A&B Home Group, Inc.

- Go Home, Ltd.

- Jean De Merry

- Sagebrook Home

- Two’s Company / Tozai Home

Home Textiles:

- Aviva Stanoff Design

- Eastern Accents

- Kevin O’Brien Studio

- Lacefield Designs

Lighting Fixtures:

- Crystorama

- Fine Art Lamps

- Hubbardton Forge

- Varaluz

Outdoor Living:

- Castelle

- Coyote Outdoor Living

- Kannoa

- Klaussner Outdoor



- Adesso Home

- Koncept

- Regina Andrew Design

- Uttermost Visual Comfort & Co.


- Annieglass

- Caskata Artisanal Home

- Terrafirma Ceramics

Wall Décor:

- Austin Allen James

- Howard Elliott Collection

- RFA Décor

- The Oliver Gal Artist Co.

- Spicher & Company

Retailer Categories:

Furniture Store – Multiple Store Locations:

- HOM Furniture, Coon Rapids, MN

- HW Home, Denver, CO

- The Arrangement, Dallas

- Urban Styles Furniture, Indianapolis, IN

Furniture Store – Single Store Locations:

- 24e Design Co., Savannah, GA

- Blue Print, Dallas

- Joyeux Home Décor, San Antonio, TX

-Lovelace Interiors, Miramar Beach, FL

Home Accents Store – East/Atlantic:

- Bountiful Interiors, Easton, MD

- In Detail Interiors, Pensacola, FL

- Michele Varian, New York City

Home Accents Store – Midwest/Southwest:

- Leon & Lulu, Clawson, MI

- Mary Cates & Co., Dallas

- The Design Bar, Burr Ridge, IL

Home Accents Store – West:

- Absolutely Fabulous, Huntington Beach, CA

- Aldik Home, Van Nuys, CA

- Jonathons Coastal Living, Fountain Valley, CA

Lighting Showroom – East/Atlantic:

- Elements Distinctive Lighting & Home Furnishings, Carle Place, NY

- Lucia Lighting & Design, Lynn, MA

- Pace Lighting, Savannah, GA

- Wolfers Lighting, Waltham, MA

Lighting Showroom – Midwest/Southwest:

- Idlewood Electric Supply, Highland Park, IL

- Lights Fantastic, Dallas

- Southern Lights, Burnsville, MN

Lighting Showroom – West:

- Accent Lighting, Redmond, OrR

- Black Whale Lighting, Encinitas, CA

- Urban Lights, Denver, CO

Sales Representative Category


- Amy Lynn, Life Designs Group

- Martha Graham, Martha Graham & Associates

- Orlando Cancel, Ivystone Sales Representative


- Betsy Chanove, Ivystone

- Brad Krieger, BC Lights

- Molly Harris, Harris Sales Inc.


- Doug Squires, Absolute Sales LLC

- Heather Jakusz, Heather Jakusz

- Jake Phillips, Quoizel Lighting

- Lauren Lee, Ivystone

Interior Designer Category:

- Denise McGaha, Denise McGaha Interiors

- David Santiago, Casa Santi

- Ginger Curtis, Urbanology Designs

- Julia Buckingham, Buckingham Interiors + Design

- Kristi Hopper, Kristi Hopper Designs

Product Designer Category:

- Aimee Kurzner, Currey & Company

- Charles Pavarini, Pavarini Design

- Dann Foley, Dann Inc.

- Erinn Valencich, Erinn V. Design Group

- Libby Langdon, Libby Langdon Interiors

Sponsors for the 30th annual ARTS Awards include Designers Today, enLIGHTenment, Furniture Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Giftware News, Home Accents Today, Home Furnishings News, Home Textiles Today, Interior Design Society, Furniture, Lighting & Décor, and Sustainable Furnishings Council.

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