Thursday, August 18, 2011

The 2012 ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market CenterOpens in a new window and Accessories Resource TeamOpens in a new window, the decorative accessories trade association, have announced the 23rd annual ARTS AwardsOpens in a new window finalists.


The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program for the home decorative accessories industry and is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift MarketOpens in a new window, Jan 18-24.


Finalists in the Accent Furniture category include: Baker, GuildMaster Inc., Ibolili, Phillips Collection and Stein World. 
 
Area Rugs: Jaipur Rugs Inc., Safavieh and Surya Inc. 
 
Decorative Accessories: A&B Home, Creative Co-Op, PORT 68 and Sterling Industries.
 
 
Home Textiles: Home Treasures, Lacefield Designs, Pom Pom at Home and Textillery Weavers. 
 
Lighting Fixtures: Corbett Lighting, Hinkley Lighting Inc., Hubbardton Forge, Kichler Lighting and Schonbek. 
 
Outdoor Living: Antonini Outdoor North America, Emissary Trading Company, Foreside Home & Garden and Loloi Rugs. 

Permanent Floral: American Best, Artistry in Silk, Direct Export Co. Inc., NDI and The Ivy Guild Inc.
 
Portable Lamps: Barbara Cosgrove Lamps, Currey & Co., Sonneman A Way of Light, The Bradburn Co. and Worlds Away. 
 
Tabletop: Beatriz Ball Collection, Chalkboard China, TAG Ltd., The GG Collection and Vagabond House. 
 
Wall Decor: John Richard, Leftbank Art, Propac Images, Stylecraft Home Collection and Wendover Art Group. 
 
National/Key Accounts Sales Representatives: Anne Jarboe, jdouglas; Heather Steeley, Taylors on Ten; and Joshua J. McDowell, JM Group/Restoration Hardware.
 
East/Atlantic Sales Representatives: Jennifer Jackson, jdouglas; Robin Clarke, Southern Accessories Today; and Sue Kinard, Fine Art Lamps.
 
Midwest/Southwest Sales Represetatives: Cindy Rogers, CSR Associates; Derek Ricketts, CODARUS; and Richard Alan, Richard Alan & Associates.

West Sales Representatives: Angie Zabritski, Homestyle;  Michelle Korthuis, Elements in Decor; and Mickey Lang, California Marketing Associates.
 
Product Designers: J. Michael Sandel, GuildMaster Inc.; Jason Phillips, Phillips Collection; Luca Rossi, Antonini Outdoor North America; Randal Weeks, Aidan Gray Home Inc.; and Tom Caldwell, Currey & Co.
 
International Retailers: Casa Palacio, Mexico City; Design Lighting, Surrey, British Columbia; Luminaires & Cie Inc., Laval, Quebec; Spectro Lighting Group, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Vaughan Electrical Supply Co. Ltd., Woodbridge, Ontario.




Landfair Furniture + Design Gallery is proud to have been nominated as an ARTS Awards Finalist in 2009.
Rising Star Retailers: Colorado Villa Decor, Parker, Colo.; Melissa Jeffrey Home, Boerne, Texas; and The Mercantile, Atlanta, Ga. 
 
Furniture Stores: Laurie's Home Furnishings; Tomball, Texas; Seaside Home, Coronado, Calif.; and The Arrangement Distinctive Interiors, Dallas, Texas.
 
Home Accent Stores, East/Atlantic: G&G Interiors, Knoxville, Tenn.; The French Basket, Florence, Ala.; and The Miller House, Stephens City, Va. 
 
Home Accent Stores, Midwest/Southwest: Charley & Bella's; Marshall, Texas; MECOX, Dallas, Texas; and Rustic Hutch, Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Home Accent Stores, West: Bella Casa, Portland, Ore.; Gardenology, Encinitas, Calif.; and Jak Home LLC, San Francisco, Calif. 
 
Lighting Showrooms, East/Atlantic: Cleveland Lighting; Lyndhurst, Ohio; Elements - Distinctive Lighting & Home Furnishings, Carle Place, N.Y.; and Southern Lighting Gallery Inc., Augusta, Ga. 
 
Lighting Showrooms, Midwest/Southwest: Lighting by Fox, Glenview, Ill.; Passion Lighting, Grapevine, Texas; and Southern Lights, Burnsville, Minn. 
 
Lighting Showrooms, West: Hacienda Lighting, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Light Bulbs, Etc./Lightstyles, Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Valley Light Gallery, Scottsdale, Ariz. 
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