Dallas Market Center and Accessories Resource Team, the decorative accessories trade association, have announced the 23rd annual ARTS Awards 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 Market, 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.