Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Winners of 20th annual ARTS Awards announced
Winners of 20th annual ARTS Awards announced
Jan '09
Dallas Market Center, the world's largest wholesale merchandise resourceand the Accessories Resource Team (ART) announced the winners of the 20th annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held the evening of Saturday, January 17 in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart.

More than 500 guests attended the ceremony that featured the presentation of ARTS Awards in 25 categories and recognized Academy of Achievement honoree Murray Feiss, chairman of the board at Generation Brands. Attendees consisted of a wide range of retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives, media and designers from across the country.

The scene was set, as The Grand Pavilion was transformed for the evening with colors of plum, wineberry and gold touches throughout. Crisp white, tufted leather tête-à-têtes and elegant floral arrangements contributed to the ambiance.

Top designers, retailers and industry personalities presented the awards, in addition to DMC executives. Bill Winsor, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center, and Cindy Morris, COO of Dallas Market Center, offered opening remarks. Other presenters included Sharon Davis, executive director of ART; Colleen Visage, ART president and director of product development at Progress Lighting; Harvey Hollingsworth, former ART president and current president of The Natural Light; and Christi Proctor, TLC's Trading Spaces interior designer and owner of Home Place Interiors.

“Congratulations to the winners of the 20th annual ARTS Awards,” Winsor said. “It's an honor to recognize the decorative accessories industry and partner with ART each year in Dallas.” The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, exists as the premier awards program for the decorative accessories industry and recognizes excellence from retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers.

20th ARTS Awards Winners

Accent Furniture
Selamat Designs – Mill Valley, Calif.

Area Rugs
Feizy Rugs – Dallas, Texas

Decorative Accessories
The Phillips Collection – High Point, N.C.

Lighting Fixtures
Stonegate Designs – St. Joseph, Mich.

Outdoor Living
Palecek – Richmond, Calif.

Permanent Floral
Immortalis Botanicals – Farmville, Va.

Portable Lamps
Visual Comfort & Co. – Houston, Texas

Vietri – Hillsborough, N.C.

Wall Décor
Paragon – Albertville, Ala.

Furniture Store
24e. – Savannah, Ga.

Home Accent Specialty Store
Ambiance Interiors & Gifts – Suwanee, Ga.

Lighting Showroom
Klaff's, Inc. – Norwalk, Conn.

Furniture Store
HW Home – Boulder, Colo.

Home Accent Specialty Store
BJ's Home Accents, Inc. – Newburgh, Ind.

Lighting Showroom
Echo Lighting Design Gallery – Omaha, Neb.

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Warangal textile park gets environment clearance

The Kakatiya Mega Textile Park, coming up in Warangal district of...

Interviews View All

C Kamatchisundaram

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category

Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search