ARTS Awards Winners Announced

Dallas Market Center (DMC) and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the recipients of the 34th  ARTS Awards. Following a judging process guided by a panel of industry experts, category winners were announced at a gala event on Friday, January 12 at the Hilton Anatole hotel co-hosted by Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley. In addition to category winners, the Academy of Achievement honor was awarded to Maria Mullen; the Legendary Leadership Award was presented to Karen McNeill Pond; and a special HEARTS Award was presented to Amir Loloi.

“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients and to our special honorees,” said Cindy Morris president and CEO of DMC. Added Sharon Davis, executive director of ART, “It was an heartfelt evening of celebration for the industry and for the creative leaders who were honored.”

And the winners are:


Academy of Achievement:                  Maria Mullen

Legendary Leadership:                       Karen McNeill Pond

HEARTS Award:                                   Amir Loloi

Product Designer (tie):                       Dann Foley, Dann Foley Lifestyle & Jill Seale, Jill Seale Design Studio              

Interior Designer:                               Lisa McDennon, Lisa McDennon Design



Home Accents Store

East/Atlantic:              Domain by Laura Hodges Studio – Catonsville, MD

Midwest/Southwest:  Leon & Lulu – Clawson, MI

West:                          The Fox Shop – Holladay, UT


Lighting Showroom

East/Atlantic:              Dominion Lighting – Arlington, VA

Midwest/Southwest:  Lightology – Chicago

West:                          Lightopia – Costa Mesa, CA


Furniture Store—Single Location:                  Kathy Adams Interiors – Plano, TX

Furniture Store—Multiple Location:              Clive Daniel Home – Naples, FL  

Design Studio:                                         Christopher Todd Designs – Henderson, NV         



East/Atlantic:                          Russ Jones – Ivystone 

Midwest/Southwest:              Mindy Lowack – In-Detail

West:                                      Mari Mack – Norwalk Furniture




Green Award:                         Bernhardt Furniture

Accent Furniture:                   Revelation

Area Rugs:                              Jaipur Living

Home Accents:                        Uttermost

Home Textiles:                        Ann Gish & The Art of Home

Lamps:                                    Regina Andrew

Lighting Fixtures:                    Currey & Company

Outdoor Living:                       Bernhardt Furniture

Tabletop:                                  Vietri

Wall Décor:                             Wendover Art Group


Sponsors for the 34th ARTS Awards include Aspire Design & Home; Furniture, Lighting & Décor; Business of Home; Home Accents Today; Décor News Now; Houstonia; Home Textiles Today; Designers Today; Furniture Today; Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Modern Luxury Interiors; Paper City; Interior Design Society, and Sustainable Furnishings Council.


For more information, visit the ARTS Awards website. Keep up-to-date with Dallas Market Center events and happenings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and use #ARTSAwards to stay connected.



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