At the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market earlier this month, the ART organization and the Dallas Market Center named the winners of the 26th-annual ARTS Awards, presenting this year’s Academy of Achievement Award to Mac Hoak of Mecox.
Under the guidance and vision of Hoak, Mecox has energized the home industry with its selection of home and garden furnishings that are, according to the Dallas Market Center, unmatched in quality, texture and form.
Donny Osmond, who himself has dabbled in design, was the gala's master of ceremonies, honoring recipients along side 15 industry stars, including Mad Men actor Bryan Bratt (he plays Salvatore Romano) and interior designer Tobi Fairley.
Texas-based Home and Garden Trading, an emerging source for home furnishings and interior design, received the Rising Star Award, which recognizes modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years.
Read on for a look at the rest of the 2015 ARTS Award Winners:
Sales Representatives: East/Atlantic Region, Brian Slater of Brian Slater and Associates; Midwest/Southwest Region, Rinda Clinard of In-Detail; West Region, Doug Glassman of The Glassman Group.
Phillips Collection showroom
Product Designer: Jason Phillips of Phillips Collection.
Interior Designer: Sherry Hayslip of Sherry Hayslip Interiors.
Retailers: Furniture Store, IBB Design Fine Furnishings; Home Accent Store, East/Atlantic Region, Trovare Home; Midwest/Southwest Region, Paul Michael Company; West Region, Slifer Designs.
Lighting Showroom: East/Atlantic Region, Yale Appliance + Lighting; Midwest/Southwest Region, Northwest Lighting and Accents; West Region, Elume.
Outdoor Lifestyle Store: Big Grass Living.
International Retailer: Casa Studio.
Arteriors Home table lamps
Manufacturers: Accent Furniture, Phillips Collection; Area Rugs, Loloi Rugs; Home Accents, Rojo 16 America; Home Textiles, Lili Alessandra; Lighting Fixtures, Crystorama Lighting; Outdoor Living, Orlandi Statuary; Portable Lamps, Arteriors Home; Tabletop, Caskata Artisanal Home; Wall Décor, Uttermost; Green Manufacturer, Annieglass.
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