Location: Dallas TX. Date: January 6, 2023

Arts Award Announcement: Lighting Showroom West

Black Whale Home is thrilled to announce our second consecutive win at the 33rd Annual Arts Awards at Dallas Market Center! This honor celebrates the best in lighting showroom design and excellence.

Arts Awards: the premiere event for suppliers of lighting products in the USA

On Friday, January 6 interior designers, lighting industry experts, as well as other lighting stores gathered at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas TX for the 33rd Annual ARTS Awards revealed its category winners. Hosts Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley presented awards to outstanding achievers who were chosen by a panel of highly esteemed industry professionals from The Dallas Market Center and A.R.T.: The Creative Home Furnishings Network.

“Congratulations to this year’s ARTS Awards recipients and to our special honorees,” said Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center, while Sharon Davis, Executive Director of A.R.T. added.... “It was an heartfelt evening of celebration for the industry and for the creative leaders who were honored.”

Dallas Market Center 33rd Annual Arts Award logo

About the Arts Award

The Annual Arts Awards were established in 1988 and acknowledge excellence in the lighting business, including lighting store design style, product knowledge and presentation, light fixtures marketing, and amazing customer service. The award jury is comprised of professional lighting experts from retail light store owners, interior designers, and light fixture manufacturers.

Why the Arts Award award matters

The award is an important indicator of the professionalism, innovation and expertise in the business of lighting service, marketing and sales. It is an acknowledgement of the staff of a lightning store who create an excellent experience for clients as they shop the endless options and brands available to them.

The Arts Awards honour the stores that bring to life their clients’ visions, whether the customer is an interior designer, a home builder, or a home owner remodelling their house. It acknowledges the importance of quality lighting, how it transforms a space, and the go to lighting store in each region for professional advice for addressing lighting needs, as well as quality service and support.

Why do Arts Awards take place in Dallas, Texas?

Black Whale Homes Kirsten Recce And Anne Thomas Keen At The Arts Awards At Dallas Market Center

Dallas is home to the Dallas Market Center, a leading wholesale trade complex which co-sponsors the event with the A.R.T., and hosts thousands of lighting companies from around the world. Professionals from the lighting business gather here to gain access to resources, network, and stay abreast of the latest trends.

Lighting Showroom West Winner: Black Whale Home

Black Whale Home’s dedication to excellence is demonstrated through our second consecutive win of this prestigious award, and we are proud to be part of this recognition for our company and the lighting industry at large.

About Black Whale Home's lighting store location

Black Whale Home Lighting Fixture Showroom retail store location exterior

Black Whale Home's showroom has been carefully designed to provide a warm and inviting space for customers to explore their range of luxury lighting options. Our team has worked to create a unique experience for each visitor. From the welcoming entrance to our knowledgeable staff, we strive to create an immersive and enjoyable experience for all of our customers as they navigate the variety of light fixtures.

Black Whale Home's wide range of lighting & home decor products

Black Whale Home offers a wide selection of lighting products, including chandeliers, pendants, sconces, table lamps and more. In addition to light fixtures, we also offer ceiling fans, wall art and home decor, giving customers the opportunity to find a complete look for their space.

We're thrilled with winning the Arts Award again

By winning the 33rd Annual Arts Award twice in a row, Black Whale Home has proven that it is one of the best lighting showrooms in the country. The award serves as a testament to our passion and dedication to providing high-quality light fixtures so that customers get the best value for their money, outstanding service, which all an extraordinary shopping experience.

Arts Award Links

The 33rd Annual Arts Award recipients announcement page:


Our announcement from last year's Arts Award win: