HEARTS Awards auction exceeds fundraising goal

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announced that the HEARTS Awards auction exceeded its fundraising goal.

The online auction, which featured more than 70 one-of-a-kind plates creatively transformed by artists, designers, celebrities, influencers and special guests, raised more than $10,000 for No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end child hunger.

The top-earning plates were:

  • “Piecemeal: Cotton Candy” by Alexander Julian, which raised $915;
  • “Cobalt Vase Plate” by Anna Bond, which raised $545; and
  • “Boca Grande” by Kelly O’Neal; which raised $305.

“Thank you to the organizations and individuals who worked so hard to help us raise funds and feed families,” said Sharon Davis, executive director of ART. “We look forward to hosting an in-person awards event this summer where we may gather together and celebrate leadership.”

“Generous artists and bidders helped us exceed our goal and providing relief to those in need during a challenging year,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “It is a tangible testament to the giving spirit of our industry community.”

The HEARTS Awards is a one-time special event being held in partnership and solidarity with 13 industry organizations to honor 13companies that have shown outstanding leadership,

How To Enhance Your Home With A Nautical Theme

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11 Stunning Home Library Ideas

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If you’ve longed for a cozy spot to curl up with a good book and put your impressive collection on full display, it’s time to consider designing a home library. Pull it together with brilliant shelving, standout furniture, well-curated accessories, and the right lighting to make your reading experience as enjoyable as possible. For inspiration, browse 11 of our favorite home library ideas to bring charm to your space.

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Corner Style

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Wood Shelving

In this library setup, plaid seating lends contrast to wood shelving and flooring.

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Architectural Beauty

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John Frierson named president of The Novogratz

The Novogratz, the interior design, development and product design brand created by Cortney and Robert Novogratz, named John Frierson as its new president.

John Frierson

Frierson joins the company after a stint as president of Fred Segal, founder of the Lifestyle Group at Creative Artists Agency, as well as owner of his own branding and licensing agency based in New York and Paris, The Novogratz will have new opportunities to enhance their business from a retail perspective worldwide, create new and exciting collaborations, as well as increase their e-commerce business exponentially, taking their business to a new level.

“Our brand has been growing quickly in recent years. As we have accelerated the home and digital business over the past year, we’re adding top talent to our team,” Robert Novogratz said. “We couldn’t be more pleased to announce the addition of John Frierson as president of The Novogratz. He’ll bring new opportunities and a fresh vision to our rocket ship.”

“The Novogratz is one of the fastest growing brands in the design and lifestyle world, with number one selling products in all the digital channels that matter,” said Frierson. “Their color-driven, playful boutique style in accessible products and price points positions

22 Lovely Blooming Houseplants

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