NEW YORK -- Area rug makers made their mark -- and most impressive showing to date -- at the 30th installment of contemporary furnishings fair ICFF, which counted some 38 rug vendors among its coterie of luxe brands.
HRI MOVES TO NEW, EXPANDED 4TH FLOOR SHOWROOM IN AMERICASMART
HRI will premiere the Intrigue collection, hand-knotted of pure silk and New Zealand wool at its new, larger AmericasMart location for the July Atlanta International Home Furnishings Market.
NEW YORK -- Harounian Rugs International (HRI) announces the opening of a new and expanded showroom location in Atlanta's AmericasMart Bldg.1 for this summer's Atlanta International Home Furnishings Market.
"CREATE'N'CONNECT" IS KEYNOTE THEME FOR DOMOTEX 2019
Domotex 2019 is now accepting applications for the Flooring Spaces zone in Hall 9, where exhibitors can interpret the keynote theme "Create'N'Connect".
HANNOVER, Germany -- Domotex 2019 will run under the banner of Create'N'Connect, a keynote theme that puts the spotlight on innovative flooring industry developments and ideas inspired by today's connectivity megatrend.
LAS VEGAS MARKET HOSTS 8th GIFT FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Market announced today that it will host the 8th annual "Up on the Roof" gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life on Monday, July 30, 2018, during theSummer 2018 Las Vegas Market.
LAS VEGAS MARKET ANNOUNCES 60+ EXCLUSIVE EVENTS FOR SUMMER
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Market has announced an expansive slate of programming for Summer Market that includes 60+ events and activities offering attendees opportunities for education, professional development and industry networking.
OBEETEE LAUNCHES ABRAHAM & THAKORE COLLECTION EXCLUSIVELY AT ABC CARPET & HOME
Designer David Abraham addresses guests at ABC's Abraham & Thakore U.S. debut, praising Obeetee's carpet weavers for their ability to interpret design concepts like rugs woven to simulate handwritten notes (shown).
NEW YORK -- Obeetee proves the synergy between area rugs and fashion once again with the launch of its Abraham & Thakore collection at ABC Carpet & Home (ABC), exclusive retailer of the 18 rug designs in the U.S.
CONCORD, NH -- Company C, the award winning New Hampshire-based design and manufacturing company, announced the appointment of Michael Ackelbein as the company's vice president of global sales and distribution.
NFR: MAY RETAIL SALES INCREASED 5.6 PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR AS ECONOMY CONTINUES TO GROW
WASHINGTON -- May retail sales increased 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted over April and 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year as a growing economy prompted consumers to continue to spend, the National Retail Federation said today.
Kalaty's Artful Modern Living trend includes summer market introductions and best sellers such as the abstract modern designs of the Juno collection.
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- Kalaty's latest introductions and best-sellers will hit all the top style trends on the shopping lists of interior designers and fine retailers heading to the upcoming summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas.
RUGS EXHIBITORS SCORE WITH CONTRACT PRODUCTS & PROGRAMS
CHICAGO -- Enthusiasm and economic optimism marked the mood among rug exhibitors at NeoCon 2018, the 50th anniversary of the nation's major contract market, held June 11-13 at the Chicago Merchandise Mart.
ORRA ANNOUNCES JULY 2018 MARKET PROGRAM AT AMERICASMART
ATLANTA -- The Oriental Rug Retailers Association has announced its program schedule for the summer edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, running Wednesday, July 11 - Sunday, July 15 2018 at AmericasMart.
CHRISTOPHER FARR LAUNCHES RUGS DESIGNED BY EMERGING TEXTILE ARTIST IRENE INFANTES
Hand knotted in India of Persian wool, the design of the Gravitation rug by Irene Infantes for Christopher Farr is based on a collage of colorful abstract shapes.
LONDON -- Spotlighting its commitment to creating new and exciting designs, supporting emerging creative talent and producing the finest quality handcrafted rugs, Christopher Farr will launch a collection of four designs by emerging textile artist Irene Infantes in July.
NRF WEIGHS IN ON SUPREME COURT SALES TAX RULING IN WAYFAIR CASE
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation issued a statement in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair allowing states to require online sellers to collect sales tax.
LAS VEGAS DESIGN CENTER & ASID ANNOUNCE ANDYZ AWARD WINNERS
Las Vegas Design Center and ASID will award the ANDYZ for outdoor design to Nar Bustamante of Nar Design Group at the upcoming Las Vegas Market.
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) has announced 10 winners of the fourth annual "ANDYZ" design awards, a program to spotlight the year's best from western-based interior designers, architects and design students.
THE MET TO DISPLAY 'WAGNER' GARDEN CARPET IN UNPRECEDENTED LOAN FROM SCOTLAND'S BURRELL COLLECTION
The "Wagner" Garden Carpet (detail shown), a 17th century Kirman, will be displayed at The Met in NYC starting July 10.
NEW YORK -- The "Wagner" Garden Carpet, a late 17th-century Persian carpet never before seen in the United States, will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in a special installation opening July 10.
IMC DONATES $500K TO SUPPORT HIGH POINT'S HP365 ENTREPRENEUR CENTER
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- International Market Centers (IMC) is making a key investment in the High Point community and home furnishings industry with a $500,000 donation to year-round entrepreneur center HP365.