NATIONAL DESIGN MART FLOORING SUPERSTORE OPENS IN OHIO
Co-owners Ryan, Dennis and Chris King cut the ribbon at National Design Mart's grand opening event as family members look on.
MEDINA, Ohio -- The longtime family-owned local business, National Carpet Mill Outlet, has expanded to a new location, and has renamed their newly opened 150,000-square-foot Medina superstore National Design Mart.
KALATY INTRODUCES FOUR RUG COLLECTIONS AND NEW BESPOKE PILLOW LINE AT JULY 2017 MARKETS
Kalaty brings tribal and Southwestern motifs into the fashion forefront with the new Taos collection's modern erased designs to be introduced at Summer 2017 markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas.
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- At the 2017 summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas, Kalaty Rug Corporation will introduce four new high-end hand-knotted area rug collections and is adding new designs to existing collections.
Contemporary rug designs and ages-old artistry wowed designers at more than 25 stands showcasing rugs at ICFF in New York City.
NEW YORK -- The 29th edition of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair The aisles at ICFF were teeming with designers and architects who flocked to New York's Javits Center in search of what's new and next. Follow RugNews.com on our quest to find the top 25 contemporary rugs and stands that impressed the experts most.
GOOD THINGS DEBUTS RUGS, FURNITURE AND LIGHTING AT ICFF
Falling Line, the first rug collection available from Good Thing, was designed by Sam Anderson in the spirit of the Bauhaus movement.
NEW YORK -- Good Thing, an award winning manufacturer with a mission to produce everyday objects that are both well designed and accessible, has expanded its product line to include furniture, lighting and rugs.
DWELL ON DESIGN, BED BATH & BEYOND AND CLOTH & COMPANY PARTNER IN COMPETITION FOR EMERGING DESIGNERS
Cloth & Company founders Christiane Lemieux and Meganne Wecker have partnered with Bed, Bath & Beyond and the Dwell on Design show in L.A. on a textile-to-furniture design competition.
LOS ANGELES -- The Dwell on Design show here is spotlighting designer Christiane Lemieux this year as a featured speaker and exhibitor, and is partnering with her new venture Cloth & Company and retailer Bed Bath & Beyond on a textile-to-furniture competition.
KAS ANNOUNCES LICENSING PARTNERSHIP WITH DESIGNER LIBBY LANGDON
NEW YORK -- KAS announces a new licensed rug and pillow collection in collaboration with interior designer, author and television personality Libby Langdon slated to launch at High Point Market in October 2017.
IFDA NY CHAPTER AWARDS RUGS BY ALLISON EDEN STUDIOS 'BEST IN SHOW' IN TEXTILE CATEGORY AT ICFF
Glass artist Allison Eden holds her award-winning Peacock rug for custom rug maker Seldom Seen Designs, with Vanessa Despot, IFDA Selects judge and IFDA NY board member.
NEW YORK -- A team of volunteer judges, sponsors and board members from the New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA NY) scouted the aisles at ICFF last month in search of 2017's IFDA Selects award winners for product and booth design.
UNITED WEAVERS TO DEBUT FIVE NEW COLLECTIONS IN ATLANTA
United Weavers' new Rhapsody collection reworks traditional looks in fashion-forward colors in a heavy-weight construction.
ATLANTA -- United Weavers willoffer summer market shoppers at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, running from July 11-18, plenty of new looks with the launch of five collections and eight additions to its best-selling Contours collection.
DECORATOR'S CHOICE: RUGS AT THE D&D BUILDING'S SPRING MARKET
Liora Manné showcased its new Inkblot design for floor and wall coverings at the D&D Building's annual Spring Market.
NEW YORK -- While ICFF offered architects and designers a chance to see some of the nation's newest contemporary area rug designs, across town the Decoration & Design Building, located at 979 3rd Ave., hosted its Spring Market at the end of May with plenty of events and on-trend styles for designers.
Karastan introduces the Kismet collection, featuring a novel combination of fibers, at summer markets in Atlanta and Vegas. Shown, Kismet Serene in denim.
ATLANTA -- Karastan is unveiling its new Kismet collection, its first to combine wool and its SmartStrand Silk, at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, running from July 11-18.
SURYA PRESIDENT SATYA TIWARI WINS EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017 SOUTHEAST AWARD
Surya's Satya Tiwari receives the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Southest at a special gala event at the College Football Hall of Fame.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Satya Tiwari, president of Surya, was presented with the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Family Business category in the Southeast at a special gala event at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on June 8.
AMERICASMART JULY VIGNETTES EXPLORE 'THE GREAT RESET' IN RETAIL & DESIGN TRENDS
ATLANTA -- 2018 will be a year of monumental shifts impacting design, retail and industry practices, and in the July market presentation of its Vignette Exhibition, AmericasMart Atlanta explores the changing retail and design landscape in four distinct trends.
NuTHINKERS AT DOMOTEX 2018: REINVENTING FLOOR COVERINGS
HANNOVER, Germany -- Original designs, interior spaces and intelligent solutions await visitors to Domotex 2018 when design students and young emerging designers get together to stage their innovative ideas inspired by the show's "Unique Youniverse" keynote theme.
ASID NEW JERSEY CHAPTER ANNOUNCES 'THE SCIENCE OF DESIGN' SYMPOSIUM AND PRODUCT FAIR
The New Jersey chapter of the ASID will hold The Science of Design: A Collaborative Symposium and fair at Jersey City's Liberty Science Center, including a CEU tour of the skyscraper exhibit shown above.
MIDLAND PARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) will hold The Science of Design: A Design Collaborative Symposium and interior design product fair at Jersey City's Liberty Science Center on Monday, September 25.
COMPANY C LAUNCHES FALL COLLECTION IN NEW LAS VEGAS SHOWROOM
In a shared Las Vegas showroom with Norwalk Furniture, Company C will present its Squared-Off rug hand-tufted of 50% wool loop pile and 50 percent bamboo viscose cut pile (MSRP $1,195 in 5x8)
Las Vegas -- Company C, the New Hampshire-based design and manufacturing company, will introduce its Fall 2017 collection in a new World Market Center showroom (A-225) shared with Norwalk Furniture at Las Vegas Market.
LOS ANGELES -- Abbyson, one of the home furnishings industry's fastest growing lifestyle brands, has added 35-plus new employees, including 14 new positions, to its company over the last 90 days, representing a 15 percent increase in its workforce over last year.
HRI ROLLS OUT NEW DESIGNS FOR ATLANTA SHOPPERS, DOUBLES DOWN ON HANDMADE AREA RUGS
Mystique is one of 30 new designs and colorways to be introduced in Atlanta for HRI's largest product launch in company history.
ATLANTA -- Harounian Rugs International (HRI) focuses on handmade area rugs and announces its largest roll out of new designs in the company's history for the summer markets in Atlanta and Vegas, Greg Jordt, executive vice president of sales and marketing, told RugNews.com.
KALEEN DEBUTS FIRST MACHINE-MADE INDOOR RUGS, GROWS HANDMADE COLLECTIONS AT JULY MARKETS
Kaleen will introduce its first machine-made indoor rug collection, called Tiziano, at summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas to target e-commerce impulse shoppers with lower price points.
DALTON, Ga. -- Handmade rug specialist Kaleen broadens its price point and construction range to include machine-made indoor area rugs with a debut collection to launch this summer at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, running from July 10-18.
IMM COLOGNE'S YOUNG DESIGNERCONTESTOPENS FOR ENTRIES
COLOGNE, GERMANY -- The 15th annual Pure Talents Contest is now open for entries by young design talent from around the world. Entries must be received by September 22, and registration is free of charge.
NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION ANNOUNCES TOP 100 RETAILERS
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The nation's largest retailers have held onto their top spots by focusing on value and embracing new ways consumers are shopping, according to the annual Top 100 Retailers list released today by the National Retail Federation's Stores Magazine and Kantar Retail.
RUG BUYERS' ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SUMMER MARKETS, PART 1
Part 1 of RugNews.com's compendium to area rugs at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Las Vegas Market showcases the newest and hottest abstract designs.
ATLANTA / LAS VEGAS -- In this essential two-part buyers' guide to summer markets, RugNews.com features the newest styles -- from abstract designs to updated traditionals -- not to be missed by summer shoppers.
RUG BUYERS' ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SUMMER MARKETS, PART 2
In Part 2 of this exclusive RugNews.com report, preview all that is new in fashion and weave from vendors Loloi through United Weavers.
ATLANTA / LAS VEGAS -- In Part 2 of the Rug Buyers' Essential Guide to Summer Markets, RugNews.com continues to feature the newest area rug styles -- this time with a focus on updated traditional motifs not to be missed by summer shoppers.
NOURISON UNVEILS NEW HAND KNOTTED RUGS, BOHO-INSPIRED HOME ACCENTS AT SUMMER 2017 MARKETS
Nourison grows its hand-knotted offerings at summer 2017 markets with the Ellora collection's new transitional designs in soft washes of color.
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- This summer at Atlanta and Las Vegas markets, leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will preview new hand knotted area rugs from its Aldora and Ellora collections, and new soft home accents from its Mina Victory and Mina Victory Couture brands.
RETAIL INSIGHTS: GENERATION-NEXT AT THE RUG WAREHOUSE
As fourth generation family member Nora Haroonian takes a leadership role at The Rug Warehouse, she tweaks the showroom's strategy to bring it fully up to 21st-century speed.
LOS ANGELES -- Nora Haroonian, the next generation of leadership at The Rug Warehouse -- running the retail showroom alongside her father George -- tweaks the company's strategy and adds a 21st century twist to the family business.