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2018 MARCH

  • 03012018 Home Dynamix Partners with Fashion Designer Christian Siriano for New Rug Collections
    HOME DYNAMIX PARTNERS WITH FASHION DESIGNER CHRISTIAN SIRIANO FOR NEW RUG COLLECTIONS


    Fashion Designer  and former Project Runway winner Christian Siriano partners with Home Dynamix for his debut area rug collection. Shown, Roma.

    NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Home Dynamix is premiering a new rug collection created in collaboration with American fashion designer Christian Siriano (a former Project Runway winner) at New York Home Fashions Market, running from March 19-22.

  • 03022018 Nourison and Studio NYC Design Announce Partnership, Launch Organic Modern Collection
    NOURISON AND STUDIO NYC DESIGN ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP, LAUNCH ORGANIC MODERN COLLECTION


    The Organic Modern collection of rugs, pillows and throws, the result of a collaboration between Nourison and Studio NYC Design's Nancy Fire, will launch at select retailers in April.

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. - Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer, Nourison announces the launch of a new partnership with Manhattan-based Studio NYC Design to produce an affordable luxury collection of rugs, pillows and throws.


  • 03052018 Feizy Rugs Brings New Products, Sapphire Anniversary Celebration to NY Home Fashions Market
    FEIZY SPOTLIGHTS RUGS, FRESH FASHION AND SAPPHIRE ANNIVERSARY AT NEW YORK HOME FASHIONS MARKET


    Feizy adds more space for rugs at its New York showroom, and launches the Micah collection of power loomed designs with metallic polyester accent fibers for luster as shown in this close-up.

    DALLAS -- Feizy Rugs is set to showcase its largest offering of area rugs for New York Home Fashions Market shoppers since opening its showroom at 230 Fifth Ave. in the Big Apple. 


  • 030552018 Rug Gallery by Gerami's Celebrates 20 Years, Shares Strategies for Successful Independent Retailing
    RUG GALLERY BY GERAMI'S CELEBRATES 20 YEARS, SHARES STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INDEPENDENT RETAILING
     
     
     The management team at Rug Gallery by Gerami's, owners Carla Gerami and Gerald Gerami, pose with store manager Monica Cagle, in front of a textured abstract rug.

    LAFAYETTE, La. -- This May, Rug Gallery by Gerami's will celebrate its 20th year in business. But the company's history as an important player in the Lafayette, Louisiana area extends far beyond two decades, and its strategies for growth make for a bright future. 


  • 03062018 Renowned Designer Juan Montoya Over the Moon about New Area Rug Collection with Stepevi
     RENOWNED DESIGNER JUAN MONTOYA OVER THE MOON ABOUT NEW AREA RUG COLLECTION WITH STEPEVI


    Celebrated New York designer Juan Montoya debuts the textural Moonlight area rug collection created in collaboration with Turkish rug atelier Stepevi.

    NEW YORK -- At high-end rug atelier Stepevi's Soho boutique, renowned Columbian-born, New York-based interior designer Juan Montoya unveiled his textural new area rug collection, called Moonlight, to U.S. audiences on March 6.


  • 03092018 Perennials Expands Luxe In-Out Rug Offering with Spring Introductions
    PERENNIALS EXPANDS LUXE IN-OUT RUG OFFERING WITH SPRING INTRODUCTIONS


    Perennials continues to add to its indoor-outdoor luxe area rug assortment with new designs in its drop stitch and Tibetan knot constructions. Shown, Circuit Breaker, available in both weaves.

    DALLAS -- Perennials Fabrics, a top provider of luxury performance textiles and accessories, continues to grow its assortment of area rugs with the release of its new spring 2018 collection adding new designs to its 100 percent solution-dyed acrylic Tibetan knot and drop stitch rugs. 


  • 03092018 The Ultimate Fast Fashion Guide to Rugs at NY Home Fashions Market, Part 2

    THE ULTIMATE FAST FASHION GUIDE TO RUGS AT NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET, PART 2




    NEW YORK -- The whole concept of "fast fashions" has engulfed the area rug industry and no place is that trend more apparent than at New York Home Fashions Market -- a show that caters to mass market, online and catalog shoppers looking for affordable quick fixes.


  • 03112018 Alliance Flooring Group: Rugs Growing in Importance
    ALLIANCE FLOORING GROUP: RUGS GROWING IN IMPORTANCE


    The rise of hard surface sales at Alliance Flooring member stores has led to increased sales of rugs from programs like Nourison's Fifty to Infinity. Glamour collection pictured. 

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Alliance Flooring, which oversees the CarpetsPlus, Colortile and Carpetland brands, strengthened its offerings in the rug category with the introduction of programs from three new vendors at its Feb. 25-28 convention in Tucson.



  • 03122018 HOM Furniture to Open New Location in Brooklyn Center, MN, with Expanded Retail Tenants
    HOM FURNITURE TO OPEN NEW LOCATION IN BROOKLYN CENTER, MN

    A rendering of the new HOM Furniture location in Brooklyn Center, Minn., which will be developed to become a local retail destination.

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- HOM Furniture is developing their newest retail location in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota located in the former Kohl's building located on 2501 Country Road 10 in Brooklyn Center.


  • 03132018 High Point Market Inaugurates "The Point" with Robust April Line-up
    HIGH POINT MARKET INAUGURATES 'THE POINT' WITH ROBUST APRIL LINE-UP

    High Point, NC -- The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) inaugurates its new venue, The Point, located on Commerce Ave, between S. Main and Wrenn streets, with a robust lineup of personalities and programming for the spring High Point Market, Apr. 14 -18. 


  • 03132018 The Dixie Group to Exhibit at Domotex USA
    THE DIXIE GROUP TO EXHIBIT AT DOMOTEX USA

    CHICAGO -- Domotex USA today announced that The Dixie Group will highlight its latest carpet, rug and luxury vinyl flooring (LVT) innovations at the inaugural floor covering trade show.


  • 03142018 Couristan Shares Inaugural Trend Report for Spring 2018 Market Shoppers
    COURISTAN SHARES INAUGURAL TREND REPORT FOR SPRING 2018 MARKET SHOPPERS


    Five key design trends have been identified as the inspiration for Couristan's newly introduced collections, including the Shibui range (above in Kumo-Haze), part of its "Work Ethnic" trend. 

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- Couristan's newly released, first-ever trend report identifies the five key design trends that were the driving force behind the company's 2018 area rug collections, two of them winners of America's Magnificent Carpets Awards in January. 


  • 03142018 Louis De Poortere Announces U.S. Sales Network Partnership with Brink & Campman
     LOUIS DE POORTERE ANNOUNCES U.S. SALES NETWORK PARTNERSHIP WITH BRINK & CAMPMAN


    Louis De Poortere and Brink & Campman will exhibit side by side at April's Rug Show at High Point Market. Shown are designs from LDP's Antiquarian collection and  B&C's Wedgwood Fabled Floral.

    MOUSCRON, Belgium -- This year's spring High Point Market, April 14-18 in North Carolina, marks the beginning of a partnership between two of Europe's most high-profile rug manufacturers Louis de Poortere and Brink & Campman.


  • 03152018 Loloi Previews High Point Market Introductions with New Landing Page
    LOLOI PREVIEWS HIGH POINT MARKET INTRODUCTIONS ON NEW MICROSITE


    The Cascade collection to be introduced at spring High Point Market appears on Loloi's microsite for buyers to preview.

    DALLAS -- Loloi will offer an early preview of the company's design introductions for spring High Point Market with a new dedicated landing page. 


  • 03152018 Rizzy Home Gallery Debuts in Behemoth Carpets of Dalton
    RIZZY HOME GALLERY DEBUTS IN BEHEMOTH CARPETS OF DALTON


    Carpets of Dalton unveils a 5,000 square foot Rizzy Home Gallery decked out with area rugs, top of bed and accent pillows, taking center stage in the retailer's area rug department.

    DALTON, Ga. -- Few would disagree that in the floorcovering industry, relationships make the world go round. Such is the case with the Rizzy Home Textiles gallery, which opened last month at Carpets of Dalton.


  • 03182018 Nourison Beefs Up NY Market Intros with Color, Texture, Waverly and Studio NYC
    NOURISON BEEFS UP NY MARKET INTROS WITH COLOR, TEXTURE, WAVERLY AND STUDIO NYC


    Nourison opens its lower level showroom to licensing partner Waverly, which created a concept shop showcasing cross-category products, including Waverly Vintage Lux rugs.

    SADDLE BROOK, NJ -- At this week's New York Home Fashions Market, Nourison introduces area rugs and home accents with bold color, texture and the nature-inspired Studio NYC Design Organic Modern collection at its 295 Fifth Avenue showroom.


  • 03182018 Surya Announces Spring High Point Market Events
    SURYA ANNOUNCES SPRING HIGH POINT MARKET EVENTS

    Surya's High Point event agenda includes a lighting talk with Candice Olson, an area rug CEU course and an eDesign panel discussion for its customers. 

    CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya will host several events for its designer and retail customers this spring at the area rug and home accessories company's High Point Market showroom, Showplace 4100.


  • 03192018 Five New Tenants Debut at Showplace for Spring 2018 High Point Market
    FIVE NEW TENANTS DEBUT AT SHOWPLACE FOR SPRING 2018 HIGH POINT MARKET

    Art Carpet USA unveils its first High Point showroom in Showplace. The Turkish company will show machine made collections like Deco in polypropylene double-ply frieze yarn.

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Showplace, a key destination for many Top 100 retailers, designers and buyers, will feature several new tenants and expanded showrooms on the exhibitor roster for spring High Point Market, April 14 - 18, 2018.


  • 03192018 Rizzy Releases First Catalog Combining Rugs and Home Textiles
    RIZZY RELEASES FIRST CATALOG COMBINING RUGS AND HOME TEXTILES

    Rizzy Home's new "mega catalog" combines its area rugs and home textile products into the just-released volume 11 edition showcasing the company's cross category capabilities.

    CALHOUN, Ga. -- For the first time, Rizzy Home has combined rugs and textiles into one comprehensive printed catalog for customers.


  • 03202018 Loloi Hosts Design Tour with Justina Blakeney at High Point, Intros Designer's New Collections
    LOLOI HOSTS DESIGN TOUR WITH JUSTINA BLAKENEY AT HIGH POINT, INTROS DESIGNER'S NEW COLLECTIONS

    The Justina Blakeney x Loloi licensing collaboration adds three new rug collections premiering at High Point Market, including the boho-chic Silvia shown.

    DALLAS -- Loloi announces it will host a meet-and-greet and design tour event with popular designer and author, Justina Blakeney on Saturday, April 14 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. during the Spring High Point Market.


  • 03212018 David Grasse Joins Harounian Rugs International as Managing Director
    DAVID GRASSE JOINS HAROUNIAN RUGS INTERNATIONAL AS MANAGING DIRECTOR


    David Grasse is welcomed to Harounian Rugs International by David Harounian at HRI's West 29th Street showroom during New York Home Fashions Market. 

    NEW YORK -- David Grasse has joined Harounian Rugs International as managing director.  In his new role, Grasse's prime responsibility is the development of new business with major national accounts.


     
  • 03232018 Rugs Make a Statement at Architectural Digest Design Show and DIFFA's Dining by Design
    RUGS MAKE A STATEMENT AT ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST DESIGN SHOW AND DIFFA'S DINING BY DESIGN


    Rockwell Group and The Rug Company design a dining room for Dining by Design's 'Tables that Take You Away' featuring their newest rug collaboration, a Nepalese design called Lola. 

    New York, N.Y. - With 20 stands featuring area rug exhibitors at the Architectural Digest Design Show held March 22-26 at Pier 94, and rugs at Dining by Design hosted by DIFFA at Pier 92, the category is making a strong statement.


  • 03232018 Safavieh Home Furnishings Announces Grand Opening of Safavieh Outdoor
    SAFAVIEH HOME FURNISHINGS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF SAFAVIEH OUTDOOR


    Safavieh Outdoor will open next month with a mix of Safavieh brand outdoor rugs, furniture and accessories, as well as furniture from category leaders such as Lane Venture.

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Safavieh Home Furnishings announces the grand opening of Safavieh Outdoor, a 30,000 square foot retail showroom scheduled to open on April 19, 2018 at 2 Channel Drive in Port Washington, Long Island. 


  • 03262018 Rizzy Home Partners with Retail Design Strategist Connie Post; First Rug Collection Debuts in High Point
    RIZZY HOME PARTNERS WITH RETAIL DESIGN STRATEGIST CONNIE POST; FIRST RUG COLLECTION DEBUTS IN HIGH POINT


    Connie Post and Rizzy Home team up on a collection of color-driven, consumer-focused hand-tufted wool rugs billed as step one in a merchandising solution for furniture retailers.

    CALHOUN, Ga. -- Rizzy Home has partnered with retail design strategist Connie Post on a new merchandising solution for furniture retailers. The program kicks off at High Point Market next month with Post's first-ever area rug collection.


  • 03262018 Surya to Debut over 400 New Rugs and Accessories at High Point Market
    SURYA TO DEBUT OVER 400 NEW RUGS AND ACCESSORIES AT HIGH POINT 

     
    Surya's introductions span a range of styles and price points, including the machine-made mosaic-inspired Venezia rugs.


    CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya will reveal more than 400 new rugs, lamps and other accessories at the Spring High Point Market at its Showplace showroom, including new and expanded rug collections and an all-new ceiling lighting assortment.

  • 03272018 Momeni Announces New High Point Showroom and Corporate Rebranding
    MOMENI ANNOUNCES NEW HIGH POINT SHOWROOM AND CORPORATE REBRANDING


    Momeni's new logo and debuting High Point showroom represent a company that honors its roots while embracing its evolution in the modern world.  

    CARLSTADT, N.J. -- Momeni, Inc., one of the world's leading floor covering manufacturers, today announced a corporate rebranding, new corporate logo, and the move to its new, larger High Point showroom in the IHFC building, space H-345.


  • 03282018 Jan Kath Launches Santa Fe Museum Area Rug Collections in New York
    JAN KATH LAUNCHES SANTA FE MUSEUM RUG COLLECTIONS IN NEW YORK

    Kyle Clarkson of Kyle + Kath in New York, and designer of two museum collections launched by Jan Kath at the 2018 AD Digest Design Show, poses in front of rugs from the Common Threads series based on archival embroidery samplers.


    NEW YORK - At the 2018 Architectural Digest Design Show, which featured area rugs in sections devoted to luxury designer furnishings and hand-crafted decorative products, one company, Jan Kath Design, stood out for new collections that bridged both categories.


  • 03292018 Exclusive Review: Rugs at the Architectural Digest Design Show
    EXCLUSIVE REVIEW: RUGS AT THE ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST DESIGN SHOW


    NEW YORK -- The 17th edition of the Architectural Digest Design Show had plenty of fresh rug fashion for design connoisseurs to peruse at 20-plus exhibit stands devoted to the category at Pier 94 in Manhattan from March 22-26.



  • 03292018 Loloi to Showcase New Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Designs in High Point
    LOLOI TO SHOWCASE NEW MAGNOLIA HOME BY JOANNA GAINES DESIGNS 

    The Kasuri collection, a fresh take on traditional East Indian textile designs with rugs embellished with 4" braided tassels, debuts in the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines program at High Point Market

    DALLAS -- Loloi, a fashion leader specializing in medium-to high-end area rugs in every style category, and a premium producer of textiles, will introduce new rug collections, along with an assortment of new pillow and throwdesigns for its popular Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines line during the spring High Point Market running April 14 -18.

  • 03292018 Norwalk Expands High Point Showroom to House Growing Company C Collaboration
    NORWALK EXPANDS HIGH POINT SHOWROOM TO HOUSE GROWING COMPANY C COLLABORATION


    The expanded Norwalk showroom at IHFC will become Company C's main showroom at High Point Market featuring the rug maker's products alongside Norwalk's customizable furniture lineup.

    NORWALK, Ohio -- Strengthening its partnership with Company C, Norwalk Furniture is expanding its High Point Market showroom to accommodate a larger display of Company C products.






















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