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2018 AUGUST

  • 08/20/2018 Registration Now Open For DOMOTEX USA 2019
     REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR DOMOTEX USA 2019 IN ATLANTA

    CHICAGO -- Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, today announced that registration is now open for the inaugural flooring innovations trade show and conference. The new DOMOTEX USA trade show is scheduled to run from February 28 to March 2, 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • 08032018 Tamarian Carpets to 'Bend Reality' with interactive Selfie Station at Rug Show NY
    TAMARIAN CARPETS TO 'BEND REALITY' WITH INTERACTIVE SELFIE STATION AT THE RUG SHOW NEW YORK


    Visitors to Tamarian's stand at the Rug Show New York this month will find fashion colors like those in Stratum PW Tawdry, as well as an interactive selfie booth for social media.

    NEW YORK -- Tamarian Carpets, one of the area rug industry's top importers, has announced that their 2018 Rug Show New York booth will feature a "Selfie Station" to give attendees an interactive social media experience. 


  • 08072018 Lauren Rugs Score at Summer Markets; Debut Next in New York and High Point
    LAUREN RUGS SCORE AT SUMMER MARKETS; DEBUTING NEXT IN NEW YORK AND HIGH POINT


    New Lauren Ralph Lauren rugs premiere in a mix of styles, with traditional scoring high with online retailers. Camille is power-loomed of polypropylene with classic colors and center medallion.


    LAS VEGAS -- Safavieh unveiled an extensive collection of Lauren Ralph Lauren Home area rugs at July markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas, with rollouts planned for NY Home Fashions Market, Sept. 24-27, and High Point Market in October.
     


  • 08092018 Kabul Carpet Export Center Opens to Facilitate Afghan Carpet Purchases by Importers
    KABUL CARPET EXPORT CENTER OPENS TO FACILITATE AFGHAN CARPET PURCHASES BY IMPORTERS


    The Kabul Carpet Export Center management team meet in Charleston, S.C. From left, John Mattin, Assad Mattin, Alex Zahir, Najlla Habibyar, Rob Leahy and Richard Ringrose. Not pictured, Steve Landrigan.

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that it will provide funding to set up the Kabul Carpet Export Center (KCEC), a program designed to create jobs in Afghanistan by facilitating the purchase of area rugs by importers and wholesalers.


  • 081112018 NJ Chapter of ASID Announces 2018 Design Symposium & Trade Show
    NJ CHAPTER OF ASID ANNOUNCES 2018 DESIGN SYMPOSIUM & TRADE SHOW

    Interior designer Ghislaine Viñas is keynote speaker at "Design IT: It's in Our DNA"
     


    FREEHOLD, N.J., Aug. 10, 2018 -- The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) will hold its 2018 Design Symposium & Industry Trade Show at Jersey City's Liberty Science Center on Wednesday, Sept. 12.


  • 08142018 Karastan Execs Detail New Scott Living Licensing Program
    KARASTAN EXECS DETAIL NEW SCOTT LIVING LICENSING PROGRAM


    Kelly Moore and Erika Banks of Mohawk Home discuss Karastan's thought process behind the collaboration with Scott Living, the lifetyle home brand by Jonathan and Drew Scott of HGTV fame.

    LAS VEGAS -- Mohawk Home/Karastan executives Kelly Moore, senior vice president of sales at Karastan, and Erika Banks, head of product development, share the company's strategy behind the new Scott Living program.


  • 08152018 NY NOW Rug Exhibitors Showcase Eclectic Looks with Boho Spotlight
    NY NOW RUG EXHIBITORS SHOWCASE ECLECTIC LOOKS WITH FOCUS ON BOHO 

     

    NEW YORK -- Exhibitors in the rug category presented an eclectic portfolio of design styles at this week's NY NOW, held Aug. 12 - 15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. 


     
  • 08202018 AmericasMart Atlanta Launches Commercial Design Floor
    AMERICASMART ATLANTA LAUNCHES COMMERCIAL DESIGN FLOOR


    Creative Touch, is the first rug company in AmericasMart's new Commercial Design Floor, which is focused on products for hospitality and commercial designers.

    ATLANTA -- AmericasMart gives the southeastern hospitality design community its newest curated product resource with the opening of the new Commercial Design Floor.


  • 08212018 International Market Centers Signs Agreement to Acquire Atlanta Decorative Arts Center
    INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ATLANTA DECORATIVE ARTS CENTER

    Built by architect-developer John Portman, the ADAC building in Atlanta's Buckhead district offers the design community 60 showrooms and 27 design studios.

    LAS VEGAS - International Market Centers (IMC) has entered into an agreement to acquire the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a leading design facility housing the Southeast's largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications.


  • 08212018 Kalaty Announces New NYC Showroom Opening in September at 295 Fifth Avenue
    KALATY ANNOUNCES NEW NYC SHOWROOM OPENING IN SEPTEMBER AT
    295 FIFTH AVENUE


    Kalaty will present its full range of weaves and design styles at its new Textile Building showroom.  Shown, an Equinox rug hand-knotted in premium wool and Silkette.

    HICKSVILLE, NY -- Kalaty Rug Corporation announces that in September the company will open a new 1,700-square-foot NYC showroom in the Textile Building at 295 Fifth Avenue, suite #508.


  • 08212018 Market Square and Suites at Market Square Announce New Exhibitors and Resources
    MARKET SQUARE AND SUITES AT MARKET SQUARE ANNOUNCE NEW EXHIBITORS AND RESOURCES


    Unique Looms of Fort Mill, S.C. will debut in Market Square in suite MS290 to introduce its area rugs to shoppers attending the upcoming High Point Market. 

    HIGH POINT -- New exhibitors and resources have been announced for Historic Market Square and the Suites at Market Square for October High Point Market, including several newcomers to The Rug Show at High Point, and first time exhibitor Unique Looms in the area rug category.


  • 08222018 Banu Home Taps Thierry Flamant; Unveils New Designs at 2018 Rug Show NY
    BANU HOME TAPS THIERRY FLAMANT; UNVEILS NEW DESIGNS AT 2018 RUG SHOW NEW YORK


    At California-based Banu Home, founder Alex Kimia (left) has named area rug industry veteran Thierry Flamant as Southeast regional manager.

    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Alex Kimia, founder of Banu Home, announces the appointment of industry veteran Thierry Flamant to represent the designer rug brand in the Southeast.
     

      
  • 08222018 Nance Industries to Show Rugs & Flooring at NY Home Fashions Market
    NANCE INDUSTRIES TO SHOW FLOORING & RUGS AT NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET


    A new peel and stick carpet tile program from Nance Industries give brick and mortar and e-commerce retailers entry into the do it yourself market, offering easy, seamless wall-to-wall installation.

    CALHOUN, Ga. -- Based in the heart of Georgia's broadloom carpet industry, Nance Industries will debut at the Prince George Ballroom next month with new floor covering options for shoppers at the New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 24-28.

  • 08232018 HRI Debuts New Nepalese Collection, Newest Hits at The Rug Show NY
    HRI DEBUTS NEW NEPALESE COLLECTIONS, SHOWCASES NEWEST HITS AT THE RUG SHOW NEW YORK


    HRI introduces Highland (shown) and Passion, its first wool and silk area rug collections made in Nepal at summer markets and at this week's Rug Show NY.


    NEW YORK -- Based on positive feedback from summer market previews of its first Nepalese hand-knotted collections, Harounian Rugs International (HRI) officially introduces its inaugural made-in-Nepal area rugs to audiences at the Rug Show New York.

  • 08232018 Modern Classics: An Inside Look at Design Magnate Erinn Valencich's Rugs for Creative Touch
    MODERN CLASSICS: AN INSIDE LOOK AT DESIGN MAGNATE ERINN VALENCICH'S RUGS FOR CREATIVE TOUCH 


    A-list designer Erinn Valencich brings her elegant "modern classic" aesthetic to a licensed rug collection for Creative Touch which will be on view at the upcoming The Rug Show New York.


    NEW YORK -- The Erinn V. Collection for Creative Touch -- one of the top licensed designer area rug collections to emerge in 2018 -- will make its Rug Show New York debut at the Jacob Javits Convention Center opening Saturday, August 25.





  • 08232018 Tayse Growth Streak Continues, Heads to Fall Market with Hot off the Loom Products
    TAYSE GROWTH STREAK CONTINUES, HEADS TO NY MARKET WITH HOT OFF THE LOOM PRODUCTS


    Previewing several new collections  at July's Las Vegas Market, including the machine-woven Harper collection, Tayse heads to the upcoming NY Home Fashions Market with a roster of new area rug collections. 

    NEW YORK -- Tayse Rugs, a maker of machine-made rugs in opening to mid-tier price points, continues to see its sales climb and expects its latest releases to help the company end the year with impressive double-digit increases.


  • 08272018 Strong Opening at the Rug Show NY, Exhibitors Ready for Designer Day
    STRONG OPENING AT THE RUG SHOW NY, EXHIBITORS READY FOR DESIGNER DAY


    The Rug Show NY kicks off with positive feedback from exhibitors, who are looking forward to upcoming Designer Day events.

    NEW YORK -- The Rug Show NY opened Saturday, Aug. 25 with positive feedback from exhibitors, and the momentum continued on Sunday with retailers on the hunt for the newest trends and hottest designs in luxury hand-knotted area rugs offered at a U.S. venue.


  • 08282018 Feizy Rugs Debuts Trend-Focused Designs at NY Home Fashions Market
    FEIZY RUGS DEBUTS TREND-FOCUSED DESIGNS AT NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET


    Feizy brings trend-focused area rugs (Cecily pictured above) to New York Home Fashions Market and debuts an assortment of coordinated cross-category products for show shoppers.

    DALLAS -- Feizy Rugs is set to unveil a variety of new merchandise created specifically for its major retail and e-commerce partners at the New York Home Fashions Market, running from Sept. 24-27. 


  • 08282018 Nourison Honored for GDUSA's 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards
    NOURISON HONORED FOR GDUSA'S 2018 AMERICAN INHOUSE DESIGN AWARDS


    Nourison wins Graphic Design's 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards for the Christopher Guy Brand Catalog.

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison has been honored by Graphic Design's (GDUSA) 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards for the Christopher Guy Brand Catalog. 


  • 08282018 Zollanvari Names Stephanie Diehl U.S. Manager

    ZOLLANVARI NAMES STEPHANIE DIEHL U.S. MANAGER 

    SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Stephanie A. Diehl has been promoted to U.S. Manager for Zollanvari, an international designer carpet company, with American operations headquartered in New Jersey.


     
  • 08292018 Jaipur Rugs Wins European Product Design Award for Artisan Originals Design
    JAIPUR RUGS WINS EUROPEAN PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD FOR ARTISAN ORIGINALS DESIGN BY RURAL WEAVER


    Weaver Dhafla Devi sits on her Ujjwal area rug, part of Jaipur Rugs' Artisan Originals collection. The rug design earned the bronze award in the European Product Design Awards.


    RAJASTHAN, India -- Jaipur Rugs' weaver-turned-designer Dhafali Devi has won a European Product Design Award for her Ujjwal area rug, the company announced.

  • 08302018 Date Shift for AmericasMart Temporary Market in January 2019
    DATE SHIFT FOR AMERICASMART TEMPORARY MARKET IN JANUARY 2019 

    ATLANTA -- Temporaries at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market in January 2019 will be Wednesday, Jan. 9 - Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. 


  • 08302018 Zollanvari Heads to Maison et Objet with Largest-Ever Number of New Designs
    ZOLLANVARI HEADS TO MAISON ET OBJET WITH LARGEST-EVER NUMBER OF NEW DESIGNS


    Zollanvari will introduce Flower Meadow from the Gabbehs Flora & Fauna collection at the upcoming Maison et Objet in Paris. 

    PARIS -- Zollanvari International returns to the September edition of Maison et Objet in a new location, Stand A87 in Hall 7 FOREVER, the largest space they have taken at the show for several years.


     




















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