KALATY INTRODUCES NEW COLLECTIONS, PLUS ADDS TO BEST-SELLING LINES FOR ATLANTA AND VEGAS MARKETS
Kalaty continues to add to its popularly priced K2 range with new abstract designs debuting in the Jardin collection, which is hand-crafted of soft cotton chenille yarns.
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- At the 2018 summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas, Kalaty Rug Corporation is introducing several new hand-knotted collections and also adding 17 new designs to many of its best-selling high-end collections.
KALEEN BUILDS 300K MANUFACTURING FACILITY TO MEET SURGING DEMAND
Kaleen's fast growth in its broadloom business, which contributed to a record breaking first half of 2018 -- has prompted the company to add a new 300,000 square foot manufacturing facility in India. Shown, the in-out Boca BOC13.
ATLANTA -- Area rug and broadloom maker Kaleen has been breaking records in recent months, and to keep up with heightened demand the company is building a 300,000 square foot facility in India that will be operational by year's end.
AREA RUGS ENHANCE NATURAL LUXURY THEME IN UPSCALE ESTATE HOME DESIGNED BY V STARR INTERIORS
V Starr Interiors specifies a Surya Gemini rug with textural grey and ivory marble motif for a model home with nature inspired decor in luxury Florida residential community, Botaniko Weston.
WESTON, FL -- V Starr Interiors, a design firm founded by professional tennis player Venus Williams in 2002, has announced completion of design standards, a model home and sales center for the Botaniko Weston in Weston, Florida.
NOURISON INTRODUCES WATERCOLOR DESIGNS & ABSTRACT SHAGS AT ATLANTA AND LAS VEGAS MARKETS
At summer markets, Nourison introduces Corisca Shag, a collection of watercolor abstract designs in soft textures and subtle pink, teal and blue colorways.
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will introduce abstract designs in softer color palettes at Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets, including new styles from the Prismatic and Corsica Shag collections.
AMER SCORES DESIGN AWARD FOR 'LEGACY 2018' CATALOG
Underscoring its heritage as weaver of hand-knotted rugs, Amer's award-winning 'Legacy 2018' catalog is devoted to its 24 hand-knot collections. On the cover is Tania Gupta, a third-generation member of Amer's founding family.
NORCROSS, Ga. -- Amer Rugs has won the prestigious American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA for the third time in the past four years, the latest for its Legacy 2018 Catalog.
SURYA TO LAUNCH 500+ NEW ACCESSORIES AND INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY AT ATLANTA MARKET
Among the hundreds of new releases during summer market in Atlanta is Surya's hand-knotted Herkimer collection.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya announces the introduction of over 500 accessories additions to its extensive product offering with new products debuting across every category including rugs, lighting, accent furniture, wall décor and textiles.
AMER UNVEILS SCORES OF NEW PRODUCTS FOR SUMMER SHOPPERS
Amer Rugs will introduce 13 new collections at its new Atlanta showroom, as well as line extensions to popular collections. Shown, the wool and silk Majestic with hand carving.
ATLANTA -- During the upcoming International Area Rug Market, Amer Rugs, which is experiencing its highest level of orders in its history, will introduce 13 new collections -- making 2018 its busiest year for roll outs to date.
WWF ANNOUCES 'TOMORROW'S TIGERS' FUNDRAISING PROJECT WITH ARTIST RUGS PRODUCED BY CHRISTOPHER FARR
Sotheby's London will exhibit limited edition rugs designed by contemporary artists and produce by Christopher Farr as part of a WWF fundraising project, Tomorrow's Tigers. Shown, detail of rug by G. Hume
LONDON -- WWF announces Tomorrow's Tigers, a major new fundraising project, featuring specially commissioned limited edition art rugs by 11 internationally renowned artists.
LOLOI BREAKS GROUND ON NEW 650,000 SQUARE FOOT DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA
Cyrus Loloi and Amir Loloi (4th and 5th from left) are joined by Loloi execs, city and state officials at the groundbreaking for the company's new Georgia distribution center.
ATLANTA -- Loloi celebrated the groundbreaking for its new distribution center to be built in Cartersville, Georgia, at a ceremony on Wednesday, July 11, opening day of the July 2018 Atlanta International Area Rug Market.
COURISTAN RELEASES TREND VIDEOS, #BEAUTIFUL CAMPAIGN IN RUN UP TO VEGAS MARKET
Couristan explores key 2018 looks with a series of videos running prior to Vegas. Shown, the outdoor Xanadu Coyoacan design from Shock Value trend
FORT LEE, N.J. -- As part of its continued re-branding strategy, Couristan will release a series of trend-focused videos beginning this week based on the company's inaugural trend report introduced earlier this year.
SAFAVIEH PRESENTS LIFESTYLE LOOKS, CROSS-CATEGORY PRODUCTS IN NEW AMERICASMART SHOWROOM
Safavieh moves to a larger showroom on the third floor to showcase its cross-category lifestyle home products. At the ribbon cutting event are Kevin Malkewicz of AmericasMart, with Safavieh's Debbie Coontz, Zsuzsanna Winn, Darioush Yaraghi, Arash Yaraghi, Cyrus Yaraghi, Tiffany Yaraghi and Ashley Yaraghi.
ATLANTA -- Safavieh was feted by AmericasMart with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new high profile showroom in Building 1, 3-F2 on opening day of the summer 2018 edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market.
FEIZY FOCUSES RUG DEBUTS ON FOUR FASHION-FORWARD TREND THEMES
Part of Feizy's Painterly Hand trend, Cecily is a power-loomed collection inspired by the company's one-of-a-kind hand-knotted rugs.
LAS VEGAS -- Dallas-based rug maker Feizy is set to showcase four fashion-forward trend groupings, which will encompass several new collections from both the company's Fine and Lifestyles assortments at this July's Las Vegas Market.
FLOORS & MORE BUYING GROUP STIRS UP RENEWED INTEREST IN AREA RUGS
"We obviously need to and want to do more with rugs." -- Vinnie Virga, CEO, Floors & More
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Among the many buying groups, Floors & More - which oversees Big Bob's Flooring Outlet and Floor to Ceiling - is viewed as most likely to seek new opportunities within and beyond the floor covering space.
AMER RUGS NAMES JOHN MENDEZ REGIONAL MANAGER; PROMOTES SANDY BONE TO CREATIVE DIRECTOR
NORCROSS, Georgia -- Amer Rugs has announced the appointment of industry veteran John Mendez as regional manager for the New York-New Jersey region, and the promotion of Sandy Bone to creative director.
ATLANTA RUG MARKET SHOWROOM TOUR -PEOPLE & PARTIES, JULY 2018
ATLANTA -- The summer 2018 edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market was a success according to rug vendors, who measured results based on the quality of retailers in attendance, and orders written.
JAIPUR LIVING ANNOUNCES FOUR EVENTS AT LAS VEGAS MARKET
A meet and greet with Nikki Chu, whose new home design show on Aspire TV called Unboxed with Nikki Chu premiered in July, is on the roster of events at Jaipur Living's Las Vegas showroom.
ACWORTH, Georgia -- Jaipur Living, Inc. announces four events to be held at its World Market Center showroom (B-424) at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, in addition to showcasing seven new collections and 44 new line extensions to existing collections for summer 2018.
COLONIAL MILLS INVITED TO WHITE HOUSE FOR 2018 'MADE IN AMERICA' PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Braided rugs by Colonial Mills represented the state of Rhode Island in the Made in America Product Showcase featuring businesses from all 50 states on July 23 at the White House.
PAWTUCKET, R. I. --On Monday, July 23, 2018, Colonial Mills joined President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the Administration and White House staff for the 2018 Made in America Product Showcase.
20-PLUS RUG COMPANIES REVEAL ATLANTA SUMMER 2018 MARKET HITS
ATLANTA -- RugNews.com polled execs from every rug floor at last week's Atlanta International Area Rug Market to find summer 2018's top hits (and to discover what's expected to sell in the upcoming fall/winter retail season).
RETAIL INSIGHTS: HOW BRUCE ODETTE BUILT CARPET EXCHANGE INTO A $100 MILLION COLORADO CHAIN
Bruce Odette gives an inside view of his Colorado floor covering businesses -- Carpet Exchange, Colorado Carpet and Rug, and the Flooring Group.
DENVER -- Don't be fooled by its name: 17-store Carpet Exchange didn't get to be a $100-million industry powerhouse by limiting its offerings to broadloom carpet. President Bruce Odette shares his blueprint for success with RugNews.com.
FEIZY RUGS HOSTS AWARD-WINNING DESIGNER KERRIE KELLY AT LAS VEGAS MARKET
DALLAS -- Feizy, one of the country's leading area rug manufacturers, will host award-winning designer Kerrie Kelly at a cocktail reception on July 30 in its World Market Center showroom, C180, at the upcoming Las Vegas Market.
KARASTAN KICKS OFF 'DESIGN CONCEPTS' PROGRAM AT LAS VEGAS MARKET, TARGETS INTERIOR DESIGNERS
The new Karastan Design Concepts program formally premieres in Las Vegas with 10 collections in a comprehensive range of fibers and price points, with custom options and more.
LAS VEGAS -- With a successful soft launch at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market earlier this month, Karastan will formally introduce Karastan Design Concepts at its World Market showroom (C312) at Las Vegas Market, July 29 - Aug. 2.
MUST-SEE CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS AT THE SUMMER 2018 RUG SHOW NY
NEW YORK -- With 50-plus of the world's top area rug makers on show at the upcoming Rug Show New York, top retailers and designers on the hunt for the latest looks in luxury rugs have plenty of options to choose from.
ORIENTAL WEAVERS PREMIERES SIX NEW COLLECTIONS AT LAS VEGAS MARKET
First introduced at Oriental Weavers' AmericasMart showroom in July, the Toscana collection in this display illustrates the artistry of the new machine-woven line, with yarns streaming from the center rug as they would from a hand-knotted piece.
LAS VEGAS-- Oriental Weavers showcases its weaving acumen and innovation with six new collections, and lots of line extensions to excite Las Vegas Market shoppers interested in fresh designs and palettes, and Made in America products.
RIZZY PREMIERES THREE STEP-UP GOSSAMER COLLECTIONS, PLUS PET PERFORMANCE RUGS
Rizzy Home combines its expertise in hand work and machine weaving to create its new Artistry collection in 10 designs, which are 60 percent handmade of New Zealand wool and viscose.
LAS VEGAS -- Following a strong response from retailers treated to sneak peeks at Atlanta Market, Rizzy Home heads to its World Market Center showroom (B355) with big news in new product developments and an expanded trade show strategy.
COURISTAN CELEBRATES NEW LAS VEGAS MARKET SHOWROOM
Couristan execs, Len Andolino, Steve Couri, Ron Couri, Evan Couri, Robert Moomjy and Marlys Giordano celebrate their expansive new 4,530 square-foot World Market Center showroom, B360, on July 29, opening day of Las Vegas Market.
ROOM & BOARD BUSINESS INTERIORS NAMES TIM DUFFY NATIONAL KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER
Minneapolis, MN -- Room & Board Business Interiors (BI), the commercial side of the Minneapolis-based modern furniture company, has created the position of National KeyAccount Manager to better serve the business, hospitality, workplace and A&D community.