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2016 MAY

  • 04302016 Bud Wyman Dies at 94

    BUD WYMAN DIES
    AT 94


    NEW YORK -- Oliver A. "Bud" Wyman, the founder and president of the Rug-Hold Company and longtime marketing executive in the floor covering industry, passed away at his Manhattan home on April 21 at the age of 94.


     
  • 05012016 High Point Market Grand Tour - Part 1, IHFC

    HIGH POINT, N.C.  -- Rug sources at the April market here went all out to demonstrate ways that retailers can benefit from the addition of rugs to their assortments, offering new licensed programs ranging from Joanna Gaines to Trisha Yearwood and other personalities well-known to the crucial rug-buying demographic of consumers who watch cooking shows and HGTV.


  • 05012016 Robert Currey and Cecil Adams Discuss Rugs in Currey's One-Stop Strategy

    ROBERT CURREY AND CECIL ADAMS DISCUSS RUGS IN CURREY'S ONE-STOP STRATEGY


    For 2016, Currey & Company's Deco Luxe trend is shown in a vignette featuring coordinated Currey products including a Persian-inspired rug reworked in pale updated colors.


    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- In its quest to become a one-stop lighting and home accents source for designers, Currey & Company has significantly expanded its IHFC showroom with an additional 4,000 square feet of space, which was celebrated with a grand reopening party on April 16, during High Point Market. 


  • 05042016
    MICHELLE BARTON NAMED AMERICASMART ATLANTA EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO

    ATLANTA -- Michelle Barton has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of AmericasMart Atlanta and its AMC, Inc. parent entity by action of the AMC Board of Directors, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman, president and chief operating officer.
     

     

  • 05042016 NY International Carpet Show Attracts Global Artisans

    NY INTERNATIONAL CARPET SHOW ATTRACTS GLOBAL ARTISANS


    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Building on the momentum created from last year's new management transition, NYICS is fulfilling its international namesake by attracting global artisans from across five continents.


  • 05042016 Surya’s John Haste Recognized as City of Hope’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year

    SURYA'S JOHN HASTE RECOGNIZED AS CITY OF HOPE'S 2016 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR


     John Haste, senior VP of business development, Surya; Chuck Reilly, AICO, national chair of City of Hope's International Home Furnishings Industry Group; and Brittany De La Torre, director of corporate philanthropy, City of Hope.


    CALHOUN, Ga.  -- John Haste, Surya's senior vice president of business development, was named City of Hope's Volunteer of the Year for his leadership in creating the inaugural "Furnishing Hope - A Day of Giving."



  • 05052016 Due Process Launches Exclusive Wesley Mancini Rug Designs for Century Furniture and Kravet

    DUE PROCESS LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE WESLEY MANCINI RUG DESIGNS FOR CENTURY FURNITURE AND KRAVET

    David Grasse of Due Process and Wesley Mancini of Wesley Mancini, Ltd., introduce the Century Sisal collection at High Point Market, with the first-ever full-width Wilton sisal designs.


    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Technical innovation and design acumen were in the spotlight at Due Process Stable Trading Co.'s Market Square showroom with April 2016 High Point Market introductions designed by Wesley Mancini for the Century Rug Collection and for Kravet Carpet.


  • 05062016 High Point Market Grand Tour Part 2 - Market Square

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Rug companies at the Market Square location are among the most varied at High Point Market, ranging from big-name brands (Capel, Feizy, Safavieh), to well-known designer sources (Tamarian, Creative Touch) and small, artisanal companies (Banu Home), and more.


  • 05062016 Louis De Poortere Rugs Placed in Natuzzi Editions Boutiques

    LOUIS DE POORTERE RUGS PLACED IN NATUZZI EDITIONS BOUTIQUES

     

    Louis De Poortere's Thierry Flamant, VP Sales America, left, and Leonardo Chimienti, product line manager of the Natuzzi Editions brand, offer a walkthrough of the new partnership.

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Italian home furnishings manufacturer and retailer Natuzzi will incorporate Louis De Poortere rugs in worldwide sales outlets of its Natuzzi Editions brand dealers and mono-brand stores, Leonardo Chimienti, product line manager of the Natuzzi Editions brand, told RugNews.com.


  • 05082016 M&O Americas Doubles Size, Grows Prominent European Lineup

    MIAMI -- Maison & Objet Americas returns to Miami with a growing roster of discerning rug exhibitors, including prominent European newcomers (such as The Rug CompanyJan KathIllulianPinton and Zollanvari) crossing the pond to participate, and U.S. brands, such as Wayfair's DwellStudio, testing the waters.


  • 05092016 Surya Unveils New Million-Square-Foot HQ, Growth Strategy

    SURYA UNVEILS NEW MILLION-SQUARE-FOOT HQ, GROWTH STRATEGY

    The main entrance leading to Surya's new 1 million square foot U.S. headquarters, which is three times the size of the company's former Georgia facility.


    CARTERSVILLE, Ga.  -- Surya, which is celebrating its 40th year in business, unveils a new, state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters
    , the first step in the company's growth plans



  • 05112016 Ethan Allen Enters Gift Registry Arena
    ETHAN ALLEN ENTERS GIFT REGISTRY ARENA


    DANBURY, Conn. -- Ethan Allen's recently launched Wedding & Gift registry is designed to help take the guesswork out of gift giving with an easy-to-use platform that offers registrants and shoppers alike a place to come together over the happiest of occasions.  


  • 05112016 Kathwari: Rugs Are Key to Ethan Allen Design Centers

    KATHWARI: RUGS ARE KEY TO ETHAN ALLEN DESIGN CENTERS


    Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen CEO, describes the company's rug assortment as robust, and reflective of trends in the marketplace.  

    DANBURY, CT--Rugs are "very important" to Ethan Allen's rapidly expanding Design Centers, according to Ethan Allen CEO Farooq Kathwari.

     


     


  • 05112016 Wayfair Announces Opening of Research and Development Laboratory

    WAYFAIR ANNOUNCES OPENING OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY


    Wayfair's Mike Festa, who leads the R&D team, shows off the new way to shop for home using Google's Project Tango.

    BOSTON -- Publicly traded Wayfair Inc., one of the world's largest online home furnishings and decor retailers, today announced the opening of its Wayfair Next Research and Development Laboratory located at the company's Boston headquarters. 


  • 05112016 Wayfair's DwellStudio Focuses on To-The-Trade Attendees at 1st M&O Americas
    WAYFAIR'S DWELLSTUDIO FOCUSES ON
    TO-THE-TRADE ATTENDEES AT FIRST
    MAISON & OBJET AMERICAS

    Wayfair takes its eclectic DwellStudio brand to Miami, where it introduces its rapidly growing to-the-trade program to show attendees. On the left, Jodi Pavia, B2B marketing and events senior associate, poses with Sarah Cazeault, a trade accounts manager.

    MIAMI -- Wayfair's DwellStudio brand debuts at Maison & Objet Americas 2016 using the show as platform for not only generating excitement among M&O shoppers but also to educate to-the-trade attendees about its two-year-old Trade Services by Wayfair program for interior designers,  Sarah Cazeault, a trade accounts manager, told RugNews.com.


  • 05132016 ICFF Show Director Kevin O'Keefe Discusses Rug Category at 2016 Event
    Exclusive Q&A
    ICFF SHOW DIRECTOR KEVIN O'KEEFE DISCUSSES RUG CATEGORY AT 2016 EVENT


    First time ICFF exhibitor Samad Brothers will display its high-end designs at its booth in the show's Luxe Interiors + Design Pavilion. Shown is the wool and silk Leonardo rug. 
     
    NEW YORK -- The growing and eclectic ICFF show opens May 14 and runs through May 17 with an extended footprint and plans for significant expansion, both at the Jacob K. Javits Center and in new American venues, Miami and Los Angeles. 



  • 05132016 S&H Debuts At ICFF, Targets Designers & Custom Business

    S&H DEBUTS AT ICFF, TARGETS DESIGNERS & CUSTOM BUSINESS


    S&H offer a range of rugs in pink long before Pantone dubbed it the color of the year. Shown, the wool and silk Broken Mohtasham Kashan design (29593) in pink on ivory.


    CARLSTADT, N.J. -- S&H Rugs debuts at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, running from May 14-17 in New York City, in an effort to reach more high-end interior designers, Ori Wilbush, president of S&H, told RugNews.com in an exclusive pre-show interview.


  • 05142016 ICFF Attracts More Than a Dozen New Rug Exhibitors

    ICFF ATTRACTS MORE THAN A DOZEN NEW RUG EXHIBITORS 

    A fresh cast of characters, including Bokara, Doris Leslie Blau, Eliko, Samad and Orley Shabahang, join the ICFF lineup. Shown, Orley Shabahang's new made in India Amritsar range (pictured, Organic).

    NEW YORK -- The International Contemporary Furnishings Fair lures more than a dozen new rug exhibitors to the 28th installment of this global design event, including Bokara Rug Company, Castelluxe, Doris Leslie Blau, Eliko Rugs, Herron, Klasp, Lucy Tupu, Miyabi Casa, Samad, S&H Rugs, Scandecor Rugs, Serge Lesage and Shore -- with Orley Shabahang returning after a hiatus of several years.


  • 05152016 Now Carpets Wins for Best Residential Flooring in Inaugural NYCxDesign Awards
    NOW CARPETS WINS FOR BEST RESIDENTIAL FLOORING IN INAUGURAL NYC X DESIGN AWARDS


    The hand-tufted Brazil rug by architect and designer Arik Levy for Now Carpets wins best in residential flooring for the inaugural NYCxDesign awards program.

    NEW YORK -- Spanish contemporary rug maker Now Carpets won a NYCxDesign Award in Residential Flooring for its new Brazil hand-tufted rug, part of a debut collection called Landscape by renowned designer Arik Levy.


  • 05152016 Shore Rugs Wins NYCxDesign Award and IFDA Best in Show Flooring Award at ICFF

    SHORE RUGS WINS NYCXDESIGN AWARD AND IFDA BEST IN SHOW FLOORING AWARD AT ICFF


    London-based Shore founders Louie Rigano and Gil Muller score two prestigious awards during their ICFF debut.


    NEW YORK -- London-based Shore Rugs scored two coveted awards during its debut at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) for its innovative comfort mats which are hand woven of silicone in the workshop of the company's young founders, Louie Rigano and Gil Muller.


  • 05162016 Nasiri Wins Best Floor Covering for ICFF Editors' Awards

    NASIRI WINS BEST FLOOR COVERING IN  ICFF EDITORS' AWARD

    At his ICFF booth prior to the award is Nader Nasiri of New York gallery Nasiri Carpets. He is thrilled his mid-century modern flatweaves won the ICFF Editors' Award for flooring.


    NEW YORK -- New York rug gallery Nasiri Carpets picked up the ICFF Editors' Award for best in flooring for its mid-century flatweaves collection.


  • 05172016 Jaipur Living Launches Spring 2016 Catalog
    JAIPUR LIVING LAUNCHES SPRING 2016 CATALOG


    Jaipur Living presents its own trend story in a new spring 2016 catalog entitled The Freshest Spring Pairing. The biannual book is available in print or online and features over 300 new products.

    ATLANTA -- Jaipur Living has launched its spring 2016 catalog, The Freshest Spring Pairing, presenting over 300 new products and a series of new trends focusing on casual living for the season.

  • 05172016 Wayfair.com Launches One-Stop Flooring Shop
    WAYFAIR.COM LAUNCHES ONE-STOP FLOORING SHOP

    BOSTON -- Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), has announced its One-Stop Flooring Shop at Wayfair.com, offering customers a single, go-to destination for seamlessly managing and completing home flooring projects.
  • 05182016 Americasmart Curates July 2016 Programming to Inspire Designers and Retailers

    AMERICASMART CURATES JULY 2016 PROGRAMMING TO INSPIRE DESIGNERS AND RETAILERS


    ATLANTA – May 17, 2016 – Inspiration abounds at AmericasMart Atlanta as tastemakers and thought leaders share fresh ideas for business excellence at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market (Showrooms: July 12-19; Temporaries: July 14-18) and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 13-16). 


  • 05182016 Designer Boutique Alt for Living Thrives, Plans Debut of Retail Location
    DESIGNER BOUTIQUE ALT FOR LIVING THRIVES, PLANS DEBUT OF RETAIL LOCATION


    Alt for Living founder Analisse Taft-Gersten offers to-the-trade shoppers a curated selection of custom area rug designs and broadlooms.

    NEW YORK -- With a high-end clientele of prominent interior designers such as Robert Couturier, David Easton, Victoria Hagan and Robert Stilin, the bespoke textiles and carpet boutique Alt for Living has carved a niche for itself with a formula successful enough to roll out to a retail, grab-and-go format being dubbed Alt Box.

  • 05182016 Surya Selected as Georgia Fast 40 Company for Second Consecutive Year

    SURYA SELECTED AS GEORGIA FAST 40 COMPANY FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR


    CARTERVILLE, Ga. -- Surya has been named for the second year in a row to the Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth  (ACG), a global professional organization focused on middle-market growth, mergers and acquisitions, and private investment.


  • 05182017 S&H Rugs Returns to ICFF with New Designs and a Bigger Booth
    S&H RUGS RETURNS TO ICFF WITH NEW DESIGNS AND A BIGGER BOOTH

    Hand-knot specialist S&H Rugs introduces wool and silk modern abstract design (SH35330) in trending denim blue at ICFF 2017.

    New York -- S&H Rugs returns to ICFF in a new and better located booth to showcase its latest hand-knotted designs.


  • 05192016 Carpetland Colortile Store Projects Growth with Rugs
    CARPETLAND COLORTILE STORE PROJECTS GROWTH WITH RUGS 

     

    After testing rugs from Surya and Karastan, Sidney York, owner of Carpetland Colortile in Flint, Mich., increases those programs, and adds vendors, Loloi, Oriental Weavers, Nourison and Dalyn.


    FLINT, Mich. -- Don't be fooled by the name: Carpetland Colortile in Flint, Mich., is big -- and getting bigger -- on rugs.


  • 05192016 Doris Leslie Blau Spotlights Custom Capabilities at ICFF
    DORIS LESLIE BLAU SPOTLIGHTS CUSTOM CAPABILITIES AT ICFF


    Suzan Izsak, director of custom carpets for Doris Leslie Blau Gallery, introduced designers attending ICFF 2016 to the company's flourishing bespoke rug program and a portfolio of new textures.

    NEW YORK -- For its debut ICFF event, renowned Manhattan rug gallery Doris Leslie Blau focused on its bespoke capabilities with six showpieces and corner samples to inspire interior designers at the 2016 show.  



  • 05222016 AmericasMart Celebrates Retail and Design in July Vignettes

    AMERICASMART CELEBRATES RETAIL AND DESIGN IN JULY VIGNETTES


    ATLANTA -- Retail and design intersect with sophisticated style in AmericasMart Atlanta's celebrated vignette design exhibition, 'It's All Here --Where Retail Meets Design' at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market this July. 

  • 05232016 Capel Rugs Moves to New Las Vegas Showroom

    CAPEL RUGS MOVES TO NEW LAS VEGAS SHOWROOM


    Already open to designers, Capel Rugs' new Building A showroom at the World Market Center will officially debut at the upcoming Las Vegas Market in July.


    TROY, N.C. -- Capel Rugs has moved to a new year-round showroom on the first floor of Building A of the World Market Center in Las Vegas.

  • 05262016 ICFF Rug Exhibitors Offer Up Contemporary Flair

    ICFF RUG EXHIBITORS OFFER UP CONTEMPORARY FLAIR 

    Safavieh made a large mid-century statement at the 28th installment of the global design fair. Hanging on the wall is a new design in the Tibet collection (TIB515A in ivory/gray), knotted of viscose.

    NEW YORK -- Rug exhibitors swelled their ranks at the 2016 edition of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, impressing designers with their newest bespoke interpretations for the floor. 


  • 05272016 RugNews.com Scores Top Award for Digital Newsletters
    RUGNEWS.COM SCORES TOP AWARD FOR DIGITAL NEWSLETTERS


    RugNews.com's eblasts announcing breaking news, exclusive stories and feature articles receive a Constant Contact All Star award for outstanding levels of reader engagement.


    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Constant Contact, a global leader in email marketing with hundreds of thousands of clients worldwide, has recognized RugNews.com with an All Star Award for top performance in reader engagement and outreach.  


  • 05302016 Ethan Allen to Launch Hundreds of Styles, Three New Looks

    ETHAN ALLEN TO LAUNCH HUNDREDS OF STYLES, THREE NEW LOOKS


    Debuting June 1 online and in Ethan Allen stores, Buckhead is one of three new looks to be launched this summer.


    DANBURY, Conn. -- Ethan Allen announces the launch of three new looks—which include hundreds of new products—that will be available this summer.


  • 06032016 Hamptons Furnishings Fair for the Rich & Famous Lures NY Rug Purveyors
    HAMPTONS FURNISHINGS FAIR FOR THE RICH & FAMOUS LURES NY RUG PURVEYORS

    "I pioneered art on the wall and now we are pioneering art on the floor." -- Rick Friedman, Hamptons Contemporary Design + Decor Fair


    HAMPTONS, N.Y. -- Doris Leslie Blau, Marshall Watson Interiors, Nasiri Carpets, Orientalist Home, The New England Collection and Tibetano join the sold-out lineup at the inaugural Hamptons Contemporary Design + Decor Fair, show founder Rick Friedman, creator of the renowned Art Hamptons fair, told RugNews.com in an exclusive interview.


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