LIORA MANNE PARTNERS WITH ARTIST ANNE SPALTER FOR MIXED MEDIA COLLECTION
Liora Manné and artist Anne Spalter's collaboration for Lamontage rugs and wall coverings decorate the designer's D&D Building showroom for the line's launch on June 8.
NEW YORK -- New York-based designer Liora Manné joins
functionality with fine art in the debuting Cosmic Cabanas collection, a
cross-media collaboration between Manné and world-renowned digital artist Anne
JAIPUR LIVING INTRODUCES NEW ARTISAN ROW ONLINE-ONLY MARKETPLACE
Jaipur Living's Artisan Row features more than 800 handmade rugs, crafted by artisans in India using traditional hand-knot techniques, and sold exclusively through the company's new online marketplace.
ATLANTA -- In a continuing effort to bring dignity back to artisanal craft, Jaipur Living unveils Artisan Row by Jaipur Living, an exclusive online marketplace showcasing over 800 one-of-a-kind and limited edition luxury rugs at exceptional values.
SURYA LAUNCHES FIFTH ANNUAL MILES FOR MEALS CAMPAIGN
Through Surya's Miles for Meals initiative, funds are raised for Akshaya Patra a program which provides education and nutritious daily lunches to children living in the company's artisan communities.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya has kicked off its fifth annual Miles for Meals fundraising initiative which supports Akshaya Patra, an award-winning school lunch program that provides daily meals to underserved children living in rural India, encouraging them to attend school and complete their education.
NY NOW EXHIBITORS SHOWCASE SUBTLE COLORS, TRANSITIONAL STYLES
NEW YORK -- NY Now, held twice a year in New York City, prides itself on offering show attendees the latest trends, evidenced by the many rug-focused vendors offering up on-point transitional designs in popular blue and gray color combinations.
AMER PREVIEWS HAND-KNOTTEDS CURATED FOR THE RUG SHOW AT JAVITS
Amer Rugs will introduce attendees to its hand-knotted Dazzle collection at the Rug Show to be held Sept.10-13, 2016. The range is crafted of handspun New Zealand wool and handspun raw silk.
NORCROSS, Ga. -- A winner of several America's Magnificent Carpet Awards in recent years for weaving and design innovations, Amer Rugs is looking to repeat the success it enjoyed at the 2015 Rug Show at Javits during the upcoming event to be held Sept. 10-13, 2016 at the Javits Center in Manhattan.
HRI TO UNVEIL SABRINA COLLECTION AT THE RUG SHOW AT JAVITS
Debuting at The Rug Show this weekend, the Sabrina collection by HRI is hand-knotted of specially plied hand-spun New Zealand wool in unique allover designs balanced by geometric borders.
NEW YORK -- Harounian Rugs International will unveil the new Sabrina collection, a hand-knotted range designed to wow dealers and designers attending the upcoming Rug Show at Javits with its quality and value, according to Greg Jordt, HRI executive vice president, sales and marketing.
Palm Singh of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Sacramento won the first place prize of $1,000 in Surya products for this modern zen space featuring Surya rugs and home decor.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya has named the winners of the third round of its popular Surya Spaces Contest. In early July, the brand invited its customers to submit photos of their favorite design projects featuring Surya rugs and accessories for the chance to win up to $1,000 toward Surya products.
LAPCHI DESIGN STUDIO DEBUTS NEARLY 50 NEW STYLES AT THE RUG SHOW
Nathan Tucker, who heads up Lapchi's Chicago showroom, stands in front of a wool and silk rug from Waveforms, a collection he designed.
NEW YORK -- Bespoke area rug atelier Lapchi, with showrooms in Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles and Portland, Ore., shares its expectations for its inaugural The Rug Show at Javits, which will serve as a platform for presenting nearly 50 new rugs available exclusively through Chicago's Lapchi Rug Design Studio.
PERSIAN GALLERY NY CELEBRATES 45TH ANNIVERSARY WITH MARKET WEEK EVENT
Persian Gallery NY presents an antique 17th Century Brussels Mythological Tapestry, size 12'0"H x 13'9"W, depicting The Judgment of Paris.
NEW YORK -- Persian Rug Gallery New York is celebrating its 45th anniversary during the Fall Markets, with a cocktail reception in the company's our showroom on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
SAMAD TO DEBUT 'REVOLUTIONARY' MACHINE-MADE COLLECTION AT THE RUG SHOW AT JAVITS
Samad introduces Nirvana, a new machine-made transitional collection that marries technology and hand artistry, pictured in the Peace design.
NEW YORK -- Samad, known in the past several decades as a go-to source for fine handmade decorative rugs, introduces its first machine-made rug collection at The Rug Show, running from September 10-13.
LOUIS DE POORTERE INTROUDCES 'HAUTE COUTURE' AT THE RUG SHOW
Agra from the 80-design Haute Couture collection by Louis De Poortere will officially debut in the U.S.at The Rug Show in N.Y.
NEW YORK -- Louis de Poortere is unveiling the much-anticipated Haute Couture collection at The Rug Show at the Javits Center here from Sept. 10 - 13, following its debut last week at Maison & Objet in Paris.
NEW YORK-- The annual New York International Carpet Show has partnered with the 501c(3) nonprofit organization GoodWeave, and will include a dedicated pavilion hosting GoodWeave certified members at this year's show, held Sept. 11-13.
A dramatic gallery-style entrance greets guests arriving at the New York International Carpet Show 2016 at the Terminal Warehouse.
NEW YORK -- Rug industry execs, dealers and designers converged on the Terminal Warehouse also known as "The Tunnel" on Saturday evening Sept. 10, for a sneak peek at the New York International Carpet Show (NYICS) 2016, which runs from Sept. 11-13.
JAIPUR LIVING PREVIEWS NEW ARTISAN ROW COLLECTION AT NYICS, READIES ONLINE HAND-KNOT MARKETPLACE
Dramatic imagery contrasts the artisan crafted hand-knotted luxury rugs on display at the Jaipur Living space at New York International Carpet Show 2016 this week at the Terminal Warehouse.
NEW YORK --Attendees at the New York International Carpet Show held Sept.11-13, 2016 will be the first to preview the Artisan Row by Jaipur Living collection of hand-picked limited edition and one of a kind luxury hand knots.
JONATHAN ADLER TAKES CENTER STAGE AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CARPET SHOW
Celebrity designer Jonathan Adler visits the Amadi Carpet booth at the New York International Carpet Show prior to his keynote address on 'designer day' at the show, held at the Terminal Warehouse, Sept. 11-13, 2016. From left: Zubair Ahmadi, Jonathan Adler, Murtaza Ahmadi, president NYICS, and Assad Ahmadi.
RUG MAKERS ROLL OUT HOTTEST LOOKS FOR NY HOME FASHIONS MARKET
NEW YORK -- The Fall 2016 New York Home Fashions Market running from Sept. 19-22 will offer big box retailers, discounters and domestics chains a chance to pick up last minute buys for spring, and shop the rug industry's hottest trends for fall 2017.
WOVEN GRAFFITI: AFGHAN WAR PROTEST RUG A SHOWSTOPPER AT NYICS
Hratch Kozibeyokian, an exhibitor and lecturer at NYICS 2016, poses in front of a 13' x 13' Afghan War Protest Rug on view at the annual event.
NEW YORK -- A showstopper at the entrance to the New York International Carpet Show, held Sept 11 -13, 2016 at Manhattan's Terminal Warehouse, a 13' x 13' Afghan War Protest Rug heralded the rich symbology and storytelling of prized pieces displayed by dealers participating in the event's inaugural Antiques Pavilion.
NYICS ANTIQUES PAVILION OFFERS INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT, REINVENTS TRADITION
The Antiques Pavilion at NYICS featured exhibitors and pedigreed carpets and textiles from Europe, Turkey, the U.S. and Canada.
NEW YORK -- Retailers and designers at the 12th annual New York International Carpet Show found an international potpourri of antique and vintage dealers at the exhibition's first Antiques Pavilion, which was set in a separate wing to create a distinctive atmosphere.
OBEETEE ROLLS OUT BROADLOOM LINE; DEBUTS FURNITURE BRAND AT NEW YORK HOME FASHIONS MARKET
During New York Home Fashions Market, Obeetee showcased its new assortment of handmade broadlooms; and a new furniture brand, Manor & Mews.
NEW YORK -- In addition to showing off the company's spacious new New York City showroom during New York Home Fashions Market, rug maker Obeetee unveiled its expansion not only into the handmade broadloom category but into the furniture segment as well with the launch of a new sister company called Manor & Mews.
RETAIL INSIGHTS: TALKING RUGS WITH OVERSTOCK'S AMY BROWNING
Amy Browning, director of business development at Overstock.com, discusses opportunities for rug vendors, and for growth in the category in an exclusive interview with RugNews.com.
LAS VEGAS -- E-commerce giant Overstock.com, with over 1,000,000 products on its site, was on the prowl for more at the summer 2016 Las Vegas Market: more products, more trends, more vendors -- and more rugs.
OUTDOOR RUGS MAKE A SPLASH AT 2016 CASUAL MARKET CHICAGO
The mix of products on display in hallway vignettes of the seventh floor temporary spaces at Casual Market Chicago included rugs from Jaipur Living and by Liora Manne for Trans-Ocean.
CHICAGO -- Robust traffic at 2016 Casual Market Chicago, which ran from Sept. 20- 23 at the Merchandise Mart here, indicated a strong economic outlook for the outdoor rug category, according to interviews with longtime and new exhibitors.
SURYA ANNOUNCES HIGH POINT MARKET EVENTS, ELLE DECOR LICENSE
Fashion, color and fun take the spotlight at Surya's High Point Market events, including a presentation by Elle Decor, the company's newest licensing partner for rugs and pillows.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Surya will host a full roster of educational and social events during High Point Market, including presentations by new additions to its portfolio of licensing partners: Elle Decor and Ted Baker London.
ED ELLEN DEGENERES PARTNERS WITH LOLOI, THOMASVILLE AND ROYAL DOULTON TO LAUNCH HOME COLLECTION
NEW YORK -- ED Ellen DeGeneres has announced the launch of a complete home collection with industry leaders Thomasville Furniture, Loloi Rugs and Royal Doulton. The Spring '17 collection will feature furniture, rugs and tableware with the signature ED style.
MARKET SNAPSHOT: RUGS AND HARD SURFACE SYNERGIES DRIVING SALES
Dealer across the country say synergies between rugs and hard surface continue to boost sales heading into the Fall 2016 selling season.
RUGNEWS.COM REPORT-- With some surveys indicating rugs are searched online more often than any other product category when the consumer is shopping for floor covering, flooring dealers are increasingly seeing rugs as an opportunity. And with all the challenges they've encountered selling broadloom in recent years, some are rediscovering rugs as an important segment.
STEPHANIE ODEGARD TO HEAD DOMOTEX 2017 CARPET DESIGN AWARDS JURY
American rug designer Stephanie Odegard is chairman of the jury for the12th annual Carpet Design Awards for Domotex 2017, to be held from Jan. 14 -17.
HANNOVER -- The Carpet Design Awards, the world's top international accolade for contemporary hand-made carpets and rugs, has a new jury lineup for Domotex 2017 headed by award-winning carpet designer Stephanie Odegard from New York.