|IMC ANNOUNCES JULY 2019 ATLANTA MARKET VISUAL DISPLAY AWARD WINNERS; SAFAVIEH, LOLOI FETED
Area rug makers Safavieh and Loloi received visual display awards for their showroom merchandising at the summer 2019 Atlanta Market. Shown, a Safavieh cross-category display.
ATLANTA -- International Market Centers today announced winners of its semi-annual Visual Display Awards for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, including are rug brands Safavieh and Loloi.
Winners were selected in showrooms and temporaries for excellence in visual merchandising and design. "The visual displays at the market are a source of inspiration for retailers and designers," said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and digital officer. "We congratulate the winners and applaud them for creativity and design acumen."
Loloi, which added a separate showroom for textile art and one of a kinds (above) received a summer 2019 Atlanta Market visual display award.
At its third floor AmericasMart showroom, Safavieh integrated displays of its furniture, lighting, decorative pillows, throws and accent pieces, to give buyers inspiration for cross-category lifestyle merchandising. Loloi grabbed attention for its fourth floor showrooms with displays illustrating products for its licensed brands such as Rifle Paper Co. and Magnolia Home. But the big news was a stunning showroom across the aisle from its main space, and dedicated exclusively to the company's new framed textile art collection as well as one of a kind rugs.
The Best of Show award went to Tempaper, and Best New Exhibitor was Ole Thyme Apothecary.
The winners in both permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits include:
Floor 3: Safavieh
Floor 4: Loloi
Floor 5: Joel Robinson & Associates
Floor 6: Met Colors
Floor 9: Itinerant Studio
Floor 10: Montes Doggett
Floor 11: Zuo
Floor 12: Banyan Designs
Floor 13: Regina Andrew
Floor 14: Spicher
Floor 15: Wendover Art Group
Floor 16: A&B Floral
Floor 17: Koopman International
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Floor 19: K&K
Floor 20: Allstate
Floor 6: Camille Beckman / La Lavande
Floor 7: Sandy Ruben
Floor 8: Simon Pearce
Floor 9: Juliska
Floor 10: Uma
Floor 11: Vera Bradley
Floor 12: The Light Garden
Floor 13: Jacqueline Kent
Floor 14: C&F
Floor 15: Mainstreet Collection
Floor 16: Simblist Group
Body & Soul: Finchberry
Boutique: Ella Stein
General Gift: Well-Kept
Global Designs: Ornaments 4 Orphans
Gourmet: Stoneware & Co
Handmade Designs: Heidi Hensley Art - Artful Reminders
HIGH DESIGN: Mints + Mills
Jewelry & Fashion Accessories: My Saint My Hero
Made in America: Bevin Bells
Modern Child: Rookie Humans
The Museum Collective: Batucada USA - Unikartist
On Trend Gift: Letter Craft
Outdoor Living : R Mended Metals
Seasonal/Gift: Christmas Place, Inc.
Tabletop & Entertaining: Cool Gear International Inc.
Antiques: Sold Gallery
Fine Linens/Home Textiles: Cuddledown / Royal River Trading, LLC
Home Accents: Sea & Soul