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Issue Date: 2018 OCTOBER, Posted On: 10/10/2018


10102018 KAS Rugs pushes for Record High Point Market with Events, Promos and 14 New Collections
KAS PUSHES FOR RECORD HIGH POINT MARKET WITH EVENTS, PROMOS AND 14 NEW COLLECTIONS


Libby Langdon will be at KAS Rugs' High Point showroom for a special event and to introduce additions to her hand-hooked Hamptons indoor outdoor rug collection for the rug maker.


SOMERSET, NJ -- KAS is anticipating this week's High Point Market to be one of their best this year. Riding on year-end momentum, the company is introducing 14 new collections and expanding multiple in-line collections to hit the ground running in 2019.


"We're escalating our assortment this season with more handwoven products to widen our product breadth extensively while staying focused on bringing unique and trendy machine-wovens to market," said," Brianne Coradini, marketing associate.


Four of the 14 new collections that KAS will spotlight are: Morris, Perry, Portland and Provo.


Morris


A collection of seven different handwoven jute and polyester printed chindis, Morris features uniquely rich colors. The line combines Bohemian flair with a multi-textured feel of vintage prints and a rustic element.


Perry


Perry presents textured geometric patterns with hi-lo effects and tassels, handwoven in India and available in five unique patterns. The neutral colors complement many design styles.


Portland


Machine woven rugs recreate the appeal of antique with fringe and polyester printed patterns. Available in seven different patterns, all unique in color and design, Portland rugs have a washed vintage traditional look and inspiration.


Provo


Expanding its Indoor-outdoor footprint, KAS presents Provo, a line of textured machine-woven rugs made of UV-treated polypropylene that combine trendy pop colors and a thin, textured pile.


Libby Langdon Indoor-Outdoor


Growing KAS' indoor-outdoor assortment further, the company continues to see success in the Libby Langdon Hamptons hand-hooked rugs by KAS.
 
The licensing collaboration with Langdon introduces six new patterns this market. Hand-hooked of UV-treated polypropylene in a coastal color palette, these rugs are designed for relaxed outdoor or outdoor settings.

MARKET SCHEDULE & EVENTS


KAS will open a day early for market: Friday, October 12th in IHFC, G-270. The company is offering free freight, pillow and pouf discounts, and other promotions, and happy hour from 4-6 pm daily with wine and cheese.


Lunch with Libby Langdon:

Educational Design Seminar and Book Signing

Sunday, October 14th from 12:30-2:00pm in IHFC, G-270


"Courting the Small-Space Client: Design Tips for this Growing Demographic"


Join designer Libby Langdon as she shares insights on why small-space living is on the rise, profiles small-space consumers, and discusses the best way to design for their needs. She also debunks the myth that the small-space dweller is only in urban areas, when in fact they are in every community across the country.


From her experience on HGTV's Small Space, Big Style and then writing her first book, Libby Langdon's Small Space Solutions, Libby offers information on designing everything from a 180-square-foot dorm room to helping aging clients downsize, and everything in between. In this fast-paced, dynamic and tip-filled seminar, learn how to tap into the small-space client base, which is getting bigger by the minute. Immediately following the presentation, Libby will sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase at the discounted rate of $20.00.

0.1 IDCEC-Approved CEU. RSVP: LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com


Social Hour with Jewel Branding & Hang Ten:

Trend Seminar & State of Home Design Today

Monday, October 15th from 3:00-5:00 pm in IHFC, G-270


"Insights, Trends and Key Takeaways for Designers and Brands in the Home"

Ilana Wilensky, president of Jewel Branding & Licensing, and Meredith Counts, Jewel's trend & creative director, share trends, insights and key considerations for licensing designers and brands in the home. Counts will present today's big design trends in home decor and upcoming trends to watch. Wilensky will share her expertise in defining key retail trends in home that impact the success of licensed brands. They will offer insight on the roles and responsibilities of the brand, manufacturer and retailer along with case studies of successful licensing programs in the home.


Immediately following, Santhi Yarlagadda of KAS will walk attendees through Hang Ten's brand new rug collections, which were launched during the 2018 Las Vegas Market. RSVP: info@kasrugs.com























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