ATLANTA MARKET PEOPLE PIX --PAGE 1
Hellenic unveils Bob Mackie collection with the maestro himself participating in market events. Famed costume designer Bob Mackie, right, joined Steve Mazarakis, president of Hellenic Rug Imports for a pre-market look at the dramatic new line. (Look for a www.rugnews.com Sound & Motion feature on tomorrow's Hellenic/Bob Mackie party).
Look Who's New at Couristan! Len Andolino steps into a new job as regional manager for Couristan. Maria King, formerly with Momeni, has become Couristan's Atlanta showroom manager.
Linda Harlow, newly named vice president of merchandising for Trans Ocean with lifestyle designer Liora Manne, head designer of Trans Ocean and president of Lamontage.
Doug Bockwrath, Bockrath Carpet and Oriental Rugs, Dayton, OH; Kim Craig, Rugs Direct, Winchester, VA; David Craig, Rugs Direct Winchester, VA; Don Scarlata, president of Colonial Mills; Mary Jane Connell, cmi vice president of sales.
Chuck Cashin, who recently joined Jeff DeSantis of Amici Imports in a new partnership called CJ Imports, with Eva DiAdamo, head of Amici's Amica Home Furnishings division.
Wim De Pape, chief operating officer of Orian Rugs, Inc.; Jim Howell, newly named regional sales manager; Jennifer Denton, director of design for Orian, and Dennis Kreson, national sales manager for Orian Studio division.
Keith Arlinghaus, left, now the senior rug buyer of Macy's Home Store and Leon Capel, president of Capel, Inc.In his new post, Arlinghaus said he'll be building a staff of 10 to 12 people who will focus on merchandise coordination and sales training throughout the country.
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