ATLANTA MARKET PEOPLE PIX -- 6
Arash Yaraghi, a principal of Safavieh, with Paige Ward and Blair Syme of Rugs Underfoot/Shades of Light, Richmond, VA.
Kurt Von der Bur, left, and Diane Carleo, right, of United Weavers of America with David Raff, Rameh Milner and Bob Preston of Badcock Home & More, Mulberry, FL.
Gulben Aksu, a principal of Concord Global Imports with Kazem Amin, Continental Rug Co., Knoxville, TN.
Mohawk Select opens its first AmericasMart showroom. Here's the gang: Tom Monaghan, Aaron Gray, Joe Fuda, and David Moyer. Bill Storey, exec vp of Karastan, right, is also in charge of Mohawk Select sales efforts.
Darryl Sharwell, president of DLS Industries with Celeste Phillips, a principal of Delos. Sharwell got married a couple years ago and says she's in the process of retiring and moving full time to Chicago.
Mary Lynne Sobel, Central Oriental sales rep; Tressa Carrier, director of product development for Natco Home/Central Oriental, and Rita and Dan Cook of Augusta Rug Works, Augusta, GA.
Michel Melki, sales manager for Carpet Art Deco with Belal Shelabai, The Rug Gallery, Phoenix.
At Jaipur: Scott Minter, vice president of sales with the Saberi family from Azia Oriental Rugs, Columbus, OH: Jed LaRue, Sasha Saberi, Sonia Saberi, Bruce Saberi and Mahnaz Saberi.
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