HOST DESIGN TALK BY CANDICE OLSON AT HIGH POINT SHOWROOM
HGTV design personality Candice Olson will visit the Surya
showroom on Saturday, Oct. 17 to discuss how the artful use of
neutral accessories can create statement-making spaces for any
lifestyle or budget.
CALHOUN, GA -
Surya will present an intimate
discussion with television design personality and best-selling author Candice
Olson during High Point Market. The event, titled "Style-Transcending Neutrals,"
will take place in Surya's showroom, Showplace
4100, on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to noon.
LAUNCHES REDESIGNED WEBSITE WITH ENHANCED FUNCTIONALITY
The home page of the new KAS Rugs website shows rugs and
accessories inspirational settings as well as recently completed
logo and brand identity.
SOMERSET, NJ - KAS Rugs has launched
a redesigned website with new corporate branding and enhanced functionality.
Featuring the company's new brand image, new stylized photography and its
complete line of rug, pillow and pouf collections, the website presents a
complete KAS experience at the user's fingertips.
CHICAGO OPENS WITH GRAND ARCHITECTURE, NEW RESTAURANT CONCEPTS, DEBUT OF
RH MODERN AND RH TEEN
The new RH Chicago boasts the most comprehensive rug assortment
of all galleries in the company's roster of stores. Rugs are
incorporated in vignettes throughout, including the historic
courtyard with newly added glass and steel enclosure.
CORTE MADERA, CA - RH (Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.) announced Wednesday
the opening of RH Chicago, The Gallery at the Three Arts Club on Chicago's famed
Gold Coast. The new retail concept marks the brand's initial foray into
hospitality with a culinary offering by celebrated restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff
which includes the 3 Arts Club Café, the 3 Arts Club Wine Vault & Tasting Room,
and the 3 Arts Club Pantry & Espresso Bar.
INTERHALL CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY
AT FALL HIGH POINT MARKET
High Point, NC - Over the past 25 years, InterHall has grown from three aisles of temporary showrooms to encompass six aisles of temporary spaces surrounded by 19 permanent showrooms lining the perimeter. Located on the first floor of the IHFC building, it's often referred to as the front door to High Point Market. The first stop for many buyers and designers upon their arrival, InterHall represents 75 of the best medium-high to high-end furniture and accessory exhibitors in High Point.
RUGS ANNOUNCES KATE SPADE LAUNCH, NEW COLLECTIONS AND HIGH POINT EVENTS
Debuting at High Point Market, the Noho collection from the Kate
Spade New York Home includes Marble, a hand-knotted design of wool
and art silk with a lustrous finish. The rug is crafted in a 110-line
construction for a highly detailed marbleized abstract motif.
NORCROSS, GA -
Jaipur Rugs will celebrate the first collection of rugs from Kate Spade New York
Home at a High Point Market cocktail party on Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 2:00
to 4:00 p.m. at its 3300 Showplace showroom. Debs Camplin, Kate Spade New York
senior vice president of design, will introduce the collection.
PRODUCT DONATIONS URGENTLY NEEDED:
GIFT FOR LIFE & RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE PARTNER FOR HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP
Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' sole national charity, has partnered with the Retail Design Institute of NY to create a holiday pop-up shop to be built and operated in Chelsea this December. Gift and home décor product donations are needed from the industry, for the student competition determining the store concept and design and for in-store retail sales during the holiday season. All proceeds will benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, Gift for Life's sole beneficiary.
DOMOTEX 2016 EXPECTS HIGH
ATTENDANCE DURING JANUARY MARKET
HANNOVER, GERMANY - DOMOTEX 2016 four months away, but there are already very clear indications that the world's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings will enjoy a particularly strong and international industry turnout. In terms of numbers, DOMOTEX 2016, which runs from January 16 to 19, is expected to feature some 1,400 exhibitors from more than 60 countries.
Woven Treasures calendar silver anniversary 2016 edition is designed to
be customized with the retailer's messaging and brand identity.
LOS ANGELES -
Paul and Tammy Shaper, creators of the annual rug industry Woven Treasures
calendar, have announced that they are ready to go to press on their 2016 silver
anniversary edition. To commemorate the wall calendar's 25th year as
a promotional tool for rug retailers and cleaners, the husband-and-wife team
traveled to Asia to film new imagery featuring finely woven carpets and exotic
PILLOWS AND THROWS NOW AVAILABLE FOR TO THE TRADE ORDERS THROUGH WEBSITE
Loloi will present its newly expanded collections of pillows and
throw blankets at High Point Market, which buyers may now order
directly through the company's website.
customers can now order pillows and throw blankets directly from the updated
SOLO RUGS FOUNDER NOAH KRINICK GOES DIRECT TO CONSUMER IN
PARTNERSHIP WITH MARJAN INTERNATIONAL'S
Noah Krinick, standing amid inventory at Solo Rugs'
headquarters, intends to build a consumer brand through
an online storefront selling one-of-a-kind rugs.
YORK - The rug industry is 'ripe for disruption'
says Solo Rugs founder Noah Krinick,
who formed the company one year ago in a partnership with wholesaler
Marjan International Corp.'s president Morad Ghadamian and Ghadamian's
son Daniel. The nascent Solo Rugs has been building consumer recognition
via an exclusive branded program with online flash sale giant One Kings
Lane and launched its own direct-to-consumer webstore
store in September.
SAFAVIEH TO EXPAND HIGH POINT SHOWROOM FOR FALL MARKET
Safavieh will introduce new designs and colors to the
power-loomed Passion of classic designs in textural
heirloom finishes ($965 MSRP for 6'7"x9'2".
PORT WASHINGTON, NY - Safavieh announced today that it will be
adding a new space to its High Point showrooms for the upcoming fall
market (Oct. 17 to 22). The rug and home furnishings manufacturer will
be taking over Market Square suite 112A, which will provide Safavieh
with an additional 5,000 square feet to showcase the rugs and furniture
it plans to exhibit at High Point.
TO HOST 'FASHIONABLY VINTAGE' PARTY WITH BOB MACKIE AT HIGH POINT MARKET
Legendary fashion designer Bob Mackie will meet and greet guests
at the KAS showroom.
SOMERSET, NJ - KAS Rugs will host a "Fashionably Vintage" Party on Monday,
October 19th from 4 to 6 p.m. with renowned designer Bob Mackie. The party
celebrates the launch of Bob Mackie Home Vintage, a new rug collection, and will
be held at the KAS Showroom in IHFC, Space G-270 in the Green Wing.
SOTHEBY'S NYC RUG AUCTION RAISES STEADY $2.2M
66, a Safavid fragmentary rug, cost the winning bidder
$75,000, above its estimated high of $60,000.
NEW YORK - Sotheby's Carpets By Distinguished
Collector's auction raised a grand total of $2.2 million on the October
1, 2015 sale of 114 rugs and carpets - a steady outcome. That number
represents 60% of the group of 194 Middle Eastern, Russian and Asian
items offered, which were expected to generate between $2.7 million and
LR RESOURCES EXPANDS NATURALS COLLECTIONS; ADDS VALUE-DRIVEN
Distressed Naturals collection by LR Resources will be
featured at High Point Market as part of an expanded
natural fiber program.
POINT, NC - LR Resources has expanded its offerings with two distinctive
programs to be introduced at the upcoming High Point Market, according
to Mike Thompson, sales vice president - general manager, LR Resources.
SURYA TO DEBUT EMMA AT HOME LICENSED RUGS, PILLOWS BY DESIGNER
Surya will launch at High Point Market a line of rugs, pillows and throws for lifestyle brand Emma at Home, featuring designs from high end rug designer Emma Gardner, shown here at her studio.
CALHOUN, GA - Surya
introduce at High Point Market a new line of rugs for Emma at Home, the
lifestyle brand created by designer Emma Gardner to bring her signature
look to a larger audience. Rugs in the debuting licensed collection
called Kismet are 100% wool and include hand-tufted micro-loop and
loop-and-pile rug constructions. Coordinating pillows and throws are
included in the inaugural collection. Flying Colors, a second
hand-tufted rug collection, is planned for release at a later date.
SURYA ANNOUNCES DEBUT OF SISTER COMPANY ARTISTIC WEAVERS
AT HIGH POINT MARKET
Artistic Weavers, a rug and home accessories company focused on
younger consumers in the value fashion segment with rugs and
coordinating pillows, will be presented at its own showroom, Market Square 212 during High Point Market.
CALHOUN, GA - Artistic Weavers, a value-focused rug and home accessories brand geared to younger consumers who are looking for trend-driven, fashionable looks at an affordable price point, will debut at the upcoming High Point Market.
PREMIERES SPRING 2016 COLLECTION; FEATURES CEU SESSIONS IN HIGH POINT
Passion Flower from the spring 2016 Company C collection is
hand-hooked of wool with large scale blossom in blues driftwood
and ivory on a grey ground. Retail is $680 for 5x8.
Concord, NH -
Company C, the New Hampshire-based design company known for its colorful line of
handmade home décor and furnishings, will debut its Spring 2016 collection
during High Point Market October 17 to 22. In continued pursuit of new materials
and innovative techniques, Company C will introduce several new rug designs
featuring soft, hand-spun bamboo. In addition, an expanded bedding assortment
includes the Echo collection in luxurious European linen.
GROUP'S DIMOND HOME MAKES A MOVE INTO RUGS
Dimond Home will introduce the Armito hand-tufted wool rug with
cotton backing in 3x5, 5x8, 8x10, and a 2'6"x8' runner in High
- Decorative accessories supplier Dimond Home, a division of lighting and
accent vendor ELK Group International, is entering the rug category introducing
33 designs at High Point Market running from Oct. 17 to 22.
AMER RUG CATALOG WINS 2015 AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARD
The award-winning 330-page 2015 Amer Rugs catalog
featuring 29 new collections will be on view at the
company's High Point Market showroom.
Norcross, GA - Amer Rugs has
won the 2015 American Graphic Design Award by Graphic Design USA for the
company's 2015 product catalog. In making the announcement, Joe
Barkley, vice president of sales and marketing, Amer, said "we are
extremely honored to be recognized by Graphic Design USA for the effort
and energy placed into providing the best representation possible for
our products for our interior design clients and retail partners."