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FIRST LOOK: NEW EXHIBITORS STEP UP FASHION AT THE 2017 RUG SHOW NY


The Rug Show NY welcomes prestigious new exhibitors, among them top row, from left: F.J. Kashanian, Kalaty, Stark Studio; middle: Paulig, Alan Pourvakil, Sumaq Alpaca; bottom, The Persian Carpet, HOC, Asha Carpets.

NEW YORK -- The sixth edition of The Rug Show New York continues its record growth, and this year's crop of new exhibitors amps up the Javits Center event's fashion quotient.


 
KAS RUGS TO DEBUT NEW LIBBY LANGDON COLLECTIONS IN HIGH POINT WITH TWO MARKET EVENTS


The hand-tufted wool Brick by Brick collection by Libby Langdon for KAS is one of four rug lines to be launched at High Point Market in October with two KAS showroom events headlining Langdon.

SOMERSET, NJ -- KAS Rugs will unveil its new licensed collection of rugs and pillows created by interior and product designer Libby Langdon, at High Point Market, and has set a pair of special events to celebrate the new partnership. 


 

NICOLE SAMAD JOINS SAMAD BROTHERS 

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- Samad Brothers announces the appointment of Nicole Samad to the company's sales team. She will work in sales and assist her father, David Samad servicing the luxury rug supplier's clients across the country.


 
 
S&H RETURNS TO NY NOW AND RUG SHOW AT JAVITS, FEATURES NEW DESIGNS, IMPROVED CAPABILITIES


S&H Rugs debuts its made in Nepal Natural Abstract collection at NY Now and the Rug Show at Javits. Shown, design SH36355. 

NEW YORK -- S&H Rugs heads to two major New York design events with a new collection of modern designs, new colors and patterns, and improved lead times on special orders.


 
 
MOHAWK HOME EXPANDS COLLABORATION WITH PATINA VIE TO E-COMMERCE CHANNEL


After rolling out its inaugural Patina Vie license program at Karastan earlier this year, Mohawk Home grows the collaboration adding a more affordable line, available online only. Shown, Mohawk Home Studio Cloisters Turquoise by Patina Vie. 

CALHOUN, Ga. -- Following the success of its new Patina Vie license program, launched earlier this year at Karastan, Mohawk Home expands the range offering a more affordable, online only selection of vintage-inspired looks created by the popular design studio.


 
 

SAFAVIEH'S $60M SAVANNAH EXPANSION ADDS 1.1 MILLION SQUARE FOOT FACILITY AND 200 JOBS

 
"We will triple our Savannah warehouse capacity by the end of 2018." -- Darius Yaraghi, Safavieh

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Safavieh has laid the groundwork to triple its warehouse capacity in Savannah, announcing plans to build a $60 million, 1.1 million square foot Chatham County distribution facility, Darius Yaraghi, principal of Safavieh, told RugNews.com.

 
FALL 2017 HIGH POINT MARKET KEYNOTES STAR SCOTT BROTHERS, HICKS SIBLINGS

The daughter and son of legendary designer David Hicks, India and Ashley Hicks, headline one of three keynotes at the Fall 2017 High Point Market in their first on-stage appearance together.

High Point, N.C. -- The High Point Market Authority announces its Keynote Series of three sessions for Fall Market, October 14 -18, 2017, each featuring industry design celebrities.


 
NEW DESIGN-DRIVEN EXHIBITORS TO DEBUT IN SALON AT FALL HIGH POINT MARKET

High Point, N.C. --International Market Centers has announced that several new exhibitors will make their market debut in SALON during October High Point Market.


 
 
SURYA NAMED TO INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES FOR SEVENTH STRAIGHT YEAR 

CARTERSVILLE, Ga -- For the seventh consecutive year, Surya has been recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.


 
 
ORIAN RUGS CANADA CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
  "Orian Canada would like to thank all of our customers for this milestone." -  Pat O'Farrell, vice president of sales, Orian Rugs Canada


ANDERSON, S.C. -- Orian Rugs Canada, a division of Orian Rugs, Inc., is celebrating its 10-year anniversary serving the Canadian marketplace.


 
LAS VEGAS MARKET TOUR: PEOPLE & PRODUCTS, PART 1


LAS VEGAS  -- While the traffic ebbed and flowed at the recent Las Vegas Market, held from July 30-Aug. 3, plenty of VIP shoppers showed up to take a look at the lastest offerings from their favorite area rug vendors. 


 
LAS VEGAS MARKET TOUR: PEOPLE & PRODUCTS, PART 2

 

LAS VEGAS -- The recent Las Vegas Market, held from July 30-Aug. 3, offered plenty of fresh designs for clicks and bricks retailers and a growing roster of interior designers who showed up to take a look at introductions from their favorite area rug vendors. 


 
HIGH POINT MARKET AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES HOSPITALITY DESIGN PROGRAM FOR FALL 2017 MARKET


Among the 75 showrooms participating at 'Hospitality at High Point', the Christopher Guy showroom will host the program's keynote event featuring a presentation by Christopher Guy Harrison, and designers Glenn Wilson and Joni Vanderslice. 

HIGH POINT, NC -- The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) will once again host its Hospitality at Market program during its Fall 2017 Market (October 14-18).


 
 
THE RUG SHOW NYC ANNOUNCES CARPET DESIGN CONTEST, WORKSHOPS LED BY CREATIVE MATTERS TEAM

The award-winning designers at Creative Matters (founder Carol Sebert above) will lead carpet design workshops on Sept. 11 and 12 at the Rug Show NYC at the Javits Convention Center.

NEW YORK -- The Rug Show New York, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here Sept. 10-13, 2017, will hold interactive workshop sessions on the basics of carpet design conducted by the award-winning designers of Toronto-based couture rug house Creative Matters.

 
RUGS AMERICA LAUNCHES HEAVY DUTY INDOOR-OUTDOOR MATS 

FARMINGDALE, NY -- Rugs America has entered the indoor-outdoor entry mat category with a new line to be introduced at the New York Home Fashions Market and High Point Market this fall.


 
 

IFDA NY CHAPTER PRESENTS COLOR & LIGHT SEMINAR DURING NY NOW 

NEW YORK -- The IFDA New York Chapter will host a seminar on the properties of color and light in addition to a history of lighting options at New York's Jacob J. Javits Convention Center at Room 1A 01 Lower Level, Monday, August 21 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.


 
 
FAMILY-RUN SUGGS ORIENTAL RUGS THRIVES IN NO-FRILLS RETAIL SETTING


The second generation of Alabama-based Suggs Oriental Rugs is expanding their existing store and adding a second location. Above, brothers Robert and Dale Suggs flank their sister, Marnie Suggs Austin.   

MADISON, Ala. -- Customers who first walk through the doors of Suggs Oriental Rugs in Madison, Alabama, will likely be greeted by Max, an Airedale mix pooch who loves to engage visitors in a game of fetch.


 
 
LAS VEGAS MARKET SETS POSITIVE TONE FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2017

Summer Las Vegas Market wrap up reports growing interest in Outdoor, increased Gift attendees, and stable home furnishings attendance for 4000+ Resources.

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Buyers took advantage of a record number of resources including significant new product introductions and first-time exhibitors at the recently concluded LasVegas Market.


 

ABBYSON HIRES GLOBAL OPERATIONS VETERAN BILL ASHTON

LOS ANGELES -- Aligned with its continued investment into operational infrastructure and recent distribution center expansion, Abbyson is proud to announce the addition of global operations executive Bill Ashton to the new senior management position of Vice President of Operations.


 
 
DOMOTEX 2018 ON TRACK FOR 1,400 EXHIBITORS FROM 60 NATIONS

HANNOVER, Germany --  Domotex 2018 doesn't open for another five months, but it's already apparent that the 30th edition of this leading global trade show for carpets and floor coverings (January 12-15, 2018) will be a very strong international affair.




















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