FEIZY ANNOUNCES NORTHEAST
CONSOLIDATED SHIPPING PROGRAM
INVEST $8 MILLION IN KARASTAN FACILITY UPGRADES
Karastan Senior Vice President Bill Storey and North Carolina
Commerce Secretary John Skvarla announce facility production
expansion in Eden, NC.
EDEN, NC - As part of the company's
ongoing efforts to bring added value to customers through high-quality products
and service, Mohawk Industries has announced an $8M investment in its Eden,
North Carolina weaving plant. Almost 90 years after the first Karastan rug was
produced at the facility, Mohawk is reinvigorating the location with investments
in technology, equipment, infrastructure and new jobs that will make Eden a
center of excellence in weaving across all of the Karastan brand's business
segments - including the residential, rug and commercial divisions - as well as
producing woven collections for select specialized channels.
DOMOTEX 2016 ON TARGET
FOR SUCCESS AND GROWTH
TOP NAMES TAKE SPACE AT AMERICASMART FOR
Demand for space at AmericasMart Atlanta
continues to grow with top home, gift and rug manufacturers and sales
organizations securing new and newly expanded showrooms in preparation
Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market,
July 7 to 14.
SAFAVIEH SPOTLIGHTS DREAM MATTRESSES AT ICFF
Testing out a Dream Mattress at ICFF are
Safavieh's Tiffany Yaraghi (left) with One Kings Lane's Rachael
Quigley, buyer, Robyn A Hing, associate buyer, and Bevin Landry,
event production assistant.
NEW YORK -
Designers and architects visiting the Safavieh booth during its inaugural
exhibit at the international Contemporary Home Furnishings Fair (May 16 to 19)
were intrigued by the company's new Dream Mattress collection, according to
Jonathan Yaraghi, head of Safavieh's wholesale furniture group.
SURYA SELECTED AS
GEORGIA FAST 40 HONOREE
LINDSTROM RUGS WINS ICFF EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD
Eric Lindstrom stands before his Ink Blot rug, an attention
grabber at ICFF.
NEW YORK - The
annual ICFF Editor's Choice Award winners have been announced in 11 categories,
and the winner in the carpet and flooring category (which includes area rugs) is
five-year-old California-based boutique rug maker Lindstrom Rugs. "The show has
been amazing for us. And even more so to be recognized with this award," said
owner Eric Lindstrom who designed the Ink Blot rug and others at ICFF.
CAPEL RUGS AWARDS $10,000
IN JEWELRY TO JENSEN FURNITURE
Founded in 1956, Jensen Furniture is a full-line, family-owned
retailer serving Northwest Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota.
TROY, NC -
Sonja Jensen, co-owner and office manager of Jensen Furniture in Luck, WI., will
receive $10,000 in jewelry as the winner of Capel Rugs' "Appointments Come with
Benefits" promotion held during the April High Point Market.
NOURISON RUGS PREMIERE AT
ICFF AND COLLECTIVE DESIGN SHOWS
Shining lights of Nourison's exhibit were the
luminous rugs at left (from top, Silk Shadows, Twilight and City
Chic) and glistening Mina Victory pillows.
NEW YORK - In
addition to presenting rugs, broadloom and decorative pillows as a first-time
exhibitor at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (May 16 to 19) at the
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Nourison got double exposure during New York
Design Week at the Calvin Klein Home-sponsored VIP lounge at the Collective
Design Fair held May 13 to 17 at Skylight Clarkson Square in SoHo. At Collective
Design, rugs produced in a licensing program with Calvin Klein Home were used to
anchor conversation seating groups, as shown as a sneak preview to a scheduled
trade launch in October 2015.
NEW YORK - New York's 27th
International Contemporary Furniture Fair is garnering the attention of more rug
players with each passing year. And, the 2015 edition will witness a doubling of
participants who categorize themselves as rug manufacturers. ICFF freshman
include established US brands such as Nourison, Pasargad and Safavieh, European
entrants such as cc-Tapis, Brooklyn based design studios such as Aelfie, and
industry newcomers like Namo Rugs.
DEBUTS NEW LICENSED
RUG DESIGNS FROM ARTISTIC TILE
A wool and silk Foliage rug is Tibetano's
interpretation of Artistic Tile's stained glass mosaic bearing
the same name.
NEW YORK -
Tibetano Carpets will unveil the first licensed rugs featuring proprietary
patterns from Artistic Tile, a high-end tile and stone company, at this week's
International Contemporary Furniture Fair. Tibetano will exhibit May 16 to 19 at
ICFF booth #2240 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.
ABC CARPET &
HOME'S WEINRIB CREATES RUG
INSTALLATION AT NYC'S
COLLECTIVE DESIGN FAIR
Rugs and fabrics from Madeline Weinrib's new Sand
collection debut in her Collective Feature installation at this
week' Collective Design Fair.
NEW YORK -
Textile designer Madeline Weinrib, the granddaughter of ABC Carpet & Home
founder Max Weinrib, today unveiled her first installation at the artfully
curated Collective Design Fair which runs from May 13 to 17 during NYCxDESIGN,
New York City's official citywide celebration of design.
NEW YORK - Design
visionary Marcel Wanders, co-founder and art director of Dutch home furnishings
furniture and accessories brand Moooi, is in New York this week for the grand
opening on May 15th of Moooi's first U.S. showroom at 36 East 31
Street. The opening also serves as the U.S. premiere of the first carpets
produced and marketed by Moooi Carpets, a new company.
SACHA WALCKHOFF OF CHRISTIAN LACROIX TALKS RUG DESIGN
The Christian Lacroix Jewels Garden rug makes its
US debut at the new Moooi showroom opening in Manhattan today.
PARIS - The grey
area between art and design is obliterated in the new rug collection by Moooi,
and nowhere is that more evident than in the signature rug designed for the
envelope-pushing Dutch brand than the Jewels Garden rug by Sacha Walckhoff,
designer and creative director of trend setting fashion lifestyle house
REVITARUGS SPONSORS ASID'S EXPLORING
DESIGN ECOLOGY WITH CLODAGH
NEW YORK - RevitaRugs will sponsor "Exploring Design Ecology" featuring celebrity designer Clodagh as keynote speaker at the ASID Design Matters Forum at REALM, in South Norwalk, CT, on May 20 from 4 to 9 p.m.
MIAMI - When
Maison & Objet Americas makes its official debut this week, a handful of
American-based rug companies will be among an elite group of 300 hand-picked
home furnishings and interior design exhibitors from 24 countries. The inaugural
show will run May 12 to 15 at the Convention Center in Miami while the original
show in Paris celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015.
CONTAINER PORTS NORMALIZING
AFTER SURGE TO CLEAR BACKLOG
WASHINGTON - Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is returning to normal levels as officials prepare to count votes on ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement that ended months of uncertainty, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
NOURISON TO EXHIBIT AT ICFF 2015
At ICFF, Nourison will show this flowing mosaic
design from the Twilight collection of wool and Luxcelle 2.
NJ - Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will exhibit at the
International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 16 to 19 at the Jacob K. Javits
Convention Center in New York. The company will show at booth #2252,
highlighting its new Twilight and Nightfall area rug collections and Manhattan
and Stardust broadloom styles.
AMERICASMART ATLANTA SHOWS ATTRACT GROWING NATIONAL
AmericasMart Atlanta's rapidly expanding presence within the national design
community is introducing growing numbers of designers and specifiers to the
market's expansive design-driven product mix in both its principal shows and
open-daily operations, according to Mark Furlet, senior vice president of
Leasing for AmericasMart's Home, Rug and Holiday & Floral/Home Decor