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CREATIVE MATTERS TO EXHIBIT FOR FIRST TIME AT THE RUG SHOW 


Creative Matters' inaugural booth at the NY edition of The Rug Show will showcase hand knotted collections that artfully juxtapose wool and silk./ RugNews.com photo.


TORONTO, Canada - Creative Matters will exhibit for the first time at The Rug Show, September 10 - 13, 2016, at the Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street. 


 
NYICS ANNOUNCES SPEAKER LINEUP FOR 12TH ANNUAL SHOW


Crafted to inspire retailers and designers, the Elle Décor panel at NYICS will feature Elisabeth Parker, vice president, Christie's; Paul Mello, senior vice president, Fort Street Studio; Joseph Carini , creative director, Joseph Carini Carpets; and David Scott, principal, David Scott Interiors. 

West Hollywood, CA -- Building on the innovations made last year under, the New York International Carpet Show (NYICS) under the new ownership of  Murtaza Ahmadi continues to attract high-profile partners to deliver rich content and give attendees a unique show experience.  NYICS runs Sept. 11-13, 2016 at terminal Warehouse in Manhattan.


 
 
LET'S TALK CROSS CATEGORY - PART 2
RUG SUPPLIERS OFFER TOTAL HOME SOLUTIONS 

 

RugNews.com analyzes the state of the industry and what's next on the horizon in Part 2 of an  exclusive series entitled "Let's Talk Cross Category - Rug Vendors Selling it All".


 

 

LET'S TALK CROSS CATEGORY: RUG VENDORS SELLING IT ALL


LAS VEGAS -- Although cross-category began as a gradual evolution with a few rug-focused early adopters, showrooms at 2016's summer markets proved the concept is now revolutionizing the collective DNA of the home furnishings industry.


 

MOMENI LAUNCHES 'NOVOGRATZ BY MOMENI' AREA RUGS

Cortney and Robert Novogratz have teamed up with Momeni to create "Novogratz by Momeni" rug collections which launch to the trade at the upcoming High Point Market.


CARLSTADT, N.J. -- Momeni has announced a new licensing partnership with renowned husband and wife design team and television personalities, The Novogratz, to design, manufacture and market a collection of area rugs.


 

DOMOTEX ASIA/CHINAFLOOR 2017 GROWS


Shanghai, China -- The 19th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR will take place on March 21-23, 2017, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. 


 

ZOLLANVARI RETURNS TO MAISON & OBJET PARIS IN PRIME LOCATION


Zollanvari will exhibit at the Fall 2016 edition of Maison & Objet Paris with a host of new designs including Graffiti 1 from the Gabbehs Abstract & Plain Collection with its contemporary spin on ancient Gabbeh motifs. 


PARIS -- Zollanvari returns to Maison & Objet (M&O) Paris September 2 - 6, 2016 with a stand in a prime location on the Red Carpet, and an expansive range, from the tribal, classical and modern designs from southern Persia to the contemporary and traditional designs of the Kundan Koti Silk collection made in Rajasthan, India.


 

DALLAS MARKET CENTER HOSTS DINE + DESIGN: SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COLORMIX 


DALLAS -- Dallas Market Center, the largest open-daily design center in North America, announces Dine + Design, the semi-annual education and networking luncheon for the interior design community, October 11, 11:00 a.m. at the World Trade Center. 


 

JAIPUR LIVING BREAKS GROUND ON $22.3 MILLION HEADQUARTERS

Breaking ground for the new Jaipur Living corporate headquarters in Acworth, Ga. are Steve Holcomb, Vice Chairman, Development Authority of Cherokee County and Marshall Day Chairman, Development Authority of Cherokee County, with Jaipur Living executives Asha Chaudhary, President, Archana Chaudhary, Director of Supply Chain, and Ken Taylor, Chief Financial Officer.


ACWORTH, Ga -- With a hardhat emblazoned with the company logo and a golden shovel, Jaipur Living president Asha Chaudhary ceremoniously broke ground on a new 180,000-square-foot facility here, one which will consolidate the fast-growing rug and textile company's distribution centers and will position it to become faster and even more efficient at delivering goods.


 

ABBYSON LIVING EXPANDS RUG CATEGORY; ANNOUNCES RETURN TO HIGH POINT MARKET


Rooms fully decorated with Abbyson Living products in 15 categories are part of a new 'All Together Now' campaign, including a major expansion of New Zealand wool rugs.


LOS ANGELES -- After expanding its rug collections significantly at the August 2016 Las Vegas Market, Abbyson Living has announced a return to High Point Market at the upcoming October edition. 


 

ORIENTAL DESIGNER RUGS EXPANDS WHOLESALE REACH

The management team of Oriental Designer Rugs (from left) Vineet Golchha, Renu Giri, and Benny Golchha at the company's headquarters and showroom in Atlanta, exhibited at the Atlanta International Rug Market in July with an eye on expanding wholesale sales nationwide.

ATLANTA -- Unveiling a new marketing strategy, as well as a new and broadened selection of rug designs at the July 2016 Atlanta International Rug Market, Oriental Designer Rugs plans to expand its wholesale operation nationally while maintaining a local retail presence in Atlanta.


 

CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT COLLECTION DEBUTS WITH RUGS AT UNITED WEAVERS

 

Former child-actor-turned-licensor Christopher Knight strikes a pose with VP Wasim Abu Hadba of United Weavers at the rug maker's Las Vegas Market showroom.


LAS VEGAS -- The summer market launch of a new lifestyle brand, Christopher Knight Collection, brings with it a proven name in the home sector and a debut featuring a 12-rug collection by United Weavers of America. 


 

WAYFAIR LAUNCHES VIRTUAL REALITY APP TO CUSTOMIZE OUTDOOR SPACES

Online retailer Wayfair launches Patio Playground platform for customers to create the backyard of their dreams, available in Oculus Rift Experiences store.


BOSTON -- Wayfair Inc. today announced the launch of Patio Playground, the company's first-party virtual reality application, available on the Oculus Rift Experiences store.


 

NEWCOMER BOKARA JOINS THE NY NOW LINEUP, ALONG WITH SOME FRESH FACES


Bokara will showcase its latest contemporary designs at NY Now, including this new style from the Pristine collection.

NEW YORK -- New Jersey-based Bokara Rug Co. is the latest established rug-focused company to join NY Now, which runs through August 24, in counterpoint to several debuting nascent brands that focus on artisan and handcrafted designs.


 
MOHAWK HOME SET TO DEBUT 100 NEW RUGS IN A BROAD RANGE OF STYLES AT THE FALL 2016 NEW YORK MARKET


Mohawk Home's fall New York Home Fashions Market debuts include its first domestically made indoor/outdoor collection called Veranda


SUGAR VALLEY, Ga. -- Mohawk Home is slated to unveil more than 100 new rugs in a range of styles, including woven, printed, tufted and indoor/outdoor, at the Fall 2016 New York Home Fashions Market. 


 

DEADLINE SET FOR CARPET DESIGN AWARDS FOR DOMOTEX 2017

Dedicated display areas showcase Innovations@Domotex in all floor coverings categories, including modern and handmade carpets and rugs.


HANNOVER -- The submissions process for Innovations@Domotex 2017, including the prestigious Carpet Design Awards, has begun, offering exhibitors an additional opportunity to showcase their latest products at Domotex.


 
THE RUG SHOW KICKS OFF SEPT. 10 IN NEW YORK CITY


Sahar debuts the Impressions collection, which takes its cues from contemporary art. Made of premium hand-spun Persian wool and the best Chinese silk, these rugs are hand-knotted in Rajasthan.

NEW YORK -- The Rug Show will offer an extensive selection of rugs and carpets across the middle and high end of the market from Sept. 10-13 at the Javits Center in New York City.


 

CLAREMONT RUG COMPANY OPENS NEW SHOWROOM, EXPANDS SELECTION FOR YOUNGER BUYERS


The new Claremont 2 showroom grows its offering to include a larger selection of designs for Millennial shoppers.


OAKLAND, Calif. -- Eminent art dealer Jan David Winitz, whose Claremont Rug Company specializes in art-level Oriental rugs from the "Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving," has expanded and relocated his boutique gallery, Claremont 2, to a showroom adjacent to his main storefront.


 
SURYA NAMED TO INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES FOR SIXTH YEAR IN A ROW

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- For the sixth consecutive year, Surya has earned a spot on the esteemed Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies.
 

 
 

RETAIL INSIGHTS: GERRY YOST TALKS RUGS AT AVALON FLOORING


Veteran Gerry Yost gives customers the rug shopping experience they want by fine-tuning the mix at Avalon Flooring's 14-store chain.


CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Carpet and flooring runs in the family for Gerry Yost, the director of area rugs and window treatments for Avalon Flooring, a 14-store chain with locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.




















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