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CAPEL RUGS MOVES TO NEW LAS VEGAS SHOWROOM


Already open to designers, Capel Rugs' new Building A showroom at the World Market Center will officially debut at the upcoming Las Vegas Market in July.


TROY, N.C. -- Capel Rugs has moved to a new year-round showroom on the first floor of Building A of the World Market Center in Las Vegas.

 

AMERICASMART CELEBRATES RETAIL AND DESIGN IN JULY VIGNETTES


ATLANTA -- Retail and design intersect with sophisticated style in AmericasMart Atlanta's celebrated vignette design exhibition, 'It's All Here --Where Retail Meets Design' at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market this July. 

 
DORIS LESLIE BLAU SPOTLIGHTS CUSTOM CAPABILITIES AT ICFF


Suzan Izsak, director of custom carpets for Doris Leslie Blau Gallery, introduced designers attending ICFF 2016 to the company's flourishing bespoke rug program and a portfolio of new textures.

NEW YORK -- For its debut ICFF event, renowned Manhattan rug gallery Doris Leslie Blau focused on its bespoke capabilities with six showpieces and corner samples to inspire interior designers at the 2016 show.  



 
CARPETLAND COLORTILE STORE PROJECTS GROWTH WITH RUGS 

 

After testing rugs from Surya and Karastan, Sidney York, owner of Carpetland Colortile in Flint, Mich., increases those programs, and adds vendors, Loloi, Oriental Weavers, Nourison and Dalyn.


FLINT, Mich. -- Don't be fooled by the name: Carpetland Colortile in Flint, Mich., is big -- and getting bigger -- on rugs.


 
DESIGNER BOUTIQUE ALT FOR LIVING THRIVES, PLANS DEBUT OF RETAIL LOCATION


Alt for Living founder Analisse Taft-Gersten offers to-the-trade shoppers a curated selection of custom area rug designs and broadlooms.

NEW YORK -- With a high-end clientele of prominent interior designers such as Robert Couturier, David Easton, Victoria Hagan and Robert Stilin, the bespoke textiles and carpet boutique Alt for Living has carved a niche for itself with a formula successful enough to roll out to a retail, grab-and-go format being dubbed Alt Box.

 

AMERICASMART CURATES JULY 2016 PROGRAMMING TO INSPIRE DESIGNERS AND RETAILERS


ATLANTA – May 17, 2016 – Inspiration abounds at AmericasMart Atlanta as tastemakers and thought leaders share fresh ideas for business excellence at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market (Showrooms: July 12-19; Temporaries: July 14-18) and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 13-16). 


 

SURYA SELECTED AS GEORGIA FAST 40 COMPANY FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR


CARTERVILLE, Ga. -- Surya has been named for the second year in a row to the Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth  (ACG), a global professional organization focused on middle-market growth, mergers and acquisitions, and private investment.


 

NASIRI WINS BEST FLOOR COVERING IN  ICFF EDITORS' AWARD

At his ICFF booth prior to the award is Nader Nasiri of New York gallery Nasiri Carpets. He is thrilled his mid-century modern flatweaves won the ICFF Editors' Award for flooring.


NEW YORK -- New York rug gallery Nasiri Carpets picked up the ICFF Editors' Award for best in flooring for its mid-century flatweaves collection.


 
WAYFAIR.COM LAUNCHES ONE-STOP FLOORING SHOP

BOSTON -- Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), has announced its One-Stop Flooring Shop at Wayfair.com, offering customers a single, go-to destination for seamlessly managing and completing home flooring projects.
 
JAIPUR LIVING LAUNCHES SPRING 2016 CATALOG


Jaipur Living presents its own trend story in a new spring 2016 catalog entitled The Freshest Spring Pairing. The biannual book is available in print or online and features over 300 new products.

ATLANTA -- Jaipur Living has launched its spring 2016 catalog, The Freshest Spring Pairing, presenting over 300 new products and a series of new trends focusing on casual living for the season.

 

SHORE RUGS WINS NYCXDESIGN AWARD AND IFDA BEST IN SHOW FLOORING AWARD AT ICFF


London-based Shore founders Louie Rigano and Gil Muller score two prestigious awards during their ICFF debut.


NEW YORK -- London-based Shore Rugs scored two coveted awards during its debut at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) for its innovative comfort mats which are hand woven of silicone in the workshop of the company's young founders, Louie Rigano and Gil Muller.


 
NOW CARPETS WINS FOR BEST RESIDENTIAL FLOORING IN INAUGURAL NYC X DESIGN AWARDS


The hand-tufted Brazil rug by architect and designer Arik Levy for Now Carpets wins best in residential flooring for the inaugural NYCxDesign awards program.

NEW YORK -- Spanish contemporary rug maker Now Carpets won a NYCxDesign Award in Residential Flooring for its new Brazil hand-tufted rug, part of a debut collection called Landscape by renowned designer Arik Levy.


 

ICFF ATTRACTS MORE THAN A DOZEN NEW RUG EXHIBITORS 

A fresh cast of characters, including Bokara, Doris Leslie Blau, Eliko, Samad and Orley Shabahang, join the ICFF lineup. Shown, Orley Shabahang's new made in India Amritsar range (pictured, Organic).

NEW YORK -- The International Contemporary Furnishings Fair lures more than a dozen new rug exhibitors to the 28th installment of this global design event, including Bokara Rug Company, Castelluxe, Doris Leslie Blau, Eliko Rugs, Herron, Klasp, Lucy Tupu, Miyabi Casa, Samad, S&H Rugs, Scandecor Rugs, Serge Lesage and Shore -- with Orley Shabahang returning after a hiatus of several years.


 

S&H DEBUTS AT ICFF, TARGETS DESIGNERS & CUSTOM BUSINESS


S&H offer a range of rugs in pink long before Pantone dubbed it the color of the year. Shown, the wool and silk Broken Mohtasham Kashan design (29593) in pink on ivory.


CARLSTADT, N.J. -- S&H Rugs debuts at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, running from May 14-17 in New York City, in an effort to reach more high-end interior designers, Ori Wilbush, president of S&H, told RugNews.com in an exclusive pre-show interview.


 
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ICFF SHOW DIRECTOR KEVIN O'KEEFE DISCUSSES RUG CATEGORY AT 2016 EVENT


First time ICFF exhibitor Samad Brothers will display its high-end designs at its booth in the show's Luxe Interiors + Design Pavilion. Shown is the wool and silk Leonardo rug. 
 
NEW YORK -- The growing and eclectic ICFF show opens May 14 and runs through May 17 with an extended footprint and plans for significant expansion, both at the Jacob K. Javits Center and in new American venues, Miami and Los Angeles. 



 

KATHWARI: RUGS ARE KEY TO ETHAN ALLEN DESIGN CENTERS


Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen CEO, describes the company's rug assortment as robust, and reflective of trends in the marketplace.  

DANBURY, CT--Rugs are “very important" to Ethan Allen's rapidly expanding Design Centers, according to Ethan Allen CEO Farooq Kathwari.



 

WAYFAIR ANNOUNCES OPENING OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY


Wayfair's Mike Festa, who leads the R&D team, shows off the new way to shop for home using Google's Project Tango.

BOSTON -- Publicly traded Wayfair Inc., one of the world's largest online home furnishings and decor retailers, today announced the opening of its Wayfair Next Research and Development Laboratory located at the company's Boston headquarters. 


 
WAYFAIR'S DWELLSTUDIO FOCUSES ON
TO-THE-TRADE ATTENDEES AT FIRST
MAISON & OBJET AMERICAS

Wayfair takes its eclectic DwellStudio brand to Miami, where it introduces its rapidly growing to-the-trade program to show attendees. On the left, Jodi Pavia, B2B marketing and events senior associate, poses with Sarah Cazeault, a trade accounts manager.

MIAMI -- Wayfair's DwellStudio brand debuts at Maison & Objet Americas 2016 using the show as platform for not only generating excitement among M&O shoppers but also to educate to-the-trade attendees about its two-year-old Trade Services by Wayfair program for interior designers,  Sarah Cazeault, a trade accounts manager, told RugNews.com.


 
ETHAN ALLEN ENTERS GIFT REGISTRY ARENA


DANBURY, Conn. -- Ethan Allen's recently launched Wedding & Gift registry is designed to help take the guesswork out of gift giving with an easy-to-use platform that offers registrants and shoppers alike a place to come together over the happiest of occasions.  


 

SURYA UNVEILS NEW MILLION-SQUARE-FOOT HQ, GROWTH STRATEGY

The main entrance leading to Surya's new 1 million square foot U.S. headquarters, which is three times the size of the company's former Georgia facility.


CARTERSVILLE, Ga.  -- Surya, which is celebrating its 40th year in business, unveils a new, state-of-the-art U.S. headquarters
, the first step in the company's growth plans





















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