30+ RUGS YOU NEED TO SEE AT LAS VEGAS SUMMER MARKET, PART 2
LAS VEGAS -- As the roster of area rug makers participating in Las Vegas Market continues to expand, the range of styles and choices for market-goers balloons exponentially.
Rug making techniques and innovations continue to produce new products that run the gamut of super soft, super durable, super textural and super colorful -- and sometimes all three. And at summer Vegas market, running from July 28-Aug. 1, the latest technical advances and fashion iterations will be on show at rug showrooms. Constructions will range from hand-knot to machine-made, and trending styles continue to include updated traditional Persian looks, over-scale geometric and floral patterns, abstract designs and global looks.
On the licensing front, Las Vegas shoppers can check out newcomers that include Orian's debut of My Texas Home, HRI's collab with designer Wesley Mancini, and Unique Loom's partnership with celebrity Sabrina Soto. And then there are ongoing programs with names including: Calvin Klein and Kathy Ireland Home (Nourison); Erin Gates and the Novogratz (Momeni); Justina Blakeney, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines and Rifle Paper Co (Loloi Rugs); Natori (Kalaty); and Scott Living and Patina Vie (Karastan), among others.
Below RugNews.com sifts through the hundreds of latest introductions from showrooms from L to U to bring you the top looks and techniques. And, make sure to read Part 1, where we cover rug makers from A to K.
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Loloi Justina Blakeney Priti PRT-07T
Loloi, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year (read full story) with a series of showroom expansions including a new textile wall art and one of a kind rugs gallery in Atlanta (read full story), will also display its latest newcomers in its spacious Las Vegas space.
The company also is adding several new collections to its private label program including the power-loomed polypropylene pile Isadora with antique inspired motifs. Market shoppers can expect additions to some of Loloi's most popular licensed programs including Justina Blakeney (Priti, an all-wool pile assortment), Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines (Rowan, made of a blend of blend of cotton, viscose, polyester, wool and acrylic) and Rifle Paper Co. x Loloi (100 percent wool Palette and Tapestry).
Next Step Reps, C891
LR Resources Mirage 81562
LR Resources debuts its area rugs and home accents at Las Vegas Market in the showroom of Next Step Reps (read full story). The company, which has been repositioning itself in the past year and a half, rolled out a gift and accessories program under the Ox Bay Trading Co. label, which will be on display, alongside the company's popular Natural assortment and its newest area rug collections, such as Imagine, Mirage and Outlander.
Meva Medallion MED-01
Home furnishings maker Meva adds to its rug assortment with the Medallion collection, which is crafted by skilled artisans of fine New Zealand wool, viscose or bamboo silk. The company is also rolling out several other collections in a range of constructions from hand-knotted to hand-woven, tufted and machine-made.
Modway Reflect R-1177A
Lifestyle home furnishings company Modway will showcase the new Reflect indoor-outdoor rug collection in Las Vegas, along with debuting furniture and accessories to round out its offerings.
Designed for high traffic areas, Relfect all weather rugs are machine woven of polypropylene featuring a low cut pile motif and sisal weave ground. Designs range from distressed floral Persian medallions to abstract Moroccan trellis motifs. MSRP is $90.50 in 5x8.
Momeni Hermosa HRM-01
Momeni heads to Las Vegas showcasing not only its Momeni collection rugs, including its new indoor-outdoor PET Hermosa collection, but also the latest looks from its popular licensed programs such as Erin Gates and the Novogratz.
An emphasis on repeating geometric shapes, from diamonds and squares to elliptical patterns, gives a sophisticated transitional look to Hermosa, as does its cool palette of light blue, gray and white. Four all-weather rugs comprise the collection, all hand-tufted in India from 100 percent recycled plastic.
Nourison's Lustrous Weave LUW03
Nourison debuts the brand new Lustrous Weave collection at July summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas. The new area rug collection is soft underfoot, and features muted colors, erased patterns and a delicate sheen. In addition, the company adds to its long-running Calvin Klein program with new timeless transitional styles: Pretoria, hand-made of mohair wool in a neutral solid grid-mosaic texture, and Agadir, a hand-woven Berber rug made of wool and Luxcelle.
Nourison also will showcase the Starry Nights collection, which is rendered in a three million point construction, and is woven of Luxcelle and shrink polyester for a silky, soft hand and features strategic fading for a shimmery heirloom quality.
Oriental Weavers' Guild collection
Oriental Weavers will showcase a selection of new introductions at Las Vegas Market including its new Guild collection. Machine-woven in the US of 100 percent polypropylene frieze yarn, these rugs feature geometric and abstract patterns with a heavy, dense, soft hand.
PALMETTO LIVING BY ORIAN
Palmetto Living by Orian My Texas Home's Lady Bird
Palmetto Living by Orian will not only highlight its newest uber plush Nirvana construction at Las Vegas Market, it will officially launch its new license partnership in collaboration with online blog My Texas Home. The super soft Nirvana construction, which is expected to be the big summer hit, is the company's heaviest rug quality to date. It is crafted of a super soft polypropylene yarn with a sheen in high pile construction. Available in contemporary, transitional, and traditional designs in a palette of earthy neutral colors, Nirvana is made domestically and carries an MSRP of $720 in 5x8.
PERSONAL SPACE MB
Pavilion Suites, Booth P1-1060
Personal Space MB Fez Dhurrie
Manhattan Beach, California-based home furnishings and decor retailer Personal Space MB sets up a stand full of its artisan made, small batch home goods in the Pavilion Suites. Among the hand-crafted goods are a range of new hand-loomed cotton dhurrie rugs in geometric tribal inspired designs: Honeycomb, Fez and Kanta Border.
POM POM AT HOME
Pom Pom at Home Brooke
Los Angeles luxe linen and home accessories retailer Pom Pom at Home will showcases its newest assortment of all natural, hand-woven area rugs at summer market. Among the new understated Nordic cool designs is Beachwood, a flatweave made of 70 percent wool, 20 percent jute and 10 percent cotton available in 6 colorways and three sizes; the flatwoven Brooke, crafted of 85 percent wool and 15 percent cotton in the color combinations and five sizes; the flat-woven Tassel, available in mocha, five sizes and crafted of 50 percent jute, 40 percent jute, 10 percent cotton; and Warby, made of wool and jute in three colors and five sizes.
Rizzy Home MET103
Rizzy Home showcases its performance Metro collection of hand-tufted abstract modern designs. Constructed with tip sheared loop pile of recycled polyester, these rugs incorporate a water resistant, polyester backing material to make them easy to clean and allows them to be used in semi-outdoor locations.
RUG & KILIM
Pavilion Suites, Booth P1-1024
Rug & Kilim Scandinavian Modern
Rug & Kilim premieres at Las Vegas Market this summer, showing at the Design Home section in the Pavilion Suites. The New York-based area rug showroom, known for hand-knotted designer rugs, has won numerous awards for its Scandinavian Modern collections, and will have them on show in a range of neutral and pastel flatweaves which the company expects will be a market hit with West Coast shoppers. Also popular with designers are the company's new for 2019 Mid-Century Modern and Moroccan collections.
Safavieh Marrakech MRK902A
Safavieh, after presenting its latest area rugs and home goods to Atlanta market-goers, heads to points west and continues its focus on the indoor-outdoor category. The company will showcase its latest weather-resistant collections, some featuring different weaves in one design, along with offering complete room vignettes featuring furniture and accessories to complement all of Safavieh's lifestyle looks. New performance collections include Montage, Beach House and Bermuda
Another highlight on display in Vegas will be the wool Marrakech collection, also with bohemian-inspired designs and neutral tribal motifs woven in a textured, high-low loop pile.
Tayse Wakefield WFL4110
Tayse continues its rollout of new fashion-forward machine-made rugs and showcases some of its latest collections at the summer edition of Las Vegas Market. On show will be new collections such as Generations and Wakefield, both made of a soft polypropylene pile and jute backing. Wakefield features soft gradient pastel colored medallion designs, while Generations includes a range of styles from contemporary to geometric to traditional injected with saturated and vibrant colors.
Vegas shoppers can also expect fresh designs in the company's popular Natural assortment of lodge area rugs.
TRANS-OCEAN BY LIORA MANNE
Trans-Ocean by Liora Manne Lotus LTS5888
Designer Liora Manne uses her textile artistry to mimic the look and texture hand-knotted rugs in the new Lotus collection for Trans-Ocean, a highlight of the company's Las Vegas Market intros. The super-soft, fringed Lotus rugs feature a mix of subtle tones for a modern take on classic designs, featuring polyester and viscose yarns for softness and shine.
In addition to indoor-only goods, Trans-Ocean brings its signature indoor-outdoor styles to Las Vegas market and continues to grow its selection of performance indoor-outdoor rugs.
Unique Loom Sabrina Soto 3146254
Unique Loom debuted its brand in Las Vegas during the winter 2019 market and returns again to showcase its new partnership with Trading Spaces star Sabrina Soto. The new program of indoor-outdoor rugs, called Outdoor, features soft tones and lively patterns in a high-low textured and looped construction made of polypropylene.
United Weavers Cascades Plum 2601
United Weavers introduces market shoppers to the new Cascade, Aspen and Century collections, which offer a range of price points and fashion directions.
Cascade gives a modern twist on ornate patterns with updated traditional designs machine woven in Turkey of olefin and polyester yarn. Century is a microfiber semi shag collection, combining plush and shag yarns for fashion-right texture, and comes with jute backing for stability. The dense, plush Aspen collection has highlights of viscose for surface dimension, and a smooth pile canvas for transitional designs.