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Issue Date: 2019 JANUARY, Posted On: 1/6/2019


01062019 UPDATED: Rug Events in the Limelight at January 2019 Atlanta Market

 

RUG EVENTS IN THE LIMELIGHT AT JANUARY 2019 ATLANTA MARKET


ATLANTA -- At next week's Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Wednesday, Jan. 9 to Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, the roster of celebrations and educational seminars includes headliners from Amer, Safavieh, Loloi, Jaipur Living and Surya-- and the New Year's most promising designs in the Museum of Introductions.


WEDNESDAY JANUARY 

LOLOI
Building 1- 4-D-2 
Rifle Paper Co. x Loloi at Atlanta Market

Jan. 9, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Meet, greet, and art print signing with Anna Bond, co-founder and creative director of Rifle Paper Co. at the Atlanta Market in Loloi's showroom. This is to celebrate the debut of Rifle Paper Co. x Loloi at Atlanta Market.

Museum of Introductions (MOI) Gallery

Building 1 - Floor 4

Jan. 9 - Jan. 11 from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Jan. 12 from 9:00 am to noon


Co-sponsored by AmericasMart and ORIA, the Museum of Introductions presents the rug and home industry's exclusive showing of new product introductions in a sophisticated museum setting.


SAFAVIEH

Showroom Grand Opening

Building 1 - 3-F2

Jan. 9, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


AmericasMart will host a grand opening celebration for Safavieh's new showroom at the beginning with a champagne toast at 4 p.m. to welcome the New Year and also celebrate 2019 as the year of Timeless Safavieh Style. 


THURSDAY JANUARY 10


AMERICA'S MAGNIFICENT CARPET AWARDS

Building 1, 4-B-1

Jan. 10, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


AmericasMart and ORIA co-sponsor the America's Magnificent Carpet Awards and cocktail party, the hallmark of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market experience. Celebrate the industry's best in the Museum of Introductions.

AMER RUGS

Celebration and Jazz

Building 1, 6-D-9

Jan. 10, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Amer is celebrating its new look with an evening of jazz at its AmericasMart showroom.


JAIPUR LIVING 

Paper Marbling

Building 1 - 12-F-9

Jan. 10, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Take a break in the Jaipur Living showroom and channel your inner artist by marbleizing paper. The art of using absorbent paper to pick up ink from a liquid bath dates back to the twelfth century. In this fun event, guests learn how to design intricate patterns in vividly-colored inks and then transfer them onto paper they can take home. RSVP here


LOLOI 

15th Anniversary Celebration
Building 1 - 4-D-2 

Jan. 10, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

15th Year Anniversary Party at Atlanta Market in Loloi's showroom with bites, drinks, and live music from musician Frank Houston.


FRIDAY JANUARY 11
 
JAIPUR LIVING 
Jaipur Living Party
Building 1 - 12-F-9
Jan. 11, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
 
Celebrate the season with Jaipur Living, and mingle with colleagues while enjoying creative refreshments provided by a mixologist. Sit back, relax, and get painted with a beautiful henna tattoo. RSVP here.

SURYA

The Guide to Area Rugs (CEU)
Building 1 ,11-A-1
Jan. 11, 10:30 -11:30 am

Surya's CEU course will survey uses of area rugs throughout the world and history -- from thousands of years ago to today. The demonstration of materials, fabrication and application practices will improve designers' ability to provide informed style solutions for clients (0.1 CEU). Register here.
 
SATURDAY JANUARY, 12

JAIPUR LIVING 

Henna Happening
Building 1 - 12-F-9 
Jan. 12, 2 pm - 4 pm


This Jaipur Living signature event gives market attendees the opportunity to take a break from their hectic AmericasMart schedule while a henna tattoo artist adorns them with a temporary design. Light refreshments will be available. 
RSVP here.


SURYA

Five Digital Trends Shaking Up Design 
Building 1 ,11-A-1
Jan. 12, 2 pm - 3 pm


Just when you thought it was slowing down, the digital world has exploded with new, sometimes confusing trends that are changing the business of design. Find out what you need to know to not be left behind by your competition... and your customers. Five Digital Trends Shaking Up Design is presented by Interior Design magazine with speaker Pam McNally, vice president, digital, SANDOW. RSVP here.


Jaipur Vegetarian Lunch

Every day during market, attendees are welcome to enjoy a delicious vegetarian meal in the Jaipur Living showroom. 


The showroom, located in Building, 1, 12-F-9, will be open from 9am to 6pm during The Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 8 through 15. The showroom will be open until 8pm Friday, Jan. 11 and Saturday, Jan. 12. 


















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