KALATY GROWS BEST-SELLING COLLECTIONS AT SUMMER MARKETS
Kalaty continues to grow its popularly priced K-Two collection adding new looks to Remy, crafted of a Lori-loom weave of Silkette. Shown, RY-064
ATLANTA -- At the 2019 Atlanta and Las Vegas summer markets, Kalaty Rug Corp. is introducing new designs to its best-selling hand-knotted collections, adding fresh collections to its popular-priced K-Two line and introducing summer shoppers to its latest hand-knotted Infinity range.
"We're nearly halfway through 2019, and we are already experiencing an excellent year at Kalaty," said Ramin Kalaty, president. "No doubt, the strong economy is a contributing factor to successful sales in the high-end hand-knotted category. Yet, we are also seeing excellent sales in our more popular-priced K-Two rugs. If the economy continues in this direction, by year end, Kalaty will have had one of its best years."
Kalaty grows its successful hand-knot Infinity line of contemporary designs. Shown, IT-252
Among Kalaty's summer introductions are heirloom-quality rugs in new abstract patterns featuring intricate carving and/or unique textural effects, as well as modern takes on traditional motifs, chic easy-to-live-with transitional styles, and casual tonal loop-and-pile weaves.
"At summer markets, as with all markets, we anticipate seeing both new and existing customers, dealers and designers at our Atlanta and Las Vegas showrooms," said Kamran Kalaty, a company spokesperson. "Our interactions with market customers are an essential aspect of what we do. The reactions of dealers and designers who attend these important shows continue to help us as we assess current and future rug collections -- their input is critical to how we develop our various marketing directions."
LATEST HAND-KNOTTED COLLECTION:
Kalaty's hand-knotted Infinity collection adds new abstract designs for Atlanta shoppers. Shown, IT-254
Hand-knotted using 100 percent premium hand-spun wool, this eye-catching collection of contemporary abstract rug designs is designed for just the right touch of modern flair.
NEW DESIGNS ADDED TO HEIRLOOM COLLECTIONS:
Capri adds new looks for those who appreciate the modern side of traditional. This fashionable collection of borderless "broken" Oushak designs is hand knotted in a Turkish-style weave using a combination of premium wool and Silkette.
Modern colors and "broken" transitional motifs fuse together in the latest looks in this collection that is hand knotted in a Tibetan-knot weave using a combination of wool and Silkette. Selected rugs feature the added dimension of hand carving.
Modern meets traditional in this heirloom-quality collection of fashion-forward borderless designs which adds fresh designs. Hand-knotted using 100 percent premium hand-spun wool, the collection features classic inspirations in stylish colors, motifs and patterns that are further enhanced by artisanal erased effects.
Hand-knotted in a Turkish-style weave using 100 percent premium hand-spun wool, these perennially popular rugs remain in a class all their own. While colors within the collection range from traditional classics to updated modern tones more in keeping with today's tastes and lifestyles, all of these timeless designs and motifs retain the unique characteristics prized in antique Oushaks.
Natori Lhasa Collection
Inspired by her own abstract prints, fashion industry icon Josie Natori showcases her East-meets-West design aesthetic by "bringing art into life" through the designs in the Lhasa series, which gets expanded for summer marekts. Using a combination of premium wool and Silkette in subdued color palettes, each rug is hand-knotted in a Tibetan weave, then further highlighted with high-low carved textural effects.
Hand-knotted of 100 percent premium wool, theses double-sided flatweave Soumak rugs display a unique herringbone texture that is characteristic of the soumak weave. Inspirations for this eclectic collection consist of a variety of motifs that display classic Sultan, Mahal, Nomadic and other tribal-influences.
POPULAR-PRICED K-TWO SERIES
Kalaty continues to add to its K-Two Remy assortment crafted of a Lori-loom weave of Silkette. Shown, RY-066
Kalaty's popular-priced series covers a wide range of constructions, weaves, styles and popular colorways, and has quickly become an important category for Kalaty. This summer the company grows its Lori-loom woven Remy collection and adds two new collections , growing the K-Two series to a total of 16 collections.
Updated traditional designs in modern fashion colors, power-loomed in a multi-textural high-low weave using a creative combination of Silkette and acrylic yarns. Each of these high-quality rugs is hand-bound and hand-finished.
Handcrafted of 100 percent wool in a thick shag-type of pile, this exuberant collection of delightfully casual modern abstract designs in fun fashion colors is the ideal complement to a variety of today's popular modern furniture styles.
The Kalaty family Oriental rug business began more than 100 years ago in Iran under Mirza Kalaty's grandfather, and in 1979, Mirza Kalaty established the company in the U.S. Today, Mirza Kalaty and his five sons - Ramin, Mike, Farshad, Ariel and Kamran - run the company, which recently expanded with a new generation entering the family business. Kalaty Rug Corp. continues to progress through design, innovative coloring and finishing, as well as through its commitment to provide customers with heirloom-quality area rugs and unparalleled service. Kalaty consistently maintains a large inventory and offers same-day shipping on most products.
Showrooms include: New York (295 Fifth Ave., Suite 508), Atlanta (AmericasMart, 4-G14), Las Vegas (World Market Center, B-455) and High Point (IHFC, G-369).
For more information about the company, its rug collections, marketing tools, services and programs, please visit www.kalaty.com.