AMERICA'S MAGNIFICENT CARPETS CELEBRATED AT CEREMONY AT
ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL MARKET
Winners of Saturday night ceremony honoring America's magnificent Carpets at Atlanta International Market.
By Lissa Wyman
ATLANTA -- The annual America's Magnificent Carpets Awards was the culmination of the Atlanta International Market Jan. 8 to 11, 2014 as Chas Sydney, retired senior vice president of and Kevin Malkiewicz, vice president of AmericasMart presented awards to rugs in 10 categories. Independent judges were Annette Joseph, Darcy Adler and Sharian Garner.
The winners were:
$0-$8 per sq. ft.
Capel Rugs Tuscan Sun
Capel Rugs Tuscan Sun
$8-$16 per sq. ft.
Jaipur Rugs Clayton Daizy
$0-$30 per sq. ft.
Marcella Fine Rugs
Marcella Fine Rugs Oushak
$30 to $50 per sq. ft.
$50 to $100 per sq. ft.
F.J. Kashanian Capri Revamp
over $100 per sq. ft.
Anadol Ozipek Hereke
$0 to $400 5x8
Oriental Weavers Kaleidoscope
Over $400 5x8
Emma at Home
Indoor-Outdoor Couristan Emma at Home
Licensing Jaipur Rugs Luli Sanchez
AND A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL!
Oriental Weavers' Nicki Rayburn, left, director of marketing, and Mandi Williams, design director. Mandi's Kaleidoscope design was winner in the machine made under $400 category.
Steve Roan, vice president of sales and marketing for Kas Oriental Rugs with wife Caroline Roan.
Lex Berger of Area Rug Gallery, Melbourne, FL, with Jim McNally, regional manager of Capel Rugs.
Nourison ladies enjoy the evening. From left, Mary Earhart, Catalina Pericon and Mary Azhadi.
MikeThompson, national sales manager for LR Resources with wife Miriam Thompson, owner of The Rug Rack in Chattanooga.
Bob Kirby of Kashee & Sons, left, with Dawn Platke, Carpet Studio, Inc., Whitefish, MT.
Tim Schantz of Dynamic Rugs with independent sales repJeff Koehler.
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