Walking The Market

Tigerrags NEW at Wish Designs at High Point

The ultra suede Tiggerrags Collection is made in the U.S. with a lead time of about four weeks. It is completely customizable with designer specified colors. The products have an amazing, lively texture.

Villa Collection NEW at Classic Homes at High Point

The Villa Collection is available in six designs and is over tufted using a wool backing. The rugs have a great raised texture and are available in a variety of colors.

NEW Pillows at Moe’s at High Point

Moe’s offers this new line of graffiti pillows. They have an urban chic feel and are made with 1.8 kg of feathers.

Recent Issues

September 2014 Rug News andDesign

Observations — By Leslie Stroh
Craigslist: The Buy/Sell/Trade Of Rugs — By Sarah Stroh

Education In India — By Sarah Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – Henry P. Johnson and Rita St. Clair

August 2014 Rug News andDesign

Observations — By Leslie Stroh & Sarah Stroh

Child Labor In India: By The Numbers — By Leslie Stroh

Education In India — By Sarah Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – Michele Safra and Hilary Unger

July 2014 Rug News andDesign

Observations — By Leslie Stroh & Sarah Stroh

Talking The Market — By Leslie Stroh

Comparing Apples To Oranges — By Sarah Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – Loren Audrey Taylor and Toni Knudson


Video: Women’s Rug Round Table High Point Breakfast Sponsored by Momeni Rugs, IHFC G-369, Monday, October 20, 2014 at 8am

When our high-tech director goes low-tech…

We’re not all business at Rug News andDesign. Our IT Director is also a licensed Captain, and has spent several days each week over the last month doing orientation under sail with incoming students at the local maritime high school, aboard a 19th century fishing schooner. This was yesterday’s day at the office:

Toni Knudson, Knudson Interiors, Las Vegas, NV, July 2014

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?  If time allows we prefer to custom design and order rugs for our projects. Our preferred vendors are Indich Collection in Hawaii and Endless Knot in California. Both companies fabricate high quality rugs, have great in-house designs and assist us in custom design and fabrication. […]

About Rugs

Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

Laughter, love and pure childhood imagination and joy come alive on this stage. This video Sarah Stroh shot in India shows just one way The Global Fund for Children helps children in the communities in India.

Obeetee: We Are Watching


Video: Nobody asked Obeetee to help the farmers, the land that surrounds the main campus. Yet, that is what Obeetee did when it built its Water Treatment Facility.

As a company, they are watching.

Happy Holi

As we enter into Holi weekend here in India, I though I would show you colors of our last week in India. Happy Holi.

What's New

Feizy Introduces New Fall Catalog at High Point

New Catalog Showcases New Intros and a Reimagined Magazine Layout DALLAS, TX – Oct. 17, 2014 – Feizy Rugs, one of the largest rug manufacturers in North America, will release its latest catalog showcasing the hottest trends in new rugs for the fall season at the High Point Market. The nearly 400-page catalog features an […]

Elk Group International To Occupy 10,000 Square Feet At Americasmart®

ATLANTA – October 7, 2014 – AmericasMart® Atlanta accelerates the integration of its Home and Rug collections with the commitment of ELK Group International to a new 10,000-plus square foot showroom. The expansive space will showcase ELK’s family of home décor, home accents, furniture and lighting lines – Dimond, Lazy Susan and Sterling – together […]

Momeni Remodeled High Point Showroom

Carlstadt, NJ – Momeni has remodeled and doubled the sized of their High Point showroom adding space for their growing accessories line and growing rug business. Momeni will be showing several new collections of decorative accessories during the High Point Furniture Market, according to Reza Momeni, President of the company. “ We needed to expand […]

Knotted Rugs

Child Labor In India: By The Numbers

By the Department of Labor’s own study, child labor in India is a non-problem.

Combining household child labor not living with their parents (148), and factory child labor not living with their parents (270), creates an at-risk population for the handmade rug industry of (418) children under the age of 18, according to a major study paid for by the US Department of Labor covering the years 2009-2011…

Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

I have never seen a happier bunch of school children, ever. They wanted to learn. They were smiling. I visited three schools and saw the same thing—happy children. Care & Fair helps over 2,500 students a year. They also help women through the Women Empowerment Clinics. Most of these women have moved to the area […]

Hear the sounds, see the movements

Many hands are involved in the making of one hand knotted rug. This video is but a glimpse into the process of rug making.

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Foreign Accents introduces NEW Collection at High Point

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This collection is art. Each rug is a breathtaking manifestation of an Irish poem or legend. The Legends Signature Collection by Kathleen Mooney is simply stunning-almost too beautiful to walk on.

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NEW Additions at Dellarobbia at High Point

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This is the Fractal rug from the Del Rug series. The rug is completely customizable with a plethora of size options and over 200 color choices.

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Resort Collection NEW at Company C at High Point

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NEW Color Explosion at Capa at High Poing

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Capa features new and traditional styles in rich, energetic colors. All rugs are handmade and there is a huge selection to choose from.

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NEW Sneak Peak at Global Views at High Point

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bezel Border Rug in ink and camel is a sneak peak of the Winter 2015 Collection. This line will be available in four sizes, is 100% wool, and is hand tufted and woven in India. The line will feature dynamic colors and exuberant patterns.

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Alpaca NEW at AMS at High Point

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Alpaca Collection from Peru is luxuriously soft and has an amazing textural element. There are hundreds of dyed colors available and six natural. Every piece is completely custom made. 

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