Walking the Market

Michaelian Home Bringing Whole New Company & Line to High Point

With the acquisition of IOT (India Overseas Trading) Jason Sumner instantly expands the Michaelian Home line adding natural rag and flat weave rugs to...

Rug News Retail

Kamiski Auction -75% Sold – Most with Opening Bid

  Kaminiski Auction March 4 2018 Auctioning off 292 rugs on a Sunday morning can seem daunting, but Kaminski Auctions on March 4, 2018 sold approximately...

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Leslie Stroh’s Cryptic Comments After Atlanta,Las Vegas and NY NOW

The heart of the rug business is DESIGN. The heart of home fashions is Design.  DESIGN is supported by construction, fiber, texture and color. Greige...


Obeetee Hosted a Conversation Between FIT Students and Design Professionals

With a focus on Home product development and marketing,  and Stacy Garcia, Keita Turner, Heather Zaretsky, Reeta Gyamlani and Laura Hays talked one on...

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Tibetan Carpet Weaving

Very good video showing the weaving process of Nepalese and Tibetan rugs.

The $30 Million Rug

Carpet Making in India


Augmented Reality Will Fundamentally Change the Rug Industry

Augmented Reality from the New York Times Just after Rug News andDesign wrote about Augmented Reality, on page 15, the New York Times announced a new...

To The Trade

Is Sotheby’s Selling Rugs Again?

Sotheby’s recently  bought a company called Viyet, which is selling rugs Direct to Designers (D2D). We looked at the press release; we looked at the...

Video: Teppich-Samimi, Berlin, Germany

During a recent visit to Berlin, Rug News andDesign spoke with Arwin Samimi, owner of Teppich-Samimi, a rug store on Bismarckstraße in Charlottenburg.

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