Walking the Market

Liberty Rugs NEW Cortes Rug at AmericasMart 

Liberty's new addition is the Cortes Rug. Elegant neutral colors and diamond pattern. Two dimensional, soft and thick texture. One of the recent new...

Rug News Retail

What are Karastan Rugs – an interview with Sam Presnell

  What Are Karastan Rugs? Karastan is a brand name of rug that is widely popular across the nation. Learn more about Karastan rugs and how...

About Rugs

The Hooked Rug Museum of North America – Hubbards, Nova Scotia

The Hooked Rug Museum is an increasingly large repository of the history, the art, the knowledge and yes, the enthusiasm that a dedicated group...


Design Your Own Wallpaper Online on Skinwall Website

Skinwall, an Italian firm, has the ability to generate the wall in real time with 3 steps: 1) Chose the design from 4 collections.The website...

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Recent Magazine Issues


My Life With Afghani Weavers by Mason Purcell

My interest in Afghanistan dates to when, at the age of nine, I discovered Kipling's Kim and The Man Who Would Be King. I first went to Afghanistan in 1975, not, as did so many dealers in Afghan carpets, on the old hippie trail, or as a member of the Peace Corp., but as a carpet buyer. [A version of this article was first published in November, 1997 in Volume 19, No. 2 of Rug News Magazine.]

All About Rug VIDEOS


byREVEAL XRC Labs Presentation

At XRC Labs' 2nd cohort presentations, an amazingly simple idea for a pop-up kiosk yielded, in test markets of one month, $6,000 per square...

To The Trade

The Initiative to Educate Afghan Women

Roz Rustigian is still the chair of "The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women" and the board and supporters continue their efforts to provide a...

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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