New at ICFF 2013 Designer Rugs Deco Collection Rug. This collection was designed by Catherine Martin and is an Art Deco-inspired collection that was featured in the new Great Gatsby film.
New at ICFF 2013 OG22 Rug Fun Teddy Rug. This rug is a teddy-bear shaped colored geometric pattern.
New for ICFF 2013 Now Carpets Akari Rug. Now is a Spanish company showing a variety of contemporary designs.
andDesign – The Niche Within The Niche — By Sarah Stroh
Observations — Change Happens — By Leslie Stroh
Retailing — Chicago — By Jack Maier
Designers’ Notebook – Shea Soucie/Martin Horner, and Melissa Lewis & Cari Giannoulias
andDesign – The Ship That Sails Wins — By Sarah Stroh
Observations — Retailers Survey Results — By Leslie Stroh
Observations — Social Media — By Mike Cohen
All About Rugs – Cross Trending — By Wesley Mancini
Designers’ Notebook – Lynda Onthank, ASID and Christina Oliver
andDesign – Women — By Sarah Stroh
Observations — Social Responsibly Defined: Kaleen – By Leslie Stroh
All About Rugs – Rugs 101 — By Cyrus Loloi
Designers’ Notebook – Brenda K. Denny, ASID and Donna M. Jarnigan, ASID, RID, RB
Retailing — By The Numbers: Sales 2012 — By Jack Maier
Legends: Time Capsule- The Past, Present and Future in La Cienega Design Quarter (LCDQ), LA, CA 3 days of social media and designers meeting, talking and listening to presentations. Over 30 retails stores have decorated their windows to represent the, past, the present and the future. Stay posted for presentation overviews, window displays and on [...]
During High Point Market, I realized that words were sometimes meaningless. Rug News andDesign posts over 600 pictures per year in Walking the Market – a visual representation of what we see at markets.
It’s spring and that means High Point market. Keep an eye out for me walking the market. I will be wearing green, Rug News andDesigns signature color. My son will not be joining me- 1st market he has not attend since birth. Besides for the standard market stuff, I will also be looking at products that capture [...]
What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? My favorite market is the High Point market, because it is where I can make the most of my time since there is more product there than any other market. I attend the Dallas market, because of the close proximity to Houston, and I love to [...]
What markets or design centers do you attend? Since my Suzanne Tucker Home line of textiles is represented in showrooms all over the country—and overseas as well—I have been attending markets and visiting design centers in many different places, among them the SFDC in San Francisco, the PDC in Los Angeles, the D&D Building in [...]
What markets or design centers do you attend? Being blessed to be in San Francisco, I attend the local SFDC (San Francisco Design Center) Markets during the year. We have wonderful resources here. I also make shopping trips to Boston, New York and Paris, but generally not during “markets.” Do you use your computer for [...]
TROY, N.C. – Capel Rugs presented silver Tiffany bracelets with an infinity design to four buyers during the April High Point Market. The elegant bracelets were awarded during daily raffles held in the company’s showroom in Market Square, space 112. The winners were Barb Bachman, co-owner of Warren Barnett Interiors, Brookfield, Wis.; Tiffany Harris, co-owner [...]
(May 7, 2013 – Dalton, Georgia) OW Hospitality’s “Style Studio” is pleased to announce the release of their newly created Axminster carpet line, the Watercolors Collection. This innovative collection features many breathtaking designs in a spectacular color array and will be the key focus of the OW Hospitality booth at Hospitality Design Expo in May. [...]
What’s new at NYICS? Buyers attending the 2013 Metro Market Week and New York International Carpet Show will see a new look at NYICS. This combined trade event provides a dynamic destination with lots of activities for participants during the important New York Fall Market in October. Just minutes to the traditional Carpet District, NYICS [...]
When you ask people about Chicago Style – does Chicago have a distinctive style of interior design? What are its elements? – they say “Oh, it’s Midwestern.” Or “Oh, it’s traditional.” Then they say trends start on the coasts, and by the time they get to Chicago they’re calmed down…
Saraswati Carpets, Parent of Amer Carpets: Tufted Rug Making.
Real hand tufting, not gun tufting.
Carpet Making by Saraswati Carpets, Parent of Amer Carpet.
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New for ICFF 2013 Tania Johnson Glass Collection Rug. These rugs are based on a photograph of rain taken through glass.
New at ICFF 2013 Britto Charette Faceta Collection Rug. This collection features pieced-together cowhide rugs in various configurations.
New at ICFF 2013 Jan Kath Erased Heritage Collection Rug. These rugs are wool/silk construction made in Turkey which are styled to look like antique rugs that are decomposing.