Elliot Steel, new design director at Nourison's Hospitality Division
Elliot Steel, new design director at Nourison’s Hospitality Division

SADDLE BROOK, NJ — July 30, 2013.  Nourison is pleased to announce the appointment of Elliot Steel as Design Director of the company’s Hospitality Division. He will report to Jonny Peykar, Vice President of Hospitality at Nourison.

Mr. Steel is based in Nourison’s state-of-the-art offices, warehouse and design facilities in Calhoun, GA. He will be responsible for developing the division’s overall design and product strategy. He will work closely with Linda Jacobs, Nourison’s talented head designer, as well as the rest of the design team, to create innovative broadloom products for a wide range of commercial market segments.

“We are very pleased to have someone with Elliot’s creativity, talent and experience on our team,” said Jonny Peykar. “His global credentials and understanding of the commercial broadloom industry, architects and designers will be very helpful in guiding this rapidly-expanding division of Nourison.”

Mr. Steel is a 25-year veteran of the carpet industry. Most recently, he worked as Global Design Manager at Tai Ping Carpets International. Prior to that, he has held senior design positions at Brintons UK, Ltd., Forte Cloth Ltd., Interface Europe Ltd., and Stoddard Carpets, Ltd. He has a BA in Printed and Woven Textiles from the Winchester School of Art.


Mr. Steel was born in Hawick, Scotland, the home of Cashmere and the world famous Scottish Woolen industry. “Wool and carpets has always been in my blood and I am very excited to be part of such a talented group of designers, he said. “Nourison has a wonderful reputation in the commercial luxury broadloom sector. I am looking forward to enhancing the product line and increasing our market share in the hospitality industry.”

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Nourison is a leading global floor covering company that produces extensive collections of virtually every category of rugs and high-end carpets. A fully vertically integrated company, Nourison oversees almost every aspect of the manufacturing process from wool spinning to dyeing, weaving and finishing. Supported by an unparalleled dealer system, Nourison has become the leading multi-product resource in the floor covering industry in the United States and Europe with permanent showrooms in New Jersey, New York, Atlanta, Las Vegas, High Point and Zurich. For further details, visit