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TEXTURE – Museum of Flax and River Lys.

TEXTURE is a museum devoted to the history, production and uses of flax. The flax industry was the most important economic activity in the...

Quick Take on NY NOW – Flat Woven equals High Design

New rug designers are using flat woven rugs as the medium of choice.  Previously,a hand tuffted rug was the medium of choice for entry...

Modern Abstracts in Rug design

Known as a movement in the arts that aims to break with classical and traditional forms, modernism has always been a big part of...

The Processes of How to Design & Create a Rug

Part 1. In this three-part series, Rug News and Design Magazine has paired with Textile Girl’s Creative Director Ashley Alford to explain exactly how...

ROMANCE OF INDIAN HAND WOVEN RUGS

Forty-three years ago, my recently acquired husband, Leslie Stroh the improbable and impressionable new President of Fritz & LaRue, returned from his first trip...

Size Matters: What Size Rug Should I Buy?

The size of the rug in the room makes a big difference to how the room looks. But visualizing that difference when standing in the store is difficult, even for experts.

Visual News: These Stunning Fake Moss Rugs Will Make You Think You’re in a...

From Visual News: Jake Kilroy on February 15, 2016 | Follow @FakeBookCovers Rugs are a key component of any interior decorator’s plan of attack. They tie...

The Fifth Wall Of Your Room

I like to think of an area rug as the “fifth wall” in a room because it can be a focal point just like...

Storytelling: A New Brand Initiative

High Point Market Seminar Hosted by David Altman, CEO of Marketshare Advisors International. David partnered with Bloomingdales, Neumann Marcus, Victoria's Secret, Bath and Body Works....

Rethink What You Need to Win the Customer in the Digital Age

11 surprising things you should do now to win more retail customers in the digital age High Point Seminar — October 19, 2015 INTRO “I have a...

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