WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-SustainAbility: design for a better world, a special exhibit and educational series designed to inform, promote and recognize “green” activities and initiatives, returns to the New York International Gift Fair in August. Now in its fourth year, NYIGF’s SustainAbility program incorporates a juried exhibit of sustainable gift, home and lifestyle products, the Eco … More »
NEW YORK–An exclusive line of GoodWeave rugs has launched at 10 Macy’s stores in New York and New Jersey, all with the GoodWeave label, which certifies that the rugs were not made with child labor. In addition, Macy’s Herald Square location will host a photo exhibit on the eighth floor entitled Faces of Freedom from … More »
HIGH POINT, N.C.–Capel Rugs has appointed Ron Bristow showroom manager of its High Point showroom, located in Market Square Space 112. Previously in sales management with Capel, Bristow reports to Allen Robertson, vice president of sales. In his new role, he will be responsible for sales and visual merchandising of the showroom and will work … More »
NEW YORK–Liora Manné has relaunched her website at lioramanne.com to make it easier for visitors to view her collection of Lamontage rugs, pillows and other products, as well explore her custom capabilities and other areas. There is also a Design with Liora monthly contest, where consumers are invited to submit pictures of how they used … More »
ATLANTA–Next month, from July 14 to 17, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market will offer retailers and designers not only numerous area rug introductions but also several events and seminars of which to take advantage. The Area Rug Center, located on floors 3 to 6 in Building One of AmericasMart, continues as the core of … More »
NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, July 14 to 17. Area rug exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (email@example.com). The deadline for materials is Monday, June 13.
By Andrea Lillo With personalized products on the rise, it’s no surprise that more custom programs have debuted in the rug category. Targeting retailers, designers, consumers—or all three—the programs offer the opportunity to create a unique item for the consumer, rather than buying “straight off the rack.” While these programs vary on what they focus … More »
NATICK, MA.–James Swan, the interior designer and author of the book “101 Things I Hate About Your House,” will have a book signing at the Natick location of Dover Rug & Home on Wednesday, June 22. It will be the first book signing of Swan’s book in New England, and will be held from 6:30 … More »