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ON TARGET: rugs

ON TARGET: rugs

Target generally devotes an aisle and a half to area and accent rugs and door mats. One half of an aisle contains area rugs 5-by-7 up to 6.5-by-10, and brands included Target’s Room Essentials and Target Home, as well as Fieldcrest Luxury and Woolrich. Styles included a jute and cotton chenille rug that looked likeMore »

Alighting on Atlanta

Alighting on Atlanta

By Andrea Lillo It continues to be a colorful story for the rug category, and more bright hues will be welcomed at this month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Accompanying them are bold designs such as oversized patterns of paisleys, florals and damasks. But on the opposite side, the neutral tones of brown and grayMore »

Nourison Launches Color Couture In Atlanta

Nourison Launches Color Couture In Atlanta

While Nourison has offered custom rug sizes as well as a custom Axminster woven program before, Color Couture is the company’s first custom design program for area rugs only, and will be shown at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. More than 60 original designs have been created for this program. Patterns are primarily modernMore »

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores

GoodWeave Certified Rug Program Launches at Select Macy’s Stores An exclusive line of GoodWeave certified rugs has launched at 10 Macy’s stores in New York and New Jersey, offering consumers 20 styles of rugs in four collections. The GoodWeave label certifies that the rugs were not made with child labor. The rugs are being importedMore »

British Expansion

British Expansion

By Andrea Lillo Known for offering high-end collections with such renowned designers as Alexander McQueen, David Rockwell and Diane von Furstenberg, The Rug Company looks to become accessible to more consumers, with plans for a new e-commerce site and a lower-priced line later this year. In addition, it continues to open showrooms, with a locationMore »

Lori Weatherly Rugs Debut with Warp & Weft

Lori Weatherly Rugs Debut  with Warp & Weft

Warp & Weft has launched its newest designer collection, with painter and interior designer Lori Weatherly. A limited-edition offering in the company’s signature Designers’ Studio, the line includes six linear geometric solid-color patterns created through the use of different pile heights. The rugs are handknotted in Nepal in a loop and cut pile (100 knotsMore »

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

LAS VEGAS–President Bill Clinton’s keynote speech for the Las Vegas Market has been rescheduled to Aug. 2 at 6:45 p.m. The address, which will include a question-and-answer session, was originally scheduled for Aug. 1. The former president will speak on the challenges of globalization and the nation’s growing economic interdependence, along with looking ahead toMore »

Nourison’s Stewart Hay Dies

Nourison’s Stewart Hay Dies

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Stewart Alexander Hay, vice president of the tufted division for Nourison, died July 7. He lived in Marietta, Ga., and was based in the company’s Calhoun, Ga., location. He was 55. Born in New Zealand, Hay founded Glen Eden Wool Carpets in 1987 where he built a successful brand by making luxurious carpetsMore »