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Karmiol Leaves Nourison

Karmiol Leaves Nourison

SADDLEBROOK, N.J.–Rita Karmiol, vice president of national sales, has left Nourison Industries, the company said in a statement. She was with the company for more than 25 years. “In her years of service at Nourison, Ms. Karmiol has been a valuable part of the management team,” the statement said. “We wish her every success inMore »

Culpepper Joins Orian Rugs

Culpepper Joins Orian Rugs

ANDERSON, S.C.–Orian Rugs has appointed Brandon Culpepper vice president of sales and business development, a new position. Reporting to Wim De Pape, chief operating officer, Culpepper will be responsible for building Orian’s account base and growing its existing business. “Brandon will thrive in this new position,” said De Pape. “His industry knowledge, relationships and expertiseMore »

Gift Fair Extends Deadline for Juried Divisions

Gift Fair Extends Deadline for Juried Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair has extended the deadline for application to its juried divisions, Handmade Designer Maker, Handmade Global Design and Accent on Design. The deadline for Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global Design have been moved to Oct. 14, and for Accent on Design, the new deadline is Nov. 1.More »

Surya’s Facebook Page Reaches 25,000 Fans

Surya’s Facebook Page Reaches 25,000 Fans

CALHOUN, GA.–Surya hit a milestone yesterday on Facebook, as it reached 25,000 fans. Located at facebook.com/suryasocial, the page allows the company to showcase new designs, share information and more, while people can post compliments and ask questions about the product.  “Facebook offers our brand a fantastic forum to engage directly with our retail customers, interiorMore »

Surya’s Tiwari Named Top 25 Entrepreneur

Surya’s Tiwari Named Top 25 Entrepreneur

ATLANTA-Business to Business magazine has named Surya President Satya Tiwari a 2011 Top 25 Entrepreneur. The publication recognizes top entrepreneurs in Atlanta annually, and Tiwari will be honored along with the other 2011 award recipients at a ceremony on Nov. 3 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. Tiwari will also be profiled inMore »

Orian Rugs Opens New Distribution Facility in Ontario

Orian Rugs Opens New Distribution Facility in Ontario

ANDERSON, S.C.-Orian Rugs has opened a new distribution facility in Ontario, Canada, with plans to double the square footage by the end of 2012. The company’s Canadian office will be relocating to the new facility over the next few months. “Superior customer service is a top priority at Orian,” said Wim De Pape, chief operatingMore »

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

This year’s edition of Maison & Objet, held in Paris last month, was bursting with color—single colors especially. As reported by WGSN-HomeBuildlife, the online trend forecasting and product design resource.   Lime • Zesty lime, apple and chartreuse tones were seen across each product category.• The color is used as a solid section on productMore »

Rugs In The News: Dynamic Rugs Finds Treasure

Rugs In The News: Dynamic Rugs Finds Treasure

At the recently completed New York Home Fashions Market, Dynamic Rugs showed its new viscose Treasure collection, which features double point and drop stitch, said Matthew Rohanian, president. “It focuses on today’s colors and contemporary/transitional looks.” It was based on the heat set polypropylene construction of Eclipse and Mystero—two of Dynamic’s best selling lines—but usesMore »