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ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team, the trade association representing the decorative accessory industry, announced the winners of the 22nd annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held Jan. 22 in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart. Guests attended the ceremony that recognized ARTS Awards recipients in 28 different categories. HGTV wasMore »

Safavieh Unveils New Website

Safavieh Unveils New Website

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh, which launched its newly redesigned website earlier this month, is reviewing the site’s new features with retailers during the Las Vegas Market this week. The new website’s most important improvements are in the display of products: Safavieh uses high resolution photos of 19,600 rug SKUs and a high resolution zoom feature whichMore »

Calvin Klein Home to Debut Spring Rug Collection

Calvin Klein Home to Debut Spring Rug Collection

NEW YORK—Calvin Klein Home is readying the launch of multiple new collections of rugs for this spring, created by Nourison, the brand’s licensee. The introduction encompasses seven collections with a total of 17 new rug styles. The Canyon collection is made with cut-pile viscose merged with flat suede leather. The Shetland collection presents the lookMore »

Sphinx to Host “Vegas Night” Party at Las Vegas Market

Sphinx to Host “Vegas Night” Party at Las Vegas Market

DALTON, Ga.—Sphinx by Oriental Weavers will host its second annual “Vegas Night with Sphinx” party during the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The party is scheduled for Jan. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the company’s showroom, room 580 in building B. It will include complimentary food, drinks and entertainment, and Sphinx will also beMore »

Capel’s Songbird Rug to be Added to N.C. Museum of History

Capel’s Songbird Rug to be Added to N.C. Museum of History

RALEIGH, N.C.–The North Carolina Museum of History will add Capel Rugs’ braided Songbird rug to its permanent artifact collection, recognizing the company’s long history as a North Carolina manufacturer. A special ceremony was held today on the N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus. Capel Rugs began 93 years ago, after A. Leon Capel transformed his Gee-HawMore »

Rizzy Home Appoints Two Executives

Rizzy Home Appoints Two Executives

CALHOUN, Ga.- Rizzy Home has named Tim Donahue director of business development and Scott Evans creative director for textiles. Reporting to Mark Ferullo, vice president of sales, Donahue brings more than two decades of experience to his new position. He previously spent 21 years at Milliken Residential Flooring, where his posts included national sales director,More »

Magnificent Carpet Award Winners Honored in Atlanta

Magnificent Carpet Award Winners Honored in Atlanta

ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Area Rug Market celebrated the winners of its America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards during market last week, recognizing those in both the handmade and power-loomed categories as well as the best showroom for each of the four area rug floors in Building 1. For handmade rugs, the winners were: Couristan, in the $0­12More »

Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion

Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion

DALTON, Ga. – For its Home for the Holidays promotion, Karastan invited its hundreds of Facebook fans to click or comment on their favorite Iconoclast rug during the month of December, and then randomly awarded one participant with the rug she commented on. The Facebook promotion was part of Karastan’s expanding efforts to use onlineMore »