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Rug Companies Launch Collections, Showrooms, Categories at Market

Rug Companies Launch Collections, Showrooms, Categories at Market

NEW YORK–Rug manufacturers are using the New York Home Fashions Market this week as a launching pad for adding new rug collections and product categories, as well as to debut showrooms. Surya continues to expand its lower price point offerings. “We’re paying more attention to these types of categories,” said Seth King, vice president, salesMore »

Capel Rugs Teams With Designer Kevin O’Brien

Capel Rugs Teams With Designer Kevin O’Brien

TROY, N.C.–Fabric designer Kevin O’Brien has teamed up with Capel Rugs for an original line of area rugs, which will be unveiled next month at High Point Market, Oct. 16 to 21. “It’s hard to describe how excited we are about working with Kevin,” said Cameron Capel, director of national accounts, Capel Rugs. “When weMore »

7 W New York to Host Textiles Market and Carpet Show

7 W New York to Host Textiles Market and Carpet Show

NEW YORK—The 7 W New York showroom building will play host to both the New York Home Fashions Market and the New York International Carpet Show in mid-September. The carpet show is scheduled for Sept. 12-14, while the textiles market will take place from Sept. 13-17. To pull the two events together, 7 W NewMore »

Momeni Partners With ORIA to Help Pakistani Flood Victims

Momeni Partners With ORIA to Help Pakistani Flood Victims

CARLSTADT, N.J.–Partnering with the Oriental Rug Importers Association, Momeni has pledged to donate a portion of sales of its Pakistani rugs during September to weavers in Pakistan who have been affected by the floods. Momeni has purchased rugs from Pakistan for more than 30 years. “In addition to the personal tragedy affecting so many in thisMore »

Surya Announces Winner of iPad

Surya Announces Winner of iPad

CALHOUN, Ga.–Bona Griffieth, accessory buyer for Morris Home Furnishings, Dayton, Ohio, is the winner of Surya’s Apple iPad giveaway, which was eligible to all buyers who visited the company’s showroom during the recent Atlanta International Area Rug and Las Vegas markets. “We are always excited to offer special promotions and giveaways during our seasonal markets,”More »

Capel Rugs Names Arthur Senior Designer

Capel Rugs Names Arthur Senior Designer

TROY, N.C.–Lorie Arthur has been named senior designer, a new position, at Capel Rugs. She will report to Tami Watras, director of merchandising. Arthur has more than 20 years experience in textile design, product development, merchandising and sourcing, and previously served as director of product development and design for Artisan Design Group and Springs Industries.More »