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The Rug Company Debuts David Rockwell Collection

The Rug Company Debuts David Rockwell Collection

New York—Architect and designer David Rockwell has launched a hand-knotted collection with The Rug Company with designs that range from his love of theater to his collection of kaleidoscopes. “I¹m not a product person,” Rockwell told HFN. “And I¹m not necessarily a shopper. But I love surfaces and light.” Available in September, the collection consistsMore »

Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market July 12

Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market July 12

NEW YORK—The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, alillo@hfnmag.com; for mattresses, David Gill, dgill@hfnmag.com; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, wshoulberg@hfnmag.com.

Nourison Adds Woods as Northeast Sales Rep

Nourison Adds Woods as Northeast Sales Rep

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Theolene Woods has joined Nourison as Northeast sales rep, covering Connecticut, Rhode Island and upstate New York. She will service and develop business with the company’s dealer base in this region, handling both Nourison’s rug and broadloom lines. With more than a decade of industry experience, Woods has served in sales and managementMore »

All Natural

All Natural

By Andrea Lillo Eco-friendly fibers are not new to the rug category, but now that eco-savvy consumers shop more frequently online across all home furnishings categories, calling out products’ green features can only be a good thing.   An online search at the sites of several specialty retailers found that what they called “natural fiber” rugsMore »

Malene B Partners With Canadian Showroom

Malene B Partners With Canadian Showroom

BROOKLYN, N.Y.–Custom handmade rug designer malene b has signed her first international designer showroom: Canada’s Colin Campbell. With showrooms in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, Colin Campbell will introduce the malene b collection this fall. Malene b is currently represented by Sacco Carpets in New York, B. Moore Home in Brooklyn, N.Y., Carpet Creations in MiamiMore »

The Rug Market Partners with Three Rep Groups

The Rug Market Partners with Three Rep Groups

LOS ANGELES—The Rug Market has recently added three sales rep groups to bolster its business in the Southeast, Midwest and West Coast regions. Casa Bella, based in Chicago, will cover nine states in the Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. For the Southwest territory, Atlanta-based Southern Accessories TodayMore »

Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market July 12

Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market July 12

NEW YORK-The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, alillo@hfnmag.com; for mattresses, David Gill, dgill@hfnmag.com; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, wshoulberg@hfnmag.com.

Harrison Named to General Manager of Import Division at Capel

Harrison Named to General Manager of Import Division at Capel

TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs has appointed John Harrison general manager of the company’s import division, reporting to Tami Watras, director of merchandising. Now responsible for the company’s planning and purchasing strategies as well as inventory control and vendor management, he first joined Capel in 1994 as import purchasing manager.