SOMERSET, N.J.–Legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie has partnered with Kas Rugs on a new license agreement. The initial rug collection will debut at High Point Market in April 2014.
Mackie’s work in entertainment has earned him nine Emmy Awards, 31 Emmy Award nominations and three Oscar nominations. He has worked with hundreds of celebrities, including Carol Burnett, Cher, Pink, Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, Madonna, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez.
“Bob’s artistic designs and appreciation of color are so unique that they bring an exciting look to our overall Kas assortment, and to the industry as a whole,” said Rao Yarlagadda, president of Kas. “Bob Mackie Home’s industry brand strength, coupled with our unparalleled reputation for color and design is sure to be a success with our retail partners. We are tremendously excited to launch this rug line at High Point Market this coming April.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Kas as they are a truly innovative company that values their relationships,” Marc Schwartz, chief operating officer of Bob Mackie Design Group, Ltd. “They genuinely understand how to interpret Bob’s designs into beautifully detailed rugs.”