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Blog: Early Spring in High Point

AF Lighting Candice Olson

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Cool, rainy weather did not damper yesterday’s High Point Market as showrooms were busy and introductions and events were plentiful. AF Lighting debuted Candice Olson Loft, a line that offers Olson’s designs at a lower price point than the company’s signature line with the designer. The new line “still has her point ofMore »

Blog: Color, Natural Materials Headline High Point Market

Bob Mackie Kas

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Now in its fourth day, High Point Market continues to see several themes within the area rug category. Introductions using metallics or shine were seen, as well as ones incorporating natural or recycled materials or handcrafted looks. Color remains a strong focus, and many introductions have vibrant hues. Orian’s Overdyed line included severalMore »

Safavieh Launches Dream Rooms Microsite and Marketing Campaign

Safavieh Country Manor

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh has launched a microsite, www.safavieh.com/dreamrooms, which features 10 curated lifestyle room photos, all furnished in Safavieh furniture, rugs and decorative accessories. The site targets consumers and offers them inspiration for home decorating, as well as product information. Based on consumer decorating preferences, Safavieh’s Dream Room designs fall into 10 themes: Suburban Exotic,More »

Manufacturers Have Color of the Year Products Ready for 2014

Safavieh Orchid SET

NEW YORK–In time for the new year, manufacturers already have lined up products colored in Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid, a vibrant purple hue. From furniture to tabletop, Radiant Orchid will be hard to miss next year. Surya will showcase hundreds of rugs, pillows, throws and other home accessories in Radiant OrchidMore »

Looking Back at 2013

Kas Rugs

Rug companies reflect on the year’s highlights By Andrea Lillo As 2013 comes to a close, it’s natural to reflect on what went well for the year—and what was a teachable moment. For the rug industry, companies felt more comfortable trying new things this year than they have in the past, as the economy slowlyMore »

Ralph Lauren Home, Safavieh to Launch Outdoor Rugs

Safavieh Ralph Lauren Outdoor Rug

PORT WASHINGTON, NY–Ralph Lauren Home will enter the outdoor rug category with a new collection from Safavieh that will preview during High Point Market, which begins Saturday. The initial collection will consist of 10 new SKUs using a kilim flatweave technique.  It will be available at retail next spring, with an expanded collection scheduled forMore »

Safavieh Relocates New York City Wholesale Showroom

Safavieh New York flagship

NEW YORK–Safavieh has relocated its New York City wholesale showroom to 902 Broadway at 20th St., which is also the company’s flagship retail location. Previously, the wholesale division was located at 153 Madison Avenue, where it had been since the company was founded in the U.S. 35 years ago. The wholesale division will now beMore »

Safavieh to Unveil 23 New Shag Collections in Las Vegas

Safavieh

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will double its shag offerings next week at Las Vegas Market with the launch of a major shag rug merchandising program. Consisting of 23 collections, the new program addresses multiple retail channels. Twelve shag collections are completely new and another 11 have been expanded with new colorways and patterns. The company showsMore »