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Bob Timberlake Teams Up with Mohawk

Timberlake Reflections Dragon Fly

SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.–Bob Timberlake, a realist artist known for his Americana style, has inked an agreement for a licensing collection with Mohawk Home. The initial five collections, which will debut this July at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and the Las Vegas Market, will include a new construction for Mohawk Home: braided rugs. TheMore »

HFN Editorial Deadline for July’s Atlanta Markets

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NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 8-15) and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 9-12). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Rug and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), whileMore »

HFN Editorial Deadline for July’s Atlanta Markets

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NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 8-15) and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (July 9-12). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Rug and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), whileMore »

Shaw Industries Exiting the Area Rug Business

Shaw

DALTON, Ga.–Shaw Industries has announced that it is exiting the area rug business and plans to convert its Ringgold, Ga., rug facility to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for luxury vinyl tile. “The economics of the rug business today simply do not allow for future growth or encourage further investment,” said Vance Bell, chairman and CEO.More »

Lotta Jansdotter to Speak at Surya’s Atlanta Showroom

Lotta Jansdotter

ATLANTA–Next Wednesday, Jan. 8, designer Lotta Jansdotter will present a workshop at Surya’s showroom during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. It will take place from 2-3 p.m. in showroom 11-A-1 in AmericasMart’s Building 1. Jansdotter will share her design inspirations, discuss her process and demonstrate her techniques with attendees. She launched her rug collectionMore »

Trade Show Preview: Travel Plans for 2014

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December is a time for planning. Along with organizing for the holidays and family gatherings, retailers and executives in the home furnishings world must also start firming up their plans for the plethora of trade shows to come in the new year. HFN’s Trade Show Preview for the first half of the year is hereMore »

AmericasMart to Offer Events, New Showrooms

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–New and expanded area rug showrooms, educational programming and the America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards are on tap for January’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market, featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (Jan. 8-11, temporaries Jan. 9-11). AmericasMart now has more than 60,000 square feet of integrated showrooms on the formerly all-rug floors in Building 1 andMore »

America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards Now Open for Submissions

Americas Magnificent Carpets Award

ATLANTA–Rug manufacturers can now submit their best rug designs to be considered for AmericasMart’s 2014 America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, to be held during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, featuring the National Oriental Rug Show, Jan. 8-11, 2014. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 27. The award categories include hand hooked/hand tufted, hand knotted, flatweave,More »