Vegas Market Offers First Look Guide Preview

Las Vegas Market announced that it is offering a digital pre-release of its proprietary FIRST LOOK Guide prior to the popular program’s unveiling at the at the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market, January 28-February 1, 2018. The digital “sneak peek” will give the gift, home décor and furniture industries an early glimpse at the four primary design, style and color trends to be revealed at Market including: Romantics & Realists; Easy Now: Housewares & Dining; Year of the Dog; and Storytellers. (The digital version of the FIRST LOOK Companion Guide is available online at http://www.pageturnpro.com/International-Market-Centers/76639-First-Look-Winter-2018-Las- Vegas/index.html) “Las Vegas Market’s semiannual FIRST LOOK — the multichannel program that includes an exclusive 40-page product guide, four on-site product vignettes, a CEU-accredited seminar, Pinterest boards and more — will showcase 170+ Las Vegas Market tenants and on-trend merchandise to be presented at Winter Market,” said Karen Olson, senior vice president marketing, International Market Centers. “As the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States, Las Vegas Market is committed to offering buyers and exhibitors exclusive insights into emerging trends and their practical applications.” All Las Vegas Market exhibitors were invited to submit their newest product debuts for the 14th edition of the FIRST LOOK program, and new merchandise from some 170+ Las Vegas Market exhibitors will bring the trends to life in a variety of ways: the FIRST LOOK Guide – available online now and in print at Market; smartly-styled product vignettes in the Grand Plaza courtyard; and as part of a comprehensive seminar presentation during Market. The Winter 2018 FIRST LOOK boards and in-depth content on each trend also are available at Las Vegas Market’s blog DesignOnLVMKt and will be posted to Pinterest and #ViewOnVegas Instagram. FIRST LOOK trends will be presented in a detailed CEU-accredited seminar on Monday, January 29, from 10 to 11am. During the information-packed session, Julie Smith Vincenti, FIRST LOOK curator and editor, will present an overview of each of the four trends along with related Las Vegas Market product introductions — ranging from furniture and home décor to gifts and tabletop. The fast-paced seminar format will be specially tailored to today’s cross- category buyers and lifestyle stores. Following is a brief description of each trend, as well as a sampling of suppliers and products representative of each: Romantics & Realists Paint brands have released their top color picks for 2018, and the hues alternate between fiery red and watery blues to stately grays and atmospheric neutrals. Together, they recall the palettes of both Romantic and Realist painters. Merchandise selections will encompass: accent furniture, occasional tables, upholstery, area rugs, wall décor and wallpaper;...

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Nourison Receives Two AMCA Awards

Nourison was honored in two categories at the 2018 America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards (AMCA) on January 15th at AmericasMart during The Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The annual America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards celebrates the latest in rug design across various price points. Nourison’s winning designs include the Cosmopolite Noir rug (CGS21) in partnership with Christopher Guy in the “Licensee” category, and the Twilight rug (TWI12) in Ivory Grey in the “Machine-Made ($400.01+) category. The Cosmopolite Noir (CGS21) wool and silk rug is a burst of excitement, as piercing white silk layers with deep noir create a three dimensional effect. This rug is part of the new Christopher Guy area rug collection, which made a successful debut in October 2017. This Christopher Guy collection of handmade area rugs has been very well received from both designers and customers and continues to drive momentum with unique rug designs. The hand washed and hand finished Twilight rug (TWI12) in a spectrum of neutrals, expands from the nucleus of rich platinum tones into an effusion of lustrous taupe rays on a soft ivory ground. Twilight is one of Nourison’s best-selling collections, with TWI12 ranked as one of the top...

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Feizy Adds Pop-up Showroom To Dallas Market Showing

Feizy announced that will feature an exclusive showroom during the Total Home and Gift Market in Dallas, January 17 – 23, 2018, that will be stocked solely with their OAK collections and offer special pricing for Dallas Market customers. The pop-up OAK showroom, Suite 198, will be located across from the Feizy showroom at the Dallas Market Center – World Trade Center, Suite 102. The Feizy family has been curating and collecting handmade OAKs for over four generations, and until now, these rugs have never been offered at competitive pricing. Treasured designs from Feizy’s extensive inventory include hand-knotted, new and semi-antique artisan pieces from Persia, Pakistan, Nepal, Turkey and Romania. These collections have the ability to transport customers through time and around the globe with various styles of one-of-a-kind rugs.  “It’s incredible to be able to offer such an extensive collection of unique and one-of-a-kind rugs all in one showroom and at an exceptional price point,” said Principal Cameron Feizy. “We are continuously manufacturing and sourcing handcrafted masterpieces from all over the world.  We are proud to share our remarkable finds and make room for more inventory.” The showroom will be a true treasure hunt for customers and will be merchandised with stacks of rugs categorized by size – including 10×14, 9×12, 8×10, 5×8 and other assorted sizes and styles. Rugs will be priced to sell, with a specific set price for each size offered. The showroom will be open daily during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market – January 17 (8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.), January 18-19 (8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.) and January 20-23 (8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) with a special pre-sale invitation offered to Feizy’s local customers that will take place on January 15 and 16,...

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Capel To Debut Breccan Collection In Atlanta

Capel Rugs is introducing a new versatile import rug collection at the winter furniture markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas called Breccan. Breccan The new collection is a 100% wool design in three solid colorways – ink, brownstone and spice. Hand tufted using 100% wool, the yarns are space dyed for extra visual interest. The design also is constructed with tip-sheared loop pile for enhanced texture. A 5′ x 8′ rug is priced to retail for under $349. “This collection is very well priced and easy to decorate around, since it fits in with so many other styles and colors,” said Cameron Capel, president — sales and marketing for Capel Rugs. “The tip shearing gives the rug a bit of heft, and the space dying adds dimension to the color.” Fuego At the winter markets, Capel Rugs also plans to expand its popular Fuego collection with a new Keshan design in cream. In transitional styling, Fuego is a machine woven collection made in Turkey of 100% olefin. A 5′ x 8′ may retail for $249. In addition, Capel Rugs will be featuring a number of new rugs from the October High Point Market that have never been shown in Atlanta or Las Vegas. They include the new licensed line created in partnership with Anthony Baratta, which was a smash hit in High Point. One of the most comprehensive launches Capel has ever made, the Anthony Baratta for Capel line includes two collections of hand tufted designs in wool and viscose; an indoor/outdoor collection of five loop pile designs in olefin; a collection of two easy-care plaid designs made of recycled PET plastic from bottles; two braided collections — one in wool and the other in polypropylene; and an additional braided collection in polypropylene with loop hook centers. All of the designs feature Baratta’s signature mix of nautical, coastal and other Americana-inspired themes in a bold, bright palette. The collection begins shipping to stores in January. New designs added to the licensed Genevieve Gorder line during the fall market also will be available for viewing for the first time in Atlanta and Las Vegas. The additions include two new designs in the Finesse collection — Mali Cloth and NY Toile — and Flower Pop, a cheerful hand tufted design in four colorways that matches a best-selling fabric design Gorder created for P/Kaufmann. In Capel’s flagship line, four new hand knotted rug collections that were well received by retailers at the October market will be featured during the winter markets. They include: Astbury, a delicately distressed transitional design in 100% New Zealand wool with three colorways; Capital, a traditional floral in 100%...

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Loloi Expands Vegas Showroom

Loloi has added 2,500 square feet of space to its Las Vegas showroom, expanding its presence at the 2018 Winter Market, taking place January 28 through February 1. Now with 16,500 square feet of space at World Market Center, Building B, Suite #480, Loloi will showcase its growing rug, pillow and throw collections, along with its licensed collections with ED Ellen DeGeneres, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines, and Justina Blakeney. This is Loloi’s first expansion in Las Vegas since 2012 when the size of the showroom was tripled and new meeting areas, merchandising displays, and a full-service bar was added. The extra space is expected to enhance the visual displays and merchandising of the collection, improve traffic flow and support the overall visitor experience during Market. “The Las Vegas Market has quickly become one of the most important and comprehensive home décor shows in the western United States,” said Cyrus Loloi, principal. “Our expansion in Las Vegas shows our commitment to bringing our beautiful and unique collections to vendors and customers all over the United States and abroad.” At the Las Vegas Market, Loloi will showcase eight brand new rug collections along with new pillows and throws. New rug, pillow and throw collections for Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines and ED Ellen Degeneres will be debuted, while new pillows by Justina Blakeney will...

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New Designs From Nourison To Debut At Winter Markets

Nourison announced that they will introduce new designs and collections from Calvin Klein, Christopher Guy, Barclay Butera and Kathy Ireland at Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets. The Portfolio by Nourison collaboration with five distinguished design talents will be previewed during Las Vegas Market. Both Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets will center on stripes, bold color, abstract patterns and brush stroke designs. Calvin Klein will debut five new area rug collections named after U.S. cities: Nashville wool flat weave stripes, Brooklyn plush shag rugs, LA densely tufted microfiber cut pile rugs in vibrant colors, San Diego cotton flat weave stripes, and Seattle multi-use rugs. Christopher Guy will feature hand-knotted area rugs in new designs. The Christopher Guy Collection made of New Zealand Wool, silk and mohair will be displayed in both Nourison and Christopher Guy showrooms. The Barclay Butera Lido Collection includes indoor outdoor rugs in stripes and abstract brush stroke designs in a palette of aqua, cream, blue and navy. The kathy ireland® Home Safari Dreams rug collection features abstract brush stroke effects with silky textures and details of a distressed heirloom in ivory, teal, blue, brick, gold and grey hues. The Portfolio by Nourison Collection includes high-end rugs in playful colorways, bold patterns and soft neutrals designed by Catherine and Justine Macfee, Kim Scodro, Shay Geyer, Scot Meacham Wood and Woodson and Rummerfield. New abstract designs from Prismatic and Twilight area rug collections will be introduced, as well as one-of-a-kind and custom pieces. Mina Victory Home Accents presents new pillows with palm leaf prints and plush animals including a unicorn, pig, rooster, lamb, cow and flamingo. Mina Victory Home Accents will preview genuine leather suede pillows with fringe detailing. For further details, visit...

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