Rug Show To Debut At High Point Market

The Rug Show, a non-profit industry association of producers, importers and wholesalers, is bringing a 10-company collection of rugs to the Top Floor of Suites at Market Square for Fall High Point Market, Oct. 14-18. “This year, the Rug Show will join High Point Market for the first time,” said Ramin Mobayen, a representative of The Rug Show. “We will be located on the top floor of The Suites at Market Square and proudly show casing some of our most prestigious exhibitors.” Mobayen said that a range of high-end area rugs will be showcased at market, and various price points and design aesthetics will be featured. Exhibitors for the 2017 Rug Show High Point Market debut include: The New England Collection, Anadol Rugs, Caravan Rug Corporation, H.O.C Design, Lapchi Rug Design Studio, Looms Of Persia, The Tibet Rug Company, Zollanvari, Rug and Kilim and Mobayen Rugs. “Our national Rug Show brings together under one roof as great a number as possible of the wholesalers and buyers in the trade,” Mobayen said. “Our show is run by the actual exhibiting members in an open, communal manner so as to create the best purchasing environment for our industry’s customers. And by pooling our resources, we’re able to achieve superior service as well as dramatically more efficient cost structures for the management of these shows.” According to Mobayen, the Rug Show has become the place to see a large range of beautiful high-end area rugs collected under one roof in the United States, covering traditional to contemporary aesthetics. “At The Rug Show, exhibitors from around the world join forces to exhibit their diverse range of handmade carpets, which are really in fact, works of art,” he said. “This is more than a trade show. This is a place of cultural and artistic exchange — a place for people passionate about design, interiors and most importantly rugs to connect.” The Rug Show opens on Friday, Oct. 13 and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 18. Hours are 8 a.m. – 7 p.m....

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AmericasMart Atlanta Gears Up For January Market

When the global buying community convenes at AmericasMart® Atlanta beginning January 9, The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® sets the 2018 wholesale trading year in motion with the world’s single-largest product mix   fueling business growth in the show’s 61st consecutive year of continuous Portman Family ownership and management. The Market will create an international population of retailers, designers, specifiers, online merchants, trend setters, tastemakers and high-profile buying   groups from more than 70 countries and every U.S. state—all together, all to discover what is new and next across the home furnishings, gift and fashion landscape. “The Atlanta January Market experience is cultivated and curated to inspire wonderment and invite discovery,” notes Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., AmericasMart vice chairman, president and   chief operating officer. “From the innovation continuum comes an endless progression of new ideas, new business concepts and new product creations. We believe AmericasMart in January is the first and best source and stage for innovation discoveries,” Portman adds. January Market buyers will find new product destinations, new and expanded showrooms and trend-driven temporary collections, yielding a comprehensive marketplace that inspires new and longtime attendees alike. Setting the January 2018 bar for new product resources is Building 2’s reimagined Floor 10, where Creative Co-Op unveils a dramatically expanded showroom to create one of AmericasMart’s largest exhibitor footprints. Trend-leading designers and retailers gather to network, connect with thought leaders and source product from the industry’s top home furnishing, décor and rug purveyors   in AmericasMart’s HOME collection of leading manufacturers in the Home & Rug, Home Accents & Fine Linens, Home Furnishings, HOME & DESIGN and complementary Holiday & Floral / Home Décor categories. Building 2, home to AmericasMart’s unmatched Gift, Tabletop, Gourmet, Housewares and The Gardens® collections, brims with trendsetting product. The celebrated temporary collection features more than 30 trend-driven categories full of new product introductions including newest destinations ANTIQUES and DÉCOR | Light & Lifestyles plus HIGH DESIGN®, HD HOME and the LUXE collections: HIGH DESIGN LUXE®, Tabletop LUXE, Gourmet LUXE and Gardens LUXE. Other collections of note for January 2018 include Gourmet Housewares, Tabletop & Entertaining, Holiday, Floral and Baskets, Children’s World, Modern Baby & Contemporary Kid, Body & Soul, On Trend Gift, Boutique and Jewelry, Fashion Accessories & Apparel. Home and rug trends start with The Atlanta International Area Rug Market® Featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (Showrooms: Wednesday, January 10 – Sunday, January 14, Temporaries: Thursday, January 11 – Monday, January 15), staged and produced in exclusive collaboration with The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA). AmericasMart’s signature celebration of innovation in rug design and production, America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards, highlights the importance of the Rug showrooms as...

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High Point Showplace Features New And Expanded Showrooms For October Market

Showplace, a key destination for many Top 100 retailers, designers and buyers, will feature several new tenants and expanded showrooms on the exhibitor roster for fall High Point Market, Oct. 14 – 18, 2017. According to International Market Center representatives, new exhibitors debuting in October include Brayden & Brooks, Couristan Inc., John Beard Collection and Wexel Art Displays. Expanded showrooms include Euro Style, Star International Furniture and Uwharrie Chair Company. New for fall 2017 Brayden & Brooks (SHOW 3446) is a family-run wholesale home decor company based in Magnolia, Texas. The line features one-of-a-kind canvas signs framed in a variety of repurposed vintage items including old windows and shutters from Holland. Couristan, Inc. (SHOW 2350) offers area rugs, residential carpeting and custom floor covering fashions. The company has been in business for more than 90-years. John Beard Collection (SHOW 3424) is bringing fine art, prints, photography, sculptures, organic wall hangings, area rugs, pillows and apparel to the High Point Market product mix. A lifestyle brand, John Beard Collection was founded and is curated by John and Molly Beard, veterans of market and the home furnishings industry. Wexel Art Displays (SHOW 2335) showcases art frames created with floating acrylic panels with pairs of magnets to hold art in place. The innovative design allows consumers to seamlessly change art displays in seconds. Showplace expansions Euro Style (SHOW 3200), Star International Furniture Inc. (SHOW 3148) and Uwharrie Chair Company (SHOW 2311) are debuting expanded showrooms at fall market. Eurø Style manufacturers and distributes RTA modern furniture and has factories in Italy and East Asia. Star International Furniture designs and imports fine contemporary bedroom, dining, occasional and office furniture for the residential and hospitality markets and has east and west coast distribution facilities. Uwharrie Chair’s unique outdoor furniture collections feature heavy, generously scaled products crafted from kiln-dried pressure treated southern yellow pine, an American renewable resource, or from Premium Uwharrie Polymer, which is manufactured from purified blends of post-consumer, pre consumer and/or virgin HDPE (high density polyethylene) base resins. In addition to the new and expanded showrooms, Showplace has five floors of permanent exhibitors and hundreds of product lines. Buyers can also enjoy complimentary refreshments at Showplace, sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt, including: Showplace Complimentary Buyer’s Breakfast Sat-Wed. 8:30-9:30am in the Showplace Atrium Sunset on 3 Sat.-Tues. 5:00-7:00pm, on the 3rd Floor Balcony, with complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d’oeuvres. For a complete listing of High Point Market exhibitors and showroom locations, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/ and click on “find exhibitors” in the drop-down menu. Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Oct. 18. Showroom hours are 8am-7pm Saturday-Tuesday; and 8am-5pm on...

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Feizy To Expand Showroom Space At High Point Market

This year, in addition to its permanent showroom in Market Square, Suite 145, Feizy is adding additional showroom space directly across the hall in Market Square, Suite 142, the company has announced. The extra space will give Feizy the opportunity to showcase a larger sampling of exquisite rugs including One-of-a-Kind (OAK) designs. “Feizy is always focused on our mission of putting our customers first,” said Cameron Feizy, Principal. “We want to ensure that our products and programs, including our new collections, our OAKs, and lucrative promotions for High Point, continue to grow their businesses and set them apart from the crowd.” One-of-a-Kind (OAK) Feizy produces and procures some of the world’s most ornate and striking one-of-a-kind rugs. Sometimes taking four artisans as long as six months, working side-by-side, to create one piece, each rug is a treasured piece of art. Feizy will feature an extended and assorted collection of these rare, one-of-a-kind rugs at High Point Market, centered around five dynamic design themes: Kasbah (Moroccan-inspired, tone on tone and geometric designs), Luxe (Silk,  Wools and other high-quality materials), Modern (Contemporary designs with on-trend colors and patterns), Prismatic (Explosion of color, kaleidoscopic and over-dyed designs) and Timeless (Traditional colors, patterns and authentic old-world designs). Feizy’s OAK collection offers customers the ability to differentiate themselves as a unique market resource with access to an extraordinary selection of over 100,000 unique rugs in stock and an unmatched selection of new, semi-antique and antique designs. New Collections Feizy continues to add to its remarkable assortment of fine rugs with quality new additions to its Fine and Lifestyles collections and exclusive One-of-a-Kind (OAK) rugs. The featured collections include: Bethania The exquisite designs of the Feizy Bethania Collection are traditional with a twist.  These hand-loomed rugs feature opulent geometric and floral motifs with extraordinary central medallions and intricate patterned borders. Rich, saturated colors accentuate Bethania’s elaborate artistry; yet capture a contemporary feel with distressed details. Crafted with a polyester, viscose and cotton blend, these eco-friendly rugs are design darlings for both indoor and outdoor spaces alike. Blunham Whether you’re looking to elevate a transitional space or glamorize a contemporary design, the luxurious shags of the Feizy Blunham Collection are versatile style-starters. With its lustrous iridescent sheen, these rugs are the perfect adornment for holiday seasons or special occasions. Yet the stone-inspired, neutral color palette offers a touch of sophistication to refine and modernize your everyday style. Tufted polyester fibers create a plush and sumptuous feel. Chilton Draw attention to your contemporary aesthetic or embellish a transitional space with the diverse Feizy Chilton Collection. From stylized concentric polka dots to geometric maze prints, Chilton’s funky designs are an instant...

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Capel To Introduce Baratta Licensed Designs At High Point

Capel Rugs is introducing the first designs from its major new licensing partnership with Anthony Baratta at the October 14-18 High Point Market featuring the famed designer’s signature colors, themes and one-of-a-kind spirit. Baratta will be available for a meet-and-greet with retailers during a kickoff party for his new collection being held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15 in the Capel showroom. Introductions include a creative mix of indoor/outdoor, braided and hand tufted designs with Americana-inspired themes in a bold, bright palette. These unique collections are among those being featured in the initial Anthony Baratta launch, including: INDOOR-OUTDOOR A collection of five loop-pile rugs made in China of 100% olefin yarns. Part of the Capel Anywhere™ line of indoor-outdoor rugs, these designs feature five distinct American-themed patterns: Compass Quilt, in beige; Flags, in multi; Flower Trellis, in light blue; Stars & Stripes, in ivory; and Nautical Grid, in ocean blue and ivory. Sizes include 3’ x 5’, 5’ x 8’ and 8’ x 10’. A 5’ x 8’ rug may retail for $349. HAND TUFTED A collection of hand tufted designs made in India. The patterns include Square Trellis, a fashionable geometric design available in five colorways (gray, light blue, navy, cream and mushroom) composed of 90% wool and 10% viscose; and the equally eye-catching Compass Key, with two colorways (storm and admiral) in 70% wool and 30% viscose. Sizes include 5’ x 8’, 8’ x 10’ and 9’x 12’. A 5’ x 8’ may retail for $449. “Tony is well known for his clever combinations of materials, colors and textures,” said Cameron Capel, vice president of national accounts for Capel Rugs. “His designs are sporty, upbeat and fun, with distinctive nautical, cottage and resort themes drawn from his custom work for mansions in elite spots ranging from Newport and Cape Cod to Long Island and the Adirondacks.” Baratta founded the interior design firm of Diamond Baratta Design in 1994 with partner Bill Diamond. Together, the two talented designers created a unique creative language that is an eclectic balance between pattern, color, history, luxury and modernity. In April of 2016, Baratta launched his first licensed furnishings collection with Thomasville Furniture. Marketed as Anthony Baratta for Thomasville, the collection is an updated take on East Coast chic, featuring soft, shapely upholstery and cleanlined wood furnishings. At the October market, several of Baratta’s new rugs for Capel will be available for viewing in Thomasville’s new Market Square showroom (Space 520) as well as the Capel showroom (also located in Market Square, Space 112), where the entire Baratta rug line will be featured. At market, Capel Rugs also is expanding two of its other popular licensed collections — Genevieve Gorder and WILLIAMSBURG®, the company’s line of “Trend Meets Tradition” designs, including: FLOWER...

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High Point Showplace Adds New Exhibitors And Expanded Showrooms

Showplace, a key destination for many Top 100 retailers, designers and buyers, will feature several new tenants and expanded showrooms on the exhibitor roster for fall High Point Market, Oct. 14 – 18, 2017. According to International Market Center representatives, new exhibitors debuting in October include Brayden & Brooks, Couristan Inc., John Beard Collection and Wexel Art Displays. Expanded showrooms include Euro Style, Star International Furniture and Uwharrie Chair Company. New for fall 2017 Brayden & Brooks (SHOW 3446) is a family-run wholesale home decor company based in Magnolia, Texas. The line features one-of-a-kind canvas signs framed in a variety of repurposed vintage items including old windows and shutters from Holland. Couristan, Inc. (SHOW 2350) offers area rugs, residential carpeting and custom floor covering fashions. The company has been in business for more than 90-years. John Beard Collection (SHOW 3424) is bringing fine art, prints, photography, sculptures, organic wall hangings, area rugs, pillows and apparel to the High Point Market product mix. A lifestyle brand, John Beard Collection was founded and is curated by John and Molly Beard, veterans of market and the home furnishings industry. Wexel Art Displays (SHOW 2335) showcases art frames created with floating acrylic panels with pairs of magnets to hold art in place. The innovative design allows consumers to seamlessly change art displays in seconds. Showplace expansions Euro Style (SHOW 3200), Star International Furniture Inc. (SHOW 3148) and Uwharrie Chair Company (SHOW 2311) are debuting expanded showrooms at fall market. Eurø Style manufacturers and distributes RTA modern furniture and has factories in Italy and East Asia. Star International Furniture designs and imports fine contemporary bedroom, dining, occasional and office furniture for the residential and hospitality markets and has east and west coast distribution facilities. Uwharrie Chair’s unique outdoor furniture collections feature heavy, generously scaled products crafted from kiln-dried pressure treated southern yellow pine, an American renewable resource, or from Premium Uwharrie Polymer, which is manufactured from purified blends of post-consumer, pre consumer and/or virgin HDPE (high density polyethylene) base resins. In addition to the new and expanded showrooms, Showplace has five floors of permanent exhibitors and hundreds of product lines. Buyers can also enjoy complimentary refreshments at Showplace, sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt, including: Showplace Complimentary Buyer’s Breakfast Sat-Wed. 8:30-9:30am in the Showplace Atrium Sunset on 3 Sat.-Tues. 5:00-7:00pm, on the 3rd Floor Balcony, with complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d’oeuvres. For a complete listing of High Point Market exhibitors and showroom locations, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/ and click on “find exhibitors” in the drop-down menu. Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Oct. 18. Showroom hours are 8am-7pm Saturday-Tuesday; and 8am-5pm on...

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