Nourison Makes Contribution To Design On A Dime Benefit Event

Nourison donated area rugs and Mina Victory Home Accents to nine vignettes, including Curated by Younghye, Elissa Grayer Design, Get Decorated, Josh Minter Design, KD Reid, Pappas Miron Design, The Rath Project, Sarah Von Dreele and Young Huh Interior Design for Housing Works’ 17th annual Design on a Dime benefit in New York City. The benefit featured 50 stunning vignettes curated by nationally recognized interior designers on April 20-23, 2022 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Guests were able to shop the vignettes filled with home décor, furniture, art and housewares marked up to 80% off retail prices. Featured rugs included the Dreamy Shag (DRS05 Ivory) chosen by Elissa Grayer, Calvin Klein Prairie (PRA1 Silver) for Josh Minter’s vignette, Venosa (VSN01 Ivory/Grey) chosen by KD Reid and Zermatt (ZER01 Grey) for Young Huh’s vignette. “The Calvin Klein rug which has been in the line a long time is a classic, but is an immediate identifier in terms of that quality, luxe aesthetic and really does a lot to lighten up and brighten up the space, which we took direct inspiration from in terms of creating the linear ceiling and lines on the wall,” said Josh Minter. Due to all the support for this year’s Design on a Dime in New York City, Housing Works was able to raise over $1 million towards the mission to end AIDS and...

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Capel Generates Strong Business At High Point

Capel Rugs enjoyed a busy High Point Market this month as retailers and designers flocked to its showroom eager to see and buy new rugs to spice up their store assortments. Market winners included Fresh Braids and updated Oushak and Gabbeh patterns. Retailers applauded the new ‘Tradition with a Twist’ designs. Hot new collections included Verve, Carrara, Naturelle, Avery and Gabby. “We had a great market,” said Cameron Capel, president of sales and marketing for Capel Rugs. “We had a steady stream of appointments scheduled every day, and every retailer and designer we expected showed up. The volume of order placements and commitments also was quite strong — matching or exceeding the level of activity we experienced before the pandemic.” “It was so nice to meet with our customers in person again!” Capel added. “Verve sports a mix of funky colors, while Carrara features a vintage erased pattern enlivened with color,” Capel said. “Naturelle is neutral in tone but highly textural, and Avery boasts a laid-back, easy vibe. Gabby combines natural colors with simple designs for a look that is easy to use and layer.” Leading off the hits for Capel this market was Verve, a new hand-knotted collection from India made of 100% wool. The initial introduction features two colors — silver multi and ecru multi — with more colors likely to follow at future markets. Six sizes are available, including 2’6″ x 9′, 3′ x 5′, 5′ x 8′, 9′ x 12′ and 10′ x 14′, and a 5′ x 8′ model may retail for under $1,299. “The Verve collection of updated Oushak patterns lives up to its name,” Capel said. “These fresh, unexpected designs are distinguished by their vitality and liveliness.” Also doing well in High Point was Avery, a new machine made collection in 100% New Zealand wool featuring five patterns with a high level of detail and a vintage, laid-back vibe. The range of earthy, subtle colorways includes stormy gray, stone multi, onyx/cream, slate/linen and merlot. Gabby, a new hand loomed collection made in India of 100% New Zealand wool, also won favor. Simple yet elegant, Gabby’s subtly colored Gabbeh patterns combine abstract geometric designs on open fields of color. Four colorways are available — granite, linen, oatmeal and wheat. Sizes include 2’6″ x 9′, 3′ x 5′, 5′ x 8′, 8′ x 10′, 9′ x 12′ and 10′ x 14′. A 5′ x 8′ rug may retail for under $749. “Gabby’s subtly colored Gabbeh patterns make an understated, refined statement that is perfect for today’s relaxed lifestyles,” Capel said. Carrara, a new hand knotted collection inspired by Renaissance art, was another new design that...

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Nourison’s New Reserve Custom Studio Headlines Market Intros At High Point

Nourison will be introducing Reserve Custom Studio at High Point Market. Reserve Custom Studio is a custom rug program where customers can choose from over 300 designs and select their yarn colors and rug size. The rugs in the program are hand knotted and shipped within 3-5 months based on size. As part of Nourison’s new showroom layout at IHFC-IH101, Reserve Custom Studio will have its own dedicated area at the main entrance and Mina Victory Home Accents will now be displayed at the entrance near the elevators. Hand-knotted One-of-a-Kind rugs and special buys will be showcased in the Nourison Vault, located on the third floor. To access the Nourison Vault, please ask a Nourison sales representative for a tour. Nourison will host a Meet & Greet with Nicole Curtis, Star of HGTV’s Rehab Addict, on Saturday, April 2 at 2pm. The 57 Grand by Nicole Curtis Series 1, 2, and 3 vintage-inspired area rug collections and pillows will also be displayed in the showroom. For area rug introductions, Nourison will be launching three new abstract designs in the existing Silk Shadows collection in Silver (SHA20), Blue Sky (SHA21) and Blue Green (SHA22), hand-knotted and made from a blend of New Zealand wool and silk-like bamboo fibers with carved accents. The new Lynx collection features Persian-inspired and tribal patterns with short fringe and distressed detailing for a vintage feel. The Calvin Klein Infinity collection (CK022) features abstract and intricate linear patterns in subdued colors that inspire calmness and sophisticated minimalism. Mina Victory Home Accents introduces beaded and natural hide throw pillows and natural hide rugs in neutral colors and a pop of...

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Capel To Debut Wide Assortment At High Point

Capel Rugs is rolling out a large assortment of new rugs in the Capel Rugs showroom from April 2 to 6 at the April High Point Market in Market Square, Space 112. The new rugs represent a wide range of constructions, styles and price points and offerings include fresh braids, updated Oushak and Gabbeh patterns and much more. The biggest introduction that Capel has made in recent years, these new rugs are designed to give retailers the stylish, high-value products they need to refresh their floors and drive traffic and business back to stores. “Retailers are hungry for dynamic new rug designs,” said Cameron Capel, president of sales and marketing for Capel Rugs. “Because of the many supply chain challenges brought about by the pandemic, their shelves have become bare. But now that the threat of Covid is waning, they are ready to restock and ramp up their merchandising activity with creative new designs.” Capel Rugs is expecting a busy High Point Market based on the volume of showroom appointments being made in advance of the show and the extra level of effort it has put into this season’s product development. “During the height of the pandemic, a lot of products we had in the pipeline had to be put on hold,” Capel said. “Now, we’re finally able to move these plans forward. As a result, at this market we’ll be showing a wonderfully eclectic mix of rugs, from high-value machine made rugs and elegant hand knots to stylish new braids, updated Oushak patterns and subtle abstracts. There truly will be ‘something for everybody,’ which is welcome news to retailers and designers looking to create excitement for their customers.” Leading off the product parade will be Verve, a new hand-knotted collection from India made of 100% wool. The initial introduction will feature two colors – silver multi and ecru multi – with more colors likely to follow at future markets. Six sizes are available, including 2’6″ x 9′, 3′ x 5′, 5′ x 8′, 9′ x 12′ and 10′ x 14′, and a 5′ x 8′ model may retail for under $1,299. “The Verve collection lives up to its name,” Capel said. “These designs are distinguished by their vitality, energy and liveliness.” “Unexpected accents on understandable fields create a fresh approach for these updated Oushak patterns,” she added. Also on tap for introduction in High Point is Gabby, a new hand loomed collection made in India of 100% New Zealand wool. Simple yet elegant, Gabby’s subtly colored Gabbeh patterns combine abstract geometric designs on open fields of color. Four colorways are available — granite, linen, oatmeal and wheat. Sizes include...

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Nourison Introduces Eclectic New Designs & Flatweaves AT NY Market

Nourison is introducing colorful flatweave, shag and eclectic area rugs for New York Home Fashions Market, as well as global-inspired accent rugs. Nourison Easy Care is a new flatweave indoor outdoor collection, with a softly textured high-low pattern in durable low-shed fibers, in an assortment of colors including teal, coral, denim and neutrals. Lush Shag features a plush soft pile in a retro blend of twisted and individual yarns that cast a slight sheen, in a range of solid colors including blush, sage, denim and neutrals. Thalia is also a new collection, featuring modern and eclectic designs in rust, green, grey, beige and ivory multicolor tones. New colors and designs have also been added to the popular Passion collection, in classic Persian, painterly and floral designs in a neutral palette of ivory, beige, grey, navy and black. Nourison’s accent rug collections include the global-inspired Rosedale and Renzo collections in 100% polyester. Rosedale is an existing digital print collection with colorful Moroccan and Persian designs with distressed detailing. Renzo features modern and eclectic designs in a neutral and multicolor tones. Also new is the cozy Quinn collection, featuring handwoven flatweave accent rugs made of 70% cotton, 30% recycled fibers for a casual atmosphere. Mina Victory Home Accents introduces textured throw pillows with asymmetrical and whimsical stripes (CN964 and CN980), boho geometric (AA016 and AA019) and tufted polka dot patterns (CN870) in bold, cheerful colors such as hot pink, orange, blue ink, lime and teal. Nourison’s showroom at Suite 1305, 230 Fifth Avenue will be open for appointments. Customers not attending New York Home Fashions Market can continue to connect with Nourison and preview new introductions through digital presentations and virtual market...

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