Atlanta Market Open For Business

Atlanta Market opens International Market Centers’ (IMC) 2021 market year with a renewed optimism powered by expansive product resources, market center physical updates and new digital tools set to optimize the market experience for buyers and sellers. The Winter 2021 Atlanta Market is January 12-19, 2021 with temporaries January 13-17, at AmericasMart® Atlanta “2020 had many challenges, but we are energized as we look toward 2021,” said IMC CEO Bob Maricich. “We are starting the year off strong in Atlanta with the products, tools and experiences that will help buyers and sellers get back to business.” Temporary Exhibits Return to Market After a hiatus during the summer markets, IMC plans to return the expansive Atlanta Market temporaries in January, with physical modifications and safety precautions in place. (NOTE: full details to be outlined closer to the market.) The Atlanta Market temporaries present thousands of gift and home décor brands in all three AmericasMart buildings. “The temporaries are a key element in product sourcing, and it is vitally important for buyers that we stage them at Atlanta Market this winter,” said Scott Eckman, IMC chief revenue officer. “Our temporary collection is a trend incubator and key destination for retailers and designers to discover new brands and products.” Atlanta NEXT Continues IMC enters the next phase of its transformation of the AmericasMart campus in January 2021. Buyers will find additional remerchandising of the 1,000+ showrooms throughout Buildings 1 and 2 that further hones product categories plus physical updates to the campus. “Refinements to the overall buying experience in Atlanta are on track, even with delays caused by the COVID-19 crisis,” added Eckman. “We have made significant progress on the project and are excited to be one step closer to completion.” More than 300 Home Décor showrooms presenting lighting, accent furniture, rugs, wall décor, casual furniture and linens are the focus of continued refinements on 12 floors in Building 1. Construction also continues on the reimagining of the Building 1 lobby, which will feature the debut of lobby-level showroom for design-driven lighting brand Currey & Company in January. According to Eckman, IMC anticipates full completion of the lobby renovation project in Summer 2021. Atlanta NEXT remerchandising of the Gift offerings continues in Winter 2021, with the official debut of the Appelman Schauben and Ivystone anchoring the market’s new Lifestyle Collection on the 11th floor of Building 2. Additional updates are found across the 700 showrooms located on 19 floors between Buildings 1 and 2 that showcase gift and specialty categories including Gourmet & Housewares, Tabletop & Gift, The Gardens, Children’s World and Seasonal / Gift. (NOTE: Follow Atlanta NEXT showroom relocations and campus changes online at AmericasMart.com/AtlantaNEXT.)...

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Feizy Introducing Wide Range Of New Designs At High Point

Award-winning manufacturer Feizy Rugs is well-known for creating on-trend groupings that span style and price spectrums.  Over the past 47 years, a discerning clientele has come to expect nothing less than the most innovative designs from the company, which has grown to become one of the country’s largest rug manufacturers, and the highly anticipated new introductions being made at the upcoming High Point Market are sure to please. The new Karina Collection will have you dreaming in soft and romantic colors. The yarn’s abrash, blue-grays and lavenders paired with rust and cyan, evoke a sophisticated, feminine color palette. Organic floral medallions are surrounded by a strong border in these Oushak-inspired designs with a delightful color twist. Delicately hand-knotted in India, the soft fringe brings a bohemian flair to each rug.  Beautifully constructed of 100% wool, the Karina Collection is resilient enough to handle high traffic areas. Feizy adds two new designs and colorations to one of its best settling groupings, the Piraj Collection. Inspired by Nordic illustrations, Piraj’s winding vines and blooming petals intertwine with its geometric borders. Such visual intricacy paired with the saturation of unexpected, space-dyed hues, breathe life into the traditional patterns. The collection’s sizable, single-wool knots create an affordable elegance, durably fit for high traffic areas. Rediscover your palette for traditionals with these refreshed designs. Feizy debuts their new hand-knotted collection, the Palomar Collection. The hand-drawn geometry and delightful asymmetry are reminiscent of the woven handiwork of various nomadic cultures. Beautifully versatile shades of ink, charcoal, silver, and denim are accented with ivory, warm beige, and cocoa. These colors vary further within the abrash to create a faded, stone-washed look. Palomar combines the integrity of a tribal heirloom with a fresh perspective to fit today’s aesthetic. Find the modern nomadic treasure you seek with the Palomar Collection. The Percy Collection was so well received at the Las Vegas market, that Feizy has added two new designs, making this a 10-piece collection. A dazzling display of the most intricately crafted carpets from all over the world, the Percy Collection boasts the breath-taking appearance of antique authenticity in each design. Silken shades of tradition in indigo, rust, cream, and black mingle with the more brilliant and bold magenta, gold, and aqua to create a collection that appears to be procured from an exotic bazaar. An opulent aesthetic with superior styling, Percy is the answer to today’s need for affordable luxury in the home. In addition to these new High Point Introductions, our Las Vegas Introductions will also be shown: the Anica Collection, the Atwell Collection, the Beall Collection, new Berkeley Collection additions, the Elias Collection, the Keaton...

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Nourison To Host Virtual Market

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will be opening and staffing their High Point Market showroom with company employees at IHFC-IH101, from October 13 – October 21, 2020. In conjunction with showroom participation at High Point Market, Nourison will host a virtual market on October 22, to connect with customers who do not plan on attending market. Virtual market will focus buying trends and best sellers, including key topics centered around bright colors, textures and custom sizes and shapes. New home accents in blush, navy, yellow, green and neutral colorways will be discussed for Mina Victory. Nourison will preview Plateau and Infinite collections, as well as new designs for Prismatic, Starry Nights and kathy Ireland® Home Malta. Nourison will also introduce over 75 new designs of wool and silk hand knotted one-of-a-kindrugs. All introductions are in-stock and ready to ship. Mina Victory Home Accents will feature the just launched Sofia collection as well as new throw pillows and poufs. Nourison will be following market safety precautions and encourages guests to social distance and wear masks while visiting the showroom. Nourison will have face masks with Prismatic and Symmetry designs readily available for guests. Both entrances of the Nourison showroom will be open, with hand sanitizer and antibacterial spray on hand. It is recommended that guests make an appointment with their sales reps in advance, if possible. Market attendees can schedule an appointment or register for virtual market here:...

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Capel To Unveil Range Of New Product At High Point

Capel Rugs will debut a number of fashion-forward collections at the October 13-21 High Point Market ranging from value-packed, versatile machine made rugs to exquisitely detailed hand knotted designs. Leading the way are two hand knotted traditional collections — Ashia and Marmara. Hand knotted in India, Ashia features four classic floral patterns with a plush, half-inch pile. Four colorways are available — sage/ivory, azure/ivory, ivory/multi and rust/ivory. A 5’ x 8’  model may retail for under $1,999. Other sizes offered include 8’ x 10’ and 9’ x 12’. The second new hand knotted collection being introduced by Capel Rugs this market is Marmara. Also sourced in India, Marmara is hand knotted of 100% wool with gorgeous floral patterns Each end features a lovely one-inch fringe for extra interest. Available in four colorways — pebble, slate blue, mushroom and black — Marmara may retail under $2,299 for a 5’6” x 8’6” size. Other options include 8’ x 10’, 9’ x 12’ and 10’ x 14’ sizes. “We’ve been getting a lot of requests for more higher-end items,” said Cameron Capel, president – sales and marketing for Capel Rugs. “Since consumers are spending so much time in their homes right now, they’re looking for creative ways to freshen up their spaces. Marmara offers a very upscale, sophisticated look with an erased, no-border design, and Ashia is equally captivating with its updated take on timeless floral themes.” Also on tap for Capel Rugs this market is the new Maxwell collection. Machine woven on Wilton looms in Moldova, Maxwell features 100% New Zealand wool. The nature-inspired “grass” design sports a lot of patterning but is flexible enough to work with a wide range of décor. Three colorways are available — meadow, carbon and cork. “Maxwell is similar to our best-selling Barrister collection, a beautiful, high-end, hand knotted design,” said Capel. “Because of its machine made construction, Maxwell may retail under $749 for a 5’3” x 7’10” size, making it a very affordable addition to any room.” Maxwell also is available in 3’11” x 4’11”, 6’7” x 9’10”, 8’2” x 11’6” and 9’10” x 13’ sizes. During market, Capel Rugs also will be showing several new models introduced at the summer Las Vegas Market to High Point shoppers for the first time. They include Sheridan, a flat woven collection of three upscale yet casual leather rugs with creative geometric motifs and lively, gold-splatter embellishments that was well received in Vegas. Sheridan is available in three colorways — mushroom, ebony and peony. “Ingenuity and craftsmanship shine in our Sheridan collection,” Capel said. “Using time-honored traditions, these hand-stitched leather beauties, accentuated with metallic leaf and grommets, make a unique modern statement.” To...

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Nourison’s New Rugs Will Debut At New York Virtual Market

Nourison new area rugs, unveiled for New York Home Fashions Market will feature bold, linear designs and rich, vibrant colors. Since New York Home Fashions Market Week is being hosted virtually during September 14-17, 2020, Nourison will hold digital presentations and virtual market appointments, providing customers with digital access to new introductions. The Nourison showroom at Suite 1305, 230 Fifth Avenue will remain closed during New York Home Fashions Market. The Quarry area rug collection is adding abstract and classic Persian designs in an ivory, blue and grey palette. Celestial is adding additional sizes including 2’2″ x 3’9″, 3′ x 5′, 5’3″ x Round, 7’10” x Round, and 9′ x 12′ to CES07, CES15 and CES16. Nourison is introducing new digital print accent rug collections including Caravan with boho looks in red, blue and navy, Cisco in timeless designs with rich color and detail, Cuisine featuring food and drink themes, and colorful Meadow. Daniella is a new textured flat weave accent rug collection with high-low texture in geometric designs. kathy Ireland® Home is launching Studio Collection pillows featuring metallic embroidery, pintuck, curly shag, broken stripe and woven plaid check styles in an ivory, blush, navy, grey and yellow color assortment. Mina Victory Home Accents is showcasing new double-sided faux rabbit fur pillows, best-selling velvet pillows in additional sizes and colors and 24 x 24 x 4 seat...

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Jaipur Living Pulls Out Of Fall High Point Market

Jaipur Living announced that they have decided, out of an abundance of caution, not to exhibit at Fall Market, scheduled October 13-21, in High Point, North Carolina. The award-winning rug producer will continue to focus on its monthly rug, pillow, pouf and throw launches, which have been a huge hit since their inception in June. The summer and fall launches can be shopped on the Jaipur Living website, its digital catalogs, or in-person at The Gallery at Jaipur Living, located in the company’s headquarters just north of Atlanta. “Our customers are loving our monthly new product launches and digital catalogs,” said Jaipur Living President and CEO Asha Chaudhary.  “We are increasing our focus there to be the best partner we can and to help our customers create beautiful lives for their customers. Our fall rugs are amazing—from stunning handknots that are revolutionary in the way they’re designed and made, to inspiring power-loomed rugs with high-definition details–we can’t wait for our customers to see them.” Those who wish to visit The Gallery at Jaipur Living can do so knowing every safety precaution recommended by the CDC is in place. Customers can email rsvp@jaipurliving.com to request an appointment. They can also book a video or phone appointment with their sales representative to learn more about Jaipur Living’s new...

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