Nourison Introduces New Machine Washable Rug Collection

Nourison introduces machine washable area rug collections, 57 Grand by Nicole Curtis Series 1 and Waverly Washables for New York Home Fashions Market. Also showcased are Calvin Klein rugs in neutral tones, colorful Nourison accent rugs and bright and playful Mina Victory shag pillows. The 57 Grand by Nicole Curtis Series 1 collection features washable, vintage-inspired flatweave area rugs with a modern sense of color and style. The classic Persian designs with distressed effects and rustic vibe are made from a soft blend of lightweight cotton and chenille. 57 Grand by Nicole Curtis also introduces Lake and Avenue accent rug collections. Lake introduces jacquard-woven fibers, creating a unique, irregular stripe pattern that adds casual charm. Avenue is woven with recycled sari silk yarns for a pop of color and global appeal. The new Waverly Washables area rug collection brings timeless style and modern sensibility with classic floral designs and elegant damask patterns in a soft blend of chenille and cotton yarns with a lightweight, flatwoven construction. Waverly is also launching a line of washable pillows as part of the Sun N’ Shade outdoor program. These reversible, outdoor pillows in iconic Waverly designs will coordinate with the area rugs. New Sun N’ Shade area rug designs feature multicolor patterns with undersea motifs and leafy fronds. “It was a natural progression to add to our Sun N’ Shade program with coordinating pillows for 2022 launch. Waverly is a household brand name and we are giving the consumer an opportunity to layer florals, with geometrics, and novelty designs which is true to the DNA of the brand,” said Julie Rosenblum, vice president of licensing at Nourison. Calvin Klein introduces Enchanting area rugs and have expanded the Safi and Seaside accent rug collections with new designs. The Enchanting area rug collection features an abstract design flowing in energetic currents of blue-grey and ivory, enhanced by a textured high-low cut pile in a modern fiber blend. Safi features fresh, clean designs with tonal contrasts and neutral hues. These accent rugs have subtle, textural depth with jacquard weaving in a cotton-poly-rayon fiber blend. Seaside handwoven accent rugs introduces chic simplicity in serene neutral tones. Among Nourison’s new accent rug collections Awesome, Misty, Kirby and Brixton. Awesome is bright and cheerful with eclectic charm, including pops of bold color, geometric patterns and multicolor tassels. These accent rugs have a cut pile with high-low texture made of 100% polyester. Misty features a variety of colors and styles from classic damasks to contemporary abstracts made with 100% micro-fiber polyester for an incredibly soft texture. The Kirby accent rug collection is flatwoven from cotton and brings earthly allure with...

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Feizy Expands Presence In High Point

Feizy Rugs is pleased to announce it will be adding a second showroom to its existing showcase at High Point in North Carolina next month. The new showroom will be located at Showplace, Suite 2300 and will span approximately 5,000 square feet. High Point attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy double the showroom experience as Feizy displays the full breadth of its various rug collections. Attendees are welcome to stop by the new showroom or book an appointment with a Feizy sales representative.  The company will use its expanded showroom to connect with new buyers and décor enthusiasts through its display of best-selling pieces from its most sought-after collections. “We are excited to offer an additional location for our clients to shop Feizy at High Point Market. We know our customers have tight schedules and the ability to be conveniently located both at Showplace and Market Square is just one added benefit of this additional space. This also allows us to capture additional clients who may not have traveled over to Market Square before, giving us visibility to a whole new Feizy customer and continuing to solidify our commitment to High Point Market,” says Justin Yeck, VP of Omnichannel Sales, Marketing, Product Development & Design. The new showroom will also host the highly anticipated event, “On the Floor with Thom Filicia and Feizy’s Justin Yeck,” on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at 2 p.m. This intimate event will allow High Point attendees to learn more about these groundbreaking industry leaders, their unique partnership and how their passion for design has borne a stylish line of stunning rugs. An innovator in creating vibrant, elaborate rugs, Feizy has continued to inspire its discerning clientele with sophisticated pieces for nearly half a century. Each quality piece is constructed for the bold textile connoisseur and presents a timeless design for any living...

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Nourison Introduces New High-End Collection

Nourison has introduced the new Reserve by Nourison Collection that will feature Nourison’s high-end, handmade area rugs. This program will only be sold through Nourison authorized dealers that offer higher-end product assortments. Reserve by Nourison is targeted at primarily brick and mortar, upscale dealers and designer showrooms that sell higher quality area rugs. The product selection is carefully curated and contains many of Nourison’s best-quality handmade rugs such as Divine, Ocean, Silk Shadows and Christopher Guy. Reserve by Nourison authorized dealers will be those who offer enhanced services and distinctive products. Nourison will support Reserve dealers with specialized marketing materials, limitations to distribution (especially e-com), strong IMAP enforcement and restrictions from distribution to physical or online discounters. “Our goal with establishing Reserve by Nourison is to create the long-awaited channel segmentation that upscale showrooms need to sell and promote a product with confidence” said Alex Peykar, Chariman at Nourison. “While the Nourison brand has grown and diversified to serve a changing market, Reserve by Nourison taps into Nourison’s heritage as a leader in beautifully-styled, finely-crafted rugs for the distinguished dealers.” Nourison Reserve is available today. For more information, please visit www.nourison.com/reserve. To view the Reserve catalog visit...

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Education Programming Schedule Announced For AmericasMart Fall Design Week

Fall Design Week featuring Gift & Home is offeringthree days of curated, educational programming on design, the world of retail and seasonal trends from September 20-22 at IMC’s AmericasMart® Atlanta campus. “Along with opportunities for order writing and exploring the latest in design trends, Fall Design Week programming enables design aficionados to learn about the direction the industry is moving toward,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and digital officer. “We are so excited to welcome the design industry back to AmericasMart this September for sourcing, education and reconnection.” Fall Design Week educational programs will take place daily as “Lunch and Learn” seminars throughout the course of the three-day design event. On Monday, September 20 at 12 p.m., Rachel Moeller of Sherwin-Williams will present Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast. This exploration of unique color palettes that draw from emerging global trends is worth 1.0 CEU credits. On Tuesday, September 21 at 12 p.m., DeAnna McIntosh of Retailing Evolved will present Future-Proofing Your Retail Business. The session will address how to future-proofing businesses so they can evolve as quickly as retail does. On Wednesday, September 22 at 12 p.m., Canaan Marshall a contestant on HBO Max’s second season of Full Bloom will present A Floral Designers Secret to Decorating the Perfect Christmas Tree. The session will address how to coordinate a mixture of baubles, ornaments and lights on a Christmas tree making it look professionally styled. Additionally, participants in Fall Design Week will have access to complimentary parking in the American Cancer Society lot throughout the duration of the design event. Fall Design Week featuring Gift & Home runs September 20-22 from 10a.m.- 4p.m., at AmericasMart Atlanta. The three-day buying, educational and networking event for designers and retailers allows those in the design industry to visit AmericasMart andlearn more about design while shopping the biggest upcoming trends. Merchandise is showcased in AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year Round showrooms displaying nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, lifestyle, gift and apparel. For more information, visit www.americasmart.com/en/Markets/Fall-Design-Week. In 2021, for a third consecutive year, AmericasMart and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) are collaborating to create the Southeast’s premier dual-venue design shopping destination, September 20-23 in Atlanta, with unparalleled product selections from leading home décor, lifestyle, furniture and rug brands. Fall Design Week at AmericasMart will run September 20-22, and DISCOVER ADAC will operate September 21-23. To facilitate cross-campus sourcing and shopping, IMC will operate free shuttle between both campuses on Tuesday, September 21 and Wednesday, September 22. For information, visit www.americasmart.com/en/Markets/Fall-Design-Week or...

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Nourison Opens Vegas Showroom Early

Nourison will be opening their Las Vegas showroom at C112 one day earlier on August 21. During Las Vegas Market, Nourison will be previewing hundreds of new styles of area rugs and home accessories, all in-stock and ready to ship. In addition to new Prismatic designs, kathy ireland® Home American Manor (KI100) and Michael Amini Star (MA30) collections, Nourison will preview the following new collections: Asilah and Paxton with geometric designs with twisted fringe, and Lennox and Carina featuring Persian designs. Mina Victory Home Accents will be showcasing new cotton beach totes with hand sewn sequin embellishments, nautical-themed pillows and shag pillows in lime and hot pink. The following Nourison products will be in these FIRST LOOK themes and displays: Prismatic PRS18 Multicolor rug: 80s BEATS vignette (The Expo, World Market Center) and at-market webinar Prismatic PRS22 Sea Mist Blue rug: SPECIAL EFFECTS publication spread and at-market webinar Mina Victory VV201 Multicolor pillow: SPECIAL EFFECTS publication spread and EARLY TO RISE vignette (The Expo, World Market Center) and at-market seminar Customers can make an appointment for August 21 or regular market dates, August 22-26 here:...

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IMC Design Events Return To AmericasMart And ADAC

For a third consecutive year, AmericasMart and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) are collaborating to create the Southeast’s premier dual-venue design shopping destination, September 20-23 in Atlanta, with unparalleled product selections from leading home décor, lifestyle, furniture and rug brands. Fall Design Week at AmericasMart will run September 20-22, and DISCOVER ADAC will operate September 21-23. “Bringing together AmericasMart and ADAC for a collaborative market experience allows the design community an expanded opportunity to network with industry leaders, preview upcoming trends and buy accordingly,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “For one week, with two design destinations, Atlanta will be the pinnacle of high- end design trends this September.” All trade registrants for Fall Design Week and DISCOVER ADAC will have access to ADAC’s 65+ high design home décor, lifestyle and furniture showrooms and to AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year Round showrooms displaying nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, lifestyle, gift and apparel. Additionally, for the first time ever, a curated selection of antique vendors will be showcased at AmericasMart. To facilitate travel between both locations, IMC will provide a free, hourly shuttle between the two campuses on overlapping market days, Tuesday, Sept. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 22. Beyond exhibits, Fall Design Week and DISCOVER ADAC participants can draw inspiration from unique “Directions in Design” vignettes installed at both market centers. The two coordinated vignettes, which will be merchandised and curated by a leading Atlanta interior designer, will showcase the exclusive and complementary design resources available across both campuses. As an added benefit, attendees will have access to virtual and in-person seminars and networking events with some of the top industry leaders in design. A full schedule of sessions will be available in the coming weeks at Americasmart.com/Year-Round/Calendar-of-Events and...

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