ATLANTA (June 20, 2011) –- HGTV Craftsman and Designer Chip Wade helped designers and retailers attending the July 13—20 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and July 16—19 Atlanta International Area Rug Market gain fresh new perspectives on how area rugs can be used to inspire great designs and improve bottom lines.
The world’s largest collection of area rugs played a starring role at Market and in Wade’s presentation to a large audience looking for design inspirations. Wade’s focus was on the whole-home design, with great rugs, furniture, accessories and linens coming together for one powerful statement. His presentation showcased product across the AmericasMart home furnishings merchandise mix, including the Area Rug Center, which houses 350,000 square feet of product from the most important names in the area rug business.
Wade designed and decorated several rooms to illustrate the beauty and versatility of area rugs and how area rugs can set the entire design concept for a room. He escorted a large group of retailers and designers through AmericasMart showrooms to point out how AmericasMart has offers a wide variety of rug, furnishings and accents to meet any design need.