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Trends | Making the Past Present | September 2014

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As the world becomes thoroughly digital, devices such as typewriters and film cameras have faded away, and more and more people turn to their iPads and Kindles to read books. Many people still appreciate the old forms, however, which have inspired new home decor.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: September 2, 2014

Rugs | In A New York Minute | September 2014

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The New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, will be the place this month to see the debut of rugs for every area of the home, including the outdoors. Bath and accent rug designs, as well as area rugs, will all show the latest in innovation, design and color. Here are only a few highlights.—AndreaMore »

Last updated: August 29, 2014

Digging The Dump

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The off-price retailer continues to expand its brand By Andrea Lillo Don’t let the name fool you. While The Dump may focus on keeping prices low, its offerings include limited-edition and exclusive items including $12,000 rugs and $8,000 mattresses. “We feel that luxury shouldn’t be for the privileged few,” said Rob Pcholinski, regional manager, Atlanta/Chicago/Tempe.More »

Last updated: July 24, 2014

Rugs | Very Las Vegas | August 2014

Noble House

New designs, collections, showrooms and more are on tap for Las Vegas Market The temperature won’t be the only thing that is hot in Las Vegas this month, as the introductions in the area rug category will also be sizzling. Attendees to the Las Vegas Market will see a plethora of designs in a rangeMore »

Last updated: July 22, 2014

Blog: First Day Wraps up at Atlanta Rug Market

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ATLANTA–The Atlanta Area Rug Market kicked off yesterday and manufacturers are using the market to debut new constructions, new price points and plenty of color. Mohawk Home brought new brands—and new looks for the company—to the show. It marked the official debut of its Bob Timberlake licensed line, which includes wool, nylon and SmartStrand rugs,More »

Last updated: July 11, 2014

Trends | Delightful Design | July 2014

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It was business as usual at the recent International Contemporary Furniture Fair—the usual being that products were anything but. Innovative materials, playful products and eye-catching style were on tap at the show, targeting everything in the home from floor to ceiling, wall to wall. It’s time for some bold living.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TOMore »

Last updated: July 3, 2014

From Ships to Whiskey—and Furniture

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The Brooklyn Navy Yard reinvents itself into a modern manufacturing center By Andrea Lillo It was an industrial powerhouse of its day, known for building such battleships as the USS Missouri and the USS Arizona. Now the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard has transitioned itself to an industrial center once again, this time focusing on small-scaleMore »

Last updated: July 2, 2014