Fall is here and so is the second New York Home Fashions Market of 2013. With the change of seasons comes the change of product, with new area, accent and bath rug designs debuting this month; here is only a snippet of what buyers will see there.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE
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NY Now, the reformatted New York International Gift Fair, debuted last month.
MissoniHome hosted a book signing for author Maria Gabriela Brito’s “Out There: Design, Art, Travel, Shopping” at its Southampton, N.Y. store last month. Brito included MissoniHome designs throughout the book for inspiration.
Ice is HOT as ice cube trays and accessories have exploded into a plethora of sizes and shapes. These items make summer’s heat and humidity easier to handle.—Andrea Lillo Product Specialties In a set of 8 one-inch stainless-steel cubes, the reusable Hard Ice from the Final Touch brand has a tray and tongs to make … More »
Summer’s sizzling and so are the introductions in the rug category. Several major designer licensed collections have debuted—including Oriental Weavers’ Pantone line, Safavieh’s Isaac Mizrahi collection and Nourison’s line with Kathy Ireland—bringing even more color and style to the floor. Other launches have been rich in designs and hues as well, and in a number … More »
A family rug business evolves into a high-tech resource for the home By Andrea Lillo While its history goes back a hundred years, Safavieh is a company for today, having evolved into a high-tech home furnishings company with a focus on logistics, product and serving the consumer, designer and retailer. With its line of 40,000 … More »
It’s all about going for bold in the rug category, as color—either separately or in striking combinations—continues its impact on design. The industry is definitely having a colorful moment.