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Packed Schedule for Next Month’s Atlanta Market at AmericasMart

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ATLANTA–A full schedule of events is on tap at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, with presentations from such industry experts, television stars and authors as David Tutera, Jamie Durie, Paula Deen, Chef Jeff Mauro and Pantone’s Laurie Pressman, as well as rug-focused programming presented inMore »

Last updated: December 17, 2014

The Rug Company Debuts Rodarte Line

Rodarte’s new Ivy Trellis design

NEW YORK—Fashion brand Rodarte is the newest design collaboration with The Rug Company, which has released four designs from the Los Angeles design team of Kate and Laura Mulleavy. Rodarte is known for its conceptual and ethereal fashion collections, and its four rugs are expressions of the designers’ interest in exploring other art forms, TheMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Knots Rugs Debuts Persian Knot Rugs

Knots Rugs’ new Skull Rug

NEW YORK—To debut at Domotex and Maison & Objet next month in Europe, the 17th Century Modern rug collection from Knots Rugs consists of four Persian rugs produced in Jaipur, India, — and are the first from the company to be made in a Persian knot. The designs are inspired by the Antique Moghul, HerezMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Home and Garden Trading Company a ‘Rising Star’

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DALLAS–An emerging resource for home furnishings and interior design, Home and Garden Trading Company of McKinney, Texas, will receive the Rising Star Award at the 26th annual ARTS Awards next month. The Rising Star Award recognizes innovation and modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years,More »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

Carleton Varney to be Honored as Design Icon in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–Carleton Varney, one of America’s best-known interior designers, will be honored as the 2015 Design Icon during the Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 18-22. Varney is president of New York-based Dorothy Draper & Co. Inc., one of the oldest established interior design firms in the United States. His design philosophy stresses the use ofMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Couristan Expands, Renovates Showroom in Atlanta

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Fort Lee, N.J.-Rug manufacturer Couristan has upgraded and expanded its showroom in the AmericasMart building in Atlanta, adding 1,400 square feet of space to its location on the Floor 6 of Building 1, 6-D-11. It will debut to the market at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market next month. Couristan will celebrate the new spaceMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Surya Honored with Niryat Shree Award

The President of India presents the award to Surya Tiwari.

CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya recently received the Niryat Shree Award for outstanding performance in exports, which was presented to Surya founder Surya Tiwari by the President of India, Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during a ceremony held in New Delhi at the beginning of December. The awards are given out by the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO),More »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

GoodWeave Founder Accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi accepts the Nobel Peace Prize.

OSLO, Norway—Kailash Satyarthi, the long-time children’s rights activist and the founder of GoodWeave, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday here, along with Malala Yousafzai, at age 17 the youngest person to receive the award. Satyarthi has been passionate about children’s rights since he was young, and though he acknowledged that much has been done overMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014