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Capel’s High Point Promotion Awards all Buyers

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.–At the upcoming High Point Market, every attendee shopping the Capel showroom will have the chance to participate in a special market promotion. Visitors will have the chance to pick out a bag containing a special marble, and each marble signifies a prize depending on its color. Prizes will include gift cards worth fromMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2014

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–ELK Group Intl. has made another acquisition, purchasing furniture, lighting and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The move will strengthen ELK’s accent furniture category, the company said. Based in Springfield, Mo., GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings, and emphasizes quality through handcarving, custom finishes and utilization of solid wood construction. GuildMaster also has aMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Brown Jordan Appoints Tortorici to Executive Vice President

Vincent A. Tortorici

St. AUGUSTINE, Fla.–Brown Jordan International has promoted Vincent A. Tortorici to executive vice president. Tortorici also will continue his role as chief financial officer, which he has held with the company and its predecessors since March 1988. He has previously held positions as vice president and treasurer of the company, its predecessors and subsidiaries. “ForMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Barclay Butera to Debut Leftbank Art Line

Butera

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–Interior designer Barclay Butera will debut his new licensed art collection with Leftbank Art at the upcoming High Point Market, which starts on Saturday. Called Barclay Butera Private Collection by Leftbank Art, the eclectic collection is inspired by Butera’s worldwide travels and will include his original photography, abstracts influenced by the colors ofMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Wendover Art to Debut Lillian August Artwork at High Point

Lillian August

LARGO, Fla.–Wendover Art Group will debut a licensed collection by Lillian August at the High Point Fall Market, Oct. 18-23. “We are absolutely thrilled to debut Ms. August’s new collection,” said Richard D. Forsyth, CEO of Wendover Art Group. “Her pieces are exquisite. The collection spans a broad range of looks—traditional, transitional and modern—and includesMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Next Gen Lunch Planned for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is hosting a Lunch with Leaders event, Sunday, Oct. 19, at the High Point Market for Next Gen NOW members and industry leaders and influencers. Next Gen NOW members will have the opportunity to share a one-on-one working lunch with seasoned professionals in select showrooms during whichMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Rug Ready for High Point Market

High Point Market

NEW YORK–Plenty of events are on tap for High Point Market, which begins this Saturday, and quite a few of them are hosted by rug manufacturers in their showrooms. Here are some of the events on tap: Saturday, Oct. 18 10 a.m.: Surya will host “Coffee with Candice,” an informal Q&A session with designer CandiceMore »

Last updated: October 16, 2014

Emma Gardner Launches Merchandising Program; Adds Five Showrooms

Emma Gardner Design

PETALUMA, Calif.–Emma gardner design has begun rolling out a customer-focused merchandising program to help designers and clients better shop for rugs and find the style they want. In addition, the rug company has expanded its national presence, opening five new showrooms for a total of 49 in the U.S. For its merchandising program, the companyMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014