Heimtextil India to Enlarge Space

heimtextil India

NEW DELHI-The 2015 edition of Heimtextil India will encompass some 43,000 square feet of exhibiting space, up 40 percent from this year’s Heimtextil India, according to a statement from the trade fair. In addition, the statement said, more than 50 percent of the total exhibiting space has been booked by major Indian textile brands. ConfirmationsMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Devgiri Exports to Debut Largest New Showroom in Atlanta


ATLANTA—The U.S. division of Devgiri Exports will debut what will be the largest new showroom at AmericasMart Atlanta next month: a 12,000-square-foot space on Floor 5 in Building 1. Though the company has had its office and showroom in downtown Atlanta for several years, the new showroom is its first in AmericasMart. “We are nowMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Kalaty to Host Josie Natori at Atlanta Market


HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—With its licensed launch of its line with designer Josie Natori next month, Kalaty will host an event with the designer at the Atlanta Gift & Home Furnishings Market on Thursday, Jan. 8. In addition, one attendee will win something designed by Natori in a special giveaway from Kalaty. Kalaty shows in space 4-G-14More »

Last updated: December 10, 2014

Marsala Makers: Rug Companies Celebrate new Pantone Color of the Year


NEW YORK—With Pantone’s announcement of Marsala as its color of the year for 2015, rug companies have already highlighted a number of designs that incorporate this red-brown wine hue. As Pantone’s exclusive licensee, Oriental Weavers already has a slew of designs ready to be introduced next month at the January markets. “We are extremely proudMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Capel Debuts Second Virtual Showroom Tour

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.—Capel Rugs has teamed up with Google Business View to create a virtual tour of its showroom in High Point, N.C., its second such virtual showroom tour. During the High Point Market in October, Capel Rugs worked with Google to capture premium-quality, panoramic images of the company’s showroom. When viewed online through Google StreetMore »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Lissa Wyman’s Memorial Celebration Set

Lissa Wyman

NEW YORK—A memorial celebrating the life of Lissa Wyman, the long-time rug editor who passed away last month, will take place this coming Saturday, Dec. 13 here. It will begin at 10:30 a.m. at The Coffee House, located at 20 West 44th St., Suite 601. Wyman spent more than four decades covering the rug industry.More »

Last updated: December 9, 2014

Ristow Tabbed as BrandSource CEO

Jim Ristow

TUSTIN, Calif.-The BrandSource board of directors has named Jim Ristow as its new CEO, effective Jan. 1. Ristow will succeed Bob Lawrence, who has served as CEO since 1994. Lawrenc will stay with the company in an advisory role for a year, assisting with the transition. Ristow joined BrandSource in 1999 and most recently hasMore »

Last updated: December 8, 2014