Tag Archives: Thomas O’Brien

HFend | A Century of Safavieh | May 2014

Safavieh

Safavieh kicked off its centennial anniversary this year with a celebratory party at High Point Market. Almost 300 people attended the event, including designers Thom Filicia, Thomas O’Brien, Jamie Drake, Alexa Hampton and Libby Langdon and co-sponsor International Market Centers’ Bob Maricich and Tom Mitchell. Today, the business is run by the five Yaraghi brothers.More »

Last updated: April 25, 2014

Blog: Rug Highlights from High Point

Orian Soft Touch

HIGH POINT, N.C.–High Point Market got underway this past weekend, and introductions in the rug category included new licenses as well as expanded ones, and focuses on metallics, handcrafted looks and recycled and natural materials. Jute and leather are two hot materials in the rug arena, and at Loloi, the Edge collection combines both forMore »

Last updated: April 7, 2014

Rug-Related Events at High Point Market

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–March Madness, designer launches and a 100th anniversary are only some of the party themes planned for High Point Market, which starts this Saturday, April 5. In addition, there are also educational opportunities as well. Be sure to put these on your schedule. Sunday, April 6: 3 p.m.: Jaipur will host the DesignMore »

Last updated: April 1, 2014

Celebrity Designers: More Than a Name

Celebrity Designers

An HFN Staff Report Celebrities come and go, but the best celebrity designers have staying power. Designers included here such as Candice Olson, Kathy Ireland and Thom Filicia have resonated with consumers for years; they know what their customers want—and they know their way around home furnishings trade shows such as High Point Market. ConsistentMore »

Last updated: November 1, 2013

Thomas O’Brien to Address Dallas Market in Jan.

Thomas O’Brien

DALLAS–Designer Thomas O’Brien will serve as the keynote speaker at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in January. O’Brien will speak on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Noon on the first floor of the World Trade Center. O’Brien is based in Manhattan and is the proprietor of Aero Ltd, the influential SoHo home boutiqueMore »

Last updated: November 1, 2013