Winter 2013 Rug Review
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, May 3, 2013
|Company C Inc. is introducing the 100% wool flatwoven Chevron Rug as part of the new Summer Brights collection. Inspired by the 60s Op Art movement, the colorful stripes are available in fuchsia, orange and green or cool Capri blue, turquoise and green available palettes.|
|Loloi Rugs is showing is new Madeline Collection, power-loomed of 100% polypropylene in Egypt. Designs and palettes are watercolor inspired.|
|Nourison is expanding its Joseph Abboud program with two new rug collections, including Mulholland.|
|Oriental Weavers USA’s Kaleidoscope by Sphinx collection is a new machine-woven grouping made of textured polypropylene. Like the one seen here, the design portfolio emphasizes bright and vibrant colors such as sunshine yellow, tangerine, hot pink and bright poppy set against a more serene and complimentary background of ultramarine blue, citron and chartreuse.|
|C & F Enterprises is showing the Blue Oasis, a coastal design incorporating sea grass and shells.|
|Capel Rugs’ newest rugs for its collection with designer Genevieve Gorder includes the 100% wool flatwoven L’Alhambra, which marries a clean graphic design with complex Eastern patterns.|
|Kas Rugs is adding the Versailles collection to its machine-made line. The rugs are eight-color, viscosemade pieces that feature space-dye techniques.|
|Surya Inc. debuts the Brazil collection. The machine-woven rugs are made of 60% viscose and 40% chenille in a high-low construction.|
|Couristan expands its outdoor offerings with the new Fresco collection. Hand-hooked in China of 100% fiber-enhanced Courtron polypropylene, the rugs are water resistant and treated to prevent mold and mildew.|
|cmi’s Boat House is a striped outdoor rug made of 100% polypropylene. Available colors include light blue, navy, olive, rust red, brown, and natural.|
|Linon and Powell are showing this mod/polyester hand-tufted rug from China as part of the new collection with Bombay Heritage.|
|Rizzy Home’s Vicki Payne Collection includes several new styles such as this loop-and-cut pile constructed, 100% New Zealand wool blend rug hand-tufted in India.|
Karastan's Davina is part of the new Crossroads collection, a Suzani inspired grouping of rugs woven of fully worsted New Zealand wool in the USA on Wilton (Van de Wiele) looms.
|Fab Habitat remains true to its eco-friendly and fair-trade principals with Tangier, a new grouping of rugs made from tightly woven recycled plastic straws.|
Kaleen Rugs is showing the new Mystic Collection, which is handcrafted from washed virgin wool.
Momeni goes global with the new Atlas Collection, a hand-woven grouping of rugs made of 100% New Zealand wool in India.
Classic Home Rugs is offering casual contemporary elegance with its new collection of wool rugs in organic patterns and palettes, like this one titled Heather Groove Grey. It is available in accent through room-size dimensions.
L.R. Resources' Rock Collection is machine-made in Turkey of 100% frise soft yarn. Its pile is thick for a shaggy and contemporary look and feel.
|Safavieh will introduce a new licensed collection by Thomas O’Brien for the Safavieh Couture line. The eco-friendly rugs are hand-knotted in India of a blend of hemp and jute yarns.|
|The Powell Company is showing more than 60 licensed Bombay Heritage rug styles, including 36 new designs in a variety of constructions. Luxe is a plush shag made of microfiber|