Summer 2012 Rug Preview
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, August 1, 2012
Shaw Living's latest addition to its shag program is the new Mirabella collection, which employs current trends in both color and yarn development. An ombre space-dyeing technique allows for each color to shift and blend, creating many shades within each rug. They are all machine woven in the United States with Shaw's own recyclable EverTouch soft nylon and come in seven sizes ranging from accent to area.
|Rizzy Home is beckoning the Highlands with this new India-made hand-tufted collection of 100% wool rugs that come in accent through room-size dimensions as well as rounds and runners.|
|Karastan is introducing more rugs to its Bellingham collection, including new wool styles — this one titled Britton, an overall traditional pattern with accents of gold, salmon and leaf green on a cream background. It is woven domestically of premium fully-worsted New Zealand wool on Wilton (Van de Wiele) looms.|
|Ebisons Harounian’s Kismet collection spans 100% cotton Dhurries from India. Designed with summer fun in mind, from sunrooms to beach settings, these rugs come in 4-by-6 to 6-by-9 sizes.|
|Fab Habitat is showing its Lhasa orange-and-violet rug, a new addition to the ecofriendly company’s non-skid soft floor covering offerings. Made in line with fair trade principles, Fab Rugs are made of recycled plastic straws tightly woven together.|
|Kalaty Rugs’ Artisan Collection, seen here in the sapphire colorway, is a lively assemblage of traditional motifs and patterns with narrow borders for a more transitional appeal. Each piece is hand knotted of 100% hand-spun wool.|
|Jaipur Rugs is expanding its Coastal Living collection with new hand-hooked 100% polypropylene styles for indoor and outdoor use. New looks take their styling cues from the ruggedly chic aesthetic of a casual seaside lifestyle — such as this piece called Wave Hello.|
|Capel Inc. gives a regal air to its line with the addition of the new Eminence collection, which is hand knotted in India and made of wool. Available colors include charcoal, red, ivory, and chocolate, the latter seen here.|
|Momeni’s new Suzani collection is inspired by the tribal Central Asian embroidered textile style by the same name. These rugs are made of 100% wool in a hooked construction.|
|Oriental Weavers USA takes an exotic trip to Bali with this new grouping of neutral-colored rugs – in shades of ivory, cocoa, cool grays, and blues – accented with pops of bright gold. Made in Egypt, these rugs are machine-woven in polypropylene and are made in a textural loop construction for added surface interest.
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