Winter 2012 Rug Preview
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, April 3, 2012
Shaw Living is complementing Tommy Bahama's Ocean Club and Road to Canberra home collections with several new designs in tribal, ikat, Greek key and suzani themes - the latter seen here. These rugs are machine woven in the United States with Shaw's own "EverTouch" recyclable nylon.
Karastan is expanding its Carmel collection with the addition of Portola Sage, a lush garden-inspired pattern featuring earth-tone philodendron leaves nearly blanketing an ivory field that is framed in a simple solid ivory border. Made in the United States, this new rug is woven on Wilton looms of two-ply nylon yarn.
Nourison offers an alternative to wool rugs with its new Rainforest collection of hand-tufted, 100% polypropylene indoor/outdoor rugs. The rugs, which are made in China, feature contemporary, bold, oversized floral and leafy patterns on a variety of background colors.
C & F Enterprises is offering its own brand of "fun in the sun" with its new collection of washable rugs called Parfait.
Peking Handicraft Inc. is in bloom with its new Flower Vase accent rug, made of 100% wool and cotton on a hooked construction.
Couristan uses natural fibers and dyes to produce its new handmade Azari rug, the latest addition to the company's eco-friendly Chobi collection of 100% hand-spun and hand-knotted.
Company C's new Fly Away rug is adapted from a vintage fabric and features colorful larger-than-life butterflies that sparkle against an un-dyed ground. The butterflies' wings are enhanced by a mix of hooked and tufted textures as well as novelty high-twist yarns.
Jaipur's new Alsace rug seen here in the antique white ashwood colorway is from the Poeme collection.
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