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Bedding

AUSSINO USA

New York (212) 213-8838

Aussino offers new bedding ensembles including these five.

Lily Pond, a tropical print on 200 cotton sateen, features lilies and exotic leaves. Coordinating sheets have an embroidered hem. Available in persimmon and crystal blue. Fantasia is a contemporary woven double cloth featuring a dotted pinwheel combining with an overall dot bed skirt and pieced shams. Colors are mocha, cinnamon and cumin. Coordinating sheets have an embroidered hem.

Dorset, a traditional floral bouquet printed on cotton duck, has a coordinating multi-stripe. Available on winter white or spring blue.

Summer Garden is a contemporary reversible floral print in white, linen and onyx. Sarong is an indigo print on 200 count cotton sateen with a coordinating floral. The coordinating sheets have embroidered hems.

AMERICAN CENTURY HOME

Salisbury, N.C. (704) 857-0088

At this company it's all about the fabrics in the bedding.

In the Luxury offering the company features the Victoria Collection, an opulently woven French Lisserie, inspiration from Marie Antoinette era. The beauty of this collection comes from the soft subtle strie of meandering colors and intricate weave details. Correlates include a classic woven moire, Ottoman weave textures and crystal pleating.

The Giverny Collection's inspiration comes from Monet. It features traditional patterns that are simplified without all the fuss which makes it transitional. European colors were the inspiration from soft champagne to ombres of lilac & lavender. Sophisticated yet relaxed.

Part of the transitional offering includes Natural Elements, a line all about texture and dimension. Fabrics and fiber content in this collection include linen, cotton and rayon.

The Barkley Collection is also about natural textures, featured in a cotton polyester honeycomb weave base with linen tissue pick accents.

In addition, American Century Home offers the 7 West Collection, a simple yet sophisticated non-gender-specific collection with linen, cotton/polyester and rayon chenille accents. The contemporary/modern offerings are clean, simple and minimalist. Mercer is a pocket matelasse chenille construction; Bleecker is a piece dye collection with detailed styling. Other unique constructions include burn-out velvets, flocking, end/end and transfer prints.

COLONIAL HOME TEXTILES

Garden Grove, Calif.

(714) 754-1636

The new G Beds by Whoopi Goldberg run the gamut from luxury burnouts silk velvets to her EasyCare casual line in 60% cotton/40% polyester.

There are three signature burnout velvet silk bed ensembles — Dragon, Paisley, and Fans — and two poly/silk dupioni treatments: Mums, which features machine embroidery, and Butterfly, embellished by hand. Retail range: $430 to $475. Accompanied by 100% Egyptian cotton sheet and pillowcase sets in a choice of single-ply 500 thread count at $150 - $175 retail or 800 thread count, $225 - $250.

The EasyCare line has four looks with simpler visual and textural treatments such as framing, hem stitching, and pleating. Blues are key — including sea mist, crystal and deep blue — as is white. One color combination is cocoa and sea mist. EasyCare top-of-bed ensembles will retail for about $160; sheet sets at $125 - $150.

Besides bedding and decorative pillows, coordinated window treatments are being considered.

COLUMBINE CODY

Burlington, Iowa (213) 880-4169

Columbine Cody introduces several new programs to their 100% organic cotton trademarked Haven collection. All these programs will feature organic sheeting and coordinated quilted, chenille and matelasse coverlets and bedspreads along with throw pillows, shams.

Featured programs will be 350 thread count solid organic sateen, 250 thread count organic percale, and a 350 thread count organic jacquard sateen. All programs will have matching quilted coverlets with 100% organic cotton fill.

Featured colors will be: Ivory, White, Peacoat, Wine, Navy, Chocolate in the 250 tc palette; Ivory, White, Olive Gray, Peppercorn, Bungee and Monument Gray in the 350 tc constructions.

The organic chenille and matelasse coverlet patterns featured are: Hexagon, Organic Stripe, Tropicana, Caliph, Rattan, and Diamond.

CRESTLINE HOME FASHIONS

New York (310) 503-9805

Eden, a pieced embroidered bedding ensemble from Crestline Home Fashions, is available in two colors: Taylor, a pieced menswear inspired bedding ensemble; and Canal, a 12 color stripe.

DIVATEX

New York (212) 252-0802

Divatex presents high thread count yarn dyed jacquard sateen, which comes in duvets and sheets in contrasting earth tones with a soft and supple hand.

DOWN LITE INTERNATIONAL

Mason, Ohio (513) 229-6348

Down Lite is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of PrimaLoft, the trademarked polyester fiber blend that has been reengineered to make it even loftier via a proprietary fiber process called Ribbon Technology. The result is the same soft down-likehand but combined with an aesthetically pleasing loft that was increased approximately 25%.

In addition, the fiber underwent extreme wash test conditions and actually improved its record of being machine-wash-friendly with better post-wash results. With this new fiber development process, new packaging and logos were developed to differentiate the new Ribbon Technology fiber blend advantages.

DWI HOLDINGS, INC.

Atlanta (770) 644-6251

DWI Holdings introduces the Chamomile yarn dyed jacquard, a classic style using an organic motif in a fresh color way. The jacquard sheet, Flora is a tonal small sprig done in a 510 thread count sateen.

The bed skirt and European sham has a detailed baratto embroidery. Accessorized with the embroidered sprig pillow and pleated edge pillow, this bed will make any bedroom a beautiful and restful environment.

ELLERY HOMESTYLES

New York (212) 448-4405

The new collections from Ellery Homestyles include beaded and embroidered bed linens with coordinating curtains, pillows, and other accessories. Each item carries Dena Designs' hand-painted motifs in fashion-forward color combinations.

GTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Riverside, Calif. (951) 788-8729

GTT International, Inc. introduces Windsor Classic to their line of bedding; the key motif is patchwork with embroidery.

KIMLOR

Orangeburg, S.C.

(803) 531-2037

Caribbean Coolers is available as comforters, sheets, and accessories featuring a watercolor design available in nine mix and match colors: Lilac, Turquoise, Sky, Pink Paradise, Indigo, Lime, Pomegranate, Rain Forest and Banana.

Red Bamboo is available as comforter sets, drapes, valances, and pillows featuring a vivacious red tropical print pattern.

LAWRENCE HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 343-3740

Lawrence Home Fashions launches a brand new bedding line, its trademarked Point Zero Bedding Collection, inspired by their apparel runway fashion looks. It consists of four bedding programs: Barcode, Erosion, Fragment and Enigma are a mix of men's and women's fashion stories with an urban contemporary feel.

The Sky Collection features three new bedding ensembles: Tremor, Botanics and Archeology. The Zen Garden quilt coordinates to the Sky Collection patterns, which can be described as modern neutrals.

In keeping with an eco-friendly commitment, Lawrence Home has added a top of bed printed Bamboo blended fabric to go along with their Bamboo blended sheets. The Maison de Vie Collection introduces four new prints: Dream, Hannah, Rosette, and Mandalay. Embroidery is intertwined with printing, and metallic overlays are used to enhance these patterns.

In the Suite Couture Collection, the introduction is three new elegant bedding ensembles: Anastasia, Glamour and Diva. Classic colorations and textures, elegant trims and dressmaker details combine to make all these ensembles irresistible.

LIVING INSTYLE

New York (212) 213-9412

Living in Style brings three bedding ensembles to market.

Cavalier, a damask jacquard with a large stripe ground, features coordinating window treatments and decorative pillows. Available in golden and latte colorways.

Capri, a fresh white-and-blue seersucker comforter set, offers patchwork detail and ribbon trim.

The Clemente ensemble is a diamond patchwork comforter set that features a bamboo sheer overlay and faux shantung silk pintucking.

PDK/REGENCY

New York (212) 889-6144

PDK/Regency brings a range of seductive styles to this market.Curves from PDK/Regency is a woven wavy pattern in soft green that results in a lightweight look.

Terrific! is a woven chenille floral on a dark chocolate ground with accent pillows and trims.

Callas is a pieced matelasse of swirling vines and coordinate diamonds enhanced by accent pillows. For the Winterthur Collection, the featured bed this market is Chatham, a distinct floral and plaid taken from the Museum's files. Chambray Charm is one of the line of pieced quilts. Details include embroidery, piping and hourglass shapes.

PHI

South San Francisco, Calif.

(650) 871-3788

PHI (Peking Handicrafts) offers attractive items and ensembles for a wide scope of tastes.

The At Ease collection focuses on casual customers who still crave embellishments in PHI's style. Its components are made in a 100% cotton base cloths with embroidery and adorned with cut and sew details.

The Boutique Hotel collection draws its look from high-end luxury hotel styles. It employs large-scale jacquards, geometric patterned embroideries and modern romantic looks.

Cottage still continues to be a strong trend for PHI, and for this season the company is adding new cottage and vintage floral looks.

PHI's big style "supersets" are also growing — these are multi-piece bedding ensembles that are heavily embellished and affordably priced.

Among the more than 50 new Kathleen Field quilts are five different collections — Romantic interlude pastels, Nantucket highway blues, beach-in-a-bag fun tropicals, classic patchworks and the new category of throws.

POPULAR BATH PRODUCTS

Brooklyn, N.Y. (718) 484-4469

Many new styles in both traditional and eclectic looks are being introduced. All are available in either four-, seven- or 12-piece sets.

SEW-RITE

Woodbridge, Ontario (905) 850-6131

Sew-Rite Manufacturing launches their Passion range of bedlinens, synonymous with quality and fun: the functionality and design of the collection is set to match contemporary present-day living, and beautiful, timeless design.

It is a collection filled with, colorful, fun prints that will appeal to all ages.There are designs in vibrant intense colors with Pop-art influences, as well as a wide range of modern and classic designs teamed with a mixture of colors.

UNITED FEATHER & DOWN

Des Plaines, Ill. (847) 296-6500

United Feather & Down is focusing on natural fibers during the summer market, and the designer line Joseph Abboud is no exception. The company is offering his signature, streamlined looks in a variety of fabrics and fills, each featuring the rich, sophisticated look that menswear icon Abboud is known for. Available colors include : White, Natural, Ecru, Indigo Denim, and Natural Cotton Finish.

VOGUE HOME FASHIONS

Columbus, N.J. (609) 622-0650

The Resort collection from Vogue Home Fashions/Parimatex is inspired by the classic simplicity of fine hotel linens. Exquisite details such as satin ribbon trims and subtle pin-tucks add to the sophisticated color palette of chocolate brown, white, ivory, sage green and light blue. Bringing these sophisticated and polished looks into the home is easy with duvet covers and comforters in beautiful 100% cotton sateen, 300 tc and above. Coordinating sheets with wonderful details including pin-tucking, scroll embroidery, and colored trims complete each look.

Italian Renaissance and Metropolitan are both featured in the Resort collection.

Vogue is also featuring classic and transitional floral looks in their Urban Poise collection, including Dana Marie, charming in light shades of blue and green, and Sara Rose, a refreshing take on classic floral looks. The set includes the floral comforter and pillow shams with coordinating striped sheets and bed skirt, all in 300 thread count 100% cotton sateen. Coordinating dec pillows are available.

VENUS HOME FASHIONS

Irvine, Calif. (949) 609-1299

From Venus Home Fashions, Emma's all-over reversible floral jacquard and stripe bedding ensemble provides a fresh youthful look combined with old fashioned luxury. This pale rose and sage green collection includes pieced decorative pillows with delicate sequin and beaded accents.

Venus Home's new Sapna collection by the Indian designer of the same name includes a key design titled Raya, named after Sapna's daughter. This bed is a reversible cotton-and-polyester blend jacquard ensemble, created in rich amethyst colors. The Raya collection includes beautifully pieced decorative beaded pillows creating the feel of royal elegance.

Bath

AUSSINO (USA)

New York (212) 213-8838

A varied assortment of embroidered and embellished towels from Aussino features traditional, holiday and summer themes. New materials include crystals and metallic threads. Also: monogram sets and embroidered thematic wash cloth sets.

A wide assortment of woven, printed, embroidered and quilted shower curtains coordinate with the towels.

AVANTI

Moonachie, N.J. (201) 641-7766

The tide is coming in with the new Oceana collection, which draws from seashells for inspiration. Designs are embroidered and raised up on a textured file cloth on 100% cotton sheared velour bath towel ensembles. The ground comes in earth, white, black, rattan, nutmeg, ivory and mocha.

Avanti is also showing a large collection of towels depicting florals, embroidered and accented with trims, scalloped edges and piping.

Finally, a new collection of upscale novelty looks includes embroidered hot air balloons, bicycles, maps, fish and seahorses. Aside from towels, Avanti is also debuting six new collections of coordinating shower curtains and bath accessories.

BACOVA GUILD LTD.

High Point, N.C. (336) 841-4800

From its bath rug division, Bacova has several new collections.

Simply Organic rugs are made of 100% certified organic cotton and are manufactured with eco-friendly yarns and technology.

Tailored Made and Starlite are reversible cotton solid color bath rug collections.

There is a new Invista TwoPoint99-branded nylon grouping.

Twin Tone and Stylistic are solid-colored tufted varieties made of 100% filament soft denier polyester.

Act II and Bravo employ high-low, cut-and-loop textured designs made to accentuate the touch and look of their polyester fibers.

New colors showing at market from Bacova are spruce, canyon, slate, canvas, mahogany and cabernet.

From Bacova's bath coordinate division is a broad new assortment of looks.

Ivy Garden by designer Albena Hristova includes a 100% slub satin polyester shower curtain, ceramic with hand-painted and pearled glaze accessories, embroidered natural terry towels, and a nylon and heat-transferred bath rug.

Palmetto includes hand-painted resin and wicker accessories and a 100% cotton shower curtain.

Serenity's 100% polyester rib shower curtain coordinates with ceramic accessories donning decals, nylon heat-transferred and printed bath rugs and heat-transferred and embroidered bath towels.

BALTIC LINEN CO.

New York (212) 545-0949

Baltic is introducing the Spode collection, inspired by the classic English china brand. It includes the well-recognized blue-and-white scenic pattern, which Baltic calls Blue Italian, interpreted onto porcelain accessories and matching bath towels and shower curtains.

CROSCILL HOME FASHIONS

New York (212) 689-7222

Croscill Home Fashions' Rutherford collection of bath accessories are made in China of a contoured, translucent resin that imitates marbleized semi-precious finishes with bronze patina accents, to achieve an opulent and elegant look.

Components include shower curtain hooks, lotion dispenser, tumbler, toothbrush holder, cotton jar, tall jar, soap dish, tissue cover, wastebasket, tray and fingertip towel holder.

DOMAY

Montreal (514) 383-8989

In shower curtains, Domay is showing its colorful EVA vinyl shower curtain and matching hook set in eight contemporary designs. Zing, a four-piece melamine bath boutique set, complements the EVA range.

The company is also expanding its bath rug line with its new cotton Waffle bath mats in six fashion colors: sky blue, berry, jade, moka, cream and camel; and its new Circo quality rubber tub mat in five fashion colors: sage, slate blue, cream, camel and dusty rose.

Also new in toweling are Seville and Windsor five-piece heavy weight jacquard wash cloth sets featuring an elegant floral jacquard design in five fashion colors on white and beige quality toweling, and three-piece Leaves and Ocean decorative velour bath towel sets.

DUCK RIVER TEXTILE

New York (212) 679-2980

The Ocean Pearl shower curtain from Duck River Textile is slop silk accented with the look of delicate ocean pearls; available in Rose, Gold, Ecru, and Aqua Blue. Matching bathroom accessories available.

The Venetian bath accessory collection, reminiscent of the 18th century, is both majestic and regal.Made of polyresin and ceramic blend, a crack effect sets off the antique finish and embellished accents. Available in Ivory/Gold and Ivory/Silver.

ESPALMA BY COBRA

New York (212) 213-1850

The company is showing eight new bath ensemble collections.

Egyptian, an oversized and plush grouping, comes in Tahiti teal, horizon blue, yummy yellow, luscious lime, and other colorways. Related to this is the Everyday Egypt collection, which comes in 16 solid-colored traditional shades. And finally, Egyptian Stripes is a beach group.Bamboo comes in six colors.

Ice cream colors were the inspiration for the palette of the Soft Jacquard collection of solid center and wide velour jacquard border towels.

Baby Skins, a new extra-soft, zero-twist yarn collection in jacquard, includes three geometric patterns and four baby skin looks.

FAMOUS HOME FASHIONS INC.

St. Laurent, Quebec

(514) 735-4566

Silver Wave and Fair Harbor are just two of several new bath coordinate collections being launched by Famous Home.

Silver Wave comprises motif-shaped, oversized stoneware accessories that feature a bronze color base – a look achieved through a special firing manufacturing process. These pieces match with a shower curtain, a bath rug and bath towels.

Fair Harbor's wooden accessories come in shapes inspired by U.S. coastal themes. They, too, marry to a shower curtain, a bath rug and bath towels for a complete coordinates program.

GINSEY INDUSTRIES

Bellmawr, N.J. (856) 933-1300

Ginsey is bringing bamboo to the bathroom with a new line of skid-free bamboo bath mats. Each piece is woven and features colored decorative stitching, available in several colors.

These rugs, which Ginsey calls Bamboo Step-Out mats, are made to be strong, durable and water resistant.

HILASAL USA

Wadley, Ala. (256) 395-6566

Hilasal has expanded its ring-spun spinning capabilities at both its mills in Mexico and El Salvador, allowing it to show a new 19-pound ring-spun bath ensemble titled Safari in natural tones and contemporary colors.

This new towel has long and silky soft loops and absorbs well.

In beach, Hilasal has doubled its jacquard production capacity at its mills, and will be featuring a 38-inch-by-68-inch 2-pound solid-color double jacquard style.

KASSATEX

New York (212) 686-5533

The Textures collection by Kassatex is made up of 100% Egyptian cotton mix-and-match jacquard towels in solid colors that match a white yarn-dye with fringes. Available colors are white, gray, stratosphere blue, tobacco, tan, and tarragon.

Renaissance is another new 100% Egyptian cotton collection, but of piece-dyed jacquard sculpted towels. They come in chocolate, ivory, sea foam, taupe, thyme, and white.

The Hotel collection comprises 100% cotton jacquard waffle terry towels in white, natural, linen, coffee, and green tea.

LAWRENCE HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 343-3740

Barcode is a new introduction in the trademarked Point Zero Deco Collection from Lawrence Home.

The company is offering coordinating shower curtains to go with the new Point Zero Bedding: a look of menswear for the bathroom.

LOG CABIN RUG

Dalton, Ga. (800) 524-0361

Log Cabin, a sister company to Garland Carpet and Rugs, is introducing its new Prestige collection. It carries the Invista Comforel Two Point 99-trademarked brand because it uses this soft fiber system in its construction. Prestige rugs are heavy-weight cut-pile pieces, available in a broad array of colors to coordinate easily with existing solid-colored bath towels.

LORRAINE HOME FASHIONS

New York (212) 684-0858

New shower curtain introductions include: Medici, which includes a delicate scroll motif on sateen jacquard bands and an attached triple "V" valance in gold and sea haze colorways; Forum, a jacquard featuring a square tile pattern with classic Greek key borders in gold and graphite; Amherst, embroidered horizontal bands in a zigzag pattern in four colorways; and Kamari, a heavily embroidered faux silk drape with a matching attached valance in a paisley and leaf pattern.

POPULAR BATH PRODUCTS

Brooklyn, N.Y. (718) 484-4469

The company focused on earth-tone colors when it created its new shower curtain program. All include matching bath accessories, towels and rugs.

Popular Bath is also introducing a collection of free-standing bath accessories that are resin but made to look metallic.

Finally, the company is also expanding its hotel-inspired offerings with several new bath ensembles.

SUNHAM HOME FASHIONS

Columbus, Ind. (812) 378-8872

With Sunham Home Fashions' Cottage Collection, the focus is on all the familiar themes of the past to help calm the fast paced, ever-changing world. It's not your grandmother's home, but it is styling that she and everyone else would be comfortable living with.

The soft, scalloped edge and gentle color palette of the 100% micro acrylic basic strikes the perfect balance between modern day performance fibers and vintage styling.

Kitchen/Tabletop

ALLEGRA INDUSTRIES

New York (212) 725-0510

In the kitchen, vintage and whimsical cooking-related looks enrich rugs from Allegra. These are in the 18-inch-by-30-inch size range, consisting of 12 assorted designs and colors in both oblong and moon shapes. 100% acrylic, machine washable with latex back.

ALPHA HOME FASHIONS

Ewing, N.J. (215) 913-9172

The new Harmony Floral collection comprises faux silk dupioni table linens bedecked with embroidered designs and pieced centers, all in tonal colorways, for a formal look.

These pieces go with decorative pillows and kitchen textiles in the same fabrications and colorways.

BARDWIL INDUSTRIES

New York (212) 944-1870

Bardwil is adding to its licensed program with designer Liz Claiborne with several new collections. Included in this new group is Blossom, a bold red-and-pink floral pattern featuring black outline throughout. It coordinates with Belle Plaid and Carnival Stripe for mix-and-match possibilities.

DUCK RIVER TEXTILE

New York (212) 679-2980

Café Paris kitchen accessories from Duck River Textile are new for 2008. Heat transfer prints on canvas fabric are designed especially for chain and department stores.

INTERIOR DYNAMIX

Los Angeles (323) 653-6397

Rich colors and textured fabrics — a woven blend of hand-dyed silk, rayon and polyester fibers — are the basis for the newest collections of table linens by Interior Dynamix. Components include tablecloths, runners, placemats and napkins. They are available in 10 colors: ruby, sienna, basil, sagebrush, palm, mocha, taupe, sandalwood, khaki and the ivory-bisque hue.

LINTEX LINENS

New York (212) 679-8046

The kitchen textiles category is growing for category newcomer Lintex with the addition of more than 50 new styles.

New product lines come as two-, three- and five-piece sets, sparked by new constructions, weaves and embroideries made to pair up with kitchen towels.

The Krayons collection of oven mitts, oval mitts for easy fit, pot holders, double pot grabbers, and aprons come in eight colors and feature grommets for easy hanging and natural terry lining for comfort.

In table linens, outdoor dining is a focus. A new Bar-B-Que collection of table linens for the patio coordinates with umbrella covers and cushions.

For formal dining, new constructions and blends for easy care and little maintenance are debuting, and related to this are new colors to the current Royal Scroll and Le Plume designs.

Solid and jacquard all-white hotel table linens in banquet sizes are being shown.

And for casual dining, the new 52% cotton/48% polyester Danube line weave table linens collection comes in eight colors and standard sizes.

MAHAJAN OVERSEAS LTD.

Toronto (416) 769-9983

The new Village Square table linens collection, which coordinates to a decorative pillow group by the same name, is made in a cotton chenille woven blend.

It is available in five colors: white, oatmeal, antelope, muskrat and aqua.

Polka Dot Eyelet is another new collection in table. It comes in China red, cobalt, Macau green, camel, ascot aqua and coral, as well as others upon request.

PARK B. SMITH LTD.

New York (212) 889-1818

The company is launching its new program with the Pfaltzgraff dinnerware license.

Among the many collections for this program, a highlight is Napoli, which comes in three coordinating looks — blossom, border, and plaid.

POPULAR BATH PRODUCTS

Brooklyn, N.Y. (718) 484-4469

The company is introducing two new kitchen styles depicting coffee-related themes, both with a 20th century flavor to the designs.

STYLE.LAB

New York (212) 683-0830

Style.Lab is introducing new color stories and constructions in both kitchen and table. For example, melon is a major color theme across a number of palettes, marrying with aqua, green and buttery yellow in various new designs. Elsewhere it is paired with naturals and brown. Also, red is an important color in the new introductions in the kitchen and dining categories.

TRENDEX HOME DESIGNS

Montreal (514) 363-5220

Trendex is promoting its Casual Elegance design theme this market.

These are patterns that are a step above basics, with a fashion twist, but not too fussy for everyday use. The color focuses are on naturals and metallics, such as cinnamon, wheat, grass, chocolate, cork, gold, and platinum.

Textures are also prolific for Trendex this market, with more checks, stripes, and nature motifs. All products are offered as tablecloths, placemats, napkins, runners, chair pads, and decorative pillows.

In addition, Trendex has expanded its already extensive napkin ring assortment to more than 100 fashion and basic skus with the addition of new metals, beaded looks, resins, plastics, and woods.

Area Rugs

BACOVA GUILD LTD./GULISTAN

High Point, N.C. (336) 841-4800

Bacova's accent rug and floor mat division is showing extensions in several categories. At the forefront are patio rugs, which have been expanded with the addition of an eight-foot round woven polypropylene shape. These high-low loop pile rugs come in five colors and are inherently stain resistant.

For the outdoor cook, a new line of titled Grill Mats is being shown. These mats come in three constructions — engraved polypropylene, woven polypropylene and jet-printed nylon — and are available as 22-inch-by-40-inch rectangles and 26-by-54 runners. They feature a closed cell polyurethane backing.

Rubber Backed Koko Mats is another category of growth, with the addition of a bio-degradable rubber backing on all of the printed and flocked Koko floormats.

To its Gulistan area rug division, Bacova has added a collection of cork-bordered area rugs. They are tufted of 100% Tactesse nylon and are Stainmaster Elite branded. This thick sisal loop is colored in heathered neutral shades — acorn, stone, twig, flax and other natural shades.

Atticus is a collection of rugs featuring tapestry borders woven especially for Gulistan in subtle, tone-on-tone patterns. These pieces are made of 100% Tactesse nylon and are Stainmaster Elite branded.

The new Shelby collection is inspired by hand-knotted Tibetan carpets. The striated effect seen on these pieces is captured in the space-dyed yarns used in the colors teal, loden, ebony, twig, coin and fresco.

BALTA U.S.

Dalton, Ga. (800) 549-0620

Balta U.S. is introducing its Curio collection, a grouping of dining room and kitchen rugs featuring designs inspired by vintage kitchen motifs.

Balta's intentions were to create a broad but cohesive collection, and the company studied vintage hand towels, tablecloths, dresses, wallpaper, nostalgic icons for the home, and even cross stitch patterns to achieve the looks.

The pieces are made of 100% polypropylene, and are tightly woven for under-table use. They can be cleaned with a damp cloth.

The 15 rugs in the collection are being offered in five sizes, from 21-inch-by-34-inch to 8-foot-by-11-foot. Rugs are available in basil green, pecan brown, deep apple, black licorice, and honey.

DOMAY

Montreal (514) 383-8989

Domay continues to expand its decorative floor covering offerings with the addition of its braided traditional rug collection, along with the new hand woven accent rug entries: the 20-inch-by-32-inch Santa Fe and the 24-by-36 Los Alamos.

GLOBAL FLOOR FURNISHERS

Mirzapur, India 91-5442-267420

The handmade Fur Shag collection is made of viscose filament yarn for a bright and shiny look and a soft touch and has a cotton base. It comes in beige, chocolate, steel, pink, red, yellow, violet and black and available sizes span 2-foot-by-3-foot to 8-by-10.

The handmade Cactus collection does not feel anything like its name implies. The thick polyester yarn construction includes Lurex for shine and has a cotton base for a plush and soft underfoot. Available colors are beige, chocolate, red, violet, and black.

ORIAN RUGS

Anderson, S.C. (864) 224-0271

The new Veranda Breeze collection is Orian's next generation of outdoor rugs, a step up from its successful original collection, Patio.

Veranda Breeze rugs comprises about 30 transitional, contemporary and organic patterns. All of these rugs are resistant to harsh weather conditions, staining, fading, shrinking and bad odors.

They are 100% synthetic, making them durable.

SUNHAM HOME FASHIONS

New York (212) 695-1218

Ethnic Chic reaches a new level of sophistication as the design influences continue to gather from around the world. Sunham Home Fashions have specifically softened this trend to make it more livable and universal in appeal.

They have characterized the look in part with a simple Kente cloth reference in the company's handgun tufted 100% acrylic construction. A typical style, Sultry Weave, is 27-inch-by-45-inch and comes in Barn Red.

Dec Pillows

ALPHA HOME FASHIONS

Ewing, N.J. (215) 913-9172

The new Harmony Floral collection comprises faux silk dupioni bedecked with embroidered designs and pieced centers, all in tonal colorways, for a formal look.

These pieces go with table linens and kitchen textiles in the same fabrications and colorways.

ARLEE HOME FASHIONS

New York (212) 689-0020

The Silk Road has proven to be a productive path for Arlee, which is again adding new looks to this continually popular line of faux silk decorative pillows.

Additions this market include: Tuxedo Stripe, which comes in four colors and is available with braided cord or ribbon fringe; Cherry Blossom, a tone-on-tone blossom embroidery that comes in six colors and is available with knotted-corner braids or as a self welt pillow; and Windsor Plaid, an embroidered plaid that come sin six colors and is available in 13-inch-by-18-inch or 18-inch box sizes.

ASHLEY MCBRIDE

New York (212) 779-2976

Ashley McBride unveils whimsy and 3-D styling in its decorative pillow lines, to evoke smiles across a full range of seasonal themes.

The collection nearly brings a pumpkin to life with its Happy Halloween pillow outfitted with arms and legs and a smiley face. This harvest-autumnal theme set also comes in witch, cat, bat and ghost designs.

There will also be many Christmas designs as the company continues to apply creativity to the dec pillow category.

CALDEIRA USA

New York (212) 532-2292

Caldeira USA adds to its Luxury Belgian Velvet category with lively new patterns woven in fresh summer colors. New varieties to this line include: Contemporary Chenille, which features bright tropical patterns and whimsical Art Deco patterns in linen, velvet, woven and plain textures; Silk Road, which features a combination of both real and faux silks in classic plaids, stripes, contemporary embroideries and flocked styles; and Modern Organics, a range of upscale boucles, cottons, faux suede and jacquards dressed in lively tropical designs and modern contemporary styles.

All of these and a range of other new pillows are designed to coordinate with throws and soft window collections from Caldeira.

LAWRENCE HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 343-3740

Lawrence Home offers beautiful detailed decorative pillows that coordinate their bedding programs, but can enhance any room décor. Barcode is a new introduction in the trademarked Point Zero Deco Collection. It has a unisex look that is clean, contemporary and fashionable. Rich textures, suiting colors and apparel details such as grommet taped piecing gives this line a personality of its own. Decorative pillows add a unique flair to the bedding, or stand alone.

LIVING INSTYLE

New York (212) 213-9412

Frivolity, sexiness and color direction inform the dec pillow line from Living InStyle.

Veruca chenille jacquard pillows boast a subtle geometric animal skin pattern with metallic yarns. These pillows are available with feather and down filling and are offered in seven colors - Pompeii, sea breeze, marble, espresso, granite, eggplant, and Alaska.

The Seashell and Beach collections feature fun appliqué bikini, flip flop sandals, beach chair, beach umbrella, sea horse, and sea shells on colorful cotton canvas. They are available as 18-inch-by-18-inch knife-edge pillows with polyester filling. Some designs feature a stripe border.

MAHAJAN OVERSEAS LTD.

Toronto (416) 769-9983

Mahajan is expanding its Wash & Wear collection with new coordinating decorative pillows and table linens. This market's new line comes in three themes: bleached, brights, and faded.

Some of these new pillows include: Garden Rows embroidery cushions, available in five colors — Zen, lettuce, blue jeans, oatmeal, and chili; and Village Square, a collection of cotton chenille woven cushions with flange.

Mahajan is previewing its upcoming Live A Little design trend theme for the next season.

Also set for preview is the Studio collection.

WESTGATE HOME

New York (212) 689-3579

Westgate's newest decorative pillow collections cover abundant design ground. Cosmopolitan is a collection of ornate brocaded, taffeta, embroidered, quilted silks and textured chenille pieces.

Kings Court is a collection of rich brown, green, red and blue looks interpreted on silk velvet chenille and tapestry fabrics.

In the Cool Hand Loop collection, fresh and crisp aqua, pink, orange and lime hues are applied in contemporary and sleek motifs on silk, cotton, printed and jacquard fabrics.

Each collection is offered in various sizes and shapes and can employ a number of different trims upon request.

In the pet bed and cushion category, new offerings include embossed plush styles in a wide variety of colors and patterns, like stripes in cotton, chenille, jacquards and plush fabrications.

For the pet spoiler, a dressy pet bed with embroidery and embellishments is also available.

Pillows, Pads, Blankets & Throws

AUSSINO (USA)

New York (212) 213-8838

Aussino introduces a wide assortment of quilts featuring contemporary prints and velvet silk and cotton sateen fabrics. Quilt patterns include vermicelli, channel, onion, and diamond.

Two throws are also introduced. Fantasia is a woven ball throw made of 50% polyester and 50% acrylic; colors include mocha, cinnamon, cumin and peacock. Rainforest is crocheted with feather and eyelash yarns made of 100% polyester; colors include persimmon, lime, vanilla and honey.

BLUE RIDGE HOME FASHIONS

Irwindale, Calif. (626) 960-6069

Blue Ridge Home Fashions is introducing a revolutionary new technology in fabric finishing. This fabric finish application is called SanProCare, supplied by Sanders of Germany. The uniqueness of the fabric is that is a highly hydro-transport system. That means the fabric absorbs moisture and releases it more quickly than conventionally untreated cloth. This translates to a much more comfortable sleeping experience due to less moisture buildup during the night.

COLUMBINE CODY

Burlington, Iowa (213) 880-4169

Columbine Cody introduces several new blanket programs in 100% organic cotton, including Chevron and Colorado.

It is available in natural, olive gray, peppercorn, bungee and monument gray.

DOWN LITE INTERNATIONAL

Mason, Ohio (513) 229-6348

New for this market Down Lite International introduces a collection of their synthetic bed pillows featuring a new, trademarked fiber blend called Memory Gel, a proprietary blend of slick polyester with special compression polyester with incredible loft. It also washes great, tested even on hotel high stress washings.

Memory Gel is used in synthetic bed pillows with MSRP's of $7.99 to $19.99. Down Lite will feature a completely new collection of 21 synthetic bed pillows in their 295 Fifth Ave. showroom, Suite 912.

HEDAYA HOME FASHIONS INC.

New York (212) 889-1111

Hedaya Home Fashions introduces its full line of Eileen West handmade patchwork quilts and coordinating accessories. The line will feature 100 % cotton quilts with romantic florals, in pastel shades and deep tones, such as Italian Garden, Olivia and English Gazebo.

HUDSON INDUSTRIES

Richmond, Va. (800) 343-8112

Hudson Industries introduces its exclusive PillowTop Quilted Pure White down mattress overlay overfilled with white down for extra luxury. With a 400 thread count cover and stretch skirt for high-profile mattresses, this model is a step above the FeatherBed.

The specially designed quilting pattern exhibits Hudson's first foray into down overlays. It is also designed with new, lower-cost but substantial 550-fill power.

Also available for the first time is Cool Polar Foam technology, applied to premium memory foam mattress overlays.

LAWRENCE HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 343-3740

Lawrence Home Fashions Hotel Boutique Collection includes basic bedding products to make beds comfortable and warm: down alternative comforters, mattress pads, alternative featherbeds, and sleeping pillows. The pillows come in two categories, the Supreme 5 Star Collection and Luxury 4 Star Collection; and the Trio Pillow Pack, which is a three-in-one innovation, offering support from super soft to ultra firm, from low loft to high loft, with or without neck support.

Three separate inner pillows have different densities and attributes that help ensure customer satisfaction.

LOUISVILLE BEDDING COMPANY

Louisville, Ky. (502) 495-5366

Louisville Bedding Company has entered into an agreement with Jennifer Gucci Home master licensor Veratex to debut a Jennifer Gucci branded line of basic bedding, including bed pillows, utility comforters, mattress pads and pillow protectors. The collection will focus on luxury fabrics made of 400 thread count sateen, 600 thread count pima cotton sateen stripes, and topping out with an elegant 800 thread count basketweave jacquard made of Supima cotton.

Bed pillows will feature premium down alternative fibers, as well as feather and down options. Coordinating mattress pads, down alternative comforters, and pillow protectors will round out Louisville's segment of the Jennifer Gucci Home line.

PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS

Portland, Ore. (503) 535-5416

Pendleton Woolen Mills continues its tradition of offering traditional looks — with amazingly fresh designs and features.

This market, Herringbone blankets figure large; they are made in the United States of 100% wool and have a whip-stitch coordinating edge. They feature dramatic color, which gives the appearance of a textured fabrication, and are reversible with alternating colorways.

SLEEP STUDIO

New York (212) 679-6679

Sleep Studio introduces its new line of eco-friendly, domestically-made molded memory foam pillows. The first environmentally-conscious memory foam formulation will be available in a full range of mattress enhancers and pillows that are all made in the United States. The pillow collection will include a contour, traditional pillow shape, and a "duet" foam/fiber combination.

The breathable formulation reduces odor, and Sleep Studio research shows it dissipates body heat five times faster than traditional memory foam. The features include spine-friendly contours, excellent ventilation and charcoal-powered odor reduction.

UNITED FEATHER & DOWN

Des Plaines, Ill. (847) 296-6500

United Feather & Down unveils its newest Natural Treasures, with a focus on natural and eco-friendly materials. These will include several product groupings.

The Eileen West Collection brings out new looks from designer Eileen West.

The Joseph Abboud All-Natural Collection has new designs featuring organic and all-natural product

Proneem, a patented, natural, non-chemical, anti-microbial treatment for down and down-alternative products, promotes the organic lifestyle

360° Fiber Technology, previewed in MicroMax and SilverFill, is United Feather & Down's proprietary process that transforms down alternative fibers into fiber ball clusters.

SilverFill, United Feather & Down's exclusive trademarked microfiber down alternative fill, uses the natural silver in X-static brand fibers to deliver anti-microbial and anti-odor protection.

Window Coverings

ARLEY CORPORATION

New York (212) 686-0908

Arley comes to market with three new collections — Peony, Wildflower, and Black & White — and extensions to several existing lines.

Peony, inspired by nature, includes a botanical watercolor of oversized flowers. The coordinates to this print are a fun printed stripe and three solids with colors pulled directly from the floral print.

Wildflowers balances a woven jacquard in the 54-inch-by-84-inch size and a coordinating printed burnout in 50-by-84. The printed burnout features two columns of trellising wildflowers on the left and right sides of the window panel. The woven jacquard takes floral details from the coordinating printed burnout and highlights them out in a monochromatic color blocking layout. Each panel has a two-inch header. This collection is offered in four colorways: natural, gold, sage and spice.

Black & White is inspired by fashion, and features a printed burnout and bold graphic looks on canvas and voile.

The burnout is an oversized contemporary floral with minimal touches of red — paired with an oversized houndstooth in bold black and white on canvas.

The other three patterns are a graphic caning pattern, a stripe, and a simple floral; the latter two are offered on voile as well as canvas.

In line extensions, Arley broadens its media room/blackout assortment with Greystone, a handsome grey and black textured stripe. New floral prints are offered in Jasmine and Rose Bouquet, with separate color, layout and painted techniques. Each has three coordinating solid color fabrics. Geometric looks expand in Foil Circles, Looped, SoHo Squares and Squares.

COMMONWEALTH HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 384-8290

Among the key items on display by Commonwealth will be Cherry Blossom, an elegant embroidered faux silk offered as an 84-inch pole top lined panel in an array of colors, with a targeted retail of $29. Matching colors are used in tailored panels of the poly organza Cherry Blossom Sheer, set at $19. For a masculine look, Livingston embodies menswear look in a natural blend of colors comprised of mixed yarns, with the 84-inch grommet top panel set to retail at $29.

LIVING INSTYLE

New York (212) 213-9412

A range of window coverings debuts from Living InStyle.Domino window drapes are textured jacquard in a subtle grid pattern. They are available in five colors: brick, cocoa, papaya, papyrus and periwinkle. Prelude window drapes are pieced with an embroidered leaf motif on the top and textured jacquard on the bottom. They are available in five colors:coffee, asparagus, dazzle, grapefruit and sangria. Rococco is an elegant sheer featuring the lightest touch of fringe on the valance.

LORRAINE HOME FASHIONS

New York (212) 684-0858

New styles being introduced include jacquard, embroidery, appliqué, woven sheer, knitted lace, burnout and printed looks.

San Marco is an opulent chenille jacquard panel depicting gilded columns and it coordinates to a petticoat valance. It comes in ruby, jade, ivory and royal blue.

Medici is a tailored panel of delicate scrolling motifs in sateen jacquard bands, with a matching ascot valance. It comes in gold and sea haze.

Murano is a classic floral jacquard panel with a matching empire valance embellished with deluxe bi-color tassels.

Aspen is an appliquéd and embroidered faux silk panel accented with faux pearls and organza flower clusters and it matches with a waterfall valance and swag.

Treasure is a contemporary knitted sheer tailored panel in a shimmering abstract pattern.

Diamante is an intricate crisscross cutout and chain-stitch embroidered voile panel, tier, valance and swag in white and toast.

Crystalline is a semi-sheer large scale floral burn-out with a graphic print and glittering outline highlights.

NATIONAL CURTAIN

New York (212) 685-7575

National Curtain will be presenting new introductions from China and Turkey. New items will include Kira, a polycotton, textured woven jacquard featured in three pastel colorways; as well as Ivy, a lightweight jacquard featuring a unique textured background along with subtle, shiny yarns.

In addition, the company will be showing a collection of casual linen looks as well as a variety of prints, embroideries, and a range of shower curtains.

PDK/REGENCY

New York (212) 889-6144

Glendale from PDK/Regency is a contemporary asymmetrical pearlescent stripe printed on a polyester microsuede. Three neutral color combinations are available in pole top panels and valances.

Linden utilizes computer programmed looms create this new leaf omit effect. The subtle woven check background lends a textural effect to this versatile style. Pole top panels and a variety of top treatments are offered in six colorways.

SOFTLINE HOME FASHIONS

Gardena, Calif. (310) 630-4848

Softline Home Fashions brings to market a range of readymade panels in various lengths, augmented by six-yard scarves, as well as a complete selection of fabrics.

One featured style is Liona. This diamond embroidery organza, made of 55% polyester/45% nylon, comes in three colors — gold on natural, white on white, and natural on natural.

Infant & Juvenile

CHF INDUSTRIES

New York (212) 951-8110

Play Off quilt and sheet set from CHF Industries is a cotton fabric with print and embroidery details to enhance rooms for sports-enthusiast youngsters. Patchwork quilt with heather grey jersey knit patches.

CHRISTY USA

Gordonsville, Va. (540) 832-3347

Christy introduces two 100% cotton children's bath towel collections. Handies and Feeties are two vibrant, jacquard designs in blue and pink featuring, as the names suggest, hands and feet and a playful multi-stripe end hem.

Gypsy and Dots 'n Spots are printed towels in a softer blue and pink color palette and are covered in an exuberant paisley design and multi-sized and colored spots respectively.

DOMAY

Montreal (514) 383-8989

Domay Inc. introduces its Baby Love collection, featuring ultra-soft plush fleece in four pastel colors with elegant satin appliqué, ribbon bow-tied and perfect for gift giving. Also new for Spring 2008 is the Playblanket featuring 3-D Plush designs: cow, rabbit, bear and Dalmatian in colorful soft fleece.

LAWRENCE HOME FASHIONS

Montreal (514) 343-3740

Lawrence Home Fashions introduces Fairies in the Forest, in their Kidz Klub Collection, perfect for any young girl's fantasy bedroom.

Fairies in the Forest bedding features a purple ground with whimsical fairies fluttering all around and reverses to a lively floral print. Coordinated sheets and cases are printed on a 200 thread count sheeting with a printed cuff.

LIVING INSTYLE

New York (212) 213-9412

Living InStyle presents bedding ensembles and coordinating decorative textiles for the younger set, with featured patterns including Katie and Butterfly Belle.

The cotton bedding ensemble Katie features ruffles and rickrack details. It is available in lavender; coordinating window panels and decorative pillows are available.

Butterfly Belle juvenile bedding features embroidered butterfly motifs and yarn stitching detail on colorful pieced taffeta. Coordinating decorative pillows, with embroidery and tassels, and embroidered window panels are available.

STYLE.LAB

New York (212) 683-0830

Style.Lab — formerly Avonhome — is introducing three new fully coordinated Max & Lucy-branded novelty bath ensembles. They are: "You Quack Me Up," "Under the Sea," and "Kiss Me."

Style.Lab is also expanding its independent shower curtain offerings and non-licensed bath ensemble collections.

ZAMBAITI

New York (212) 448-9160

Zambaiti USA entices grandmothers of every description with the latest update to its Friendly collection. This is a group of furry animals — a rabbit, a teddy bear and a lamb — each holding a 27-inch-by-43-inch soft micro-fiber baby blanket in microfiber.

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