Area Rugs Products
October 12, 2001,
Bacova Guild Ltd.
Taking note that ceramic tiles are growing in popularity, Bacova is introducing an indoor/outdoor line of Ornamental Tile Mats made of 100 percent recycled rubber with a polyester flock face and bright textured prints. Other new collections include Koko Ridge, a 100 percent natural coir fabric rug in extra-large sizes, and Pebble Berber mats, made of 100 percent olefin and space-dyed yarns and featuring a new tufted texture.
Denver (800) 926-9766
The Infinity color range features a new colorway, Alaska Blue, for the collection of natural rugs, throws, pillows and cubes, all made in 100 percent sheepskin in New Zealand.
Troy, NC (910) 572-7000
Three new collections will grace Capel's new showroom in New York. The Versailles collection of 160-line tufted rugs is made of 93 percent wool and 7 percent silk, the latter of which is used to accent rose bouquets in the design. Louvre features a design of lush roses. It is accented with silk and made of 93 percent wool and 7 percent silk. For its new outdoor lifestyle license, Dick Idol, Capel is introducing a collection of braided, woven and tufted rugs.
Greensboro, NC (336) 370-9850
The new Gala Collection, which includes the Hortensia and Shell rugs, is machine-woven and is made of 100 percent olefin on a 10-frame Wilton woven machine.
Ebisons Harounian Imports
New York (212) 686-4262
Alexandria is a new handmade collection constructed of 100 percent wool pile. It features an Egyptian-style texture and feel but is made in China. It is available in two shades, gold and amber, and six sizes ranging from 2' x 3' through 9' x 12'.
Glenoit Floor Fashions
New York (212) 597-8424
Having recently signed a licensing agreement with Field & Stream, Glenoit is introducing a new line of more than 30 wildlife-oriented designs, including Mallard Drake, a 100 percent plush nylon printed with chromajet. Varieties of rugs include "welcome" mats, berber accent rugs and comfort mats.
Harounian Rugs International
New York (212) 213-3330
HRI will introduce new collections and additions with rugs in a variety of designs and styles. Century is handmade in Nepal with wools and silks. Galleria features contemporary Nepalese designs on a 50/50 wool and silk base. Star is hand-knotted in India and features traditional all-over patterns. Melrose comes in mauve, lavender and gold. Museum's five new additions emulate antique rugs found worldwide with replications of the Heriz, Agra and Serapi designs. Oasis includes rugs that replicate antique rugs. Vermont replicates authentic contemporary Nepalese designs and is handmade in wool. Contempo features a new collection of designs and colors for rugs hand-carved and hand-tufted in India. Soho is a new avenue to the popular antique reproduction look featuring a wash and high-quality plush wool. Royal features traditional Lavar Kerman and Kashan design concepts and is handmade in India with wool. Majestic's color palette includes rust, burgundy, taupe and sky blue. And Angora is hand-knotted in Pakistan using Angora wool.
Homefires, A CRESC Company
Atlanta (770) 452-1155
Homefires is introducing new 100 percent hand-hooked wool area rugs designed by Cynthia McCollom. One design, a nautical look, is titled Sailboats. Another floral design is titled Nature's Window Pane.
Kas Oriental Rugs
Somerset, NJ (732) 545- 1900
Natural fibers are the highlight of Kas Oriental's introductions for the fall market. Two new collections reflect this trend. Ambiance, a high-low, hand-tufted and hand-hooked combination of scatter rugs made of 100 percent wool, is available in 30 different designs and three sizes. And a complete line of natural fiber products — from scatter rug sizes through room-size rugs — in jute, sisal, hemp and sea grass all dyed in natural colors, are new.
New York (212) 696-4044
Lacey is expanding on its existing Lacey Home accent rug line with the introduction of its new Studio collection of washable nylon-and-olefin-made rugs, which are constructed to look like sisal rugs, available in four patterns. Also new are additions to the juvenile Lacey Kids collection with the new Animal House whimsical design rugs. The juvenile line of shaped rugs is made of 100 percent acrylic and is machine washable.
Masland Carpets & Rugs
Saraland, AL (800) 633-0468
The new Ziegler rug collection, made of 100 percent New Zealand wool, represents a West Indies classic design. It features large bold leaves linked by smaller angular panels and flowering vines in light tones like cream, butter yellow, sage and taupe with highlights in terracotta.
Messina and Zucker
New York (212) 889-3750
A collection of 100 percent nylon novelty rugs will hit the market. Available in a 21" x 34" size, designs will include a teddy bear, sunflower and hearts. Also new is a collection of 100 percent, two-ply cotton rugs called Prelude. Available in white, linen, mint green, natural, slate, rose, celedon and grape, the towels have a high-loop pile. The Deco Plush rug, also 100 percent nylon with cut pile and bound all around with a non-skid rubber back, will also be re-introduced. This rug will be offered in an 18" x 30" wedge, three-piece bath set, and accent and scatter rugs.
Sugar Valley, GA (706) 629-7941
Mohawk's new Velvet Impressions collection of 36 rugs features styles from around the world and a sophisticated natural palette. This collection features a high-density pile and a deep finish for a hand woven look. Also new is the Essentials collection — an affordable luxury for any part of the home. It features styles ranging from safari to European country. These rugs have a soft, fine-denier pile and sturdy construction made with two separate creels that together yield 41 colors.
New York (212) 532-9577
This market, Momeni is debuting its new Sophia collection of hand-knotted rugs made of wool and silk and imported from India. Designs for Sophia are contemporary and feature soft palettes in gold, natural, white and earth tones. The new Katiana collection, also hand-knotted, features simple designs with lines and also basic color schemes — black, white, olive and natural. Additions to the existing Tibet and Chinois collection will also be introduced, as well as a new series of Persian Gabbehs for the existing Green mountain collection.
Saddle Brook, NJ (201) 368-6900
Nourison's domestics division will be introducing for the first time hand-tufted and hand-carved shaped rugs that are machine-washable. These rugs are all 100 percent poly-acrylic, and the designs will serve consumers looking for both adult and juvenile designs.
Anderson, SC (800) 845-9729
Responding to consumer demands for more expertly crafted machine-made rugs, Orian is introducing its new 400 reed Interlude collection, made of fine denier heat-set propylene yarn. The collection comes in four colors — olive, thatch, sand and merlot.
Park B. Smith Ltd.
New York (212) 889-1818
Honing in on a new opportunity to grow in natural fibers, Park B. Smith will introduce two new collections reflecting this trend. The Nature Spa collection includes jute rugs in assorted textures and weaves and sizes as big as 5' x 8'. The new tufted, carved geometric patterned rugs are made of 100 percent cotton and are available in four patterns and colorways — blue, sage, cocoa and pastel.
Dalton, GA (800) 282-7429
Shaw's Kathy Ireland collection of licensed rug designs is expanding again for market, with an introduction of 10 new designs. One such new design is Sunwashed Garden, a machine-woven polypropylene rug featuring floral patterns.
Dalton, GA (706) 277-9666
Sphinx boasts that its new Pinnacle 31W collection of 100 percent heat-set polypropylene machine-made rugs is the first two-million-point rug in the industry. The collection is backed by a 25-year stain, texture retention and wear warranty.
White Plains, NY (914) 949-5656
Designer Liora Manné is introducing her new Bandana rug from her Dimensions collection. Bandana is 100 percent wool pile and hand-tufted in India. It features jewel tones.
New York (212) 873-1456
Modern designs provide the inspiration for this studio's product line. Rugs are hand tufted in cut pile or loop technique, using 100 percent New Zealand wool.
New York (212) 779-1242
Windham Weavers is introducing a new look in 100 percent cotton washable scatter rugs — a new construction and look for the manufacturer and importer. Boucle Loop, a new collection, is available in eight colors — linen, sage, Wedgwood, mauve, lavender, navy, hunter and natural.