Summer 2013 Rug Preview
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, July 25, 2013
|Achim Importing Company is expanding into heat-set polypropylene constructions with its new Easton collection, which includes traditional and contemporary styles.|
|Kalaty Rug Corp. is expanding its Soumak Natural collection of double-sided hand-knotted flat-woven rugs made of 100% natural un-dyed imported wool. Some patterns are transitional, others traditional.|
Rizzy Home is showing the Opus collection, a hand-tufted collection of rugs made in India of 100% wool.
Kas Rugs' Versailles collection of machine-woven, 100% viscose rugs from Belgium spans 12 designs, each available in five sizes.
Surya's new hand-tufted Serenade rugs are crafted in a viscose and wool construction, and feature muted watercolor designs reminiscent of sunset sky.
Jellybean is introducing two new holiday rugs, including Owl & Holly seen here. Designed by Jennifer Brinley, the handmade polyester rugs are machine washable.
C & F Enterprises is showing the new coastal collection, Expedition Shell. Designed by licensed artist Paul Brent, this rug is hooked and features a nautilus shell, sand dollar and two starfish depicted in a hand-painted style.
American Rug Craftsmen's newest indoor/outdoor collection, Panoramic, is manufactured in the USA of olefin to handle all-weather conditions and provide more than 1,000 hours of UV protection. The Hummingbird Cream ikat pattern is seen here.
Fab Habitat employs a "strategic weaving" technique to create its new eco-friendly Llasa rug collection. The reversible rugs are woven of recycled plastic straws and feature traditional kilim designs.
The Rug Market America is debuting its Nurture Imagination baby and youth rug collection with more than a dozen styles. Count Off, seen here, features large borders to surround floating tone-on-tone numeral art for a fun floor covering that can also teach.
Creative Touch Design Studio appeals to the eclectic with its new Over-dyed Vintage collection of woolcotton blended rugs featuring bright, summery colors in vintage-inspired patterns.
Karastan's Dahlonega rug, seen here, is part of the Studio Collection's new Panache grouping of woven nylon rugs made on Van de Weile looms in the USA.
Homefires' new Holiday collection features detailed patterns, bright colors, and contrasting borders based on designs by artist Jennifer Brinley. All machine washable and made of indoor/outdoor use, the rugs are made of acrylic in a hand-hooked construction. Seen here is Winter Doves.
Momeni's new Mirage collection is machine-made in India of wool and viscose and features unusual and sophisticated color combinations to enhance its distressed patterning styles.
Jaipur Rugs' clean and crisp Riad collection comes in three color ways, including this deep blue as well as a persimmon and a soft gray. Made of 100% wool, these rugs are hand tufted in India.
Capel Rugs is launching its Coco Cozy Collection, which comes in a variety of all-over patterns like Coco's Flower seen here. This rug is made in India in a hand-knotted, Indo- Tibetan weave of 100% New Zealand wool. It comes in four color combos, including this apple/hunter.
Couristan is showing the flat-woven Dolce collection, a grouping of structured tapestry construction rugs made of 100% fiber-enhanced Courtron polypropylene and polyester. These rugs can be used both indoors and outside because they have been UV stabilized and are resistant to mold and mildew.
Nourison is debuting its new Kathy Ireland Home collection with several styles. Seen here is Chateau De Ballue, which employs a textural construction with patterns highlighted in silk-like cut pile polypropylene on flat woven, chenille grounds.
|Safavieh celebrates the fiber artists of New England with the Nantucket collection of cotton pile rugs. Handtufted
in India to create the look of fine art crafted of fabric, yarn and natural fibers, these rugs are nubby,
textured and brilliantly colored.|
|United Weavers’ new Townsend collection is a four-color, hand-carved,
two-ply, shag-like frieze available 32 designs.|
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