Rug Market Introductions
January 8, 2014,
AMERICAN DAKOTA INC.
Calhoun, Ga. (706) 217-9217
The company, which is participating for the first time at the Atlanta market, is adding eight new rug designs to its core offering. The patterns are inspired by old camp blankets and historic textiles from the Southwest. American Dakota said its dyes have been painstakingly matched to plant and mineral dyes such as wild walnut and rabbit bush. Some of American Dakota's color-infused rugs are reminiscent of some of the brightly colored trade blankets used in barter with the Native Americans.
The rugs are manufactured of EnduraStran-branded nylon fibers and are made-to-order and available in six sizes. All are produced domestically.
Lascala Chevron Blue from American Rug Craftsmen's Crib to College collection
Sugar Valley, Ga. (800) 845-8877
This division of Mohawk Home is introducing the Crib to College collection geared toward the tweener- through-teenager markets. The rugs are made of nylon and manufactured domestically for durability. Patterns include funky chevrons, polka dots, medallion looks and even camouflage. Two examples are: Lascala Chevron Blue and Elephants Gray, the latter depicting pachyderms on parade.
Troy, N.C. (800) 382-6574
The company is bringing one of its largest number of new introductions ever this market.
Panache is a hand-tufted 100% wool collection made in India. It comes in six designs, including Bamboo, Chevron, Floral, Jetson, Sarouk and Tile.
For its Hable Construction licensed program, the company will showcase new braided designs inspired by a vintage rug that Susan and Katharine Hable's grandmother Mimi in Texas had during their childhood.
In the Kevin O'Brien line, Capel is drawing upon the landscape scenes that the textile designer and artist captured in sketches during his recent trip to Tuscany, and has developed six new romantic designs.
Linon's Roma collection is powerloomed in Turkey.
|Wildflower from Couristan’s Ambrosia collection.|
Lisbon is a hand-tufted 100% wool collection made in India, and is offered in the gris and azul hues.
Riviera is a flat-woven dhurrie made in India of 100% wool, and it is available in four Mediterranean-influenced color ways: amarillo, mint, azul and blue/brown. Tuscan Sun features circles and bands of color from O'Brien's sketches of Italian sunsets. The hand-tufted 90% wool, 10% viscose collection made in India is available in gray, spa/cream
Fort Lee, N.J. (800) 223-6186
Couristan is spotlighting three new collections.
The hand-carved Ambrosia collection featuring over-scaled floral transitional designs for an elegant portfolio of looks. It is constructed of 100% polyester and hand-crafted in China.
The Emma at Home by Couristan line is being expanded with the Infusion collection. The outdoor/indoor rugs are made of 100% fiber-enhanced Courtron-banded polypropylene and hand-hooked in China. The rug
s are weather and mildew resistant.
Norcross, Ga. (404) 351-2360
Four new collections are at the center of Jaipur's introductions.
The Moroccan-inspired Zuri collection is hand drawn, handmade, and hand-knotted rugs for a sweater-soft touch.
Cascade is a grouping of simple designs and colorful palettes that incorporate mossy green, rust, coco, and sky blue.
Lounge rugs mimic classic geometric patterns built of soft tonal hues with a textured finish for an upscale appeal.
Blue is over-scaled and bold, both in pattern and color.
ome Comfort introduces Sensational Starfi sh by artist Caroline Forbis.
Capel Rugs' Panache uses a specially developed hand-tufted construction.
Atlanta (800) 782-1198
Jellybean will be introducing a new line of indoor/outdoor area rugs. Like all Jellybean rugs, the new pieces are handmade in China of 100% polypropylene in the company's patented twisted loop hooked.
LINON HOME DÉCOR PRODUCTS
Mineola, N.Y. (516) 699-1000
Linon is debuting three new collections - Roma, Elegance and Moroccan.
Roma spans 15 hand-carved transitional designs depicted in a complementing palette on a dense 14-mm pile height power-loomed construction. The pieces are made in Turkey from a fine heat-set polypropylene yarn.
“The City Chic”
|Prismatic by Oriental Weavers, Pantone’s
exclusive rug partner, keys off the color authority’s
color of the year: Radiant Orchid.|
The Elegance collection is being marketed by Linon as "the finest 5-by-8 $99 retail on the market today." It comprises more than 40 designs, including transitional, contemporary and transitional, and is power-loomed in Turkey of heat-set polypropylene in a dense 13-mm pile.
Moroccan is a collection of rugs featuring replicas of original vintage designs from its the Northern African country is a dense medium shag of a 3-cm pile height.
Saddle Brook, N.J. (201) 368-6900
Several new collections, with designer branded lines among them, are in the queue for launch.
Calvin Klein Home is expanding with Maya, a cool-and neutral-toned grouping of intricate and textural patterns inspired by the handmade artwork of the ancient Mayan civilization.
Kathy Ireland Home by Nourison styles are designed from a touchable but resilient blend of acrylic and viscose in a dense cut and loop pile construction.
collection is handknotted
Claudia from The Rug Market’s expanding Maison collection.
The Jaipur collection, made of New Zealand wool blended with Luxcelle-branded fiber, is a grouping that features traditional Persian designs. They are made with a lavish pile and treated with Nourison's herbal wash process to simulate the look and textural dimension of antique handmade pieces.
Luminance takes inspiration from vintage geometric patterns and blends it with a modern approach to color and design.
The designer Michael Amini line includes the new City Chic Rug Collection, which features hair on hide distressed with a metallic finish. The palette for these urbane hexagon tile rugs ranges from cool colors to bold over dyes.
Siam draws from the the East with its ikat and graphic patterns.
The Silk Shadows collection is hand-woven of premium wool and silk-like bamboo fibers. Designs feature transitional motifs with tasteful colors and tone-on-tone contrasts.
Dalton, Ga. (800) 832-8020
Oriental Weavers and lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama have come together for an exclusive partnership to co-create and develop a new line of indoor and outdoor rugs.
Set to launch at market, the program spans a variety of constructions, including as hand-knotted natural fibers. The collection ranges in price from $249 to $899.
To launch the line, OW is hosting a cocktail party Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. in the company's showroom, located in space 3-A-2.
|Fab Habitat is showing Montego, a collection of recycled cotton-made rugs,
hand-crafted in a flat weave construction.|
|Global Views’ new Rose
Window Rug, seen here in
blue, is hand-tufted and
hand-dyed, with pile that
is hand-cut and handsculpted.|
THE RUG MARKET
Culver City, Calif. (800) 422-4354
The Rug Market America will debut the latest designs from its Maison Collection encompassing contemporary to elegant motifs.
The company is adding multiple selections to its Maison Collection that focus on sophisticated yet contemporary designs in a tufted silk construction.
The new Claudia collection incorporates lines and curves in an interlocking yet whimsical patterning throughout its plush designs. Circular elements and dots inspired by the geometrics in today's interiors draw from the neutral background of Cicero Cream.
In Claudia Teal, The Rug Market America design team incorporates lines and curves in an interlocking yet whimsical patterning throughout the plush design. Circular elements and dots inspired by the geometrics popular in interiors today appear to pop from the rich neutral background of Cicero Cream
Port Washington, N.Y. (516) 945-1900
Safavieh will introduce more than 200 rug designs at market. New products include hand-knotted, hand-woven, hand-tufted and power-loomed rugs in new collections as well line extensions.
Cape Cod is a collection of hand-woven textures that blend cotton with jute for a colorful new approach to sustainable fiber rugs. Dyed cotton in fashion colors contrasts natural toned jute to create 25 designs in textured flat weaves and braided rug effects. Biodegradable jute fibers are twice washed for softness.
|Momeni’s new Geo
casual patterns, including
geometrics, seen here, as
well as fl orals and others,
interpreted on a handhooked
|Shaw Living is
than 200 new rugs
– among them the
Grace Bay collection.
The pieces are machine
woven of a wool
and sisal blend with
Casablanca 800 is hand-tufted in India of 80% New Zealand wool and 20% cotton. It is inspired from Moroccan rug weaving for a deeply plush and textural hand.
Classic has a line extension for market that is hand-tufted of 100% wool in India. The company is reinterpreting the iconic rug motifs of Persia and Europe in 32 new designs for Classic.
Safavieh's Paradise collection features contemporary and transitional patterns that are power-loomed of 100% viscose in Belgium. The group includes 30 new traditional designs reflecting.
Hand-knotted of 100% wool in India, The Vineyard collection revives a 16th century Isfahan weave in its eight new designs. Each double-woven rug is hand-knotted to reveal pattern layering.
The company is adding 15 new designs to the Vintage Collection, which is power-loomed in Belgium of organic viscose yarn in a low cut pile with the threadbare appearance of worn vintage rugs. In addition to classic Persian and Turkish motifs, introductions include patchworks and contemporary straie effects using yarns dyed unevenly to add to the old-world character of each design. The eclectic Wyndham collection is being expanded with 20 new transitional interpretations of classic Persian city rug motifs and Turkish nomadic designs.
In its designer portfolio Safavieh is adding new designs to the Isaac Mizrahi program - a new group of four abstract art designs: Plum Blossom, Confetti Multi, White Splatter and Splatter Multi. The Thomas O'Brien line will debut a trio of rug designs that bring his fascination with Asian motifs. The rugs are handmade in Nepal with superior luxury, in O'Brien's favored wool and silk fabrications.
|Safavieh is taking
design cues from
Orchid color of the
year for some of its
new lines, including
Plum Blossom seen
here from its Isaac
Mizrahi New York
Rug, seen here
in the taupe
and its pile is
Dalton, Ga. (706) 965-0954
Shaw Living's new product for 2014 includes more than 200 rugs.
The Ocean Hills collection of 60 new rugs employs a new nylon colorway in a variety of colors, including pale linen, neutral tan, fresh aqua, regal jade, historic indigo, clear coral, baked terra cotta, cool silver, rich brown, and jet black.
New Bob Timberlake braided rugs, all made in the USA, are designed around the artist's personal vision and inspiration. There are 10 collections, each including four to six colors. Constructions span natural wool and chenille through outdoor options with color palettes designed to stay true to the antique art while coordinating with today's decor.
Shaw is again expanding its brightly-colored, globally-inspired World Market program for the third time since its launch last year with new designs and colors added to the Emerson, Garden Craft and Palmetto Bay collections.
Al Fresco, the company's indoor/outdoor collection launched in January 2013 and made of machine woven olefin, will be energized with 12 new designs and a new colorway featuring neutral beige, leaf green, vivid turquoise, tan, chocolate brown and black. The new palette is sophisticated with a pop of color with designs such as over-scaled florals, geometrics, chevrons, and Ikat.
Grace Bay is a machine woven wool and sisal blend with cotton binding in neutral colors such as natural, cocoa, taupe and onyx.
Calhoun, Ga. (706) 625-4823
The multi-category home furnishings company is introducing a number of new products, including additional colorways for several of its rug collections and accessories that coordinate with existing rug designs. Surya will also showcase high-luster rugs in neutrals accented with viscose and silk to create luxe sheen and a sophisticated, Hollywood Regency looks. In addition, it is introducing traditional rug designs in updated color palettes, such as bright teal, magenta, violet and indigo as well as designs in ashy lavender and tonal hues.
Surya will be launching new colorways in its Watercolor rug collection and will debut zero pile poufs that match the antique-washed, hand knotted rugs from the Zahra collection. Hides with unique patterns and ombré effects, along with matching poufs and pillows, will also make an appearance.
Finally, rugs constructed of natural and recycled fibers, such as sari silk, are also in the queue, and an expansion of the hand-woven, PVC-based Picnic rug collection is also launching.
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