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Walking The Market at NYICS

Walking The Market at NYICS

The New York International Carpet Show runs from September 7-9 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, and Rug News andDesign will be there, Walking The Market.

Watch for updates from the showrooms at www.walkingthemarket.com or simply click the Walking The Market tab above.

Fibre by Auskin at NY NOW

Fibre by Auskin at NY NOW

Fibre by Auskin has a new line of all natural Camel hair pillows and throws. The pillows are 22″ square with all down fill, and the throws come in three patterns in two colorways and come in a generous 60×70″ size.

Peking Handicrafts at NYNOW

Peking Handicrafts at NYNOW

Peking Handicrafts Trina Turk home line has vibrant colors and lively patterns in hand hooked rugs and pillows made from needlepoint, woven fabrics and Bargello knits. . Also the rest of their line includes cute aprons and kitchen towels, embroidered and printed pillows as well as some accessories by Nanette Lepore, like this cheeky blown […]

Recent Issues

July 2014 Rug News andDesign

July 2014 Rug News andDesign

 
Observations — By Leslie Stroh & Sarah Stroh

Talking The Market — By Leslie Stroh

Comparing Apples To Oranges — By Sarah Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – Loren Audrey Taylor and Toni Knudson

June 2014 Rug News andDesign

June 2014 Rug News andDesign

 
Observations — By Leslie Stroh & Sarah Stroh

The Power Of Warehouse Sales — By Sarah Stroh

The Wash: Viscose 2 — By Leslie Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – Linda Castle and Jason Bailey

May 2014 Rug News andDesign

May 2014 Rug News andDesign

 
Observations — By Leslie Stroh

Bringing In Foot Traffic At High Point — By Sarah Stroh

The Wash: Wool Viscose — By Leslie Stroh

Designers’ Notebook – James P. Walters and Marcia Bryan

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When our high-tech director goes low-tech…

When our high-tech director goes low-tech…

We’re not all business at Rug News andDesign. Our IT Director is also a licensed Captain, and has spent several days each week over the last month doing orientation under sail with incoming students at the local maritime high school, aboard a 19th century fishing schooner. This was yesterday’s day at the office:

Toni Knudson, Knudson Interiors, Las Vegas, NV, July 2014

Toni Knudson, Knudson Interiors, Las Vegas, NV, July 2014

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?  If time allows we prefer to custom design and order rugs for our projects. Our preferred vendors are Indich Collection in Hawaii and Endless Knot in California. Both companies fabricate high quality rugs, have great in-house designs and assist us in custom design and fabrication. […]

Loren Audrey Taylor, Allied ASID, Anna Abrams Design, Atlanta, GA, July 2014

Loren Audrey Taylor, Allied ASID, Anna Abrams Design, Atlanta, GA, July 2014

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?     In Atlanta, Moattar Ltd., Keivan Woven Arts, and Angora Rug Couture are all great go-to sources. Also, Paterson, Flynn, Martin at ADAC with Jeanna George is a fantastic resource. In addition Designer Carpets at ADAC is loaded with great product. In fact, through Stanton Carpet and […]

About Rugs

Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

Global Fund For Children Brings Joy and Laughter

Laughter, love and pure childhood imagination and joy come alive on this stage. This video Sarah Stroh shot in India shows just one way The Global Fund for Children helps children in the communities in India.

Obeetee: We Are Watching

Obeetee: We Are Watching

 

Video: Nobody asked Obeetee to help the farmers, the land that surrounds the main campus. Yet, that is what Obeetee did when it built its Water Treatment Facility.

As a company, they are watching.

Happy Holi

Happy Holi

As we enter into Holi weekend here in India, I though I would show you colors of our last week in India. Happy Holi.

What's New

Tamarian Carpets to show at historic Altman Building in NYC for Fall market

Baltimore, MD- In response to the incredible expansion of product and clientele eager to view new collections, Tamarian Carpets has announced an enhanced showroom experience for this fall’s New York Metro Market/NYICS. Tamarian will be showing  September 7th -9th at The Altman Building, located at 135 West 18th Street in the heart of Chelsea and […]

See the new Lapchi Carpet Collection at NYICS

See the new Lapchi Carpet Collection at NYICS

  The 2015 Lapchi Collection The latest collection from Lapchi is a compendium of aerial earthwork forms as witnessed in the dappled light of late summer, accentuating design archaeology through contrasting and complimentary yarn colors and pile shadows. New Knot Quality for 2015 The 2015 collection is being produced in a new 80 knot quality, […]

EBISONS WILL PARTICIPATE IN NEW YORK MARKET WEEK IN SEPTEMBER 2014

EBISONS WILL PARTICIPATE IN NEW YORK MARKET WEEK IN SEPTEMBER 2014

Michael Harounian, a principal in the importing firm of Ebisons Harounian Imports located at 44 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY has just announced the arrival of their Natural Colors Collection, just in time for the market week in New York City, September 7-9, 2014. The Natural Colors Collection is comprised of Camouflage, […]

Knotted Rugs

Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

Visit to the Care & Fair Schools

I have never seen a happier bunch of school children, ever. They wanted to learn. They were smiling. I visited three schools and saw the same thing—happy children. Care & Fair helps over 2,500 students a year. They also help women through the Women Empowerment Clinics. Most of these women have moved to the area […]

Hear the sounds, see the movements

Hear the sounds, see the movements

Many hands are involved in the making of one hand knotted rug. This video is but a glimpse into the process of rug making.

Tamarian Links Weavers To Their Rug — Online!

Tamarian Links Weavers To Their Rug — Online!

According to Steve Cibor, principal Tamarian Rugs, “Once you scan the label for a specific rug, it will take you to the stock page which will show you what we have in stock in that particular rug design. You can click on the name of the rug “Planke Raindance” and an image of the rug will come up. You can also click on “Production Details” which will produce detailed information and photos of the weavers that worked on the actual rug.”

Other Recent Posts

Daisy House at NYNOW

Daisy House at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Daisy House is well known for their Bamboo bath line. These towels are available in 24 different colors. They dry quickly even in humid conditions and are very soft. Daisy House is also developing a line of Pestemal traditional Turkish towels as well.

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Auntie Oti at NYNOW

Auntie Oti at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Auntie Oti is a Brooklyn based company which sells a collection of Indian handicraft, such as Khadi textiles which are all made of hand spun and hand woven fibers.

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Merben International at NYNOW

Merben International at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Merben makes these funky cotton rag rugs woven with metallic leather details. They are hand made in India and come in two sizes, 4×6 and 5×7. They are available in furnishings boutiques around the country.

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Saddlemans at NYNOW

Saddlemans at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Saddlemans deals only in hair on hides from Brazil. At this NYNOW, they are introducing samples of their new pillow and upholstery line.

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Pehuen at NYNOW

Pehuen at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pehuen is a line of beautiful home accessories, all hand woven and hand knitted in Buenos Aires. Large pillows, blankets, throws, ottomans and scarves are made of Marino, Llama, Goat hair, rabbit amongst other Organic fibers. Available at Bergdorfs and Barney’s.

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Manglam Arts at NYNOW

Manglam Arts at NYNOW

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In all hand woven cotton, this Punjara rug from Manglam Arts is made in India. These rugs can be made in any size and any color in an extensive number of patterns. Beautiful craftsmanship.

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