Left to right: Designer Timothy Corrigan, Safavieh's Cyrus Yaraghi, celebrity designerThom Filicia, Susanna Salk, designer Michelle Nussbaumer and Arash Yaraghi of Safavieh.
PORT WASHINGTON, NY – Safavieh hosted a buffet lunch and book signing event for Las Vegas Market’s 2014 Ahead of the Curve designers following their 10 a.m. trend presentation and panel discussion on Tuesday, July 29 in the Worldview Ballroom.
During the meet and greet luncheon, Safavieh licensing partner Thom Filicia signed copies of his most recent title, “American Beauty: Renovating & Decorating a Beloved Retreat.” Signings were also done by designer Timothy Corrigan for his book, “Chateau de Grand Luc,” and by Today show contributor Susanna Salk for her new book, “Decorate Fearlessly.”
Treasure Garden’s Outdoor Rug Program is expanding with the addition of eight new designs. Encompassing geometrics and natural elements, the new rugs will be a continuation of Treasure Garden’s desire to provide accessories for the outdoor room that are durable and complementary to the company’s outdoor shade products.
The rug program will now boast a total of fifteen designs each in two popular sizes. The rugs are produced exclusively for Treasure of 100% UV Stable Polypropylene and include a one year warranty against fading.
“Our Outdoor Rug Program has been a successful program and one that provides additional sales opportunities to our current Treasure Garden umbrella retailers,” said Jeff B. Dorough, vice president sales and marketing, Treasure Garden. “With this year’s introductions, we are adding trending blues and more geometric inspired designs.”
Vic Atiyeh, 91, Oregon’s 32nd governor died July 20th, 2014 at Portland’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He was surrounded by many family members, including his wife Dolores Atiyeh, son Tom Atiyeh, daughter-in-law Leslie Atiyeh, daughter Suzanne Atiyeh and his five grandchildren. Also present was the former governor’s brother Ed Atiyeh, his wife Karen, as well as a nephew and nieces. Gov. Atiyeh celebrated his 91st birthday on February 20th of this year and 70th wedding anniversary in July. He served as Oregon’s governor from 1979 to 1987.
Gov. Atiyeh celebrated his 91st birthday on February 20th of this year and 70th wedding anniversary in July. He served as Oregon’s governor from 1979 to 1987.
CALHOUN, GA — Surya has appointed Jim Levine to the newly created role of vice president of Surya Outdoor. Levine is a veteran of the casual furniture industry where he has spent the last 32 years overseeing business operations, sales and marketing, supply chain management and product design for a variety of outdoor product lines.
In his new role, Levine will be responsible for expanding Surya’s outdoor product offerings while also building and overseeing a sales force focused specifically on retailers in the outdoor products category. Surya’s outdoor lines currently include rugs, pillows and poufs, with ceramics, hurricane lamps, tabletop products and outdoor mirror and lighting categories set to debut at the 2014 International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in September.
The Cosa Bella is an elegant two tone rug with a neutral field and cream filigree design suitable for any interior.
LOS ANGELES, CA - The Rug Market America will debut its latest outdoor Resort rug designs and interior rug designs as it returns to the World Market Center and the Las Vegas Market July 27 – 31. The contemporary rug designer and manufacturer will exhibit its extensive multi-category line in showroom WMC A130, on the first floor of the A Building of the World Market Center. In a partnership with other quality home furnishing lines, The Rug Market America’s floor coverings will be on display within a 6,000 square foot permanent designer showroom for the first time during the July market. The reentry is a part of The Rug Market America’s continued focus on the design category and designer lines.
“The Rug Market’s designer business has grown substantially and we are placing greater emphasis within the design industry,” said Andrew Shabtai, vice president, The Rug Market America. “The Las Vegas showroom will display a wide selection of our high end product with moderate pricing to the design category and other west coast buyers.”
HICKSVILLE, NY — Make plans to visit World Market Center Building B, Space #B-0449 to experience Kalaty's first Las Vegas Market, July 27-31.
Attendees are invited to share the excitement and stop by the showroom for a presentation of Kalaty's product line and receive a handmade Kilim bag, valued at $130. Based on its best-selling Soumak Collection, the gift of appreciation will be offered one per company, while supplies last.
View the latest modern transitional rug collections and more. Lunch and cocktails will be served daily during market.
SYOSSET, NY – Stanton Carpet Corporation, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers and importers of decorative, high quality branded carpet and custom rugs has named Geoff Siebold to serve as both Antrim National Sales Manager & Stanton Midwest Regional Sales Manager reporting directly to George Forte, VP of Sales. The announcement was made today by Stanton Carpet CEO & President, Jonathan Cohen.
In his newly created position as Antrim National Sales Manager, Siebold is responsible for growing the overall business in the United States & Canada through increased participation with existing accounts, maximizing new opportunities and continuing to educate Antrim’s account partners and sales team about products and capabilities. Siebold will be complemented by Stanton’s talented team of Regional Vice Presidents who further support Antrim’s growth. In addition, as Midwest Regional Sales Manager, Siebold will be responsible for the growth of the Stanton & Antrim brands in the Midwest Region through existing dealer expansion as well as new & complementary business. Tim Cargill will continue to manage a smaller region and handle the OH territory.
LAS VEGAS, NV - KAS Rugs recently partnered with Christi Tasker of PuTTin’ OuT, LLC to develop, design, and execute a social media campaign called #ColorWithKAS. The fun will begin at next week’s Las Vegas Market. Every Wednesday through October, KAS Rugs will give away a rug to a lucky winner who posts a photo containing a KAS product or a KAS licensee using the hashtag “#ColorWithKAS”.
Every week, market attendees and the general public can upload these photos to their favorite social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag: #ColorWithKAS. Every week one of these posted photos will be selected at random from one of the three social networks. The winner will be announced via Facebook on Wednesdays. Users should remember to mark their #ColorWithKAS photos as public or post them directly on the KAS Facebook page.
#ColorWithKAS gives participants the ability to engage their personal and businesses audiences with the KAS brand along with two new licensed partners: iconic Academy Award-nominated costume designer Bob Mackie with Bob Mackie Home rugs, and legendary American singer and former teen idol Donny Osmond & his wife Debbie with Donny Osmond Home rugs. The social media strategy is designed to give rug dealers, furniture retailers, interior designers, and even KAS Rugs sales representatives an easily shareable marketing source to familiarize their own audiences with the colorful KAS pillows, poufs, and rugs. Donny Osmond and his wife Debbie will be in attendance during the Donny Osmond Home launch party with KAS Rugs in the Las Vegas World Market Center in Building B Suite B-175, just off of the main lobby on Monday, July 28th from 4-6pm.
SOMERSET, NJ — KAS Rugs will launch the Donny Osmond Home Rug line at the upcoming Las Vegas show. KAS, located in B-175 at the market, announce that the line will consist of a machine woven and handmade collection with numerous designs in both.
A launch party to celebrate the new product will happen in the showroom on Monday, July 28 from 4-6 p.m. with Donny and Debbie Osmond in attendance. Drinks, appetizers, music, raffles and a chance to meet Donnie Osmond and see the line will be all part of the event.
“The industry’s anticipation of the Donny Osmond Home brand makes this a tremendously exciting partnership for us” says Rao Yarlagadda, President of KAS. “Their brand story is genuine and very similar to ours here at KAS…blending family and home into one. Their design aesthetic of versatility and timelessness is a natural complement to KAS’ existing product portfolio. We have enjoyed working closely with Donny and Debbie to bring transitional looks with timeless accents to our customers.”
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 7-9 at The Altman Building. Located at 135 West 18th Street in the heart of Chelsea, the Altman is next door to the Metropolitan Pavilion, site of the 2014 NYICS. This historical space will serve as a beautiful host for the myriad of new exciting pieces Tamarian will debut and allow visitors to digest the abundant new offerings at their leisure. Appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure the proper experience.
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