The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® has announced a reorganization and rebranding of two season-specific merchandise collections – Seasonal / Gift and Outdoor Living – in the lead-up to its summer edition, July 9-15, 2019.
Exhibitors reported strong order writing at the close of the summer 2019 Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market®. The market drew buyers from all 50 states and nearly 60 countries sourcing from 8,000 brands across all categories of home décor and gift showcased in 1,400 permanent showrooms and 3,000 temporary exhibits according to International Market Centers (IMC).
Tamarian announced a rug collaboration with fellow Baltimore-based artists Annie Howe and Jessie & Katey. Tamarian continues to explore new ways to innovate and diversify their design portfolio from traditional sources of inspiration; and working with these arts-scenesters, who have been bringing high energy and aesthetic to the region and beyond for the past decade, is a welcome departure, if not a homecoming.
Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison is opening a distribution facility in North Las Vegas. Nourison will occupy 121,000 square feet of the 376,264 square foot Prologis I-15 Speedway Logistics Center, an industrial business park developed by San Francisco-based REIT, Prologis, located at 5245 N. Sloan Lane.
At the 2019 Atlanta and Las Vegas summer markets, Kalaty Rug Corporation is introducing new collections in a variety of weaves and constructions while simultaneously adding new designs to some of the company’s existing best-selling hand-knotted collections. Among Kalaty’s summer introductions are heirloom-quality rugs in new abstract patterns featuring intricate carving and/or unique textural effects as well as modern takes on traditional motifs, chic easy-to-live-with transitional styles, plus casual tonal loop-and-pile weaves.
The gift category at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® grows with 83 new, expanded, relocated and renewed showrooms in the lead up to the July 2019 Market. The gift offerings in Atlanta are the largest in the nation with some 4,000 brands in more than 600 showrooms across 18 floors.
Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison donated area rugs and home accents to five vignettes, including Bailey Li Interiors, Beth Diana Smith Interior Design, Elissa Grayer Interior Design, Francis Interiors, and Saudah Saleem Interiors for Housing Works’ 15th annual Design on a Dime benefit in New York City.