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Though it started small, Loloi Rugs was founded with a big vision: To design the world’s most original rugs. As the Dallas-based manufacturer gears up to celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2019, it appears to have hit its mark.

The company has grown from four employees in a small office to more than 350 employees in offices and showrooms around the country. The line has expanded to include more than 200 rug collections — including licensed collaborations with renowned industry names like Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines, ED Ellen DeGeneres, Justina Blakeney and Rifle Paper Co. The company has also expanded its offering to include pillows and throws.

Rug manufacturers are invited to submit their top rug designs to be considered for the 2019 America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards, held during The Atlanta International Area Rug Market® at AmericasMart.

Categories for consideration include:

Hand Hooked/ Hand Tufted
Hand knotted
Flat Weave
Machine Made
Outdoor
Licensee
Antique

Las Vegas Market announced that entries for the eighth annual Global Goodness Awards, which recognize companies who have incorporated sustainable and socially responsible practices into the manufacturing of their products, will be accepted through Dec. 1, 2018. One company in each of the Market’s major categories – furniture, home décor and gift – and an additional People’s Choice Award will be selected as winners and announced at 2019 Las Vegas Winter Market, running Jan. 27 – Jan. 31, 2019.

Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, today announced that it has launched #whyidomotex, a brand-new series of interviews with flooring industry professionals, including designers, remodelers, distributors, retailers and manufacturers. The series of interviews is located on the DOMOTEX USA website https://domotexusa.com/the-show/attend/. #whyidomotex will shine a spotlight on select industry professionals who plan to attend the inaugural trade show to celebrate floor covering innovation in Atlanta from Feb. 28 to March 2. Each interview covers insights into the floor covering industry, what challenges the professional expects to address and how they plan to capitalize on their DOMOTEX USA 2019 experience.

“The goal of our interview series is to recognize the industry’s most pressing needs and to explore what our attendees and exhibitors expect to achieve during DOMOTEX USA 2019,” said Donna Busse, show director of DOMOTEX USA at Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA). “We believe the series will resonate with all floor covering industry professionals who are eager to learn more about new technologies, methods and materials, and who are looking to network with top flooring experts and industry leaders in their field.”

Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, today announced that it has published an interview with Neil Daley, director of merchandising at Norcross, Georgia-based Floor Coverings International in its #whyidomotex series on the DOMOTEX USA website at domotexusa.com/merchandisers/.  Mr. Daley is responsible for all product selection, vendor relations, product training and development, sample design and overall merchandising strategy for Floor Coverings International.

KAS is anticipating this market to be one of the best this year. Riding on year-end momentum, they are introducing 14 new collections and expanding multiple in-line collections to hit the ground running in 2019. “We’re escalating our assortment this season with more handwoven products to widen our product breadth extensively,” stated Marketing Associate, Brianne Coradini, “while staying focused on bringing unique and trendy machine-wovens to market.”

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will introduce new CALVIN KLEIN area rug collections at High Point Market this October, featuring multiple textures in solids, neutrals and abstract patterns.

These new area rug collections, named after U.S. cities focuses on sophisticated Americana style, inspired by pop culture. Each rug is a statement piece exemplifying a new era and generation of CALVIN KLEIN that brings iconic style to the decor of the home.

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison is proud to introduce a new area rug collection in partnership with internationally recognized fine artist, Lida Sherafatmand, at High Point Market.

This vibrantly beautiful collection, titled “Florescence,” includes five limited edition area rugs based on some of Lida’s best original paintings. The rugs are each a work of art, capturing the beauty and essence of Lida’s incredibly detailed works.

Bokara is pleased to announce the launch of their first licensed line of carpets in partnership with renowned designer Jarret Yoshida. Stop by the Bokara showroom in High Point, Market Square, showroom 204 to see the complete line as well as several other new introductions for the fall market.