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Rugs in Rooms

This project isn’t about building a room for photography or paying a design staff. At dinner one night I took some pictures with my...

Jaipur Rug’s Director of Design Ruminates on the Design Process

“As much as I would like, nothing in my world is a habit or a ritual,” says Kavi Chaudhary,  “The process stays very spontaneous,...

NYSID Exhibit – “Pattern & Process” from Kravet’s Archives

Kravet Inc. is known for its comprehensive archive of textile design, which documents the history of textile manufacture dating back centuries and originating from cultures...

Momeni – A Favorite Showroom in Las Vegas

Thomas Gensinger, RNAD blogger, has been walking the markets for over a decade.  We asked him to pick his favorite showrooms based on: Design,...

Mariachi – A Favorite Showroom at Americasmart

Nelly Ortiz, RNAD blogger, has been walking the market for many years.  We asked her to pick her four favorite showrooms based on: Design,...

Showroom Displays At NY Home Fashions Market are Inspiration for Retailers

Home Fashions Exhibitors show retailers how to entice customers into a buying experience. Mohawk welcomes the visitor in with a statement rug and then offers...

Marlys Giordano’s Trend Reports Give Salesmen the Language of Fashion

Marlys Giordano, Couristan's Creative Director, found a man's world in the manufacturing and wholesale end of the rug business. The transformative power of design...

Obeetee Hosted a Conversation Between FIT Students and Design Professionals

With a focus on Home product development and marketing,  and Stacy Garcia, Keita Turner, Heather Zaretsky, Reeta Gyamlani and Laura Hays talked one on...

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