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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,...

“Trust your instincts, buy what you love” — S&H Rugs’ Tips to...

S&H Rugs sent the following in as a press release, it is so good that we are posting it almost unedited. A common dilemma of...

If Hospitality Leads Design Trends, Red & Blue Persian Carpets are Back

The Beekman Hotel on Nassau St in New York is so hot, it is positively sizzling.  And it is awash in traditional oriental rugs,...

Cortney Novogratz – “How to Choose the Right Area Rug for Every Space

The Novogratz team designs a rug line for Momeni, plus the large Novogratz family is hard on rugs....

Kerrie Kelly Design Lab, Sacramento, Ca, January 2019

If you have been house hunting or remodeling lately, you may already be familiar with Kerrie Kelly. As the national interior...

Knots Rugs of UK sends Gloriously Beautiful Press Release

An email from London arrived  in the early morning transporting us  to the beautiful.  The release tells the story of the collaboration between Knots...

The Difference Between BDNY and the High Point Market? Design!

The BDNY market is for specifically for the Hospitality market.  High Point has a more diverse audience.   At BDNY the booths call out to...

What Leslie Stroh Learned About Rugs and Hospitality at BDNY

The design objective is to create a memorable and unique experience in “home away from home” for the traveler of today. BDNY (Boutique Design New...

Nourison Hospitality Appoints Dipesh Haria Creative Director

Dipesh Haria, the Creative Director for Nourison Hospitality was at  the BDNY show.  He was walking and talking so much that we were unable...

Stroh’s – History 101 – Selling One-of-a-Kind Rugs

Back in the "Good old Days", there were over 15,000 viable brick and mortar rug retail stores.   The owners came to markets to buy...

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