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...

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...

Creativity Underfoot: Artist-Designed Rugs Take the Floor at Local Surkoya Showroom

A Miami-based atelier  transforms original art into modern day rugs through technology and time-honored craftsmanship. Surkoya integrates artists' works with: mills, weavers, dye masters...

“We Make Carpets” Installs Exhibits in Houston & Singapore

WE MAKE CARPETS does not make carpets. At least, not the kind of carpet you can walk on. WE MAKE CARPETS, consisting of Marcia Nolte,...

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...

Feizy & Nourison Display Rugs “In Context” during Home Fashions Market.

Rugs are not stand alone items. By visually coordinating rugs with other products the buyer conceptualizes product use for the end user. The  Waverly Concept Shop was...

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...

Valentines On the Floor

Happy Valentine's Day: Red, Pink, Glitter and even hints of Ultra Violet, Pantone Color of the Year.  We send love to the floor by...

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