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The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) releases the always popular High Point Market Style Report for Summer/Fall 2021, highlighting 19 unique trends found amongst the robust offerings seen at the most recent Spring High Point Market.

The 38-page Style Report, sponsored by Studio Designer, was produced by eight influential trend trackers, all part of the HPMA’s 2021 Style Spotters team, who perused an abundance of new product introductions to capture the season’s upcoming styles.

Atlanta Market confirmed its place as the top Summer 2021 buying destination for the national retail and design industry with better than projected attendance and reports of record-breaking shows across its home and gift collections at the closing of its seven-day run, July 13-19, 2021 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

After careful consideration, the NY Luxury Design Fair has decided to make the very difficult decision to postpone the inaugural event to September 8-11, 2022, due to ongoing complications related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fair has found great enthusiasm and support from prestigious media partners, A&D trade organizations, and many leading manufacturers, and expected robust ticket sales from trade professionals and consumers eager to attend.

Kalaty Rug Corporation is planning a series of four lively Instagram Live events as a lead-in to the company’s participation in the upcoming summer Las Vegas Market. The first Instagram Live event is at 3pm ET this Wednesday, July 21.

Host for Kalaty’s Instagram events will be Leonardo Kashi, noted Italian jewelry designer, dynamic social media personality and luxury lifestyle expert.

Arizona Rug Company has leased a 5,176-square-foot site for their newest Arizona location in Paradise Valley, at the northwest corner of Tatum and Shea Boulevard in the Whole Foods anchored Paradise Valley Marketplace. The anticipated opening date of this location is mid-summer 2021.

Arizona Rug Company’s new Paradise Valley location will join the Scottsdale location at 15505 N. Scottsdale Road and the Tempe location at 8154 S. Priest Drive. The Paradise Valley location will be the largest of its 3 locations and will service the entire Phoenix metro area.

Adding to the excitement surrounding the summer Atlanta Market, International Market Centers (IMC) has announced the much anticipated return of in-person events and celebrations with a schedule of industry parties, culinary demonstrations and expanded amenities set for the July 13-19, 2021 staging at AmericasMart Atlanta.

“With market attendance and activity returning to more ‘normal’ conditions, we are delighted to resume the live education, networking and industry celebrations that are a hallmark of the market experience,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief marketing and customer officer.

Atlanta Market, the Premier Gift, Décor and Lifestyle Market is just over three weeks away. Housing the nation’s largest gift product mix complemented by a broad selection of home décor. Atlanta Market features more than 8,000 brands across all categories including seasonal, gourmet, tabletop, outdoor and more. 

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison announces a new partnership with Nicole Curtis, designer and HGTV star of Rehab Addict Rescue and Rehab Addict. The Nicole Curtis lifestyle collection will include vintage-inspired Persian designs, timeless textures and prints throughout all categories of accent rugs, area rugs, decorative pillows, and more. These products will reflect today’s sensibility in the home, which is an extension of Nicole’s success with her show.

In honor of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, 2021 and International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor taking place this year, GoodWeave International has released a new short film entitled “Fashion’s Hidden Supply Chain.” The film is featured in the Fashion for Good museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands as part of the permanent collection starting today.

Award-winning rug manufacturer, Feizy Rugs, has partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to donate more than $150,000 toward India’s COVID-19 relief efforts. As the country faces a devasting second wave of cases, these funds will commit more than 56,000 meals to the people of India and help provide hospitals with proper medical equipment to aid in the battle against COVID-19.