Colors: Blue Color

Diana Samuels, HRI's Director of Operations, has been named as one of Home Furnishings Business (HFB) magazine’s ‘Forty Under 40’ honorees, Class of 2022. Samuels was nominated and recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ for both her creative leadership and dogged commitment within the Area Rug Industry. 'Rising to the challenge, leading the change', Diana will receive a special award in recognition of her achievement during a ceremony at the upcoming High Point Market. Congratulations!

People’s Choice Voting Now Open — Some 40 furniture, home décor and gift products are finalists in the Summer 2022 Las Vegas Market edition of International Market Centers’ (IMC) Market Snapshot, a showcase of exciting, new, innovative and trendsetting products from its home and gift markets. Voting to select “People’s Choice Winners” is open now at LasVegasMarket.com/Explore/News-and-Trends/Market-Snapshot with winners to be announced on the first day of Las Vegas Market, July 24-28, 2022 at World Market Center Las Vegas.

Unique Loom will host The Ultimate Glam Party, a cocktail event with Bravo’s Jill Zarin of The Ultimate Girls Trip and Real Housewives of New York during summer Las Vegas Market. The party will be held Monday, July 25, 2022, from 4 - 6 pm, at Unique Loom’s showroom B424 in building B.

In true Jill fashion, this party will be glamorous and fun. Enjoy a signature cocktail - The Ultimate Cosmo, beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres while shopping the new additions to Jill’s collections. Snap some selfies with Jill at the photo booth and drop off your business card for a chance to win a 5'x8' machine-made rug of your choice from any of Jill’s lines.

Fiber-Shield Industries Inc., a leading supplier of specialty maintenance products and related materials, has announced the global availability of its two latest super-hydrophobic treatments, for both viscose and sisal carpets and rugs–KARPETCRYL® Soil and Stain Repellents. Created for the needs of industry professionals, these PFAAS-free products are engineered to bond with each strand of fiber, unlike other products which slide off. The result is powerful protection against common stains such as wine, coffee, pet accidents and more for this fast-growing market segment.

The High Point Market and several furnishings exhibitors play a starring role in the second season of EarthxTV sustainability design show Chez Laurence, newly released for streaming on the EarthxTV app, AppleTV, Google TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire.

In the eight-episode series, creator, executive producer and host Laurence Carr spotlights companies and organizations in the home furnishings and related sectors that are committed to improving their environmental impact and creating a more sustainable future.

Register to attend COVER Connect New York 2022 before August 10, 2022 to be entered into a prize draw for 2 free hotel nights at Dream Downtown during the show. The boutique show for leading high-end rug brands—hosted by COVER magazine—returns to Manhattan from September 11 - 13 with a larger and more ambitious format than the inaugural 2021 show. If the prize winner has already booked a room at Dream Downtown, they will receive a refund for their stay!

 

People’s Choice Voting Open Through July 11 

Atlanta Market has named 40 products as finalists in the Summer 2022 Market Snapshot, International Market Centers’ (IMC) showcase of exciting, new, innovative and trendsetting products from its home and gift markets. Online voting for “People’s Choice” awards is open now at AtlantaMarket.com, with winners to be announced on the opening day of Atlanta Market, July 12-18, 2022, at AmericasMart Atlanta.

Global rug and textile furnishings company Jaipur Living hosts designer Barclay Butera for the signing of his book The New Traditional. The interior designer ventures to the Jaipur Living Studio on July 14 at 2:30 p.m. for an afternoon of décor-filled revelry, hors d’oeuvres, and inspiring conversation.

The New Traditional showcases Barclay’s iconic style, — artful heritage pieces alongside distinctive home accessories, patterned fabrics, and bold textures. Lovers of architecture, craftsmanship, and luxurious furnishings are invited to a discussion about accessible, luxe home design and can go home with a complimentary copy of Barclay’s book. Guests can RSVP here.

Award-winning manufacturer Feizy Rugs is well-known for creating on-trend groupings that span style and price spectrums. Over the past 49 years, a discerning clientele has come to expect nothing less than the most innovative designs from the company, which has grown to become one of the country’s largest rug manufacturers.

Feizy has launched its new 2022-2023 catalog, which incorporates both Fine and Lifestyles Collections. With over 600 pages, each collection is exceptionally detailed with stunning photography, comprehensive product information, and key features. The catalog offers a wealth of design possibilities and is neatly organized by machine-made, tufted, handmade, and hand-knotted constructions.