Colors: Orange Color

Obeetee, India’s largest luxury carpet maker, announces new collections ahead of New York Market Week. The new releases, under the direction of Obeetee’s Creative Director Anu Gupta, include numerous hand-knotted, hand-tufted and flatweave rugs. In addition to the new rug collections, Obeetee also plans to continue its expansion into home decor with the introduction of colorful cushion collections.

GoodWeave congratulates Ms. Stephanie Odegard on winning the Iqbal Masih Award for implementing extraordinary efforts that have contributed towards the reduction of the worst forms of child labor. Her campaign and commitment to end child labor has served as a model for others in the South Asian carpet sector. In 1987, she began Odegard Carpets and set a goal of ensuring child labor-free looms. Since that time, she has been a tireless advocate for ending child labor.

After several years absence, Kalaty Rug Corporation celebrates its return to the High Point Market by unveiling a new 3,700-square-foot showroom in the IHFC, space G-369. Significantly larger than the company’s former location at Historic Market Square, Kalaty’s new IHFC Green wing showroom has ample square footage for showcasing its growing line of award-winning, heirloom-quality area rugs as well as its K-Two series of popular-priced rug collections.

Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, will host an opening night reception on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the show floor. The reception is free of charge for all exhibitors and attendees and will feature multiple pop-up bars across the floor, including complimentary food, beer and wine. The opening night reception is sponsored by The Dixie Group, Anderson Tuftex and COREtec.