Colors: Blue Color

David Grasse has joined Harounian Rugs International (HRI) as Managing Director. In his new role, Grasse’s prime responsibility is the development of new business with major national accounts.

Barclay Butera & Home Accents Today Panel | Portfolio by Nourison Meet & Greet: Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison will host two events at the Nourison showroom during High Point Market. On Sunday join Nourison for an engaging Tea & Trends discussion panel with Barclay Butera and Home Accents Today Editor in Chief Susan Dickenson and Senior Fashion Editor Jane Dagmi. On Monday High Point Market attendees are invited to a Meet & Greet with the Portfolio by Nourison designers.

Which specialist carpet retailers and departments set good examples in the market? Who is especially courageous, creative and successful? At Domotex 2018 in Hanover, the world's largest trade fair for floorcoverings, Carpet XL honored exemplary achievements and concepts with the Carpet XL Star. Carpet XL, the international trade magazine for carpets, invited retailers to apply for the award in the summer of 2017, and applications were sent in from all over the world and from different trade company types. Prizes were awarded in six categories.

Nourison has appointed Dipesh Haria as Creative Director for its Hospitality business segment. Haria will be responsible for development of brand positioning strategies to include design trend analysis, collections, product launches, marketing, media, trade shows and sales collateral. He will collaborate with the company’s design, marketing, sales management and product development teams to help increase market awareness for Nourison’s hospitality offering.

For three generations, spanning more than eighty years, the company and family behind the newly rechristened brand Exquisite Rugs has continued to stand for tradition, craftsmanship, and innovation. Here’s a peek as the firm prepares to return to the High Point Market after a near decade absence.

Zollanvari have recently completely an ambitious installation of thirty-four carpets, in various sizes, at the recently restored Oriana.Berlin Hotel in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighborhood. Dating back to 1913 this architecturally stunning building has been completely and lovingly restored by its owner Dietrich von Boetticher via Dietmar Müller-Elmau with Hilmer Sattler Architects.