Floor Focus - July 2013

Ground Breakers
By Wanda Jankowski

New creations in area rugs on view during the AmericasMart Atlanta International Area Rug Market, July 11 to 14 and the World Trade Center Las Vegas Market, July 29 to Aug. 2

Shaw Living The new World Market Collections is a handmade line that includes about 30 traditional, global and contemporary designs all made with 100 percent wool in varied constructions. Shown is the hand-tufted, cut-pile carved Harlow in navy from the Emerson Collection, within the World Market Collections. Shaw will also be launching approximately 30 new Timberlake Rugs from transitional, Southwest and casual designs to nature-inspired motifs machine woven with Shaw’s EverTouch® recyclable nylon. On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Bob Timberlake will be in the company’s World Market Center showroom from 5 to 7 p.m., during which visitors also can enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.
Nourison Hand-tufted in China with 80 percent acrylic and 20 percent viscose in a cut-and-loop construction, the Arrto presents a clean-lined modern mosaic of shifted squares in urban-friendly hues infused with a touch of warmth. Shown in black, this Retro Times rug “lives” in the company’s Architectural Style Guide™.
Rizzy Home The Opus Collection includes this hand-tufted, 100 percent wool intricate design made in India and offered in seven standard sizes with custom options available.
Feizy Rugs The Morisco Collection showcases the natural beauty of undyed, handspun wool. The hand-tufted designs feature simple patterns and project a casual, comfortable feel to complement a range of décors.
Momeni The Laguna Collection of 100 percent wool, flat-weave dhurry rugs made in India features geometric patterns, Bohemian styling and vibrant colors. Designs are shown in multi and mint.
Dynamic Rugs The Posh Collection, hand-tufted in India with 90 percent viscose and 10 percent hard-twist wool, presents sophisticated, artistic contemporary designs that project a sense of luxury.
CMI Rugs in the Print Party Collection feature carefully selected fabrics in a variety of prints and colorations that are combined in two-braid constructions to create texture and a quilt-like look. The updated colors bring a freshness to the traditional crafted style. Made with a cotton/polyester blend, the rugs are reversible.
Capel Rugs From the Biltmore For Your Home® Collection, the Arden is an adaptation from vintage rugs found in the Biltmore Estate archives that has been rendered in colors reflecting today's décor trends. Hand-tufted with 100 percent hand-sheared wool double-washed for softness and sheen, Arden is offered in menthol (shown), charcoal and rust.
Surya Designer Peter Som interprets design elements from some of his key runway designs in The Bali Collection. Made in India with 100 percent wool, the hand-tufted contemporary style rugs run the gamut from stylized animal prints to multi-color chevrons.
Couristan The Dolce Collection of outdoor rugs includes the Tivoli, made with 100 percent fiber-enhanced Courtron™ polypropylene with durable polyestrin, a structured tapestry construction. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, the power-loomed flat weave is uv stabilized, and mold and mildew resistant.
Surya The Aztec Collection takes inspiration from the designs of ancient Central and South American civilizations. Hand-woven in India with 60 percent jute, 20 percent wool and 20 percent cotton, the rugs feature a plush pile and rich palette of jewel tones and neutrals.
Oriental Weavers USA The Pantone Universe Crosswoven Collection plays with interesting textures and colors as well as the influence of creative technologies in an array of tonal, painterly pieces and high-contrast contemporary styles.
Harounian Rugs International Fresco, shown in sage, is made in India with 100 percent fine blended wools in a tufted loop-and-cut-pile construction and luster washed. It is promotionally priced.
Kaleen Rugs The Casual Collection includes the intricate Sigmund design, shown in graphite. Also, Blake Dennard has rejoined the company as senior vice-president, in charge of sales and marketing teams and the expansion of the account base into furniture store, e-commerce and new market segments.
Jaunty The Sonoma Collection is hand-tufted in India with 100 percent wool in a loop construction with raised cut pile. Shown is pattern SM-593 in navy.
Nourison Shown in denim, Arova’s swirls of circles are rendered in saturated hues. Hand-tufted in China in a cut-and-loop construction made with 80 percent acrylic and 20 percent viscose, the rug is from the Ovation line that “lives” in the company’s Architectural Style Guide™.
Company C Featuring a thick, soft, loop-pile construction, the Adele design, shown in lake, creates the feeling of a watercolor painting through the blending of six colors of yarn, all slightly tie-dyed.
Oriental Weavers USA The Shag Collection is part of the company’s Pantone Universe Rug Collection. Shags are offered in saturated colors such as emerald, true blue, citronelle, pink flambé and tangerine tango.


• Capel, 800-334-3711, capelrugs.com
• CMI (Colonial Mills Inc.), 800-343-9339, colonialmills.com
• Company C, 800-818-8288, companyc.com
• Couristan, Inc., 800-223-6186, couristan.com
• Dynamic Rugs, 888-356-6701, dynamicrugs.com
• Feizy Rugs, 800-799-0877, feizy.com
• Harounian Rugs International, 800-682-3330, hrirugs.com
• Jaunty Co., Inc., 800-323-3342, jauntyinc.com
• Kaleen, 888-452-5336, kaleen.com
• Kas Rugs, 800-967-4254, kasrugs.com
• Momeni, 800-536-6778, momeni.com
• Nourison, 800-223-1110, nourison.com
• Oriental Weavers USA, Inc., 800-832-8020, owrugs.com
• Rizzy Home, 877-499-7847, rizzyhome.com
• Shaw Living, 800-282-7429, shawliving.com
• Surya, 877-275-7847, surya.com


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