Show Preview July 2018

Rug Gallery

New area rugs debuting during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market at AmericasMart, July 11 to 15, and/or the Las Vegas Market at the World Market Center, July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018

Indoor/Outdoor Stripes

The Sunbrella Southport Stripe Collection is made with braids of Sunbrella® yarn in cablelock and flat braid constructions that pair natural tones with color accents. These updated versions of classic stripe are stain-, mildew- and fade-resistant, durable, reversible and suitable for indoor and outdoor use. The rugs are offered in a range of sizes and colors. Colonial Mills, Inc., 800-343-9339,

Thick Pile

The Olga design is hand woven in India with a blend of nylon and wool. Offered in shades of gray or beige, the rug features a 1.25-inch pile. Sizes include: 5 feet by 7 feet, 6 inches; 7 feet, 9 inches by 10 feet, 6 inches, and 7 feet, 9 inches round. Chandra, 706-624-4518,

Amer Rugs’ New Showroom In AmericasMart

Amer relocates to a new showroom in AmericasMart Atlanta that measures more than 6,500 square feet and offers a strategic location in Building 1 at 6-D9 near the access bridge to the Gift Mart and other AmericasMart buildings. “The new showroom allows Amer a more open, efficient and fully functional setting for the company’s ever-expanding product assortment,” says Joe Barkley, Amer’s vice-president of sales and marketing. “While stylish and elegant, the objective is to provide our guests with a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere to view Amer products under the best conditions possible.” The showroom includes a bistro area and a cellphone charging station in addition to more than 500 rugs. Shown is the new Synergy rug in light gray, made in India with New Zealand wool and a design inspired by the mountain vistas and twilight magic. Amer Rugs, 770-300-0900,

Paint Drip Effect

The Arte Collection features bold, layered designs in a unique palette that incorporates paint-dripping effects. Rug design 6109 is machine woven in Turkey with silky polypropelene in a low-pile construction with a height of 1/8 inch. Kas Rugs, Inc., 800-967-4254,

Broken Patterns, Marbled Effects

Made in India with 100 percent Silkette™, the hand-knotted ML-169 design blends modern and traditional vibes with varied “broken” patterns and marbled effects. Kalaty Rug Corp., 800-255-7847,

Unique Texture

Verona rugs, one shown in stone, have a unique texture created through hand-weaving in India with a blend of wool and viscose. Jaunty, Co., Inc., 800-323-3342,

Wool Kilims

The Clover Collection of 100 percent pure wool kilim rugs is hand-woven in India. The four patterns in the grouping feature tribal-inspired motifs. Each rug is created using an over-tufted “embroidered” technique that produces a unique, textured appearance. Shown is Galway in whiskey. Couristan, Inc., 800-223-6186,

Transitional Designs

The Simpatico Collection is inspired by the successful launch of the company’s Kismet Collection. Like Kismet, Simpatico rugs pair wool and SmartStrand Silk™ for superior durability and a beautiful hand. Simpatico rugs are offered in more than 40 stocking sizes, but can also be ordered in custom sizes. Woven on Van de Wiele looms in the U.S., Simpatico features modern/transitional patterns in natural and neutral colors. Karastan, 800-845-8877,

HRI Opens New Showroom In AmericasMart

Harounian Rugs International (HRI) opens a new showroom in Atlanta’s AmericasMart, Building 1, floor 4 (4-D-1) positioned next to the main escalator bank, which has two full sides of glass for great exposure to foot traffic. The new space allows the company to show more products with two large 8- by 10-foot racks in addition to expanded 6- by 9-foot swing-arm rack displays. The added displays are needed as the company continues to expand its private label machine-made program and new hand-knotted collections, soon to include wool and silk rugs from Nepal and high-end production from Pakistan. Shown is hand-knotted new Intrigue, made in India with pure silk and New Zealand wool, and offered in 8- by 10-, 9- by 12- and 10- by 14-foot sizes. Harounian Rugs International (HRI), 800-682-3330,

Long-Lasting Hand-Woven

Herrington rugs are hand woven in India with a durable construction in 100 percent soft, high-quality wool. Offered in ivory, beige, red, blue, charcoal and silver, sizes include 2 by 4, 2 by 7.5, 5 by 8 and 8 by 11 feet. Dynamic Rugs, 888-356-6701,

Southwest Style

The Pendleton Reserve Collection includes the Anasazi hand-knotted design made with 100 percent New Zealand wool. Sizes available include 4 by 6, 6 by 9, 8 by 10, 9 by 12 and 10 by 14 feet, as well as runners. Southwest Looms, 919-489-8362,

Spring Tones

Hand-knotted using Himalayan wool in the company’s Nepalese facilities, the subtle wave pattern is inspired by grasses swaying in a soft breeze captured in a Spring palette using contrasting tones. Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, 503-222-3428,

Soft & Plush

The Cotton Tail Collection presents modern, plush shags in warm, solid hues. Soft underfoot and made in the U.S. with imported polyester yarn, shown is the Tribal Stripe design in navy. Orian Rugs, 800-845-9729,

Machine-Woven Wool

Crafted from pure New Zealand wool, the machine-made, transitional style Metropolis Collection includes this Ushak design shown in navy. Capel Inc., 800-334-3711,

Barclay Butera

The Barclay Butera Collection embodies the designer’s iconic style, pairing deep blues and soft neutrals with an eclectic mix of designs that feature subtle florals, bold stripes and abstract patterns in a soft, wool-blend pile that projects a lustrous sheen. Shown is the Facet design in stormy. Nourison, 800-223-1110,