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Kas Rugs Set to Introduce New Collections, Host HP Market Events
Kas Rugs will be introducing 14 new collections and expanding multiple in-line collections for 2019.
“We’re escalating our assortment this season with more handwoven products to widen our product breadth extensively,” said Brianne Coradini, marketing associate. “while staying focused on bringing unique and trendy machine-wovens to market.”
Four of the 14 new collections to be featured at the upcoming High Point Market include Morris, Perry, Portland and Provo.
Morris – A collection of seven different handwoven jute and polyester printed chindis. Bohemian flair combined with a multi-textured feel of vintage prints adds a rustic element and depth to floors.
Perry – Perry presents textured geometric patterns with hi-lo effects and tassels, handwoven in India and available in five unique patterns.
Portland – Machine woven rugs with a fringe to create an antique appeal out of polyester printed patterns. The rugs are available in seven different patterns and colors and have washed vintage elements.
Provo – Expanding the company’s indoor/outdoor offerings, the Provo collection are textured machine-woven rugs made of UV-treated polypropylene that are easy to care for year-round. The rugs combine trendy pops of color in a thin, textured pile.
Kas is adding six new patterns to its Libby Langdon Hamptons outdoor rugs collection this market, designed by Libby Langdon herself. The outdoor rugs are hand-hooked of UV-treated polypropelene in a coastal color palette and created for a relaxed outdoor setting or a refreshing indoors.
The showroom will open one day early on Friday, Oct. 12 in IHFC, G-270 and is offering free freight, pillow and pouf discounts and other promotions. In addition to wine and cheese daily from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Kas will host two events this market.
Lunch with Libby Langdon: Educational Design Seminar and Book Signing
Sunday, Oct. 14 from 12:30 p.m. -2 p.m. in IHFC, G-270
“Courting the Small-Space Client: Design Tips for this Growing Demographic”
Join designer Libby Langdon as she shares insights on why small-space living is on the rise, who this consumer is, and the best way to design for their needs. She also debunks the myth that the small-space dweller is only in urban areas, when in fact they are in every community across the country. From her experience on HGTV’s Small Space, Big Style and then writing her first book, Libby Langdon’s Small Space Solutions, Langdon offers information on designing everything from a 180-square-foot dorm room to helping aging clients downsize, and everything in between. In this fast-paced, dynamic and tip-filled seminar, learn how to tap into the small-space client base, which is getting bigger by the minute. Immediately following the presentation, Langdon will sign copies of her aforementioned book, which will be available for purchase at the discounted rate of $20.00. 0.1 IDCEC-Approved CEU. RSVP: LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com
Social Hour with Jewel Branding & Hang Ten: Trend Seminar & State of Home Design Today
Monday, Oct. 15 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in IHFC, G-270
“Insights, trends and key takeaways for designers and brands in the home”
Join Ilana Wilensky, president of Jewel Branding & Licensing, and Meredith Counts, trend and creative director, as they share trends, insights and key considerations for licensing designers and brands in the home. Counts will present today’s big design trends in home décor and upcoming trends to watch. Wilensky will share her expertise in defining key retail trends in home that impact the success of licensed brands. They will offer insight on the roles and responsibilities of the brand, manufacturer and retailer along with case studies of successful licensing programs in the home. Immediately following, Santhi Yarlagadda will walk attendees through Hang Ten’s brand new rug collections from Jewel Branding and Kas Rugs. Kas launched Hang Ten’s rug collections during the 2018 Las Vegas Market. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org