New textile design agency launches inaugural line

Courtney Krug is proprietor and designer at new textile agency At300Nelson. Photograph by Christina Karst.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – New textile design agency At300Nelson has launched its first cloth and product line.

Proprietor and designer Courtney Krug makes a speciality of creating one-of-a-kind cloth that sells by the yard in addition to creating made-to-order items similar to ottomans and pillows. All the material is hand-designed by Krug.

“After a decade of boomeranging back-and-forth from Florida to California and in every single place in between, my husband, Jake, and I selected to maneuver again to Florida to be near household and so I might begin At300Nelson,” mentioned Krug, a Northeast Florida native who accomplished research in Trend Design at Otis Faculty of Artwork and Design in Los Angeles.

“My time on the West Coast, particularly within the Santa Cruz Mountains, in addition to the encouragement of my Dad and rising up browsing each coasts, has all influenced my designs,” she added.

Krug mentioned her work begins with pen or pencil on paper. As soon as she’s mastered her design – heavy in natural particulars, architectural traces, excessive distinction, stacking patterns and block print inspiration – she recreates it on canvas and

Kaleen Rugs companions with HGTV’s Tamara Day for brand spanking new collections

DALTON, Ga. – Kaleen Rugs has partnered with Tamara Day, host of HGTV’s Cut price Mansion, to launch 4 new rug collections.

“After I’m designing one thing, I would like it to really feel laid again and cozy; on the similar time, I would like it to have that luxe really feel. For me, I really feel that these 4 collections supply all of these issues and extra,” stated Day. “These rugs will work in quite a lot of areas providing uniqueness with their array of colour pallets and design parts. From cozy, hand-tufted design to a daring and delightful out of doors piece, my rugs are supposed to make any house really feel extra like dwelling.”

The 4 new collections embody:

Charlotte Rug

  • The Charlotte assortment combines inspiration from three houses on Charlotte Road. Every rug on this assortment is comfortable and comfortable, very like these houses. The gathering ranges from daring and vibrant to heat and delicate. 100% hand-tufted in India from blended wool, these rugs are supposed for indoor use solely and have Kaleen’s cotton backing.
  • The Juniper assortment is in reference to Day’s first dwelling to air on Cut price Mansions, Juniper. This dwelling’s French chateau

Rug Firm faucets Cogan to chair the board

NEW YORK – The Rug Firm, a producer of luxurious and up to date rug designs, has named Andrew B. Cogan as chairman of the corporate’s board of administrators. Cogan joins the board efficient January 2022.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Andrew as chairman of The Rug Firm,” mentioned James Seuss, CEO. “His management, enterprise experience and trade information are nice belongings to our firm and board of administrators.”

Cogan is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard School the place he majored in Social Research. He at present serves as director of the American Woodmark Corp. and Sonneman, and serves on the exterior advisory board of the Grasp in Design Engineering Program at Harvard College.

Previous to becoming a member of The Rug Firm, Cogan served greater than 30 years because the chairman and CEO of Knoll Inc., a world furnishings model for residential, contract and hospitality interiors, the place he helped engineer the sale of Knoll Inc. to Herman Miller in a $1.8 billion transaction.

Erica Crawford, editorial assistant for Furnishings Right this moment, is a latest graduate of the College of Iowa, with a level in English and a writing certificates in publishing. Along with bringing her writing

Feizy opens yr spherical showroom in LV; provides new concierge service

Caption: Feizy’s 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas showroom is now open year-round to higher serve prospects on the West Coast.

LAS VEGAS – Rug producer Feizy Rugs is beginning a brand new concierge program and has opened its showroom in Las Vegas year-round.

“We’re so excited to have our showroom on the Las Vegas Design Middle open year-round for our purchasers,” mentioned Justin Yeck, Feizy vice chairman of gross sales, advertising and marketing, improvement and design. “We’re opening the showroom in partnership with Vanguard who we’ve labored intently with for the previous 4 or 5 years. It’s fantastic to have the ability to pool our sources to have the ability to drive gross sales out west since we all know persons are flying in from L.A. and the Pacific Northwest to go to the design heart yr spherical.”

The 15,000-square-foot showroom, positioned in constructing C- area 180, will probably be open Monday by way of Friday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. by way of a showroom administration partnership with Vanguard furnishings. Feizy’s new showroom supervisor, Nicole Petropoulos will probably be working year-round out of the Vanguard showroom in constructing A, area 132.

The corporate has additionally launched its new nationwide Concierge

Ultrafabrics names director of product growth, gross sales director

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Ultrafabrics has employed two folks to take the posts of senior director of product growth and European gross sales director.

As senior director of product growth, Jennifer Hendren brings greater than 30 years of business expertise to her new position.

“We welcome not solely Jennifer’s business expertise, however her innate skill to know what the market wants, earlier than it is aware of itself,” mentioned Danielle Boecker, co-founder and president. “Her skill to deftly determine development and elegance whereas understanding efficiency and our model’s international mission makes her an ideal match and addition to our firm.”

Additionally, Netherlands-based Theo Haag comes on board as European gross sales director, bringing his expertise within the textile business that spans three continents.

Vice President of Gross sales Sergio Prosperino mentioned, “Theo has spent his complete profession immersed within the European market and brings a depth of information within the textile area to Ultrafabrics. His hands-on strategy to working with furnishings producers and the design group aligns completely with how Ultrafabrics engages with companions and purchasers.”