Magnificent Carpets Awards honor top new rug designs
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, February 16, 2013
The 2013 America's Magnificent Carpets Awards were presented during an event at the Georgia Aquarium in January.
Produced by Americasmart Atlanta, in conjunction with partners Sandow Media (parent of Home Accents Today) and the Oriental Rug Importers Association, the event honors the top rug introductions for the year.
As part of the industry recognition, Americasmart also honored three retailers for overall excellence in sales, service and innovation: Hadinger Flooring, Avalon Carpet Tile & Flooring and Nebraska Furniture Mart.
Hand-Hooked, Hand-Tufted (price per sq. ft.)
$0 to 8: Amer Rugs
$8.01 to $16: Surya
Handmade, Hand-Knotted, Flat- Weave (price per sq. ft.)
$0 to $30: Obeetee
$30.01 to $50: F.J. Kashanian
$50.01 to $100: Capa Imports
$100.01 and up: Anadol Rug Co.
Machine-Made (price per rug)
$0 to $200: Oriental Weavers
$200.01 to $400: Loloi Rugs
$400.01 to $800: Marcella
$800.01 and up: Nourison Inds.