For Immediate Release
April 18, 2013
Capel Rugs' High Point Introductions: The Trends Start Here
The arrivals in April will be spectacular, surprising,
and headlined by new designer partner Coco, from the stylish blog Cococozy.com
HIGH POINT, N.C. - Capel Rugs leads the way this April with a wide variety of fresh, fashionable new rug designs on tap for this month's High Point Market.
The rug major's introductions include five collections of stylish, hand-knotted Tibetan weave designs created in collaboration with the popular trend blogger and textile designer Coco, of COCOCOZY.
Other introductions include Market Square, an eco-friendly jute collection with an enticing high-low texture; Naples, a bold diamond pattern with a subtle tonal effect; Penelope, a lively, Suzani-inspired design pairing colorful polka dots and vines; Spirited, a tone-rich American Originals™ braided rug; and Afternoon Tea, a reversible American Originals™ design in bright cheerful colors.
"We continue to expand our licensee program, working with the home fashion world's top designers and retailers to create innovative rugs that showcase our strengths in styling, construction and quality," says Allen Robertson, vice president of sales for Capel Rugs. "This market's introductions feature an exciting mix of vivid colors, multidimensional textures and fashion-forward patterns and motifs designed to capture the imaginations of today's increasingly sophisticated consumers."
Two leading designers from Capel Rugs' licensee program will be in the company's showroom in Market Square, space 112, during the April 20 to 25 High Point Market. On Sunday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to noon, Genevieve Gorder will be in the Capel showroom for a brunch and question-and-answer session with dealers and designers. And on Monday, April 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., designer Coco will be in the Capel showroom for a special event, Cocktails with Coco.
New Import Collections
Woven in India using an over-and-under technique that creates a high/low texture, Market Square has a multidimensional look that is as attractive as it is durable. Eco-friendly jute materials in multiple yarn sizes add to the casual appeal. Market Square rugs are reversible for twice the wear and available in four fashionable colors - Teal, Gray, Khaki and Chocolate. A 5'x 8' rug may retail for $158.
While indoor/outdoor rugs in similar constructions from other sources use only two or three colors, Capel's Wilton machine-woven Terrace collection features a lively palette of seven colors. Providing great value, Terrace's design themes include bold florals, geometrics and classic patterns. Made in Egypt of 100 percent olefin face yarns, Terrace is available in 12 different patterns and five sophisticated colorways - Cocoa, Multi, Straw, Spa and Gold. A 5'3" by 7'6" rug may retail for $99.
The interlocking diamond pattern of Naples adds spice to any decor. A unique blend of space-dyed wool and cotton yarn gives a tonal effect and provides a soft touch and durability. Made in India of 50 percent wool and 50 percent cotton, Naples is flat woven and reversible for a transitional appeal. Colors include Gray, Blue, Red and Multi. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $270.
Penelope, a graphic Suzani style paired with polka dots and vines, adds an upbeat and whimsical contemporary statement to Capel's latest Williamsburg collection. In 100 percent wool, this design is hand-tufted in India. Colors include Grass, Bluebell and Buff. A 5' by 8' rug may retail for $399.
COCOCOZY for Capel Rugs
COCOCOZY is a new collaboration between Capel Rugs and top shelter blogger and textile designer Coco. Artfully executed in a 100 percent New Zealand, semi-worsted wool, with a hand-knotted Tibetan weave, the COCOCOZY for Capel Rugs line showcases Coco's signature patterns and textures in a variety of lively colors, including Pink, Navy and Peacock Blue. Made in India, the line includes five collections and 24 designs. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $1,599.
The botanical patterns in Capel's new Villandry collection recall the intricately designed kitchen gardens of 16th-century France. Spa, Cream, Espresso and Spice colorways serve as a backdrop for warm, multicolored patterns. Hand-tufted of 100 percent wool in India, a 5' x 8' rug may retail for $339.
Gothic architecture is the inspiration for the delicate designs in the Tracery collection. The fine lines of these patterns evoke the stonework that gave style and substance to Gothic cathedral windows. Four spa-toned colorways - Mint, Pale Gray, Bisque and Charcoal - feature complex, tone-on-tone tracings in a circular- or square-based pattern. Hand tufted in India of 70 percent wool and 30 percent viscose, a 5' x 8' rug may retail for $398.
Capel marries ancient patterns with modern comfort in Kasbah, a collection of luxurious, hand-knotted rugs. Heavily influenced by North African architecture, Kasbah features designs with graphic lines and Moorish arches. Three patterns - diamond, star and cube - are laid over Solid Brown, Aqua and Natural colorways. Kasbah is hand-knotted in India of 100 percent wool. Its high pile and plush hand reinforce the luxurious nature. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $749.
Flash, an updated version of the classic ikat pattern, makes any home a star. Conveying a Chic Ombre vibe, these fashionable colors make a bold statement in all rooms of the home. The design is reversible and woven in India using premium wool. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $399.
New Made in the USA Collections
Made of a special blend of wool and nylon using today's most current color palette, Spirited is designed to accentuate today's exotic jewel tones with its creative range of variegated color combinations, including Emerald, Aquamarine, Ruby and Multi colorways. The design is reversible and available in standard rectangular sizes as well as custom shapes and sizes, including oval, round, rectangle, square and concentric. Made in the USA, Spirit is part of the Capel Braids - American Originals™ program. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $398.
Show off your American Spirit with Capel's American Pride braided rug. This reversible , easy-care design stands up to the elements and is made to be used both indoors or out. Made in the USA of 100 percent polypropylene, American Pride is part of the Capel Braids - American Originals™ program. A 3' x 5' rug may retail for $139.
This reversible design features bright, cheerful colors sure to make any room happy. Made from premium, soil-resistant nylon, the construction is a double-width braid for added durability and a unique texture. Colors include Sunshine, Sweet Pea, Blue Iris, Rosy Posy and Tiger Lily. Made in the USA, Afternoon Tea is part of the Capel Braids - American Originals™ program. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $498.
Inspire is a collection of custom-made, fabric-bordered rugs constructed with the finest materials and workmanship. Each rug base is machine-tufted with a unique blend of 50 percent New Zealand wool and 50 percent solution-dyed polyester fibers to create a soft, luxurious nap that is easy to maintain. Engineered to resist staining and fading, each fabric border selection emphasizes both fashion and performance. A 5' x 8' rug may retail for $799.
This rug is a heavy, flat-woven construction of solution-dyed polypropylene with a bouclé texture, creating an innovative, on-trend design. Made in today's most natural colors of 100 percent polypropylene, this rug is sure to fit with any décor. Available in a vertical stripe rectangle, colors include Coir, Cool Grey, Lambswool and Jute. A 5'x 8' rug may retail for $499.
About Capel Rugs
Based in Troy, N.C., Capel, Inc. offers more rugs in more categories than any other area rug company, including original braided rugs, the finest hand-knotted rugs, best selling hand-tufted rugs, innovative outdoor rugs and kids rugs.
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