Dedicated to research on Anatolian rugs

Sonny Berntsson, a prominent member of Gothenburgs Oriental Rug Society (AKREP), has dedicated much of his time to research on Anatolian rugs and kilims and has become an expert in idenfication of Anatolian rugs… read more

Rug marketing

Rug business has been challenging worldwide and also for US importers and retailers. Many factors have been the cause such as the US Iranian rug embargo, weavers moving to higher paying jobs and a flood of tufted goods… read more

NYICS exhibitor Robin Gray

Robin Gray, principal of Robin Gray Design, will be one of the exhibitors at New York International Carpet Show 12-14 September 2010. She has just announced that her contemporary handmade carpets are now viewed in a new showroom in 1512 Pacheco Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico. As an introduction to … read more

Michael Franses to recieve Georg Hewitt Myers Award

The Textile Museum announced yesterday that Michael Franses, renowned textile publisher and scholar, has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the museum’s George Hewitt Myers Award. Franses will be honored with the Myers Award at an event held at the Residence of the Turkish Embassy on Thursday, October 14, 2010. … read more