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Joyful Heart Foundation rolls out Karastan red carpet for star-studded fundraising event

Dalton, Ga. July 26, 2012 - Karastan’s luxurious red carpet set the stage for one of New York’s most glamorous and meaningful fundraising events. More Info

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West Gets a Face-lift

Dalton, GA, September 12, 2011 - Architect Frank Lloyd Wright believed every element of the space he was creating should work together—from floor plan to fabric to furniture to floor covering. In fact, he once considered designing rugs and carpets for Karastan. More Info

Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion

Dalton, GA, January 18, 2011 - Kelly Wright Barrere, of Cartersville, GA, won a new rug from Karastan’s Iconoclast Collection as part of a Facebook promotion called “Home for the Holidays.More Info

Wonder Rug of America

October 7 - 24 - Direct from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair - Come see the Wonder Rug of America on display at Macy's State Street in Chicago.More Info

Karastan Supports 2010 Joyful Heart Gala

May 5, 2010 - Everyone wore jeans at the 2010 Joyful Heart Gala, which was held May 5 in New York at Skylight, the expansive SoHo event space. This year’s bold color scheme of pink and black was grounded with a bright fuschia carpet—provided by Karastan.More Info

Elle Décor’s Women in Design

November 05, 2009 - Some of the top women in interior design, fashion, and furniture shared the stage with Karastan’s Mystical Zebra rug at the second annual Elle Décor salute to “Women in Design.” More Info

Mamma Mia Selected for CharityWorks GreenHouse

November 05, 2009 - A custom Mamma Mia rug, made of eco-friendly SmartStrand® with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer, was chosen to grace the great room of the CharityWorks GreenHouse, the first carbon neutral house on the East Coast.More Info

Hearst Designer Visions Project

November 04, 2009 - Hearst Magazines turned three top designers loose in three fabulous New York City Soho townhouses for the 2009 Hearst Designer Visions program—and two selected Karastan rugs and carpets to illustrate their visions of this year’s theme, “Cinema Style.”More Info

Karastan Takes Home its 12th Magnificent Carpet Award

May 20, 2009 - Karastan is a 12-time winner of America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards, This year, Karastan took home Best Overall in the power-loomed ($1,000+ retail) category with Eastport from the Original Karastan Collection and Best Overall in the power-loomed ($400-$1,000 retail) category with French Quarter in Bluestone from the Sierra Mar Collection.More Info

Karastan Rugs Add Eco-Inspiration to Showcase Home

May 18, 2009 - The Holder Raines family was particular about the area rugs in their Greenspiration Home, a showcase home for modern green building practices in Greensboro, NC they wanted the rugs to be locally manufactured, work with an established palette of earth.More Info

Karastan brings iconic style and trendsetting luxury to Pinterest

Dalton, Ga. July 18, 2012 - Famous for its statement-making style, the interior design community has long looked to Karastan as a trendsetter in the world of home fashion.More Info

Town & Country January 2012

January 1, 2012 - Town & Country Designer Visions Showhouse uses Karastan on the floor.More Info

Standard Photo Blog

December 19, 2011 - A New App from Karastan!More Info

Standard Urban Holiday 2011

December 19, 2011 - Downtown LA, a group of designers make a shelter feel like home. Karastan's Pavilion rug is used in the bedroom.More Info

About.com

December 14, 2011 - Elegance at your fingertips with Karastan's new App for the iPad.More Info

Home & Design November 2011

November 01, 2011 - Karastan's Artois Collection gets Editor's Pick.More Info

House Beautiful Entertaining Day & Night

November 01, 2011 - Part of the Designer Visions Showhouse, two colors from Karastan's carpet line were pieced together randomly to create a striped carpet in this tween's bedroom makeover.More Info

Better Homes and Gardens August-September 2011

September 01, 2011 - Home Makeovers: Area Rug: Karastan's Moroccan Style in Cous Cous.More Info

Luxe Interiors + Design

September 01, 2011 - Canterbury from the English Manor Collection is included among the "Traditionally Chic" patterns from Luxe.More Info

Architectural Digest June-July 2011

July 01, 2011 - Karastan's Morandi carpets helps set the stage for artful urban living.More Info

Traditional Home May 2011

May 01, 2011 - See full Traditional Home ad.More Info

House Beautiful May 2011

May 01, 2011 - Rugs Ombre.More Info

House Beautiful: July-August 2010

July 01, 2010 - It's the oldest decorating rule in the book.More Info

Traditional Home GreenHouse Decorating

March 01, 2010 - A Mamma Mia rug in Silk Knot graces the great room of Traditional Home's eco-friendly GreenHouse show house.More Info

Better Homes & Gardens

February 01, 2010 - Shaba Cheetah rug from the Exotics collection is the centerpiece of a dramatic living room makeover by interior designer Elaine Griffin.More Info

Southern Accents

September 15, 2009 - Cabo del Sol is lauded for its “long-term potential” in a how-to story on decorating with rugs.More Info

Veranda September 2009

September 15, 2009 - Wildflowers is included among an array of “Lively” rugs in a feature on the best rugs of the season.More Info

Architectural Digest

July 06, 2009 - Designer Stephen Shadley discusses his choice of Karastan’s Mamma Mia for the Green Room at the 81st Annual Academy Awards.More Info

House Beautiful

June 15, 2009 - A French Check rug in “Blue Check” takes center stage in the monthly rug roundup of this premier home décor publication.More Info

Better Homes & Gardens - Before & After

May 25, 2009 - A Samovar Persian Vase rug graces a sunny dining room. More Info

Better Homes & Gardens - Decorating

April 15, 2009 - A bedroom makeover features Peridot carpet in Wool Shadow. More Info

Better Homes & Gardens Kitchen & Bath Ideas

April 1, 2009 - A Multicolor Panel Kirman rug beautifully complements a renovated kitchen in a Tulsa home.More Info

Cooking With Paula Deen

April 1, 2009 - Keshan Ivory rug cooks up style in a “dream kitchen.”More Info

Traditional Home

March 01, 2009 - Mystical Zebra from the Exotics collection spices up the stairwell of a newly remodeled San Francisco home, while Cobble Road in Vanilla Glaze makes a statement in the master bedroom.More Info

Town & Country

March 01, 2009 - Metallic Impressions in Brushed Steel is included in a roundup of fresh products for spring. More Info

Veranda(2)

September 15, 2008 - Karastan’s Plum Blossom Mocha is included in a roundup of autumnal rugs with organic themes. More Info

Traditional Home - September

September 01, 2008 - Karastan broadloom carpet decorates the office of a Victorian brownstone located in Boston, Massachusetts.More Info

Metropolitan Home

September 01, 2008 - Karastan carpet was featured in the master bedroom of a mid-century renovated home in Dallas, Texas. More Info

Mohawk & Karastan to Extend Popular Decorate for the Cure Program through 2014

February 14, 2013 - Mohawk Industries is excited to announce the extension of its popular Decorate for the Cure fundraising program through 2014.  Since June 2011, Mohawk and Karastan have donated a portion of all Mohawk SmartCushion and Karastan KaraStep Reserve Cushion sales to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. More Info

Karastan's New Crossroads Collection Expands Decorating Possibilities

January 08, 2013 - Karastan's new wool collection, Crossroads, offers a wide variety of decorating possibilities in plush, durable constructions to meet the demands of today's active lifestyles. Crossroads is a Studio by Karastan collection woven of premium fully worsted New Zealand wool in the USA on Wilton (Van de Wiele) looms.More Info

America Chooses Karastan Rug for DIY Run My Renovation Home Makeover Show

September 17, 2012 - Karastan’s Westridge Fog rug was selected for a basement makeover on DIY Run My Renovation, the reality show where America votes online to design someone else’s home.More Info

Karastan Brings Luxury and Elegance to the Traditional Home 2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse

August 21, 2012 - It is regarded as one of the East Coast’s most prestigious show home experiences. Presented by Traditional Home magazine, the Hampton Designer Showhouse is achieving a new level of luxury this year due to Karastan’s leading role.More Info

Karastan Helps Make Dream Homes a Reality on HGTV's Property Brothers

July 26, 2012 - Several Karastan rugs make an appearance this summer on the popular HGTV reality show Property Brothers, where twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott help couples find, buy and transform extreme fixer-uppers into the ultimate dream home.More Info

Karastan Rugs One of the All Stars on HGTV Design Star

July 25, 2012 - Karastan rugs will be featured in a special edition of the hit design show HGTV Design Star called Design Star All Stars.More Info

Karastan Rugs Inspire Designers On HGTV Design Star

June 22, 2012 - Three Karastan rugs were selected by the creative finalists for season seven of HGTV Design Star.More Info

Karastan Introduces Bellingham: A Versatile New Wool Collection

March 08, 2012 - Karastan’s new Bellingham Collection delivers the warmth and durability of eco-friendly wool in a diverse selection of transitional and traditional styles.More Info

New Wools Energize Karastan's Shapura Collection

February 03, 2012 - Karastan adds two new classic styles to its Shapura Collection in 2012. Both are woven of premium fully worsted New Zealand wool in the U.S.A. on Axminster looms.More Info

English Manor Collection Adds Four Timeless Patterns

February 03, 2012 - Karastan’s English Manor Collection brings the relaxed elegance of British country living to any setting with four new styles for 2012.More Info

Karastan App Helps Shoppers Easily Match Styles and Colors

January 12, 2012 - With the introduction of an iPad app for Karastan, now consumers can take Karastan’s full catalog wherever they go and easily match styles, colors, textures, and patterns as they shop.More Info

Karastan's Upbeat Nylon Collections Reflect Mood of High Point

November 01, 2011 - New styles and colors in Karastan’s highly popular nylon collections—Knightsen and Carmel—drew attention at the upbeat High Point Market, held October 22 27 in High Point, NC. KarastanMore Info

Karastan's Wonder Rug Comes To The Las Vegas Market

July 27, 2011 - Karastan's Wonder rug from 1933 will be on display at the company's Las Vegas Market showroom.More Info

Karastan Helps Fight Domestic Violence with 2011 Joyful Heart Gala

July 25, 2011 - More than 500 celebrities and guests were greeted by a red carpet donated by Karastan at the 4th annual Joyful Heart Gala, held on May 17 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.More Info

Karastan Rugs and Luxe Interiors + Design To Sponsor Designer Panel

July 21, 2011 - Luxe Interiors + Design editor-in-chief Pamela Jaccarino will lead an engaging and informative panel discussion with top interior designers about the New Traditional design--grounded in the classics yet entirely modern in feel. More Info

Mohawk Industries Takes Steps to Fight Breast Cancer with Decorate For The Cure

July 06, 2011 - Mohawk and Karastan are launching twin Decorate for the Cure initiatives that tie sales of SmartCushion and KaraStep Reserve, to the funding of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. More Info

Metropolitan Collection: New Styles for Today's Home Office or Business Environment

June 06, 2011 - Made from premium fibers that are especially designed for durability, the Metropolitan Collection is a fashion leader that combines built in performance with Karastan’s signature styling. More Info

Karastan 2011 Tufted Introductions: Natural Beauty with Complex Constructions

March 09, 2011 - Karastan’s 2011 tufted broadloom introductions take the dramatic shades of nature and put them in complex constructions that offer abundant decorating options: from subtle textures and classic plaids to casual pebbles and exotic fretwork patterns. More Info

Karastan Returns to High Point Market

March 07, 2011 - For the first time since October 2005, Karastan is participating in the High Point Market. Karastan will be showing its entire Karastan Rugs line, including Studio by Karastan, as well as Mohawk Select at the spring market, which runs April 2–7. More Info

Karastan 2011 Woven Introductions: Broadloom Solutions for Every Decor

February 07, 2011 - Karastan’s 2011 woven broadloom introductions are all about comfort with new wool and wool blend carpets and decorating versatility with many coordinating products that enable consumers to flow Karastan quality from room to room.More Info

Karastan Expands Three Nylon Collections in 2011

January 24, 2011 - Karastan expands its selection of chic and livable rugs in 2011 with additions to three collections: Knightsen, Carmel and Artois. All are woven on Wilton looms in the U.S.A. of premium quality two-ply nylon yarn. They combine Karastan style with durability and easy maintenance. More Info

Heritage Kirman: Karastan Revitalizes a 70-Year-Old Beauty

January 19, 2011 - Karastan’s Heritage Kirman Crimson is based on a classic rug that Karastan originally introduced in 1941. This timeless beauty brings back the signature style of the textiles of Persia with curvilinear medallions and graceful floral designs, richMore Info

Karastan Rugs and Carpets Receive Wool: Clean Air Certification

January 04, 2011 - Karastan has become the first company to carry the Wool: Clean Air Certified label on all of its wool carpets and rugs.More Info

Karastan Featured in 4th Annual Hearst Magazines Designer Visions

December 02, 2010 - Karastan rugs were in the supporting cast of Hearst Magazines’ fourth annual Designer Visions program. Following the theme of “Cinema Style,” interior designers created stylized homes inspired by classic films set in New York City. More Info

World's Fair Wonder Rug Returns to Chicago

October 18, 2010 - If there is perpetual life in the rug industry, it must surely be depicted by Karastan’s Multicolor Panel Kirman 791. This is the rug that Karastan put to the test at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair and is making a comeback this month at the Macy’s on State Street in Chicago.More Info

It's Showtime for Karastan

October 07, 2010 - Karastan is in the spotlight with products in the 2010 Showtime House, a New York City show home designed to reflect the network’s hit shows and brought to life by some of the country’s top designers. The Showtime House will be open to the public through October 23, 2010. More Info

Easy Care and Fresh Colors Abound in Karastan's 2010 Tufted Introductions

February 19, 2010 - Karastan’s new tufted introductions bring gardens indoors, create oases of calm and color and infuse classic designs with contemporary spirit. They all emphasize fresh, easy-to-live-with palettes and easy care—the perfect combination for the busy family.More Info

Karastan's French Check Spices Up Bon Appetit's Supper Club and Cafe

October 20, 2009 - Karastan’s French Check Coffee Check carpet set the tone for the energized and fun street-level café at Bon Appétit’s third annual “pop-up” Supper Club and Café, which was the place to dine and be seen for one week, September 20-26, in busy New York.More Info

Karastan Names Singer-Songwriter Jewel to Make a Statement in its 2009 Ad Campaign

February 20, 2009 - Jewel, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, actress, poet and philanthropist who has sold over 27 million albums worldwide, will appear in the 2009 “Make A Statement” national ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs.More Info

The Gracious Comfort of Karastan Warms Winter Spirits

January 09, 2009 - Karastan’s sophisticated approach blends classic style with on-trend colors in a lavish selection of rugs. Fashionably versatile, each introduction has a gracious comfort that easily integrates into a variety of home settings.More Info

Karastan Helps Furnish a Future

December 16, 2008 - Karastan was a proud participant of the seventh annual Design Cares charity auction sponsored by Metropolitan Home and the New York Design Center. The holiday soiree helped raise money to support Furnish a Future, New York City’s only free furniture bank for formerly homeless families.More Info

Karastan Personalizes the Floor with Custom Options

November 03, 2008 - Karastan personalizes the floor with the introduction of Inspired Luxury, an innovative program that invites consumers to custom color their Karastan carpet or transform select Karastan broadlooms into custom rugs.More Info

Karastan Facilities Achieve ISO 14001 Certification

October 07, 2008 - Karastan announces that its manufacturing plant in Eden, NC is ISO 14001 certified with the International Organization for Standardization.More Info

Karastan Flavors Collections with Coordinate Palettes and Progressive Patterns

July 13, 2008 - Karastan, a company with classic roots, enhances timeless designs with new palettes and progressive flavors. Several coordinates have been added to established lines in addition to unique patterns that beautifully utilize collection colors in creative ways.More Info

Actress Kelly Preston Celebrates with Karastan in Vegas

July 08, 2008 - Karastan’s 2008 “Make A Statement” star, actress Kelly Preston, was at the World Market in Vegas to celebrate Karastan’s 80th anniversary and the grand opening of its showroom.More Info

Karastan Inspired Interiors with Four New Wools

March 05, 2008 - Karastan springs into fashion with a breathtaking array of carpets that emphasize the textural beauty and natural luxury of New Zealand wool.More Info

Karastan Weaves Good Fortune Into A New Classic

February 27, 2008 - In Chinese communities around the world, eight is considered the luckiest of numbers, which makes 2008 an especially auspicious year on the Chinese calendar. It also makes Mandarin, a traditional Chinese addition to Karastan’s English Manor Collection, a timely and fortuitous introduction.More Info

Karastan Names Actress Kelly Preston

February 20, 2008 - Actress Kelly Preston, who has appeared in a range of films including the critically acclaimed “Jerry Maguire,” “Citizen Ruth” and “For the Love of the Game,” will star in the 2008 “Make a Statement” national ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs. Preston, who, along with her husband John Travolta, is one of Hollywood’s “A-List,” is the latest in a line of unique personalities to appear in print advertising for the luxury American floor covering brand. Six versions of the ad—four for rug and two for carpet—will begin to run in April issues of shelter and lifestyle publications. The media buy includes Architectural Digest, Coastal Living, Departures, Domino, Elle Décor, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Metropolitan Home, Southern Accents, Traditional Home, and Veranda.More Info

Celebrities Enjoy The Eco-Benefits Of Karastan During The Sundance Film Festival

February 20, 2008 - Karastan was a proud participant in Lexus Hybrid Living’s Project GreenHouse, an eco-design concept presented to invited guests during the Sundance Film Festival held January 17-27 in Park City, Utah. The venue was a 2,000 square-foot restaurant which was transformed into a green oasis where celebrities and other talents escaped the cold and chaotic Main Street atmosphere.More Info

Karastan’s Villa Veneto Wins In Atlanta

January 25, 2008 - There is more than innovation, creativity, craftsmanship and quality that sets Karastan apart. There is the unsurpassed excellence of Karastan’s Sales Team. This exceptional team, whose collective dedication represents centuries of service and multi-billions in sales, was celebrated at the company’s National Sales meeting, held November 13-16 in Greensboro, NC. Top honors were bestowed on six “Hall of Fame” veterans who have been with Karastan for 30+ years and who individually exceed 100 million in business.More Info

Karastan Coordinate Rug Tags Encourage Whole-House Decorating

November 01, 2007 - With more consumers decorating bigger homes, the demand for Karastan coordinates has grown. To ease the complexity of cross promoting, Karastan has created Coordinate Rug Tags that work hand-in-hand with the company’s whole-house approach.More Info

Thom Filicia’s 'Decorating From The Floor Up' Live

October 24, 2007 - Celebrity designer, Thom Filicia, recently traveled west to host a fall round of “Decorating from the Floor Up” Live! seminars.More Info

Karastan Promotion Puts The 'Accent' On Holiday Selling

September 12, 2007 - Karastan aims to put more jingle in the pockets of retailers this winter with its “Holiday Accents” Promotion.More Info

Karastan Certified Installer Program Benefits Retailers

August 09, 2007 - Since 1996, Karastan, in partnership with Jim Walker—President of the American Floor Covering Institute, CEO of the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association and 2005 Recipient of the World Floor Covering Association’s Industry Hall of Fame™—has been combating the carpet industries’ biggest challenge—installation.More Info

Karastan Takes Its Passion For Color In New Directions

July 15, 2007 - Karastan’s latest color statements embody a fresh, dynamic mood that inspires the personality and style of today’s interiors.More Info

Karastan Promotes Bill Storey

July 07, 2007 - Karastan announces the promotion of Bill Storey to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fashion Brands (Karastan, Ralph Lauren, CustomWeave and Helios).More Info

Karastan Airs On 'Made In America'

July 03, 2007 - Made in America, a Travel Channel television feature that honors American inventors and manufacturers, recently broadcasted a segment on U.S. carpet and rug manufacturer—Karastan.More Info

Karastan Helps Make Dreams Come True On 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

June 10, 2007 - Karastan carpets made an appearance on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” on the ABC Television Network. The carpets grace the floors of a home that fills the dreams of a deserving family in Kansas City, Missouri.More Info

Karastan Names 'Law & Order: SVU' Star To 'Make A Statement' In Its 2007 Ad Campaign

June 07, 2007 - Mariska Hargitay, the Emmy Award-winning actress of NBC-TV’s smash drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” is the new star of Karastan’s 2007 “Make a Statement” national ad campaign.More Info

Karastan: In Living Color

June 01, 2007 - Soft, livable color is the hallmark of Karastan's latest introductions. Fresh-air creams, yellows, blues, greens and browns are patterned into rugs that evoke peace, while still bringing great depth and richness to a room.More Info

Thom Filicia Hosts Karastan’s 'Decorating From The Floor Up' in Chicago and Boston

May 13, 2007 - Celebrity designer, Thom Filicia, teamed with Karastan and co-sponsor, Wear-Dated Carpet Fiber, to host "Decorating From the Floor Up" seminars at the Field Museum in Chicago (May 5) and the JKF Library in Boston (May 12). Both venues provided a stunning backdrop for the educational, entertaining and interactive events.More Info

Karastan Voted Designers’ Best for ‘07

April 20, 2007 - Karastan was proudly recognized by House and Garden magazine as a leading source for carpets and rugs in three categories: best wall-to-wall carpet, best range of carpet and rug styles, and best traditional carpets and rugs. The annual survey recognizes the top home product brands as chosen by America's leading interior designers. The winners make up the virtual "Who’s Who" of the design world and are considered the best-of-the-best in their respective categories.More Info

Karastan Signs Designer & TV Personality Thom Filicia

March 19, 2007 - Karastan is taking its "Decorating From the Floor Up" in-store consumer event and putting it on the road-and on a much larger stage and grander scale-with help from a new ally, interior designer and TV personality Thom Filicia.More Info

Karastan Makes A Statement At Dining By Design

March 10, 2007 - Karastan is recognized in fashion circles as a category leader and continually demonstrates its commitment to high style by participating in celebrity events. One such event is Elle Décor's Dining by Design in New York City - a lavish affair where designers, celebrities, and the who's who of fashion convene for a night of style, excitement and spirited collaboration. Starring at the event are over-the-top table environments created by some of today's biggest names, such as Waterford, Ralph Lauren, Lexus, Coach-and of course, Karastan. More Info

Karastan Fashions Chaiken Runway

February 25, 2007 - Karastan, a brand synonymous with high style, recently participated in a runway show for Chaiken-a classy apparel line with a loyal celebrity following. The fashion event was held in New York City on February 6th in celebration of Chaiken's Fall 2007 Collection. Models adorned in Julie Chaiken's and Jeff Mahshie's latest designs, strutted down a runway beautifully covered in Karastan rugs. More Info

Karastan Takes Luxury Broadloom in New Directions

February 20, 2007 - Karastan’s latest products bring fashion, quality and value to their customers.More Info

'Billion-Dollar' Man, Bill Roach, Celebrated as Karastan Honors Sales Excellence

January 01, 2007 - There is more than innovation, creativity, craftsmanship and quality that sets Karastan apart. There is the unsurpassed excellence of Karastan’s Sales Team. Recognized for the most years of service is “Billion-Dollar” man, Bill Roach, Regional Vice President of National Accounts.More Info

Karastan Takes A New York City Bow With Show-Stopping New Rug Designs

November 01, 2006 - Karastan took New York by storm introducing a raft of exquisite new rug designs as a first-time showroom exhibitor during the Metro Rug Alliance Market Week in September.More Info

Karastan Challenges FIT Students to Create 'New View on Traditional' Rug Designs

March 26, 2006 - By the end of Fashion Institute of Technology’s spring semester this May, one imaginative student will be a bona fide rug designer, whose concept for an area rug will join the product lineup from America’s leading manufacturer, Karastan.More Info

Karastan Adds Striking New Collection to its Studio Series

March 01, 2006 - With a look that is distinctively different, Karastan has added Artworks, a spirited and refreshing seven-rug collection to its STUDIO by Karastan series. More Info

Karastan Broadloom Additions Designed to Make a Statement

March 01, 2006 - ’06 - Karastan’s latest crop of styles for 2006 reflect a new era in weaving, each design testing the limits of imagination and performance.More Info

Karastan finds 'Lost' star to 'Make a Statement' for its 2006 Ad Campaign

January 01, 2006 - Evangeline Lilly, the Hollywood actress starring on ABC-TV’s award-winning series “Lost,” is the latest personality to appear in the national print ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs.More Info

Karastan Impresses with Newest Rug Designs for 2006

January 01, 2006 - Karastan is delivering on its “Make a Statement” brand promise. Its newest rug designs for 2006 exude the brilliance of classic styling for today’s living.More Info

Karastan Makes Historic Statement

December 01, 2005 - Karastan has partnered with The National Trust for Historic Preservation to create new carpet patterns inspired by iconic landmarks from across the country.More Info

 

Karastan's New Crossroads Collection Expands Decorating Possibilities

January 08, 2013 - Karastan's new wool collection, Crossroads, offers a wide variety of decorating possibilities in plush, durable constructions to meet the demands of today's active lifestyles. Crossroads is a Studio by Karastan collection woven of premium fully worsted New Zealand wool in the USA on Wilton (Van de Wiele) looms. More Info

America Chooses Karastan

America Chooses Karastan Rug for DIY Run My Renovation Home Makeover Show

September 17, 2012 - Karastan’s Westridge Fog rug was selected for a basement makeover on DIY Run My Renovation, the reality show where America votes online to design someone else’s home.More Info

Karastan Brings Luxury and Elegance to the Traditional Home 2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse

August 21, 2012 - It is regarded as one of the East Coast’s most prestigious show home experiences. Presented by Traditional Home magazine, the Hampton Designer Showhouse is achieving a new level of luxury this year due to Karastan’s leading role.More Info

Karastan Helps Make Dream Homes a Reality on HGTV's Property Brothers

July 26, 2012 - Several Karastan rugs make an appearance this summer on the popular HGTV reality show Property Brothers, where twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott help couples find, buy and transform extreme fixer-uppers into the ultimate dream home.More Info

Karastan Rugs One of the All Stars on HGTV Design Star

July 25, 2012 - Karastan rugs will be featured in a special edition of the hit design show HGTV Design Star called Design Star All Stars.More Info

Karastan Rugs Inspire Designers On HGTV Design Star

June 22, 2012 - Three Karastan rugs were selected by the creative finalists for season seven of HGTV Design Star.More Info

Karastan Introduces Bellingham: A Versatile New Wool Collection

March 08, 2012 - Karastan’s new Bellingham Collection delivers the warmth and durability of eco-friendly wool in a diverse selection of transitional and traditional styles.More Info

New Wools Energize Karastan's Shapura Collection

February 03, 2012 - Karastan adds two new classic styles to its Shapura Collection in 2012. Both are woven of premium fully worsted New Zealand wool in the U.S.A. on Axminster looms.More Info

English Manor Collection Adds Four Timeless Patterns

February 03, 2012 - Karastan’s English Manor Collection brings the relaxed elegance of British country living to any setting with four new styles for 2012.More Info

Karastan App Helps Shoppers Easily Match Styles and Colors

January 12, 2012 - With the introduction of an iPad app for Karastan, now consumers can take Karastan’s full catalog wherever they go and easily match styles, colors, textures, and patterns as they shop.More Info

Karastan's Upbeat Nylon Collections Reflect Mood of High Point

November 01, 2011 - New styles and colors in Karastan’s highly popular nylon collections—Knightsen and Carmel—drew attention at the upbeat High Point Market, held October 22 27 in High Point, NC. KarastanMore Info

Karastan's Wonder Rug Comes To The Las Vegas Market

July 27, 2011 - Karastan's Wonder rug from 1933 will be on display at the company's Las Vegas Market showroom.More Info

Karastan Helps Fight Domestic Violence with 2011 Joyful Heart Gala

July 25, 2011 - More than 500 celebrities and guests were greeted by a red carpet donated by Karastan at the 4th annual Joyful Heart Gala, held on May 17 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.More Info

Karastan Rugs and Luxe Interiors + Design To Sponsor Designer Panel

July 21, 2011 - Luxe Interiors + Design editor-in-chief Pamela Jaccarino will lead an engaging and informative panel discussion with top interior designers about the New Traditional design--grounded in the classics yet entirely modern in feel. More Info

Mohawk Industries Takes Steps to Fight Breast Cancer with Decorate For The Cure

July 06, 2011 - Mohawk and Karastan are launching twin Decorate for the Cure initiatives that tie sales of SmartCushion and KaraStep Reserve, to the funding of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. More Info

Metropolitan Collection: New Styles for Today's Home Office or Business Environment

June 06, 2011 - Made from premium fibers that are especially designed for durability, the Metropolitan Collection is a fashion leader that combines built in performance with Karastan’s signature styling. More Info

Karastan 2011 Tufted Introductions: Natural Beauty with Complex Constructions

March 09, 2011 - Karastan’s 2011 tufted broadloom introductions take the dramatic shades of nature and put them in complex constructions that offer abundant decorating options: from subtle textures and classic plaids to casual pebbles and exotic fretwork patterns. More Info

Karastan Returns to High Point Market

March 07, 2011 - For the first time since October 2005, Karastan is participating in the High Point Market. Karastan will be showing its entire Karastan Rugs line, including Studio by Karastan, as well as Mohawk Select at the spring market, which runs April 2–7. More Info

Karastan 2011 Woven Introductions: Broadloom Solutions for Every Decor

February 07, 2011 - Karastan’s 2011 woven broadloom introductions are all about comfort with new wool and wool blend carpets and decorating versatility with many coordinating products that enable consumers to flow Karastan quality from room to room.More Info

Karastan Expands Three Nylon Collections in 2011

January 24, 2011 - Karastan expands its selection of chic and livable rugs in 2011 with additions to three collections: Knightsen, Carmel and Artois. All are woven on Wilton looms in the U.S.A. of premium quality two-ply nylon yarn. They combine Karastan style with durability and easy maintenance. More Info

Heritage Kirman: Karastan Revitalizes a 70-Year-Old Beauty

January 19, 2011 - Karastan’s Heritage Kirman Crimson is based on a classic rug that Karastan originally introduced in 1941. This timeless beauty brings back the signature style of the textiles of Persia with curvilinear medallions and graceful floral designs, richMore Info

Karastan Rugs and Carpets Receive Wool: Clean Air Certification

January 04, 2011 - Karastan has become the first company to carry the Wool: Clean Air Certified label on all of its wool carpets and rugs.More Info

Karastan Featured in 4th Annual Hearst Magazines Designer Visions

December 02, 2010 - Karastan rugs were in the supporting cast of Hearst Magazines’ fourth annual Designer Visions program. Following the theme of “Cinema Style,” interior designers created stylized homes inspired by classic films set in New York City. More Info

World's Fair Wonder Rug Returns to Chicago

October 18, 2010 - If there is perpetual life in the rug industry, it must surely be depicted by Karastan’s Multicolor Panel Kirman 791. This is the rug that Karastan put to the test at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair and is making a comeback this month at the Macy’s on State Street in Chicago.More Info

It's Showtime for Karastan

October 07, 2010 - Karastan is in the spotlight with products in the 2010 Showtime House, a New York City show home designed to reflect the network’s hit shows and brought to life by some of the country’s top designers. The Showtime House will be open to the public through October 23, 2010. More Info

Easy Care and Fresh Colors Abound in Karastan's 2010 Tufted Introductions

February 19, 2010 - Karastan’s new tufted introductions bring gardens indoors, create oases of calm and color and infuse classic designs with contemporary spirit. They all emphasize fresh, easy-to-live-with palettes and easy care—the perfect combination for the busy family.More Info

Karastan's French Check Spices Up Bon Appetit's Supper Club and Cafe

October 20, 2009 - Karastan’s French Check Coffee Check carpet set the tone for the energized and fun street-level café at Bon Appétit’s third annual “pop-up” Supper Club and Café, which was the place to dine and be seen for one week, September 20-26, in busy New York.More Info

Karastan Names Singer-Songwriter Jewel to Make a Statement in its 2009 Ad Campaign

February 20, 2009 - Jewel, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, actress, poet and philanthropist who has sold over 27 million albums worldwide, will appear in the 2009 “Make A Statement” national ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs.More Info

The Gracious Comfort of Karastan Warms Winter Spirits

January 09, 2009 - Karastan’s sophisticated approach blends classic style with on-trend colors in a lavish selection of rugs. Fashionably versatile, each introduction has a gracious comfort that easily integrates into a variety of home settings.More Info

Karastan Helps Furnish a Future

December 16, 2008 - Karastan was a proud participant of the seventh annual Design Cares charity auction sponsored by Metropolitan Home and the New York Design Center. The holiday soiree helped raise money to support Furnish a Future, New York City’s only free furniture bank for formerly homeless families.More Info

Karastan Personalizes the Floor with Custom Options

November 03, 2008 - Karastan personalizes the floor with the introduction of Inspired Luxury, an innovative program that invites consumers to custom color their Karastan carpet or transform select Karastan broadlooms into custom rugs.More Info

Karastan Facilities Achieve ISO 14001 Certification

October 07, 2008 - Karastan announces that its manufacturing plant in Eden, NC is ISO 14001 certified with the International Organization for Standardization.More Info

Karastan Flavors Collections with Coordinate Palettes and Progressive Patterns

July 13, 2008 - Karastan, a company with classic roots, enhances timeless designs with new palettes and progressive flavors. Several coordinates have been added to established lines in addition to unique patterns that beautifully utilize collection colors in creative ways.More Info

Actress Kelly Preston Celebrates with Karastan in Vegas

July 08, 2008 - Karastan’s 2008 “Make A Statement” star, actress Kelly Preston, was at the World Market in Vegas to celebrate Karastan’s 80th anniversary and the grand opening of its showroom.More Info

Karastan Inspired Interiors with Four New Wools

March 05, 2008 - Karastan springs into fashion with a breathtaking array of carpets that emphasize the textural beauty and natural luxury of New Zealand wool.More Info

Karastan Weaves Good Fortune Into A New Classic

February 27, 2008 - In Chinese communities around the world, eight is considered the luckiest of numbers, which makes 2008 an especially auspicious year on the Chinese calendar. It also makes Mandarin, a traditional Chinese addition to Karastan’s English Manor Collection, a timely and fortuitous introduction.More Info

Karastan Names Actress Kelly Preston

February 20, 2008 - Actress Kelly Preston, who has appeared in a range of films including the critically acclaimed “Jerry Maguire,” “Citizen Ruth” and “For the Love of the Game,” will star in the 2008 “Make a Statement” national ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs. Preston, who, along with her husband John Travolta, is one of Hollywood’s “A-List,” is the latest in a line of unique personalities to appear in print advertising for the luxury American floor covering brand. Six versions of the ad—four for rug and two for carpet—will begin to run in April issues of shelter and lifestyle publications. The media buy includes Architectural Digest, Coastal Living, Departures, Domino, Elle Décor, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Metropolitan Home, Southern Accents, Traditional Home, and Veranda.More Info

Celebrities Enjoy The Eco-Benefits Of Karastan During The Sundance Film Festival

February 20, 2008 - Karastan was a proud participant in Lexus Hybrid Living’s Project GreenHouse, an eco-design concept presented to invited guests during the Sundance Film Festival held January 17-27 in Park City, Utah. The venue was a 2,000 square-foot restaurant which was transformed into a green oasis where celebrities and other talents escaped the cold and chaotic Main Street atmosphere.More Info

Karastan’s Villa Veneto Wins In Atlanta

January 25, 2008 - There is more than innovation, creativity, craftsmanship and quality that sets Karastan apart. There is the unsurpassed excellence of Karastan’s Sales Team. This exceptional team, whose collective dedication represents centuries of service and multi-billions in sales, was celebrated at the company’s National Sales meeting, held November 13-16 in Greensboro, NC. Top honors were bestowed on six “Hall of Fame” veterans who have been with Karastan for 30+ years and who individually exceed 100 million in business.More Info

Karastan Coordinate Rug Tags Encourage Whole-House Decorating

November 01, 2007 - With more consumers decorating bigger homes, the demand for Karastan coordinates has grown. To ease the complexity of cross promoting, Karastan has created Coordinate Rug Tags that work hand-in-hand with the company’s whole-house approach.More Info

Thom Filicia’s 'Decorating From The Floor Up' Live

October 24, 2007 - Celebrity designer, Thom Filicia, recently traveled west to host a fall round of “Decorating from the Floor Up” Live! seminars.More Info

Karastan Promotion Puts The 'Accent' On Holiday Selling

September 12, 2007 - Karastan aims to put more jingle in the pockets of retailers this winter with its “Holiday Accents” Promotion.More Info

Karastan Certified Installer Program Benefits Retailers

August 09, 2007 - Since 1996, Karastan, in partnership with Jim Walker—President of the American Floor Covering Institute, CEO of the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association and 2005 Recipient of the World Floor Covering Association’s Industry Hall of Fame™—has been combating the carpet industries’ biggest challenge—installation.More Info

Karastan Takes Its Passion For Color In New Directions

July 15, 2007 - Karastan’s latest color statements embody a fresh, dynamic mood that inspires the personality and style of today’s interiors.More Info

Karastan Promotes Bill Storey

July 07, 2007 - Karastan announces the promotion of Bill Storey to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fashion Brands (Karastan, Ralph Lauren, CustomWeave and Helios).More Info

Karastan Airs On 'Made In America'

July 03, 2007 - Made in America, a Travel Channel television feature that honors American inventors and manufacturers, recently broadcasted a segment on U.S. carpet and rug manufacturer—Karastan.More Info

Karastan Helps Make Dreams Come True On 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

June 10, 2007 - Karastan carpets made an appearance on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” on the ABC Television Network. The carpets grace the floors of a home that fills the dreams of a deserving family in Kansas City, Missouri.More Info

Karastan Names 'Law & Order: SVU' Star To 'Make A Statement' In Its 2007 Ad Campaign

June 07, 2007 - Mariska Hargitay, the Emmy Award-winning actress of NBC-TV’s smash drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” is the new star of Karastan’s 2007 “Make a Statement” national ad campaign.More Info

Karastan: In Living Color

June 01, 2007 - Soft, livable color is the hallmark of Karastan's latest introductions. Fresh-air creams, yellows, blues, greens and browns are patterned into rugs that evoke peace, while still bringing great depth and richness to a room.More Info

Thom Filicia Hosts Karastan’s 'Decorating From The Floor Up' in Chicago and Boston

May 13, 2007 - Celebrity designer, Thom Filicia, teamed with Karastan and co-sponsor, Wear-Dated Carpet Fiber, to host "Decorating From the Floor Up" seminars at the Field Museum in Chicago (May 5) and the JKF Library in Boston (May 12). Both venues provided a stunning backdrop for the educational, entertaining and interactive events.More Info

Karastan Voted Designers’ Best for ‘07

April 20, 2007 - Karastan was proudly recognized by House and Garden magazine as a leading source for carpets and rugs in three categories: best wall-to-wall carpet, best range of carpet and rug styles, and best traditional carpets and rugs. The annual survey recognizes the top home product brands as chosen by America's leading interior designers. The winners make up the virtual "Who’s Who" of the design world and are considered the best-of-the-best in their respective categories.More Info

Karastan Signs Designer & TV Personality Thom Filicia

March 19, 2007 - Karastan is taking its "Decorating From the Floor Up" in-store consumer event and putting it on the road-and on a much larger stage and grander scale-with help from a new ally, interior designer and TV personality Thom Filicia.More Info

Karastan Makes A Statement At Dining By Design

March 10, 2007 - Karastan is recognized in fashion circles as a category leader and continually demonstrates its commitment to high style by participating in celebrity events. One such event is Elle Décor's Dining by Design in New York City - a lavish affair where designers, celebrities, and the who's who of fashion convene for a night of style, excitement and spirited collaboration. Starring at the event are over-the-top table environments created by some of today's biggest names, such as Waterford, Ralph Lauren, Lexus, Coach-and of course, Karastan. More Info

Karastan Fashions Chaiken Runway

February 25, 2007 - Karastan, a brand synonymous with high style, recently participated in a runway show for Chaiken-a classy apparel line with a loyal celebrity following. The fashion event was held in New York City on February 6th in celebration of Chaiken's Fall 2007 Collection. Models adorned in Julie Chaiken's and Jeff Mahshie's latest designs, strutted down a runway beautifully covered in Karastan rugs. More Info

Karastan Takes Luxury Broadloom in New Directions

February 20, 2007 - Karastan’s latest products bring fashion, quality and value to their customers.More Info

'Billion-Dollar' Man, Bill Roach, Celebrated as Karastan Honors Sales Excellence

January 01, 2007 - There is more than innovation, creativity, craftsmanship and quality that sets Karastan apart. There is the unsurpassed excellence of Karastan’s Sales Team. Recognized for the most years of service is “Billion-Dollar” man, Bill Roach, Regional Vice President of National Accounts.More Info

Karastan Takes A New York City Bow With Show-Stopping New Rug Designs

November 01, 2006 - Karastan took New York by storm introducing a raft of exquisite new rug designs as a first-time showroom exhibitor during the Metro Rug Alliance Market Week in September.More Info

Karastan Challenges FIT Students to Create 'New View on Traditional' Rug Designs

March 26, 2006 - By the end of Fashion Institute of Technology’s spring semester this May, one imaginative student will be a bona fide rug designer, whose concept for an area rug will join the product lineup from America’s leading manufacturer, Karastan.More Info

Karastan Adds Striking New Collection to its Studio Series

March 01, 2006 - With a look that is distinctively different, Karastan has added Artworks, a spirited and refreshing seven-rug collection to its STUDIO by Karastan series. More Info

Karastan Broadloom Additions Designed to Make a Statement

March 01, 2006 - ’06 - Karastan’s latest crop of styles for 2006 reflect a new era in weaving, each design testing the limits of imagination and performance.More Info

Karastan finds 'Lost' star to 'Make a Statement' for its 2006 Ad Campaign

January 01, 2006 - Evangeline Lilly, the Hollywood actress starring on ABC-TV’s award-winning series “Lost,” is the latest personality to appear in the national print ad campaign for Karastan carpets and rugs.More Info

Karastan Impresses with Newest Rug Designs for 2006

January 01, 2006 - Karastan is delivering on its “Make a Statement” brand promise. Its newest rug designs for 2006 exude the brilliance of classic styling for today’s living.More Info

Karastan Makes Historic Statement

December 01, 2005 - Karastan has partnered with The National Trust for Historic Preservation to create new carpet patterns inspired by iconic landmarks from across the country.More Info