Karastan

Karastan® is part of Mohawk® Industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, hardwood, ceramic tile, laminate, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which, in addition to Karastan®, include Mohawk®, Columbia, Dal-Tile®, American Olean®, Quick-Step®, Lees, Bigelow and Durkan. Mohawk’s unique merchandising and marketing assists in creating the consumer’s dream. Mohawk provides a premium level of service with its own trucking fleet and more than 250 local distribution locations.

Branding Report 2017: Legacy brands discuss brand building in today's market - Nov 2017

By Jessica Chevalier The age of the Internet has changed a great deal about how business is done in the flooring industry, and one of the most dramatic of these changes relates to the building and ma...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/branding-report-2017-legacy-brands-discuss-...

Thom Filicia to Host Karastan Seminars

Dalton, GA, MAY 18, 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 Museu...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/thom-filicia-to-host-karastan-seminars-

Law & Order Star Featured in Karastan Ads

Dalton, GA, June 11, 2007--Mariska Hargitay, the Emmy Award-winning actress of NBC-TV’s smash drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” is the star of Karastan’s 20...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/law--order-star-featured-in-karastan-ads

Karastan Airs on Made in America

Dalton, GA, July 23,  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 manuf...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-airs-on-made-in-america-

Rug Market Update - December 2011

By Jessica Chevalier   Many of the area rug manufacturers we interviewed reported good things in the works: busy, lucrative markets; optimistic retailers; the reestablishment of permanent showr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/rug-market-update--december-2011

National Karastan Month Underway Now

Calhoun, GA, October 13, 2017-National Karastan Month kicked off September 21 and runs through November 7. This annual celebration of the distinctive luxury brand offers consumer savings and extensiv...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/national-karastan-month-underway-now

Karastan Promotes Storey

Dalton, GA, July 9, 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...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-promotes-storey-

Summer Rug Market Review - August/September 2010

By Jessica Chevalier The halls of the Atlanta Rug Market were relatively quiet on the first day of the 2010 show. The buyers who were in attendance seemed to move in groups: some showrooms were buzzi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/summer-rug-market-review--augustseptember-2...

Karastan Makes Statement in Dining by Design

Dalton, GA, March 15, 2007--Karastan continually demonstrates its commitment to high style by participating in celebrity events. One such event is Elle Décor’s Dining by Design in New Yor...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-makes-statement-in-dining-by-desig...

Karastan Signs Designer Thom Filicia

Dalton, GA, March 20 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...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-signs-designer-thom-filicia-

Karastan Signs AmericasMart Lease Extension

Atlanta, GA, Sept. 2--Karastan has extended its AmericasMart Area Rug Center presence with a long-term lease agreement. An exhibitor since 1994, Sugar Valley, GA based Karastan is located in Amer...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-signs-americasmart-lease-extension

National Karastan Month Starts This Week

Calhoun, GA, April 23, 2018-Consumer savings and Karastan retailers’ use of innovative promotional tools will spark the 2018 National Karastan Month. Hosted from April 26 through June 4, this a...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/national-karastan-month-starts-this-week

2015 Atlanta International Rug Market Review - Feb 2015

By Calista Sprague Pantone’s Color of the Year is Marsala, a rich earthy red, and while it—and approximations of it—was very well represented at the market, blue was omnipresent, ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/2015-atlanta-international-rug-market-revie...

Karastan Returns To High Point Market

Dalton, GA, March 8, 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 Karas...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-returns-to-high-point-market

Karastan Announces Winners of Photo Contest

Dalton, GA, Sept. 5, 2008—Karastan marked its 80th anniversary with a “Rug-ged America” photo contest, which ran from May through July. In keeping with the company’s “Ma...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-announces-winners-of-photo-contest

Karastan, Mohawk Select Opening Vegas Showroom

Dalton, GA, May 15, 2008—Karastan and Mohawk Select are opening a permanent showroom in Las Vegas. The 5,600 square-foot exhibit space will be on the 8th floor of the World Market Center in Spa...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-mohawk-select-opening-vegas-showro...

Karastan Rugs in Designer Visions Program

  Dalton, GA, Dec. 2, 2010 -- Karastan rugs were in the supporting cast of the fourth annual Hearst Magazines Designer Visions program. Following the theme of “Cinema Style,” interi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-rugs-in-designer-visions-program

Mohawk, Karastan Executive Miller Dies of Cancer

Dalton, GA, May 6, 2010—Mohawk Home and Karastan Rugs have lost one of their longtime executives to breast cancer. Elizabeth Miller, who worked for Karastan Rugs for the past eight years as its ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-karastan-executive-miller-dies-of-ca...

Karastan Fashions Grace Chaiken Runway

Dalton, GA, March 1, 2007—Karastan 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 C...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-fashions-grace-chaiken-runway

Mohawk's Bill Kilbride: Focus on Leadership

Interview by Kemp Harr   Bill Kilbride grew up in Long Island but moved south to attend Tennessee Wesleyan College, which he chose at that stage in his life for its access to the outdoors, li...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawks-bill-kilbride-focus-on-leadership

Top 250 Design Survey 2006 - October 2006

By Maurie Welsh O'Neill When times are good, people don’t complain as much as they do when times are bad. The nation’s Top 250 designers are certainly more content this year than t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2006--october-2006

Karastan Spokesperson Preston To Be at Vegas

Atlanta, GA, July 16, 2008— Karastan’s 2008 “Make A Statement” star, actress Kelly Preston, will be at the World Market in Las Vegas to celebrate Karastan’s 80th annivers...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-spokesperson-preston-to-be-at-vega...

Karastan Receives Home Magazine’s American Furnitu

High Point, NC, October 19, 2005--The Sumatra rug from Karastan is among 13 products being honored at Home Magazine’s Eleventh Annual American Furniture Awards. Elizabeth Miller, Karastan’s senior ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-receives-home-magazines-american-f...

Karastan Features Preston in National Ad Campaign

Atlanta, GA, February 25, 2008—Actress Kelly Preston, who has appeared in a range of films including the critically acclaimed “Jerry Maguire,” “Citizen Ruth” and “F...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-features-preston-in-national-ad-ca...

Area Rug Update - April 2013

  By Darius Helm   Area rugs are unique among flooring options because they are the only floorcovering designed to go on top of a finished floor. As such, area rugs can on the one hand be...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/area-rug-update--april-2013

Karastan Features Holiday Facebook Promotion

Dalton, GA, Jan. 19, 2011 -- Karastan invited its hundreds of Facebook followers to click or comment on their favorite Iconoclast rug during the month of December as part of the company’s &ldq...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-features-holiday-facebook-promotio...

Area Rug Report: Suppliers evolve to meet consumers' changing needs - Dec 2015

By Calista sprague The area rug segment is growing, bolstered by the sustained growth of hard surface flooring, but it is also undergoing dramatic changes. Suppliers have been forced to evolve in o...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/area-rug-report-suppliers-evolve-to-meet-co...

Karastan Rolls Out Artworks Collection

Dalton, GA, May 24, 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, wh...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-rolls-out-artworks-collection-

Karastan Products Featured in Designer Showhouse

Dalton, GA, Aug. 21, 2012 -- The Hampton Designer Showhouse is featuring Karastan carpet and rugs.The luxury brand is featured throughout the 8,800 square foot Showhouse, which is in one of Southampto...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-products-featured-in-designer-show...

Karastan Gears Woven Rugs to Today's Interiors

Dalton, GA, December 4, 2007—Karastan is using new techniques that redefine the woven rug category.This time it is a new “cross hatch” effect, which gives its Villa Veneto rugs the ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/karastan-gears-woven-rugs-to-todays-interio...